Thanks for the suggestions. I was torn between Vegas and Pinnacle when I started looking. I decided to try Pinnacle because they had video capturing software bundled in. But I see I definitely made the wrong choice since nothing else would work properly. I'll look for a demo version of Vegas when I get home today and give it a try.
This is just an astonishing remix, so immersive and emotive, with such depth and a clear progression to it. The climax at 4:35 is so well navigated to that it gives me goosebumps when the harsher building sound is replaced with those beautiful, warm, swelling strings. It feels much shorter than 5 minutes, probably due to the level of detail and attention that's gone into the sound design and atmosphere. There are so many bits of "ear candy" to listen out for, and SFX woven in seamlessly and tastefully to instantly evoke memories of the game.
It's a MASTAPEECE
I listened on YouTube and got super excited at 1:14 for the reference to GB Zelda tunes, so I rushed to the remix page to read the notes about it...but there's not a single mention. It wasn't until now that I realized the shrine music from BotW opens with (and is arguably based on) Link's Awakening's cave music! So much to continue loving about this game.
This remix was an instant download for me. The SFX is so cleverly incorporated that I didn't even begin to realize how much was there until the second or third listen. In that way, this piece very much compliments BotW - the more you dig into it, the more you get out of it. I recently found RebeccaETripp's remix of BotW's field theme, and I love the approach each of these remixes take in filling out the game's sparse soundscape without trampling its delicate composition. Great, great stuff.
Thank you again! I’ll try and reach out via Twitter, but if anyone else reading this has this mp3 sitting on their hard drive or backed up somewhere, PLEASE send it my way here: