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Video game music fest being held in the UK in January

A two-day celebration of video game music is set to take place next year at the UK's National Video Game Arcade in Nottingham.The "All Your Bass" event, which will be held in January 2018, will consist of a series of performances and Q&...

 
 
 
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Sonic Adventure 1 & 2 soundtracks getting vinyl release

Vinyl soundtrack publishers Brave Wave have announced this weekend that the soundtracks to classic Sega titles Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 are in line for a luscious LP release.Both titles will receive two records each, with the f...

 
 
 
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'Jump Up, Super Star' is rocking the iTunes music charts

Through some weird twist of fate, Nintendo has managed to pull off a chart topping hit with the theme song for the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey. As spotted on Reddit, there was a brief period where "Jump Up, Super Star" was actually in the ...

 
 
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Composer Go Shiina departs from Bandai Namco after 20 years

It's the end of an era. Composer Go Shiina has decided to leave Bandai Namco after 20 years working there to pursue other projects. Shiina has worked on several major series for Bandai Namco over the years, including Tekken 5, the God ...

 
 
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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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