Week in Video Game Inspired Music 5/10 - 5/16

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In news this week, I think the biggest thing is Events, events, events! Looks like the guys at Nerdapalooza have announced a ton more artists. Same goes for the east coast rockers at Bit Gen Gamer Fest. Finally I am glad to announce our own show next month in Los Angeles. WEST COAST WIGOUT 2! You can find more details, including grab some presale tickets through this link. Now onto the news!

This Week in Video Game Inspired Music


I have decided to start a brand new weekly section. Every Sunday I shall bring together the smaller links I dig up every week and introduce them to you in this segment. As well as update you on the latest releases out of Remix: Tha Sauce and OverClocked ReMix. I also hope to toss up some random art to kick off every article, like this awesome painting above by funnelbc.

As with any other article or news, if you have a good link to send my way for this article, definitely get in touch!

Articles
Sound Current: 2 Player Productions - Reformatting PAX for DVD from GameSetWatch

An audience with Video Games Live’s Tommy Tallarico from geeks.co.uk

Designers Announced for Exclusive Visualist T-Shirts from Blip Festival

Shows & Podcasts
Digital Ensemble #207 and #208 with Special Guests!
A bicycle built for three
Alphabutt Soup

Podcast: NLFM Episode 1 - Open For Business! from Nintendo Life

Remixes
Latest Remix: Tha Sauce songs
Battle in the Ancient Temple (Zelda: Majora's Mask) by Liquid Wind

Altar Perception (Tales of Symphonia) by Monobrow

Autumn in Yesteryear Guardia (Chrono Trigger) by Protricity

Smithy is Going Down (Super Mario RPG) by NintenJoe 64

Smoothe Criminals (Xenogears) by The Vagrance

Meteorites and Rabbits (Super Mario Galaxy) by jmr

Tryst With the Enemy (Metroid Fusion) by Protricity

Worm Grinder (Super Metroid) by Liquid Wind

Pangaea's Onomotapoeia (Secret of Evermore) by Meteo Xavier

Crepuscle Results (Sonic 2) by Xenon Odyssey

Investigating Outer Heaven (Metal Gear) by Mutherpluckin' B

Latest OCReMix releases
Berinstar (Super Metroid) by 8 Bit Instrumental

The Masked Man (Street Fighter II: The World Warrior) by Nutritious

A Mighty Enemy on the Battlefield (Lost Odyssey) by The Dual Dragons

Minibadass (Aquaria) by Daniel Baranowsky

Ravaging Reptile (Mega Man 3) by AeroZ

Psi Piano Omega (EarthBound) by Shnabubula

BTMNTBAMLOL (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project) by Danimal Cannon, KBart, Stemage

And finally, we end with this recent video from dntsje called Bad Apple!! on LCD Screen 128x64 pixels.

Nobuooo 2.09 update

It's a new month, and with that it seems it is time for another update from Jeriaska for Nobuooo.com, a Digg style website for news in the VGM and VG inspired music community. This months update focuses on the album Mega Ran 9 through Random's (AKA Mega Ran) own words.

Mega Ran goes over how the album became a reality and how each song came together. Definitely a good show for any fan of Random. Watch the video below and be sure to vote for the news at nobuooo.com/item/5348

Game Set Watch interview with Hiroyuki Iwatsuki


Recently Jeriaska of nobuooo.com wrote a lengthy and in depth interview with Hiroyuki Iwatsuki for Game Set Watch. Read the interview and learn about a very interesting game composer who has created music on a variety of titles from the NES and Gameboy all the way to the Xbox 360. He has also done many cult classic game titles like Wild Guns and Pocky and Rocky to Chaos World and Ninja Warriors. Definitely a good read to learn about an often overlooked figure in game music.

Jeriaska interviews Select Start at Forever Fantasy

Jeriaska, writer for Siliconera as well as creator of the wonderful Nobuooo.com website has recently finished up an interview with VG chamber music group Select Start.

The interview focuses on Select Start's love of Square music and more particluarly the Final Fantasty series. The also discuss the songs included on Welcome to World 2 and our own website here! It is quite an in depth interview, and of course an interesting read. Check out this link to read the article in it's entirety.