‘Africa’ by Toto played on Majora’s Mask instruments #MusicMonday #Music
Whenever there is a fun in-game music system I regret not being more musically inclined. Polygon shares this story of a YouTuber who put in the work with the deku pipes!
YouTuber Bigfatfrown managed to pull off the 1980s classic using a handful of instruments in Majora’s Mask 3D: bongo drums, a guitar, and Deku Pipes. The YouTuber put the Deku Pipes’ five playable buttons to good use. It took some ingenuity to pull it off — namely, several layers of melody and drumbeat, edited on top of each other, much like an a cappella singer performing every harmony. At the song’s most chaotic moment, Bigfatfrown has seven different layers, each performed on the Nintendo 3DS. Thanks to the edit, if you look closely, the video also passes as a kind of guide for how to do it yourself (if you’re into that kind of thing).
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