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The Great Influence of Video Game Music on Our Culture

Video game soundtracks and in-game  music have come a long way since the days when I began gaming. From the blips and whirs that you could hear as you passed the open caverns of your local arcades and isolated tabletop units at the pizza joint, to the incredible jazz renditions of the latest Mario Kart 8 game on the Nintendo Wii U, and everything in-between. 172 more words

Koji Kondo

It's All In The Game

I was just randomly watching the 1988 movie She’s Having A Baby and this song popped up on the soundtrack. It immediately took me back to when I was a moody, angsty teen, absolutely in love with this song so much that I had it on repeat constantly. 16 more words

Movies

Koufuko Graffiti || Tuesday Tunes

I still remember Koufuku Graffiti, or Gourmet Girl Graffiti, very fondly from this past winter season. While Food Wars provides amazing anime food and intense cooking for me each week, I really did enjoy the soothing slice-of-life-middle-girls-enjoying-food episodes that was… 182 more words

Anime

"Fragments of the Mirror: The Music of Bernard Herrmann"

You can download a wonderful mix of music from films such as Taxi Driver, Psycho, The Day the Earth Stood Still & The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad; all composed by Bernard Herrmann. 8 more words

Soundtracks

Soundtracks of the mind

When writing my YA book Facing Up, I often played a compilation of Aretha Franklin hits. You wouldn’t think an African-American singer who began her amazing career in the ’60s would have much in common with a fictional contemporary Australian girl, but somehow it worked. 495 more words

Writing

SOUNDTRACK APPRECIATION PT II

Now the MARIE ANTOINETTE soundtrack is some nek level shit.

All curated by Music Director – Brian Reitzell, featuring music from Gang of Four… 107 more words

KIRSTENDUNST

Wendy Carlos (from Henry Purcell) — "Funeral of Queen Mary" (A Clockwork Orange)

One of the most instrumental voices in the development of synthesized music and the Moog synthesizer was Wendy Carlos.  Born Walter Carlos, Wendy was, in many ways, one of the first transgendered persons that spoke publicly about being transgendered.   115 more words

Music