The Temples is a creative tribute to the iconic dungeons from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time by metal arranger Ro Panuganti and Materia Collective.
SEATTLE – August 10, 2018 – Materia Collective is thrilled to release The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) by arranger Ro Panuganti. This creative metal album remixes each of the iconic temple themes from this beloved classic in explosive metal fashion, incorporating ambiance and sound design to tell the game’s story over the course of the album. The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) is available today:
The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on Bandcamp
The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on iTunes
The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on Spotify
“The Temples is a culmination of learning new production skills, exploring wholly new areas of guitar playing, and above all, story-telling,” notes arranger Ro Panuganti. “Just like its inspired work, The Temples sets out to be a story of bravery over adversity, inviting new worlds and influences to the core music, and hopefully inspires any listener to pick up their instrument.”
The track list for The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) is as follows:
01. In Time
02. In Forest
03. In Fire
04. Ice Interlude
05. In Shadow
06. In Spirit
07. In Evil
08. In Courage
Learn more about the The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time):
About Ro Panuganti
Ro Panuganti is an avid fan of videogames, rock and metal, and computers. Alongside experience in IT Development, he’s worked on home-recording of various videogame, movie, and even original tracks from an array of rock and metal styles. Ro plays electric/acoustic guitar, bass, as well as piano and vocals and enjoys both recording and mixing other productions. Alongside producing music, Ro has experience teaching band camp, performing for musicals, composing for minor videogames and animations, as well as creating music videos for YouTube.
More recently, he co-founded the Multiplayer project, a charity-supporting videogame remix album, and has had opportunities to play smaller roles in projects such as Project Destati, GameLark Remixes, and several Materia albums. You can find over 200 videogame and movie songs on his YouTube channel, as well as listen to a variety of collaborative songs and projects he has produced. Influences include but are not limited to Van Halen, Steve Vai, Iron Maiden, TesseracT, Joe Satriani, Plini, Pink Floyd, and the constantly-growing musician community on YouTube.
About Materia Collective
Materia Collective is a Seattle-based videogame music publisher and label, representing an international array of renowned video game musicians, composers, and songwriters. The collective supports its members with the financial, legal, logistical, and creative aspects of bringing videogame music into the forefront. The company has become known within the industry as a representation of highly innovative game music endeavors that move and inspire.
Learn more: https://www.materiacollective.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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