Hey, braysayers! There are some imaginative remixes, mash-ups, and other stuff about that a certain humble Japanese video game company. There’s a lot of interest in Sonic 3 when it was revealed that Michael Jackson was once involved in the game’s soundtrack. For whatever reason, he dropped out. The original video on YouTube has been gobbled by the copyright monster, but some imaginative musicians still managed to fuse Sonic soundtracks with popular songs of the late-80s/early 90s. Continue reading “Listen to Some Sega Jams”
If you’ve made it to the end of many of our podcasts, you’ve heard this triumphant tune:
Now, I get to chat with the prolific maestro behind many, many bleep-blooping works, Chris Pickett of CHICKENANDROFLS. Chris is currently planning to make a movie called Gothmog. He is accepting donations through purchases of MP3 copies of his soundtrack through BandCamp. Let’s delve into the mind of Chris, shall we? Continue reading “Chris Pickett of CHICKENANDROFLS Interview”
Marjorie Becker (Chiptography) is a photographer and a friend to the chiptune community. According to her website, her pictures have been published in places like Time’s website, Kotaku, EGM, and Time Out New York. This NYC native is looking forward to seeing Tokyo to attend Blip Festival Tokyo.
Hello, Braysayers! As I post this, it is ideal beach-going weather for many of us in the Northern Hemisphere. Sun & fun, feeling the cool waves, and so on. But you’re here likely sitting down in a non-beach area. Sigh. Whatever shall we do? How about some inspiration from listening to surf music chiptunes? Continue reading “Chiptunes Day: Surf’s Up!”
Tonight’s selection is Full Life from various artists and presented by CHICKENANDROFLS. I especially like tracks #2, 10, 12, & 15. Download the entire album for free (email & ZIP code required) and get the tunes in many popular formats such as MP3, AAC, & FLAC.
In my opinion, Mega Man 2, released in 1988, is one of the first epic video game soundtracks. The variety of tunes really helped made MM2 as one of the better Mega Man games. Thank you, Takashi Tateishi!