UC Berkeley Marching Band Goes 16-Bit

Here's a fantastic clip of the UC Berkeley (my alma mater, yay!) marching band paying tribute to video games.

How many video games references do you recognize? Hit play or go to Link [College Humor] - Thanks Chris!


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As former Drum Major of the Mighty Sound of Maryland, I must say that none of this is nearly as cool as our Cartoon Tribute, in which I was fortunate to conduct our rendition of the Johnny Quest theme.
/nerd mode off
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these recordings NEVER sound good. it would have been great to actually see the band perform because the recording quality never does any justice for the big band sound. i remember back in my high school marching band all the parents would rant and rave about how well we did, but when we went back and watched the tape, we were AWFUL.

@Geekazoid: this trend will retire when clothing goes out of style. chin up- in twenty years you'll be saying "remember when EVERYBODY AND THEIR MOM covered the old-school video game theme songs in every medium available? those were the days..."
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Oh my goodness. I feel like a dork because 1. It made me miss marching band so much and 2. I knew every single song in that medley and played every single one of those games. lol
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