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The Simpsons’ “Game of Thrones” Intro

Winter is coming. Literally. It’s getting a tad colder in the southern hemisphere as citizens prepare for the biting cold that is on the way. They’re also waiting for the second season of Game of Thrones to begin, and in tribute to the medieval show, The Simpsons transform their town of Springfield into Westeros, complete with a despotic king as he watches over the kingdom from Burns Landing. Check out The Simpsons’ “Game of Thrones” couch gag below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0gsnRw4G_I

[via The Huffington Post]

Epic “Game of Thrones” Cover Mashup

Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones will have to wait until April 2012 to return to the Seven Kingdoms. To stave off the withdrawal symptoms, several people have taken to making creative covers of the series’ opening theme song composed by Ramin Djawadi.

You may remember Roger Lima as he banged out a rock cover on his guitars and drum kit. You may also recall Jason Yang, who used an acoustic and electric violin, and layered the 13 different tracks to create the most delightful cover I’ve heard. These two versions are wonderful on their own but in his mashup, Youtube user paolody wanted to find out what it would sound like if Lima and Yang collaborated on a truly epic Game of Thrones cover. Are the results doubly awesome? Find out below.

Hit the jump to see the individual video that went into this mashup.

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Game of Thrones: An 8-Bit Theme Remix

As opening credits go, the one to Game of Thrones is quite the spectacle. The music is equally stirring and a number of people have remixed the opening theme to good effect. Roger Lima strummed a rocky cover of it, and YouTube user Brennesselano played the tune on his piano. And now comes another variation of the opening theme, this time in the style of the old 8-bit chiptunes. Check it out below.

If you’d like to download the MP3, the creator, Digitapp, has made it available on his website.

[via Geekosystem]

A Rocking Cover of The “Game of Thrones” Theme Song

Serfs all over the world are in love with the medieval fantasy TV series, Game of Thrones. HBO’s adaptation of the first a series of books by George R.R. Martin has been picked up for a second season a mere two days after the first episode was aired. It clearly has some strong production values and they’re visible right from its creative opening credits.

Roger Lima, a freelance sound designer, has created a wonderful rock cover to the Game of Thrones’ theme song. The video shows Lima hammering out the tune with his guitars and drum kit. Check it out below.

If you’d like to have the MP3, download it from Lima’s website.

[via TheKervynator on Twitter]