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'Top Score' public radio podcast gabs on game music

Since mid April, Minnesota Public Radio has been producing the excellent "Top Score," a biweekly podcast focusing on video game soundtracks. The show is hosted by Emily Reese and has her interviewing today's leading game music composers, and exploring their processes and the inspirations for...

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Sampla tests your video game music knowledge, reflexes

Have you ever wondered why you're so terrible at remembering the phone numbers, email addresses and, quite possibly, names of your dearest friends and family members? Simply put, it's because you're using all of your brainspace to store melodies for classic video games. Yeah, it's pretty tragic,...

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Ivor Novello awards to recognize music from video games

Get out those SAT skills! The Ivor Novello awards : Grammys :: The SAG awards : Oscars. They're the smarter, more peer-reviewed way for the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors to reward excellent songwriting and composing. And as the BBC reports, for the first time, it'll be...

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Variety profiles video game composers

To make up for our poor understanding of a recent GameStop post, we've taken a few finance classes and we're ready to show off the results with a little math. In a really interesting piece profiling video game composers, Variety reports that they "can make anywhere from $1,000 to $2,500 per minute...

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