Tons of new things this week. Two of which involve me and my voice. First, I would like to announce that the Letters VS Numbers podcast is back after a lengthy hiatus! Secondly, I have started a new podcast endeavor called This Week in VGM. A new 10-15 minute podcast covering the past week in VG inspired music news. You might be wondering what game the awesome sprites up above are from, and the answer is none. The sprites are original creations via Nino (who also did this site's artwork), which she calls the Film Noir Set and you can get to know the full cast of characters at kattuccino.deviantart.com. Also there seems to be a ton of big stories happening lately. I highly suggest you take the time to read all the linked stories today as they are very interesting. Most specifically the Sound Current for Comic Market 77. Also be sure to check out the list of performers who will be at PAX East! Now the news.
- Nerdcore Rapper MC Frontalot Returns; Free MP3 "Your Friend Wil" via Spin
- Bit.Trip Runner Preview by IGN via Gaijin Games
- Sound Current: '21st Century Vinyl - Garry Schyman on the Orchestral BioShock LP' via GameSetWatch and Nobuooo
- Silent Hill's Yamaoka Joins Grasshopper Manufacture via Gamasutra
- Roald Strauss launches IndieGameMusic.com via Nobuooo
- Game Sound Design Interviews Vance Dylan of Mass Effect & Dragon Age via Game Sound Design and Nobuooo
- Sound Current: 'Fan-Fueled Retro Game Revival - Tokyo Big Sight's Comic Market 77' via GameSetWatch
- Nobuooo January '10 - Highest Voted Items via Nobuooo
- Disparate Measures by Steven J Holetz via Tension Magazine
- Jonathan Coulton, MC Frontalot Headline PAX East via Wired Game|Life
- Nerdy Show Season 3, Episode 2: Tetris Rap Attack!
- This Week in VGM 001: Pilot & 002: 01/31/10
- Letters VS Numbers episode 022: "Trivium vs Quadrivium vs Harmonicas"
- Get Equipped with Podcast! Episode #20: Floss the Boss
- Ballad of the Wind Fish for 2/02 and 2/04
REMIXES Latest Remix:ThaSauce releases
- Super Bonk 'Live from the Moon' by Therapsid
- Donkey Kong Country 'Cranky's Beachparty' by Lampje4life
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 'The Chemical Blues' by Rellik
- Princess Maker 2 'Something's Out There!' by jmr
- Super Mario Bros. 'Minus World' by GSlicer & The Scarborough Joker
Latest OCReMix releases
- Touhou Kaeidzuka: Phantasmagoria of Flower View 'Naito Obu [br00tl]' by Kidd Cabbage
- Animal Crossing 'Letting Go' by OA
- Secret of Mana 'Step Off My Flower Bed' by Nase
Other singles and releases
- The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 'Sunken City' by Zelda Reorchestrated
VIDEO Though I did consider being a little self serving and link to one of my own recent videos for my new podcast This Week in VGM that I mentioned earlier. I decided against it so I can bring you this weeks video. The video comes via old pal 8 Bit Duane and his new project Action Adventure World. The video is his new song about the often overlooked classic Super Mario Land for the original Game Boy. Here's to hoping he does SML2, one of my personal favorite games!
Remember to leave a comment with awesome articles, songs, videos, art, etc. for next weeks round up as well!