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Japan getting vinyl OSTs of NieR & NieR: Automata

Japan will see stunning vinyl releases for the soundtracks to Cavia's sombre action-RPG NieR and its PlatinumGames sequel NieR: Automata.Each game gets a double vinyl set. The NieR Automata set features 15 tracks, while the NieR (or NieR Ge...

 
 
 
 
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First Sonic ring noises at gas stations, now this?

For years I've been hearing the Sonic "ring" noise at gas stations across the US. It's kind of an unspoken thing -- I haven't talked to too many people that have even acknowledge it, but every time I buy an iced tea or something on a r...

 
 
 
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This Quake vinyl could be the perfect drug

There was once a time when video game soundtracks weren't fully orchestrated or composed by rock musicians. Technology limited composers to MIDI tunes, so there wasn't a need to call in more "professional" acts to spruce up your game. ID So...

 
 
 
 
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Is Grant Kirkhope making another DK Rap?

One of the more infamous pieces of music from Nintendo's library of tunes is the DK Rap from Donkey Kong 64. That mad display of aural madness was crafted by Grant Kirkhope, who is basically the songwriter of our childhoods. Since he is com...

 
 
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How does Sonic Forces' main theme measure up to past games?

The main theme for Sonic Forces has been revealed, and it shows a surprising amount of restraint. It hearkens back to a simpler time when Sonic had rock-oriented songs that kids listened to with their anti-skip protection CD play...

 
 
 
 
 
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American Pixels pays tribute to American game music

Mention a "video game music tribute album" and the first thing that usually comes to mind is a tribute to an old-school Japanese franchise, like The Legend of Zelda, Chrono Trigger, or Final Fantasy. Y'know games that working composers in t...

 
 
 
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The Zelda 30th Anniversary Concert album goodies look rad

If you spring for the limited edition version of the upcoming Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Concert album, you'll get a few extras for your trouble -- an extra DVD of the live event, a set of badges, and a special stand. Either...

 
 
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Destructoid's hottest game tracks of 2016

Burned out on Christmas music? We've got you covered! Music and sound design are very important yet underappreciated aspects of game design. I mean, we can't touch, taste, or smell games (yet), so the auditory feedback is half our of experi...

 
 
 
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Exclusive: A taste of the Tales of the Elements soundtrack

I got an unusual e-mail a few days ago. I'm not especially well versed in the subject matter, but I found it interesting, and hopefully you will too. Some of you might remember Jayson Napolitano, who used to run the "Note Worthy" and "The S...

 
 
 
 
 
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I can't stop listening to this Mega Man 2 banjo cover

There was something about the music in classic Mega Man games. Whether it was the riffing of some classic rock songs or pure sparks of originality, it's one of the most covered and celebrated franchises of all time musically. That incl...

 
 
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The soundtrack of my gaming life

I have a deep love of ritual. Like my caveman ancestors before me (who would rally around a stone obelisk, or a collection of goat skulls, and dance to the pounding beat of skin drums), I have my own profane customs. Nothing puts me more i...

 
 
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This Mega Man 2 concert kicks ass

Over in Chiba, Japan last weekend at the Makuhari Messe (hey that's where TGS is!), a Mega Man concert was held -- specifically, of the Mega Man 2 variety. If you're into game music at all it's worth checking out, especially ...

 
 




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