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Jan 14, 2008 | 12:22 AM EST
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3.5 MB
3 min 51 sec
4.40 / 5.00

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This is an orchestral remake of "Vampire Killer" and "Poison Mind" from the Castlevania series. I've taken a lot of creative liberties with the pieces and I think any Castlevania fan should love it!

This track is from an album I'm working on - it's called 8-bit Philharmonic, and you can check out more music at this link: armonic. It's a project to remake a whole slew of classic 8-bit tunes into great symphonic pieces. Check it out!

Please comment, criticism of all kinds is appreciated! Thanks.
-Nick P (8-bit Philharmonic)



Rated 5 / 5 stars

i love these songs...

Really neat. Soundtrack worthy as usual. The quality almost makes me think of the Harry Potter movies (sorry) but the scores for those were quite well done (naturally). Wonderful arrangement here. Hard to go anywhere but up, and well - frankly that will be a very good thing. I would think people looking for soundtracks would be stupid not to enlist someone like you.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

awesom job

ok dude, which theme is vampire slayer and poison mind, im asking this because i want to download them seperately. awesome jpb though i loved it

NickPerrin responds:

Hey, glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the review. The first part with harpsichord before the big buildup is Poison Mind. The main body of the track is Vampire Killer with some additions from newer versions of the song. Enjoy!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


That was a terrific piece. You did a wonderful job and didn't lose that Castlevanian (that a word? <_< ) feel.

Me likey. ^_^

NickPerrin responds:

Thanks for the review! Yeah, I tried to keep the Castlevania feel as much as I could. I'm a big fan of the games and the music, which is often some of the best VG music out there. It's also pretty amazing how many times Vampire Killer has been remixed/remade - I think I have about 10-15 different versions on my MP3 player alone, including my own haha. Glad you enjoyed it!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I love this song!

I've never played Castlevania, but I like to try it out, just because of this song. Man, this is addicting!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Really climatic - love it when the bit at 41 secs came in. Really well done. Nice variations on the theme and great development!

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NickPerrin responds:

I owe just as much to myself as I do to the source material! This track is going to have some slight improvements before it's released on CD, too. Thanks for the review!