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October2015

  • Random UK MC Jme Produces Pokémon Season One Theme Song Remix

    Complete with full animation!

    UK MC Jme has made a remix of the Season One (Indigo League) theme song of Pokémon, entitled 'The Very Best'. For those unaware, Jme is a popular music artist (specialising in Grime) from the UK who has been creating music since 2003, and has become well-known worldwide due to his unique style, impressive lyrics, and...

  • Video Gain Some Insight Into How Retro Game Music and Sounds Were Made

    Musical memories

    It can often be emphasized how important music is to any gaming experience. In the current day that can often mean professional live band performances and orchestras, though on retro systems this was focused on far more primitive sound chips and coding. There are gamers of all ages that get particular enjoyment from retro style game...

  • News Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses to Play on Stephen Colbert

    Late Night with Link

    The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses has had a few years to send its melodies throughout the lands, but there are still plenty of people who haven't had a good chance to see them perform. If you'd like to hear some Zelda music on a grand scale, however, and have access to CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,...

  • News Totaka's Song is in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

    The recurring easter egg strikes again

    For those of you that are unfamiliar with it, Totaka's Song is a simple 19 note melody created by Kazumi Totaka, a sound designer that has worked on a broad range of Nintendo games over the years. Totaka's Song first appeared in X – a shooter for the original Gameboy – as a hidden secret and ever since, it...

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  • Music Tissues At The Ready For This Yoshi's Woolly World Song

    Still a better love story than Twilight...

    You know that music video you've always wanted? The one where a boy expresses his love for a tiny, knitted, fictional, egg-laying video game character? Well want no more! Yoshi has been my favourite character from the Nintendo universe for as long as I can remember. His gorgeous little face and that...

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  • Ninterview We Talk Bits and Beats With Mega Ran

    Bringing nerdcore to the masses

    Raheem Jarbo, known as Random or Mega Ran, is a popular American underground rapper, Chiptunes DJ, and record producer. To those that love retro game music and the creativity it can spark he can perhaps be considered as a trailblazer; best known on the Nerdcore Hip-Hop scene, Mega Ran has also coined the term...

  • News Rhythmic Rail Shooter Cosmophony Is Coming To The Wii U eShop

    Let the music guide you

    If you’re a fan of the techno beats, high speed and drum & bass, then Cosmophony by Bento Studios might just be the game for you. Thanks to the assistance of Moving Player, the title will be coming to the Wii U eShop at some point in the near future. Cosmophony was originally announced in 2012, and will be released on...

  • News Keep Your Eyes Peeled for this Orchestral Metroid Album

    Paying homage to a very special lady

    Composer Sam Dillard is in the process of producing an album of music from the Metroid series called Metroid Cinematica, and aims to release it during October. The music promises to be more of a re-imagining than a simple repeat performance of the original tracks. Certain moments from different themes will be...

  • News The Wonderful 101 Gets a Wonderful Soundtrack Release

    Wonderful

    Music fanatics, prepare your eardrums. Platinum Games announced today that the complete soundtrack of 127 tracks from its excellent title The Wonderful 101 is getting a digital release. Split into two volumes, the soundtrack would supposedly have needed five CDs in order to have a physical release, so our shelves can breathe a sigh of...

  • News Diggin' In The Carts Aims To Give Japanese Video Game Music The Exposure It Deserves

    Chip tune greatness

    Red Bull might be an energy drink, but the company is going all kinds of other cool stuff that doesn't involve beverages — and the Red Bull Music Academy is one of them. Diggin' In The Carts is a new web series which aims to explore the rich — and some would say under-appreciated — history of the Japanese video game music...

  • Weirdness Hear Nintendo's Classic Themes Played on Kazoos

    Marginally too cool for school

    Nintendo has arguably some of the best music in the gaming world, causing different groups of people to take the music from the games they love and perform it themselves. It's no surprise that certain individuals take it upon themselves to somewhat reinvent tracks in order to give them a fresh and interesting feel...

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