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Donkey Kong 9-8

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Credit goes to Moltov for part of this cover, since I got inspiration to cover the song from his cover, and likewise ideas for the cover itself. Credit also goes to the person/team involved in the composition of the original theme.

Finally found something else to cover. I had to restart the process a few times because my computer was acting strange. Easily the most difficult part about this cover was the percussion; I had to look over my Anthem Gram project file to get an idea of where I wanted to go with it.

I'm proud of how this turned out, although if I could do one thing, like with my Sonic III Final Boss cover, I'd make the drums pop out a little more. Unfortunately, I still don't have any idea how to go about accomplishing that using FL Studio, so...still kinda stuck here on that.

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Really great cover.One critisism is that the guitar at 1:38 sounds really retro.I don't know if you did that on purpose or not.Secondly, maybe the orchestral sounds in the background should be emphasized to give it more effect.

Treviabot92-Virstein responds:

I'm glad you enjoyed it, and thank you very much for the criticism.

I did actually intend that for the guitar. If I go full death metal guitar, it often doesn't sound very good to me, and so I generally avoid it unless the mood calls for it. I could perhaps upload an edit at some point to give the orchestral some more pop, but ultimately I wanted it to be slightly subdued compared to the other instruments.

Thanks for the review!

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Uploaded
Sep 29, 2016
4:36 PM EDT
Genre
Video Game
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7.3 MB
3 min 13 sec
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