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Several Arachno SoundFont users recently released some exciting new tracks, so I thought it was the right time to feature them with some special news.
First of all, NightFright, who previously released several music packs from famous video games (DOOM, Duke Nukem 3D...), just unveiled a new YouTube playlist of a totally new soundtrack, composed by James "Jimmy" Paddock, for the Duke It Out In D.C. extension pack for Duke Nukem 3D, released in 1997. And I'm very proud to announce that both chose Arachno SoundFont to record the whole soundtrack, "for best overall quality", and, "in [their] opinion, the result is absolutely fantastic". So, you have to check it out on the Duke Nukem 3D High Resolution Pack website!
Klaus Jupitz, a long-time and loyal Arachno SoundFont user, also decided to permanently release all his tracks on his YouTube channel. His work is really impressive, being either original compositions - including a track inspired by my own Arabian Feelings and Green Hills tracks - or covers of famous 80's music. He also gives me precious feedback on the SoundFont itself, and I really appreciate his support!
On a similar note, Ronald Karle is a new Arachno SoundFont user who releases original tracks, mostly featuring strings like violins, at a very fast pace.
And, to finish, MyNewSoundtrack is a quite popular YouTube composer who releases covers of video game music, and some of his releases are featuring Arachno SoundFont in a very-well mixed version. Check out Sewer' Surfin cover from TMNT: Turtles in Time!
Once again, I'm extremely proud of the popularity of Arachno SoundFont among users from all around the world. Since its release in 2010, the SoundFont has been downloaded nearly 100,000 times, just from this website. This is truly awesome, and I can only thank you a billion times for your support!
The Arachno SoundFont user arrangements count keeps growing everyday, and I thought it was time, to celebrate the website's 16th birthday, to think about some additional tools to better find those you're willing to like the most.
On the Arrangements page, you'll now find two additional filtering criteria: either by subcategory, such as games, film or song covers, or, most importantly, by keywords. So, you can now click on arrangements' titles, composers, and other metadata to filter only those corresponding to this data - or even input your own keywords.
Thanks to Lee Jackson Audio Community on Facebook, I discovered that a new edition of Duke Nukem 3D, "20th Anniversary World Tour", has been released on PC (Steam), Xbox One and PlayStation 4 two days ago, featuring a whole new episode, and new music composed by Lee Jackson himself.
Then, I found this YouTube video, comparing the original edition from 1996, the "Megaton Edition" from 2013, and this new "World Tour" edition from 2016. And I discovered that ALL the music tracks bundled within the Megaton Edition were actually remastered OGG versions of the original MIDI files... recorded with Arachno SoundFont!
However, I never got any notification about this. So, I never knew that my SoundFont had been used this way for over one year... and so, indirectly sold on Steam by the way. Not to mention that the OGG files didn't even come with any credit information mentioning that they had been recorded with my sounds.
Now that this Megaton edition has been withdrawn from the Steam stores (to avoid cannibalizing sales of the new World Tour edition), I wish I didn't learn this fact this way. But I'll always be happy to notice that my Arachno SoundFont bank can be even more popular that I may already know!
I just released a new official arrangement made with Arachno SoundFont. It's a medley of the introduction and map themes from Super Mario World.
This arrangement is based on several MIDI files composed by various artists: Erik, Sword-Bolt, The Ultimate Koopa, Mark Jansen, Daniel Lippert, The King Samon & JILost.
As usual, you can download all the audio tracks from my SoundCloud account, or directly in MP3 or OGG formats, both archives including the original MIDI files.
Of course, I also keep adding new arrangements from the Arachno SoundFont users. The list keeps growing quickly, and should soon break the amazing 1,000 arrangements mark! BIG THANKS TO ALL CONTRIBUTORS!
Remember to keep an eye on my YouTube and SoundCloud playlists featuring new contents and tracks from the most active Arachno SoundFont users, as I'm updating them on a very regular basis; you can subscribe to my YouTube, SoundCloud and Google+ accounts to keep track of these new contents!
On this website's 15th birthday, I'm proud to announce that there are more and more users of Arachno SoundFont releasing new arrangements made with this sound bank.
As a result, I'm constantly updating a list of tracks made with Arachno SoundFont. This list grew up to more than 800 tracks today, so many thanks for your support!
That's why I decided to add, on the left part of this website, a new part which will automatically show all new arrangements which will be added here, without necessarily being focused on the front page.
Remember that you can always browse my YouTube and SoundCloud playlists, where I'm always adding new stuff made by the users of Arachno SoundFont; you can also subscribe to my YouTube, SoundCloud and Google+ accounts if you want to be notified when new stuff is being added.
I also have to thank you towards my latest video arrangement, Super Mario Bros. - Underground Theme (Remix), which has now reached the 10,000 view mark in only 6 months, more than any other video I released since 2009!