We were lucky enough to be invited to a panel called, “The Maestros of Video Game Music” at Dark Delicacies, to listen to some of the best composers of video game music chat it up. There to moderate the panel was Mr. Daniel Schweiger (“On The Score”). Who else was at the panel, you ask? Well, More >
After making the movie X-Men: First Class and grossing $56 million, Magneto changed his career to doing Youtube cover songs. Move over Lady Gaga, Magneto is born this way!
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As if VALVE needed to get any cooler, now they are offering Volume One of the Portal 2 original score called “Songs to Test by,” absolutely free! The 22 track download is available HERE, along with six ringtones formatted for android or iPhone based phones. There will be two additional More >
Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg are at it again with another Digital Short, after their “Dick in a Box” and “Motherlover” music sensations, called “3-Way (The Golden Rule)”, featuring Lady Gaga. Remember the Golden Rule when it comes to 3 ways.
3-Way The Golden Rule lyrics. Featuring Justin More >
Are you a Elvis fan? Are you a Star Wars fan? Well if you answered a “yes” to at least one of those questions and are going to be in the Southern California area on May 19th, then stop over at the House of Blues in Anaheim! The Big JE, the Memphis Saber, the Force Powered Singer, the Jedi King More >
It’s going to be a huge weekend for Anime/Jpop culture at the AM2 event during the 4rth of July weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. Like with any big conventions, it’s not complete without concerts, masquerades, and a new category for geek conventions, a fashion show. Looks like the Anime More >
Here’s a cool news for J-pop fans. Disney has announced that Perfume, the popular Japanese girl group, will have their song “Polyrhythm” featured in Pixar’s Cars 2. The song will be played when Lightning McQueen and Mater attend the World Grand Prix opening night gala in Tokyo (yes, pretty More >
Here’s the latest The Lonely Island music video featuring the legend himself, Michael Bolton. As the guys are doing their thang and rappin’ about chicks, Michael Bolton busts out his vocals in honor of Captain Jack Sparrow. After watching this, I believe it’s Michael Bolton featuring The Lonely More >
Alright you lovers of video game music, Rockstar Games has announced two music compilations from L.A. Noire, L.A. Noire: Remixed and the L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack.
L.A. Noire: Remixed features six classic jazz songs that can be heard throughout the world of L.A. Noire being remixed by More >
I’m pretty excited about Child of Eden, a Microsoft Kinect game by Tetsuya Mizuguchi who’s best known for Rez. Here’s the latest trailer that pretty much shows you how to play the game. The game will have two different types of controls, Type A and Type B.
Type A Each hand will have a specific More >
If you’re a fan of video game music, you owe it to yourself to attend this event. Just two days after E3 is over, Dark Delicacies Books & Collectibles will be having an event called “The Maestros of Video Games” which will be a Q&A and Signing event with your favorite video game composers on More >
Garry Schyman, the composer for BioShock 1 & 2 and Dante’s Inferno, will be having his own live concert at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall at California State University Northridge on May 9, 2011. So if you’re near the area, check it out. Plus, the tickets are free! Just go to the ticket office More >
Dear DJ Hero fan’s, throw out your game! If you have gotten to the point where you feel it is numbing down your competence only because you have utterly ‘pwned’ it, well then Dj Hero ex-fans here is your chance. Whip out your credit card, or steal one from your parents, and order one these. More >
The man behind X-Men: Last Stand, Red Dragon, Rush Hour 2 & 3, and the upcoming film Tower Heist, not including a dozen other influential projects in Hollywood, is now in talks to film Hercules.
Based on the comic book series Hercules: The Thracian Wars, Brett Ratner, if talks go well, will take More >
A couple of weeks ago we here at Nerd Reactor were lucky enough to cover Nuke the Fridge presents Jedi Elvis’ Red Cross Benefit Concert. Guests included Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space 9), director and producer James Kerwin (Yesterday Was a Lie), Joshua Fardon (voice of Luke Skywalker in More >
Watch Amanda Palmer (The Dresden Dolls), Neil Gaiman (The Sandman and American Gods), Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), and Damian Kulash (OK Go) collaborate live on the internet RIGHT NOW on eight songs in eight hours for a record which will be released on April 26th with all proceeds going to charity. More >
I’m sure by now most of you have heard of the Rebecca Black ‘Friday‘ music video and maybe you liked it or maybe you didn’t. But we here at Nerd Reactor have stumbled upon perhaps the best use of autotune EVER. Teddie Films, the same folks who brought us the Star Wars Ke$ha parody of ‘Tik Tok‘ More >
From the guy that brought you Rez, Space Channel 5, and Lumines, Tetsuya Mizuguchi gives us a whole new experience using motion control, trippy visuals, and hypnotic music. Child of Eden will be available for Xbox 360′s Kinect on June 14, 2011 and PlayStation 3 on a later date to support Move. More >
The E3 2010 Deus Ex: Human Revolution trailer can be described with one word, epic. The main thing to me that made it epic was the score behind it. You can thank composer Michael McCann for that. The last time a video game trailer score hit me with that kind of excitement and emotion was the E3 More >
Not too long ago, Myspace was the mecca for new artists to showcase their music. When giant, Facebook, came along much of the social crowd was wooed away, yet Myspace still continued to cater to new artists and their music via their unique music interface.
Wicked Audio, otherwise known for their More >
Developer: Zoë Mode Publisher: OneBigGame Genre: Puzzle Players: 1-4 (offline) Platform: PlayStation 3 Release: March 29, 2011 Price: $9.99
I was sold on the Chime Super Deluxe demo right before I got the full game. Now here’s a cool music puzzle game that kicks the crap out of other music puzzle More >
When getting a V-Moda Crossfade LP headphones, it’s hard to deny the quality of the look and feel of the headphones. The physical look and feel should be good, since the headphones go for around $150.
When getting the package, you’ll notice a nice hexagonal box with a leather-like handle on top, More >
Right now “Mortal Kombat: Songs Inspired by the Warriors” can be listened to in its entirety over on AOL’s music site. It’s listed as a “soundtrack”, but as far as I can tell, this is not music featured in the game. Does it still qualify as a soundtrack if that’s the case? I guess it doesn’t More >
In cased you missed it, Stephen Colbert challenged Jimmy Fallon’s fans to donate $26,000 to Donors Choose by last Friday. If they succeed, Stephen Colbert will perform Rebecca Black’s Friday with the Roots.
Well guys, the challenge has been met and now it’s time to throw the gauntlets. I present More >