Category Archives: Music
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 10:09 BST
“Paula Agnus Denise – Best of Amiga and CD32 Video Game Music” is the oddly-named music compilation that spans some of the most-iconic Amiga and Amiga CD32 games of yesteryear. It can be yours from May 6.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Don McLean’s American Pie has arrived in the Rock Band store, marking the end of an era – specifically, the era in which Harmonix released new content for its ground-breaking series of co-op music games.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 10:43 GMT
eJay Pure could see the music-creation franchise relaunched this year if its newly-posted Kickstarter campaign proves successful.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:42 GMT
During a PAX East panel yesterday, Harmonix revealed that Rock Band users have downloaded 130 million songs for their living room gigs, a figure which is up from 100 million in 2011.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:18 GMT
Harmonix named Don McLean’s American Pie will be the last track added to the Rock Band library, on April 2. Harmonix announced the swansong at its PAX East party today, as reported by Polygon. The developer announced its intention to cease releasing new DLC last month, and after 275 weeks and more than 4,000 tracks, it’s hard to complain.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 11:29 GMT
Super Metroid Symphony is the latest album from The Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra, and its out today courtesy of Joypad Records. The game features 30 tracks from Nintendo’s iconic SNES classic.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 15:46 GMT
Rock Band 3 tracks for next week have been announced, and those in the mood for some “Jungle Boogie,” can download the popular disco hit from Kool & the Gang along with Shinedown’s “Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom),” and Tears for Fears’ preeminent 80s hit, “Shout.” Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for the Kool & the Gang Track. Each song will run you the usual and will be made available Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3 March 19. PSn users in Europe will get the tracks March 20.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 14:22 GMT
Composer Jeremy Soule has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his first classical venture, Symphony No. 1, “The Northerner” (Opus 1).
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 08:49 GMT
Super Metroid Symphony is the latest album from the Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra. It’s a 30-track tribute to Nintendo’s iconic SNES game, featuring orchestral renditions of the original soundtrack.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 05:46 GMT
Journey is one year old this week, and to celebrate, thatgamecompany is hosting a sale on its online store. Save about $9 buy picking up a shirt, pack of art cards, and soundtrack for just $25. Shirts are available in women’s and unisex cuts.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 05:42 GMT
Head on over to the BioWare Social Network to download the soundtrack to Mass Effect 3′s latest and last DLC, Citadel; it’s free. I haven’t had a listen yet, but hopefully the pack includes the various tunes available in the claw machine in the arcade. Citadel has Commander Shepard acquiring an apartment on the eponymous space station, foiling a plot against her, and catching up with friends old and new. I rate it five fangirl sighs out of five.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 19:33 GMT
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 14:50 GMT
Rock Band 3 DLC next week will consists of two tracks: Oingo Boingo’s “Weird Science”, and Toto’s “Rosanna”. The tracks will run you the usual, and will be available on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 March 12. European PS3 users will get the tracks the following day, March. Information on these tracks along with Pro Guitar and Keyboard options can be found on the Rock Band Blog.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 23:19 GMT
Sega is testing the waters regarding the possibility of bringing Hatsune Miku games to the west. The publisher has asked fans to Like and share a Facebook post if they’re interested in seeing the vocaloid’s adventures localised, and told PocketGamer that it has no firm plans but is “gauging fan interest” for Hatsune Miku Project Diva F, the latest PlayStation 3 and Vita rhythm action offering. Hatsuke Minu is the most popular mascot of Vocaloid, a singing voice synthesizer represented by various animated characters called vocaloids. She’s widely used in advertisements, has her own albums, and even goes on tour.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 00:03 GMT
Voice actors Troy Baker and Courtnee Draper perform a song called Will the Circle Be Unbroken on the BioShock Infinite soundtrack.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 01:29 GMT
Snoop Dogg has teamed up with 505 Games to deliver a rhythm action fighting game, due next month.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 11:13 GMT
Chip-tune albums are commonly based on NES sound effects, but today you can wrap your ears around an album created entirely with Mega Drive / Genesis sounds, courtesy of composer Ario.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 04:49 GMT
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 17:30 GMT
Rock Band 3 is getting tracks from All-American Rejects, Blink-182, and Red Hot Chili Peppers next week.Previously available through Rock Band Blitz, the tracks are: Kids in the Street, Always, and Give It Away, respectively. Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for the RHCP track. The tracks will run you the usual, and will release March 5 on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360, and on PS3 in Europe March 6.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | 08:20 GMT
Slacker is a new music app that lets US & Canada users listen to millions of songs via Xbox Live Gold for free. Think Spotify but less green.