What is one of the myriad of things that come to your mind when you think of video games? Is it the awesome visuals that delight your eyes? What about the engrossing stories that draws you in? Or is it the fun gameplay that keeps you at it for periods of time ranging from minutes to marathon long hour sessions? How about the music? Spend enough quality time with a video game and the music will crawl into your ears and embed itself into your mind. Since video games have been around for 40 plus years, it is safe to say that numerous tunes and compositions have made their way into our hearts and minds over time. These beloved songs have inspired various covers that run that gamut of very distinct genres of music. Rock, metal, polka and piano are only a select few of the hundreds of covers out there for your audio enjoyment.
Chicago’s own VGM band that features a keytar and a violin thrown into the mix, was at GR8bit Live 3. We talk about video games and music in this casual interview. Learn about each of the band mates.
Final batch of photos from JAFAX 2016. Saturday afternoon to closing time on Sunday are the name of the game of this album from the returning event.
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Meet Harmless the Danger Juggler. We talk about his act, his intro to the Ren Faire world and video games. Sweet, sweet video games.
The Grand Rapids Comic Con came once again. Here are photos from Friday. Enjoy.
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K-Murdock is a music producer in the world of hip hop. Kyle is one half of, the underrated hip hop duo, Panacea. He also produced the classic Nintendo tribute album, Forever Famicom. We dive into: his love for anime, Japanese culture, video game composers, Forever Famicom, video games, B movies and a whole lot more. You don’t want to miss this fun audio interview with the Sound Samurai.