The Legend of Zelda series is well known for its consistently amazing soundtracks, many composed by legendary video game composer Koji Kondo. Even non-gamers recognize the now-iconic overworld theme from the first entry in the series. Despite this, these soundtracks were often held back from what they could have been…
Just wanted to share this mix I made in memory of Prince Rogers Nelson, with the TAY community. Please enjoy, it runs nearly 3 hours. Volume Two will be recorded this weekend. I will also be creating a series in honor of David Bowie.
Track: Northern Kremisphere | Game: Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie’s Double Trouble | Composers: Eveline Fischer and David Wise
Track: Story | Album: Shaq Fu Soundtrack | Composer: Raphaël Gesqua
After a shaky first year of life, we’re pleased an early time of death didn’t have to be called on the Nintendo 3DS. Otherwise, this five year anniversary would have been a lot more depressing.
Not too long ago, I was nonchalantly browsing through Facebook, when I happened upon a video (below). Its description read “No music, just pure straight-six eargasm.” My immediate reaction was “This is exactly what I need right now.”
When you think video games, famous rockers don’t usually come to mind. However, given the wide appeal of video games, it’s not surprising that many famous rockers have contributed to video games in some ways. Be it contributing to the soundtrack, or even being involved with the game’s development, here are 10 awesome…
Chances are if you’re a fan of video game music you’ve hit up YouTube to search for that epic boss anthem or listen to a playlist from your favorite game to get you through the work day. One YouTube channel is working tirelessly to upload all your favorite video game music...kind of.
There’s nothing quite as wonderful as JRPGs’ common practice of utilizing sweeping compositions to accompany equally vast journeys. Trails of Cold Steel is not much different. But what’s even more striking about the latest installment in The Legend of Heroes’ series, is when its soundtrack deviates from this norm.
Normal people in the early 2000’s most likely heard Evanescence’s “Bring Me to Life”, one of the most well-known rock songs of the period, from radio or its music video. But that’s just normal people. You know how I first heard it?
Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most beloved gaming franchises of all time. Pokemon has held a special place in gamers’ hearts for two decades now. One of the most loved things about these games is, of course, their soundtracks. To celebrate the oncoming anniversary, here are 20 songs from throughout…
Track: Friday, I’m in Love | Album: Galore |Artist: The Cure
It doesn’t have to be a 3,000 word essay.
Twenty years of choosing starters, battling Teams, collecting badges and catching them all, has given us twenty years of awesome music. Let’s listen and bask in our love and nostalgia for Pokemon!
Track: Love is a Laserquest | Album: Suck it and See |Artist: Arctic Monkeys
Track: Givin’ Em What They Love | Album: The Electric Lady |Artist: Janelle Monáe (feat. Prince)
Track: Nobody Loves Me But My Mother | Album: Indianola Mississippi Seeds | Artist: B.B. King
Track: Love is Blindness | Album: The Great Gatsby Sdtk | Artist: Jack White