So we know that we’ve been sort of MIA the past couple of weeks… And we know how hard it was for you to miss ThaSauce, especially for all that hard work that we do gathering the latest VGM news straight from the source. Right?! Right..? Well, maybe not. In any case, we’re back! Alive and kicking!
To celebrate our return, we’ve decided to show you Brandon Strader’s epic metal remix of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim‘s “Age of Aggression” Â in all its fantastic glory, visuals and all. Previewed above, “Sage of Confession” highlights Strader’s playful yet deft precision with great instrumentation and staggering vocals.Â Oh, and this song also happens to be hosted right here on ThaSauce for free download. Get it here.
In Tha ‘Tube focuses on ReMix: ThaSauce‘s very own vast database of VGM remixes as a tributeÂ to the appreciation & reinterpretation of video game music. Offering hundreds of free MP3 downloads, ReMix: ThaSauce features artists from popular sites such as OverClocked ReMix and VGMix. This feature offers readers, as music enthusiasts, the opportunity to appreciate what ReMix: ThaSauce has to present in the latest VGM styles and genres. Join us as we upload select ReMix: ThaSauce songs every week on YouTube for your aural pleasure. Have any requests? Shoot an e-mail to [email protected]. For the latest exclusive uploads on ThaSauce, be sure to like us on Facebook or followÂ us on Tumblr.Â
ThaSauce is finally riding the waves of social media again! In Tha ‘TubeÂ aims to post weekly videos onto YouTube for easier access to ReMix:ThaSauce songs in a convenient preview format. This week, we have quite a few songs to start you off right:
Yesterday, OverClocked ReMix released their thirty-second official arrangement album in tribute toÂ the unsung heroes of role-playing games throughout the years, many of which have great merit but have received less musical attention than bigger names and franchises. Appropriately titled Unsung Heroes, the album features many overlooked titles such as The 7th Saga,Â Ghouls’n Ghosts,Â The Lord of the Rings: Volume 1, Suikoden, and Persona 3.Â Unsung Heroes also showcases the talents of prominent artists who have been consistently featured on both OCRemix and ThaSauce, from the likes ofÂ DragonAvenger, OA, Rexy, Brandon Strader, Avaris, Scaredsim,Â NutritiousÂ and much more.
DirectorÂ Andrew “OA” Luers had much to say on the underrepresented themes that permeated much of the titles touched upon in Unsung Heroes:
We both agreed that while it is great to work with many well-known and often mixed themes – which are so loved for good reason – there should be no reason not to extend our hands into those games that have been overlooked for so long, but have genuinely beautiful themes as well. I’m proud of the work that these gentlemen and ladies have presented in this album, and hope that others will be able to appreciate the beauty of these tracks as well.
While you can get a small preview of the album above,Â Unsung HeroesÂ is available for free download atÂ http://unsung.ocremix.org. Have something to say about the album? Leave your feedback here.