Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Is anybody out there not having a good time? This Chiptune Version of the Buckaroo Banzai Theme Will Help
In an alternate reality to this one, there was a video game adaptation of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. Much like the movie, it was a cult classic; a 2D side scrolling platformer beat 'em up with early examples of extremely advanced graphics. This imaginary game's theme music was lovingly crafted in 8-bit glory by game composer Andrew Lemon. The sad news; this game doesn't exist*. The rad news; the theme music does.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Mashups were incredibly fun when they first appeared on the music scene a few years ago. The ease of making a mashup did lead to an over abundance of slap dashed creations of dubious quality. However, every so often a truly wonderful example of the genre bubbles up to find our ears. Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" x "Gerudo Valley" from The Legend of Zelda game series, is exactly that.