|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
San Francisco, CA - September 18, 2013 -
Joypad Records is pleased to announce the release of
Portals, the debut album of the classically trained Videri
String Quartet, featuring stirring performances that pay homage to
some of videogames' greatest musical moments from titles including
Super Mario Bros.,
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword,
Sonic the Hedgehog,
Halo, and more.
Listeners will immediately connect with jubilant arrangements from Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedegehog, the whimsy of Journey, the heartfelt performance of "At Zanarkand" from Final Fantasy X, and rousing takes on the themes from Halo and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The 14-minute-long suite from Final Fantasy VII will also provide an emotional journey through many of the game's most beloved themes.
The album's full track listing is as follows:
01. "Super Mario Bros."
02. "FFX: At Zanarkand"
03. "Journey Medley"
04. "Sonic the Hedgehog: Green Hill Zone"
05. "Zelda: Ballad of the Goddess"
06. "Kingdom Hearts II: Working Together"
07. "Final Fantasy VII Suite"
08. "The Mightiest of Pirates: Theme from Monkey Island"
09. "Halo Medley"
Portals is now available for $12 from the following digital retailers:
There's a lot more in store for game music fans from the Videri String Quartet in the future, so please visit their home page for future album news and upcoming performance information: http://www.viderisq.com/
|About the Videri String Quartet|
|The Videri String Quartet is a group of classically trained
musicians with a deep appreciation for game music. After their
formation in 2012, they've been a fan favorite at events including
the Rooster Teeth game and Internet convention in Austin, TX and
the Festival of Independent Games in Boston, MA. They will also
perform at IndieCade in October 2013.
The Videri String Quartet are:
Pamela Cumming, violin I
Eli Bishop & Aubrey Holmes, violin II
Roselie Samter, viola
Brent Austin, cello
Learn more about the Videri String Quartet on their official website: http://www.viderisq.com/
|About Joypad Records|
|Joypad Records is an independent label based in San
Francisco that specializes in digitally-releasing original
video game soundtracks, cover songs, licensed remix projects,
and chiptune albums. Despite it's recent formation in 2012, Joypad
Records has already become the go-to destination for artists
wanting to officially license their arrangements and distribute
them to fans. Joypad Records's goal is to raise awareness of game
music culture, and to support the unique needs of its composers and
Learn more about Joypad Records and explore their extensive catalog of music on their official website: http://www.joypadrecords.com/
|Jayson Napolitano, Scarlet Moon Promotions|