“Heartwood” A Charity Tribute Album for Rainforest Trust (ft. GameGrooves)

We are really proud to present you our 2nd licensed album!
This album was co-organized with GameGrooves and is to the full benefit of the Rainforest Trust Charity!

You can listen to it on Spotify, iTunes or you can get it on AppleStore, Amazon etc simply by clicking on this picture:

Or with this link: https://www.smarturl.it/ggheartwood

Pixel Mixers partnered with GameGrooves for Heartwood, a charity album in support of Rainforest Trust. For those who don’t know, Rainforest Trust is a US-based nonprofit environmental organization focused on the purchase and protection of tropical lands to strategically conserve threatened species. Heartwood features 15 tracks from 24 artists, including video game covers from Chrono Trigger, Octopath Traveler, Trials of Mana, Xenoblade Chronicles, Final Fantasy X and more.

And you can directly watch it on Youtube:

Thanks a lot to everyone who made this possible!

  • Album Art by Alessio Ciaffi
  • Album Mastering by James C. Hoffman
  • Executive Producer: Allen Brasch (GameGrooves)
  • Executive Producer: Hashel (Pixel Mixers)
  • This album was sponsored by Soundrop.

What are your favourite tracks on this album?

Vote here to let us know: https://www.strawpoll.me/45242719

Top-10 most up-voted covers of 2019

To celebrate the end of the year 2019, here are the 10 most up-voted covers on r/VGCovers. For the sake of variety, only one cover was kept by main arranger.

– 1) Octopath Traveler – Battle 1 by Ro Panuganti & Patti Rudisill
– 2) Mega Man X – Sparking Mandrill by 2 Players for Life from “Mavericks of Destruction
– 3) The Legend of Zelda – Dungeon Medley by Super Guitar Bros
– 4) Super Smash Bros Ultimate – Medley by Mordra
– 5) Chrono Cross – Fields of Time by Earth Kid from Chronopolis
– 6) A Link to the Past – Dungeon of Shadows by Orchestral Fantasy
– 7) Super Smash Bros Ultimate – Meta Knight’s Revenge by BearKeys
– 8) Banjo Kazooie – Treasure Trove Cove by RichGC, Kain White, Prjz Calavera & Dacian Grada
– 9) Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire – Medley by Dr. Pez, Marc Papeghin & friends
– 10) Super Mario 2 – Overworld Theme by Basest22

See you guys in 2020 for even more VGM Covers!

March’s Top 5 Up-Voted Covers

Here are the top 5 covers which received the most upvotes on the VGCover/subreddit during March 2019

 

  • 1st) Super Guitar Bros – Zelda Dungeon Medley (Acoustic/Classical Guitar)

 

  • 2nd) Earth Kid – Chrono Cross  – “Under Cerulean Skies” Fields of Time (Folk Cover)

 

 

  • 4th) Hoxsey Studios  – Castlevania – Bloody Tears/Monster Dance (Metal Cover)

 

  • 5th) Torby Brand- Celeste – Exhale (Piano Cover)
    The second entry in this month’s top 5 from our indie game album


Thanks for voting for your favourite covers in March and hopefully we’ll see plenty of new people in next month’s top 5. Be sure to check out all of the artists on the list and to browse the subreddit for new artists

May’s Top 5 Up-Voted Covers

Here are the top 5 most upvoted covers on our VGCover /subreddit during May 2018.
We’re still trying to push for new artists to appear on these lists so please try to remember to upvote the covers that you’ve enjoyed on the subreddit.

 

  • 1st) Hashel – Bonds of Sea and Fire Cover from Xenogears

Pixel Mixers are  currently working on our Xenogears album Shattered Memories which is to be released later on in June

  • 2nd) Ro Panuganti – Majora’s Wrath Brass Metal Cover from Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

Majora’s Wrath is available on Materia Collective’s new album FATE a tribute to the music from Majora’s Mask which you can buy here

  • 3rd) Lord Bif Music – Terran 2 Funk Cover from StarCraft

Lord Bif’s funky cover is also available on another Materia Collective album LAUNCH: StarCraft Reimagined which as you might imagine is a tribute to the music from StarCraft.
Available here 

  • 4th) Medllix – Home Termina Celtic Woodwind Cover from Chrono Cross

 

Medllix’s cover is from the GameLark Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross album At the End of time which is available here

  • 5th) BlackearacheXD – Kingdom Trial Cover from Chrono Trigger 

And last of all for this month BlackearacheXD’s cover is also from the same Chrono Trigger/Cross album as Medllix’s cover

See you next month for the best of June and best of luck everybody that submits songs!
Please make sure to upvote your favourite covers on the subreddit so that we can feature plenty of new artists each month!

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2021

Pokémon Gold & Silver:Catch This Vol.2: goldenrod FM
Okami & Okamiden: “Sounds of Sunrise
Rainforest Trust Charity Album:Heartwood
Octopath Traveler: Echoes of Eight

2020

Nibelung Valesti [2PlayersForLife] Valkyrie Profile 1 & 2:Nibelung Valesti
charity_album_v_final_small Child’s Play Charity Album:Heroes
pixel_mixers_ffvii_01_album_art_master-1 Final Fantasy VII Remake (Part 1): Beneath a Stolen Sky
Zelda: Ocarina of time & Majora’s Mask:Sunrise & Moonfall

2019

The Great Tale of the Little Ones [Mordra] Indie Games:The Great Tale of the Little Ones Vol.2
tryhardandtribulations5_FILTERS GW2 Super Adventure Box:Try Hard and Tribulations
FF_IX_final Final Fantasy IX:Beyond the Mist
Timeless Ocean [OzoneOne] Ecco the Dolphin: Timeless Ocean
Mavericks of Destruction [2 Players For Life] Mega Man X:Mavericks of Destruction

2018

ThePopStarDude_boostpower_MW_edit F-Zero Series: “Boost Power!
GREEN_GREEN_ALBUM Kirby Series: “The Green (Greens) Album
World's Requiem [Mind Waker] Final Fantasy VI: “World’s Requiem
007 XenoGears:Shattered Memories
SoM Secret of Mana: Whispers from a Verdant Grove
scarlet_night_final Castlevania (1986 – 1996): “Scarlet Night
123 Shovel Knight: Dig It!
Treetop Tunes [FabianM] Donkey Kong Country: “Treetop Tunes

2017

the-legacy Final Fantasy I: “The Legacy
Harmony Rayman: “Harmony
The Court Sessions Ace Attorney Series: “The Court Sessions
Hylian Downfall.png Zelda 2D Classics: “Hylian Downfall
The Roses of Rebellion Final Fantasy II: “The Roses of Rebellion
Album Art MS-DOS Games: “Backup
Huntress Metroid Series: “Huntress
The N. Sane Jam [Cointzz] Crash Bandicoot Trilogy: “The N.Sane Jam
Rhythm Raceway [Crust] Mario Kart Series: “Rhythm Raceway

2016

12369109_161053324254283_1089205421205598303_n Final Fantasy VIII: “Seas of Time
Horror Games: “Songs from a Nightmare
04 Chrono Trigger & Cross: “Clockwork
the_great_tale_of_the_little_ones_by_toxodentrail-daffv9r Indie Games: “The Great Tale of the Little Ones
01 Pokémon Red & Blue: “Catch This!