FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 23RD 2013
'Banjo-Kazooie Symphony' (Joypad Records) is the latest project announced by the highly regarded Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra. The full length symphonic album is set to include orchestral interpretations of the iconic music featured in each area of the game as well as a selection of extra motifs, melodies & music heard throughout the original title.
Watch the trailer here " http://youtu.be/9oSCOw9S2Gk" (Approved to post).
'Banjo-Kazooie Symphony' comes hot on the heels of the Synthetic Orchestra's well-received 'Super Metroid Symphony' album released in March. As with the previous album, 'Banjo-Kazooie Symphony' is set to offer 30 tracks totalling over an hour of orchestral music. Banjo-Kazooie's original composer, Grant Kirkhope said: " It never ceases to amaze me how many people still listen to the music from the Banjo games after all these years, it really is very humbling. I have to say that I'm really honoured that Blake has taken the time and effort to take those old rough sounding tunes and turn them into something that I think is fantastic... I hope you'll all agree".
More information can be found on the album's website: http://banjosymphony.com (approved to post). The album will be available for purchase Friday 31st of May, 2013. Digital downloads will be available from Loudr: http://blake.so/loudr (approved to post) and iTunes: http://blake.so/itunes (approved to post).
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'The Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra', also known simply as 'The Synthetic Orchestra', is the pseudo-name for British video game music composer and orchestrator Blake Robinson, who has developed a substantial following online, primarily for his orchestrations, recreations and remixes of popular video game music. His website can be found at http://syntheticorchestra.com (approved to post).