https://youtu.be/Es43em6_6AU The Super Guitar Bros are not actually brothers – they’re bros! Steve and Sam met back in 2007 at a local coffee shop where Sam was performing with a mutual friend of theirs. After seeing Sam’s classical skills, Steve knew they had to start making music together. During their first jam session, everything clicked. They’ve been playing together ever since. Facebook Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxheajF8O_gNerd Enhanced Sound (NES) is an 8-bit cover band dedicated to presenting the masterful compositions created during an age of extremely limiting technology. Through faithful transcription, NES strives to present the original VGM works in their truest state as an homage to the intricacy of the writing. Although originally an offshoot of the chamber group Orange Mighty Trio, NES currently features original member Mike Vasich (keyboard) alongside two new members: Joe Swensen (keyboard and bass) and Josh Wentland (drums). Joe and Josh are also accomplished 8-bit composers in their own right, and NES will feature a couple debut performances of these talented young composers. Aside from these great new tracks, NES will be tackling some Mega Man, Ninja Gaiden, and more, complete with video accompaniment, and live audience gaming participation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LG9dntbF3dA Hailing from Chicago, Arc Impulse brings video game music to life by infusing it with their special dose of energetic synth-rock. Equipped with a keytar, violin, keyboard, electric guitar, bass, and drums, they inject raw energy into music from games such as Goldeneye 007, Chrono Trigger, and The Legend of Zelda. Arc Impulse brings out waves of excitement and nostalgia in anyone who’s ever picked up a controller.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMSS_j06TZo Do a Barrel Roll! solely performs music from videogames, but not any and all videogames. DABR chooses music that THEY truly love, and though they take requests from fans and friends, the Barrel Rollers choose music that they can make their own and take to the next level. Doing a fair amount of composing for their original arrangements, and intertwining it into the epic fanfare of their story, DABR! has no desire to take on music that sounds the same from the game to the stage. Most modern video games feature pre-existing music from other artists, or have original, orchestral scores recorded in the studio. Do a Barrel Roll! aims to bring to life the great works of fantastic composers whom did not have such technology and capability in…