Music, Video Games

Classic Nintendo Themes Played on Traditional Japanese Instruments



Famikoto, a band whose name is an amalgam of “Famicom” and “koto,” blend old and new with a medley of tunes from Fire Emblem, Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. (skip straight to the seven-minute mark for the familiar Mario theme)

If that’s not enough for your 8-bit starved ears, and you’d like to hear them do “Let It Go” among other things, RocketNews24 has you covered.

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