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

Chalkskin 10: Interview with MC Lars (video)

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MC Lars is an American rapper, the self-proclaimed originator of “post-punk laptop rap.” He was one of the first underground rappers to sample and reference post-punk and emo bands. Before their Comic Con show in 2012, MC Chalkskin took some time to get his burning questions answered. Learn more about … Continue reading

Otakon has announced T.M. Revolution as musical guest

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Today Otakon announced that T.M. Revolution will be returning to Otakon as a musical guest. He held his US debut at Otakon ten years ago in 2003, so it’s nice to see him returning. T.M. Revolution, (whose real name is Takanori Nishikawa) is a well known anime singer, having performed … Continue reading

NR interview with Yoav Goren, the composer behind trailer music

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If you haven’t heard of Yoav Goren, it’s okay, I’ll fill you in. He’s a composer who has pioneered what you hear in movie trailers for over twenty years. He is the co-founder and co-composer for the Trailerhead series, the latest one being called Triumph. The third album of the … Continue reading

CES: Monster taking music to a different level

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Monster has always been in the forefront of the music scene when it comes to accessories; for example, manufacturing Beats by Dre. While both companies have gone their separate ways, Monster still has plenty of current and upcoming lines of products. During the Monster Press Conference, Monster showcased its large line of … Continue reading

Gollum and Smeagol finally settle their rivalry in this epic rap battle

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Oh, you think the Epic Rap Battles of History guys are the only ones who can come up with cool and geeky rap battles? You are mistaken my fellow nerds. I present to you exhibit B, Extremely Decent Films. They have created this really “dope” rap battle featuring the lovable … Continue reading

Get some Thundercats, Nintendo, and Bleach in your Nerdcore music

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Now this is a collection worth owning if you’re into nerdcore music. Even if you’re not, having songs dedicated to shows like Thundercats and Bleach, and magazines like Nintendo Power, is always a cool thing. Visit Toonami Faithful’s site (http://toonamifaithful.bandcamp.com/) to preview and purchase the album. Here’s the full list … Continue reading

Journey becomes the first video game to get a Grammy nomination

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Yes, score one for video game music! Many award shows don’t really matter to us, but the fact that the Grammys considers Thatgamecompany’s Journey worthy enough for nomination is a big step in having people accept that video game can be art. Journey will be competing against the likes of Dark Knight Rises, … Continue reading

YouTube sensation Epic Lloyd

If I asked you, “Do you know Epic Lloyd?” What would your answer be? If I asked you, “Do you watch Epic Rap Battles of History?” Most of your answers better be “HELL YES!” However, if you don’t know what it is, basically they take suggestions from YouTubers and pit … Continue reading