I don't even know what else to say, really, about NYC-based chip-rock quartet Anamanaguchi. Their music more or less speaks for itself.
It's always fun to hear composers talk about their favorite musicians. This past weekend at PAX, I sat down with a group of the biggest names in AAA video game music to talk about all things musical and video games. Fresh from their panel at PAX, I chatted with Dragon Age composer Inon Zur, Assassin's Creed's Jesper…
Florida singer/songwriter Shauna Sweeney has a boyfriend, and he sounds like a pretty great guy. He's into video games, comics, and he's pretty good at defragging a hard drive. And so, she wrote this adorable (and catchy!) song called "My Nerdy Boyfriend."
Did you ever wonder what would have happened if the boy from Limbo had reunited with his sister? And say, gone on a safari in Africa?
The brooklyn duo Chairlift has released a music video for their tune "Met Before," and it's something of a choose your own adventure… and depending on how you choose, that adventure can be dramatically different.
But the New York-based chiptune/rock band Anamanaguchi makes me want to go back. Not for any big event or anything, just to sort of slack off and wander around. Maybe get into some boss fights.
I love the Tabla— the Indian hand-drums that involve a technique more complicated than anything I could hope to master (they have their own language, for god's sake), but which sound utterly unlike any other kind of drum.