Composer, musician and YouTuber Alex Moukala released a funky, bass-tastic remix of Nintendo Wii-themed music on Twitter yesterday, then invited other artists to do the same. The result is an impromptu jam session full of super-talented people who show their love for one of the game̵
Moukala, whose music has been featured in trailers for movies like Avengers: Endgame, and which can often be overlooked on his YouTube channel break down his favorite video game soundtrack, kicked things off by adding a funky new bass line to the Wii console’s home menu music.
The Italian composer then asked others to join, share the required audio files for them to contribute their own music. “I think this would sound even better with more instruments, so I invite any musician to join me and post their post with a #MiiChannelJam emneknagg! “
It was not long before many other musicians, including some in charge of fantastic video game music, responded:
Sonic Mania composer Tee Lopes also joined, as did Celeste and Sackboy: A Big Adventure composer Lena Raine, who both added their own synthesis spins:
The jam session continued. Violinist and composer Jeff Ball, who has worked with Steven Universe and also made music for several plays, including Timespinner, added to its own disco:
Currently, each track is separate, but Moukala says he can look at compiling them for a single remix later in the week. For now, it’s just really cool to see so many talented artists watching a game classic. The Internet! Sometimes it does not suck and is actually very amazing. Wrote Moukala, “This is Videogame Music equivalent to a Sea Shanty, and I love it!”