So, It Seems Lil Wayne is Sampling Assassin's Creed Now (not Mass…

This is "Trigger Finger" from Lil Wayne's newest album I Am Not a Human Being II, released Tuesday. But Mass Effect Assassin's Creed fans should recognize that opening sample, before it lights up a bowl and rolls into the filth-flarn-filth lyrics (so, yes, NSFW warning if you're listening around others over speakers.) » 3/30/13 12:33pm 3/30/13 12:33pm

Blonde Twins Playing Iron Maiden On Harps While Standing In A Ruined…

This performance of "Fear of the Dark" brought to you by Camille and Kennerly, the magnificent harp-handlers behind such classics as Blonde Twins Playing The Elder Scrolls Theme On Harps While Standing In A Forest, Blonde Twins Playing A Metallica Cover On Harps While Standing In The Desert, Blonde Twins Playing Final… » 3/02/13 4:30pm 3/02/13 4:30pm

This Amazing Harmonica Player Gets The Halo Composer's Endorsement

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… » 9/06/12 8:30pm 9/06/12 8:30pm

Everyone On The Internet Plays Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know' At…

There have been approximately one billion tribute, cover, and parody versions of Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know.' One of my favorites was this amazing Star Wars parody, but this shredding solo acoustic guitar version by Mike Dawes is another contender. » 8/13/12 2:45pm 8/13/12 2:45pm

An Unsettling Rock 'n Roll Sprint Through One Technology-Addled Life

In this life, only a few things are certain: You are born. You have a Facebook page. You die.


This video for the song "Brittle Crystal" by Everything Is Made in China is a seriously cool (and unsettling) riff on our technologized, brand-drowned lifestyles, from our iPod births to worship of the Tetris-cross to our… » 5/31/12 7:20pm 5/31/12 7:20pm