RIYL Radiohead, big chunky cartridges
January 20, 2023 10:38 AM   Subscribe

To celebrate the pioneering electronic music experimentation of Radiohead
and the roughly 15-and-a-half birthday of their pioneering pay-what-you want release of their album In Rainbows
please enjoy this pioneering (and surprisingly upbeat) pay-what-you-want release of In Rainbows covered using samples from N64 games (mostly Mario 64)
posted by Going To Maine (8 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
 
well now I've got a new way to impress and/or annoy my friends!
posted by dismas at 11:44 AM on January 20 [3 favorites]


This is amazing
posted by jokeefe at 12:12 PM on January 20 [2 favorites]


Remarkable.

I think I would prefer it with an actual vocal part though. Like this is very admirable but I would be deep into it if it still had Thom singing over the top. I don't think there's any N64 sample that's not going to disappoint me when I'm waiting for the voice to come in on Nude.

It really is fantastic otherwise.
posted by grobstein at 6:09 PM on January 20 [1 favorite]


I mean yeah I guess I can try to appreciate it in an "I'm being trolled" way, but the thing is it just is genuinely gorgeous in a non-joke way except!
posted by grobstein at 6:10 PM on January 20 [1 favorite]


Wow this is exactly what I never knew I needed. Reminds me of this remix/cover/transmogrification of Nude that I’m very glad is still online. (previously)
posted by kyleg at 8:17 PM on January 20 [1 favorite]


Love that it keeps inching up the Bandcamp charts.
posted by Going To Maine at 1:25 PM on January 24


Oh hey, there’s a YouTube channel with a few more covers.
posted by Going To Maine at 1:11 PM on January 25




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