is the composer behind some of the gaming industry's most moving soundtracks, including the accompaniment for Chrono Trigger
and Chrono Cross
. His work was recently honored by the video game music preservationists of OverClocked ReMix, who recently released a re-imagination of what many consider to be Mitsuda's magnum opus: The musical compositions of Xenogears
The album, which the group has been working on since 2006, comes in two parts: "Humans," which focuses on natural sounds and acoustic instruments, and "Gears," which features electronic instruments and darker selections from the soundtrack. It's the group's most impressive endeavor to date -- and at the low, low price of free
, you've got no reason to avoid it.