Audio EXP: Power-hungry necromancers and BrainWebs

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Geek Native’s sound focused Audio EXP makes a return this month. This month we’ve got the first book from Marc Turner’s The Chronicles of the Exile When the Heavens Fall, Douglas E. Richards’ sci-fi BrainWeb and James Cambias’ military sci-fi Corsair. As an added bonus and perhaps for a limited time only a link to […]

Sony backs high school guitar band

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Does a Japanese all-girl high school band sound like the stuff of anime to you? K-On, perhaps? That’s 3 sets of drums and 5 guitars for the band. They’re called 五五七二三二〇, which I’m told is pronounced, “go go nana ni san ni rei”. I believe the band are actual high school girls. The song is […]

Competition: Win Jeff Penny’s Odds and Ends

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Jeff Penny is an ASCAP composer and arranger who creates original music often inspired by computer games. You can find his official site at JeffPenny.com and follow his social media accounts, including a Facebook fan page, from there. His YouTube channel as the video game inspired tracks, along with anime covers and other titles. Geek […]

On the Spot: Video game music

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Tune in for Halo, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 7, BioShock and Chrono Cross. This video is done to support Player Piano’s Indiegogo campaign (backer link) and follows on from their “on the spot” jammin’ to Nintendo themes. It works like this: Tom plays clips of music to talented composer and pianist Sonya Belousova. Sonya then tries […]