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The Hit Points

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Joel Hands-Otte
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Joel Hands-Otte Incredibly gorgeous. I am a huge sucker for acoustic albums - the execution, charm and energy in every piece is infectious. How am I supposed to choose a favourite!? Well done, THP! More albums soon, please! Favorite track: Presentiment/Chrono Trigger (from "Chrono Trigger").
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Meso Potato This album is filled with a frenetic energy that I didn't know was possible with such a small handful of instruments. I have a greater appreciation for the banjo and the skill required to play it now because of this album. Favorite track: Guile's Theme (from "Street Fighter").
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platinumazure Looking for something different to listen to? How much more different can you get than "video game music, in the style of bluegrass"? This is a fantastic concept, and it's executed extremely well.

My favorite track has to be Dance of Pales from Castlevania: SotN. It's a great waltz that carries the listener through a soundscape that is simultaneously eerie and wistful, and it's just fun to listen to! Favorite track: Dance of Pales (from "Castlevania: Symphony of the Night").
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The Hit Points debut blend of high-energy bluegrass and soothing acoustic arrangements from Final Fantasy, Mario, Sonic, Skyrim, and more.

The Hit Points are pleased to present their debut self-titled album that offers a unique blend of live high-energy bluegrass and soothing acoustic arrangements of fan-favorite video game music. Featuring bluegrass performers Matt Menefee and Eli Bishop and a number of guest artists and soloists, The Hit Points brings listeners the bluegrass game music album they never knew they needed.

The Hit Points are:
Matt Menefee: Banjo, Mandolin, Arranger
Eli Bishop: Violin, Viola, Mandolin, Mandocello, Arranger

Sierra Hull: Mandolin
Ethan Jodziewicz: Bass
Paul Kowert: Bass
Royal Masat: Bass
Geoff Saunders: Bass
Jake Stargel: Guitar, Mandocello
Julian Samal: Sound Design

Produced by The Hit Points
Engineered by Jake Stargel
Mixed/Mastered by The Hit Points, Jake Stargel, and Kurt Story
Marketing/Press: Jayson Napolitano / Scarlet Lmoon

Artwork/Layout by Chuck "Finbeard" Simpson

UPC 0811576030694


released June 29, 2018

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