This tune is the culmination of a playtime session with the free Monster Drums VST plugin. After exploring the free kits available (18 at the time of publishing), we settled on Agung’s Futura Kit, which inspired a funky bass line. The rest of the tune was built up around that.
Here’s a happy little pop tune that grew from a persistent melody I had running through my head one day. When I transcribed that melody, it found its muse in a whistle, and everything else just fell into place from there.
Built entirely from a Soundfont by Fluidvolt called “Yoshi’s Island Soundfont”, a collection of mapped samples taken directly from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The tune has a “sea shanty” flair to it, with a definite vintage video game feel.