Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ already gets a parody video…by us!

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When we did this video, it was as if the stars aligned just for us. After hearing about the release of Psy’s “Gentleman” music video on Saturday, we knew we had to make this video the day of. And since we were already at Anime Conji, we figured the event … Continue reading

Daft Punk to world premiere Random Access Memories in… Wee Waa, Australia?

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Usually the annual Wee Waa Show in rural Wee Waa, New South Wales, Australia, wouldn’t be a fit on anyone’s musical festival guide let alone a go-to festival outside of the area itself. But along with cross cut saw contests, a baby show, and hosting dog high jump (we’re not kidding), the … Continue reading

Sakuracon 2013: Luna Haruna and Eir Aoi

Left to Right:  Eir, Mariano, and Luna @ Sakuracon Press meeting.

Channeling The Immaterial There is an intervening substance that exists between the fabric of music and conceptual art. Metaphysically, this medium functions as a translator or a guide through each substance. The process of creating music employs the immaterial nature of the imagination, and the images coalesce into sound. Each … Continue reading

Heroes Fall: Music inspired by Iron Man 3 announced

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Today, Marvel has announced Heroes Fall: Music inspired by Iron Man 3 to be released in April. Like Avengers Assemble: Music inspired by The Avengers the album assembles 12 indie and alternative bands for your listening pleasure. Songs featured on Heroes Fall include: “Ready Aim Fire” – Imagine Dragons “Some Kind of Joke” … Continue reading

Interview with EpicLLOYD from Epic Rap Battles of History

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Lloyd Ahlquist, AKA EpicLLOYD, is an entertainer who probably doesn’t need an introduction, that is if you’re caught up on your YouTube celebs. He’s one-half of Epic Rap Battles of History, one of the most popular series on YouTube (over 3 million subscribers and over a billion views for the … Continue reading

Listen to this rap album inspired by The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

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If you haven’t checked out Doctor Awkward’s music, I really recommend you giving him a listen. His beats are good and his lyrics are nerdy. The best thing is that you can blast this out loud in your car and people wouldn’t think his songs are about video games. Dr. … Continue reading

Video game composers from BioShock, Tomb Raider, and more to attend PAX East 2013

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PAX East 2013 is coming up really soon…like March 22nd soon. One of the featured panels include a discussion with video game composers from BioShock, Call of Duty, Dead Space, Dragon Age, Fallout, Gears of War, Mass Effect, Myst, Prince of Persia, Tomb Raider, and Uncharted. Yeah, that’s quite a … Continue reading

Interview with Tomb Raider composer Jason Graves

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It looks like Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider reboot has paid off with many reviewers praising the game for its new take on the British archaeologist, Lara Croft (Nerd Reactor included). The game’s musical score is definitely a highlight (I really dig Lara Croft’s theme), and we had the opportunity to … Continue reading

Hear the main characters from BioShock Infinite do a duet

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Who knew that the main characters from BioShock Infinite did a duet together? Voice actor Troy Baker, who voices Booker DeWitt, and Courtnee Draper, who voices Elizabeth, perform “Will the Circle Be Broken” from the game’s OST. Garry Schyman, who did the previous scores for the Bioshock series, returns as … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV already gets a rap song

Rapper Dan Bull is back at it again with another video game rap song. Perhaps you have heard of his Skyrim rap song? Now he has taken the high seas with “Hoist the Black Flag” for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. For this song, Blackbeard heard Edward Kenway’s rap and … Continue reading

J.J. Abrams, please get John Williams for Star Wars: Episode VII

J.J. Abrams, I hope you’re reading this. I know you love to collaborate with Michael Giacchino. He’s done some great works including the Medal of Honor theme, Up, Star Trek and Ratatouille. With Star Trek, it was okay that you went with Giacchino, since the Star Trek franchise has had … Continue reading

Review: STL Ocarina’s 6-hole and 12-hole Ocarina

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You’d be hard pressed these days to find someone who hasn’t at least heard of the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. With the countless re-releases and the popularity of emulators, chances are most gamers on the planet have enjoyed (minus the water temple) what is considered to be one … Continue reading

Portal gets a Valentine’s Day song

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Today is Valentine’s Day, and what better way to celebrate that than to watch Random Encounters’s tribute video, “Companion Cube: A Portal Love Song.” Yes, even the Portal Companion Cube needs some lovin’. In this music video, he and Chell, the silent protagonist, express their love for each other. So … Continue reading