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|OT| Donkey Kong Country: The Restored Tracks |OT| High Fidelity Jamz

ShadowFX

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Another completed restoration, track 'Brothers Bear Blues' (DKC3) ๐Ÿป was done recently:

 
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Track 6, 7 and 8 of the DKC3 soundtrack (the Wrinkly tracks) were also completely restored recently:

Wrinkly's Save Cave ๐Ÿ’พ :

Wrinkly 64 ๐Ÿ’พ :

Get Fit A-Go-Go ๐Ÿ’พ :

DKC3 Soundtrack is getting lots of attention these past few weeks! ๐ŸŽ‰
 
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Track 'Game Over' (DKC3) was also fully restored recently:

Completed restoration of track 'Baddies on Parade' (DKC3):
 
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DKC3 gets such a bad rep that I don't understand. I liked it more than two honestly. I enjoyed that the overworld map felt more explorable with hidden secrets and puzzles. I'll admit the game starts a bit stale with some of the levels but after the first two worlds the game gets so much more enjoyable.

The music is great too, while I'll admit not as great as two's, it still holds up. And hearing it without the SNES's sound chip RAM compressing it is amazing.

That being said, still waiting on the water level
 

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Surprised that no one else has mentioned it but the music to Donkey Kong Country 3 - Wrinkly 64 [Restored] sounds very similar to Mario 64 when you are roaming around the castle/outdoors!

When you enter Wrinkly's save cave during the game there are three things that can happen. One of those is of her playing Super Mario 64 on her N64, in which the music of Peach's castle plays, but in the DKC3 sound font.
 

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Airing live now! Restoration of tracks 'Fanfare' and 'Crazy Calypso' (DKC3):

 
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Live restoration of the track 'Stilt Village' (DKC3), missing instrument/sounds were found! ๐Ÿž

 
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With the live restorations complete above, both track 'Stilt Village' and 'Jungle Jitter' (DKC3) were restored!

Stilt Village ๐Ÿ—ป :

Jungle Jitter ๐Ÿ’ :
 
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With the live restorations complete above, both track 'Stilt Village' and 'Jungle Jitter' (DKC3) were restored!

Stilt Village ๐Ÿ—ป :

Jungle Jitter ๐Ÿ’ :

I tend to forget Jungle Jitter until I do a play through of DKC3. It's a banger for sure, yet I forget about.
 
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More live restorations! Track 'Nuts and Bolts' (DKC3) was continued because of found machine sounds ๐Ÿญ

 
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Definitely, these restorations are without the compression applied by the SNES sound chip. You get the full quality of the original songs!

Alright I'm gonna check it out, thanks! I think the .rsn files sound great already, curious to hear what this offers over em.
 

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The MP3 versions are already very high quality. If you want the absolute maximum quality versions, consider the FLAC files available.
 

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Here's some catch up!

Live restoration of the 'Banana Bird Themes' tracks (Crystal Chasm / Mama Bird, DKC3) ๐ŸŒ :



Both track 'Crystal Chasm' and 'Mama Bird' (DKC3) completed restoration ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค :

 
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Almost there! Track 'Chase' (DKC3) has been restored๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ , one of the last tracks to be restored in the project :messenger_sun:

Live restoration:


Finalized track:

 

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Very solid project + thread bro

I liked the music before, but now that Iโ€™m actively playing through these games for the first time itโ€™s all that much better hearing these remastered versions of the OST. DKC3 needs to be brought on to the Switch soon these games are fucking amazing
 
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Airing live now! One of the very last tracks 'Swanky's Sideshow' and 'Cranky's Showdown' (DKC3) ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ…:

 
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Live restoration of the DKC3 jingles! This likely marks the very last of all of the DKC music ๐Ÿ

 
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Live restoration of some more (and last) DKC3 jingles ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ :


- This marks the end of the live restoration streams (again likely) -
 
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Some updates were done recently to certain tracks, and a play-through of DKC3 by Sam with the new soundtrack in place:

'K. Roolโ€™s Cacophony (Game Over)' (DKC1):

'Game Over' (DKC2):

'Welcome to Crocodile Isle' (DKC2, new 2021 mix):

'Funky the Main Monkey' (DKC2, new 2021 mix):

'Crocodile Cacophony' (DKC2, new 2021 mix):

DKC3 play-through with the new soundtrack (MSU1 patch):
 
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