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SitarCraft

Catalog Number N/A
Release Date Oct 20, 2023
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price 7.00 USD
Media Format Digital
Classification Arrangement, Vocal
LabelGameGrooves / /
PublisherRo Panuganti, Game Raga / /

Credits

Arrangements / Ro Panuganti
Guitars / Ro Panuganti
Bass / Ro Panuganti
Vocals / Ro Panuganti, Ian Martyn, Bonnie Bogovich, Darby Cupit
Drum Programming / Ro Panuganti
Sitar / Ro Panuganti
Piano / Ro Panuganti, David Russell
Mixing / Ro Panuganti
Mastering / James Hoffman
Album Artwork / Thamara Perera
Bansuri / Kristin Naigus
Voice / Allison Martin, Jackson Parodi
Special Thanks / Allison Martin
Mridangam / Rahul Vanamali
Irish Flute / Ian Martyn
Violin / Ronin Op F
Accordion / Jackson Parodi

Tracklist

Disc 1

01 Theme from Halo 2:22
02 Curry in a Hurry (Yoshi's Story) 4:00
03 Field of Hopes and Dreams (DELTARUNE) 3:53
04 Potion Shop (Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time) 2:20
05 Zelda's Lullaby (Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time) 3:00
06 Gobi's Valley (Banjo-Kazooie) 3:23
07 Gerudo Valley (Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time) 4:01
08 Terran 1 (StarCraft) 5:05
09 Jago's Theme (Killer Instinct) 4:04
10 Corridors of Time (Chrono Trigger) 5:28
Disc length 37:36

 

Notes

Sitar Craft is an album by progressive rock musician Ro Panuganti under his project GameRaga focusing on video game soundtracks arranged for both Classical and Modern Indian styles influencing
rock and metal. Inspired by Raga Rock and Bollywood scores, Sitar Craft employs the titular sitar, guitars, tabla, and other eclectic Indian instruments to transport listeners into a subcontinent often underrepresented in the video game world. Songs once written for desert levels, warriors, or magical places are transported idiomatically into new but familiar styles and contextualize music into the Raga.

GameRaga is a project by Ro Panuganti, a rock/metal guitarist and composer best known for covering video game soundtracks for concept albums and engaging, VFX-heavy music videos.
credits
releases October 20, 2023

Ro Panuganti - Guitars, Bass, Vocals, Drum Programming, Sitar, Piano, Mixing, Arrangements
James Hoffman - Mastering
Thamara Perera- Album Artwork

Kristin Naigus - Bansuri on Zelda's Lullaby
Allison Martin - Voice on Gerudo Valley, Special Thanks
David Russell - Piano on Zelda's Lullaby
Rahul Vanamali - Mridangam on Corridors of Time, Halo Theme, Zelda's Lullaby
Ian Martyn - Irish Flute on Terran 1, Vocals on Zelda's Lullaby
Bonnie Bogovich - Vocals on Zelda's Lullaby
Darby Cupit - Vocals on Zelda's Lullaby
Ronin Op F - Violin on Zelda's Lullaby
Jackson Parodi - Accordion, Voice on Jago's Theme

Special thanks to early listeners, feedback providers, my inspirational family and heritage and friends who supported me to write and play, and the community that harbors creativity. Special thanks to Rahul Vanamali for guidance on percussion and the project as a whole, my parents who kept music playing in the house and encouraged me to enjoy my heritage this way, my grandmother who kept music in her life, and my peers who work hard to bring their culture to gaming and the world.

Licensed through Affordable Song Licensing.

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