We have reached the eleventh temp sound solutions Tuesday since I began doing this monthly look at the ever growing catalogue of music by shawn phase and temp sound solutions. This time it's a short but sweet EP of experimental electric sounds.Read More
We are well into the second half of the year, but there is no cause to stop or slow these temp sound solution Tuesdays though. Exactly the opposite. Hell, I could probably blog only about Shawn Phase and still have a pretty regular update schedule. Now Phase is dropping stock reports on both Bandcamp and SoundCloud. This one is a SoundCloud exclusive, which makes it a bit of a hidden stock report, for all of you completionists out there.Read More
These c&s stock reports are my favorite thing these days.
As if Shawn Phase himself were to say, 'Hey geno, want to hear half an hour of classic game soundtracks along with some murderous drumwork and esoteric intro's that sometimes sound more like an in ring promo than an album opening.'
That is a world we live in, right now thanks to shawn phase and his long running series of c&s stock reports.Read More
It's another Temp Sound Soutions Tuesday, and you know what that means! Temp Sound Solutions, Tuesday!
More incredible sounds from the mind of Shawn Phase of c&sstockreports with a new list of all the tracks he deems worthy of inclusion. For 11-6-16 it's a tribute to the endearing chiptune compositions of Alex Mauer. I love the music of Shawn Phase, clearly, but I am also a sucker for the incredible works of Alex Mauer. Combined though, they upgrade their forms like a musical Voltron.
t's a good thing I post about New Temp Sound Solutions / Shawn Phase once a month now, because that almost (but not quite) matches his musical output. I began temp sound solution Tuesdays in the apparently futile attempt to dig into the very, very extensive backlog of TSS albums I have never written about, or in some cases, even heard yet.Read More
This album takes us back to a more innocent time of VG Rock, before it was about the money (just kidding, there is no money here). The crunch is real, and grinds into your bones with every juicy, grimey riff.
The Mountain Chiefs crescendo with a pair of Mega Man 3 tracks early on, before a cleansing slow jam of Metroid clears the way for an album stealing descent into the depths of RC Pro Am
The Mountain Chiefs close up their end of the album with a wistful medley of music from Mother 1 and Earthbound.
Temp Sound Solutions is on the receiving end of the baton pass, closing the album with the five final tracks. He uses his time wisely, getting down to business with what may be my favorite track on the album, the ominous 'moon party' The track feels as if someone were meandering around a black hole, playing chicken with the event horizon. Ultimately, TSS pulls away and the track ends on a rocket of drums and guitar.
Crazy Climber is the type of TSS track I could jam to all day just like the best VGM BGM back in them NES days. You can be sure that this track is worming it's way into a future episode of SUBCON. My appreciation for the sounds of TSS are clear when fulll on, no question about it rough riding rock tunes make it into my hip hop podcast.
I wish i still had the time to drop one of my lengthy track by track reviews to really delve deep into the significance of this album. On a very related note, please check out the subscriber rewards available on my Patreon account. If I can get enough subscriber support, I'll have the ability to start a full time VGMetal podcast. How could you say no after headbanging to these heavy hitting arrangements?