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Macross Delta Gets New Theatrical Film, Crossover Concerts

Macross Delta ain’t over yet. The series, the latest in the long-running Macross franchise, is getting a new film. That’s the word from a Walküre event over the weekend, at which a series of June 2019 “crossover” live concerts were also announced. Unlike 2018’s Macross Delta movie, which was a compilation film with some new...

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Toto’s “Africa” Gets a ’50s-Style Cover from Postmodern Jukebox

It was always inevitable, really. One of the internet’s most distinct and popular cover bands was always going to record their own version of one the internet’s favorite songs. It’s just possible the time frame for it was sped up after another band’s unlikely rendition made it one of the radio hits of the summer. But […]

Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu Announces Hiatus Due to Illness

Nobuo Uematsu, the composer behind the music of the Final Fantasy series, has announced a hiatus in order to recuperate from illness. Uematsu, who made the announcement via his blog, stated he cannot commit to a time frame for his return, but that he will rest at least for the remainder of 2018. He also...

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Check Out John Carpenter’s Reworked Theme for the New HALLOWEEN

The recent world premiere of David Gordon Green’s Halloween at TIFF (our review here) has us very excited. The general buzz afterward was extremely positive, and most people praised the focus on Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode and her daughter and granddaughter, played by Judy Greer and Andi Matichak, respectively. But also getting heaps of […]

Trigger Animates Music Video for IDOLiSH7 Idol Unit

A new music video is on the way for Bandai Namco Online’s IDOLiSH7 smartphone game, and the pairing couldn’t be more appropriate. Since the male idol unit in question is TRIGGER, it’s only right that Kill la Kill and Little Witch Academia studio TRIGGER would come on board to animate the video. The game’s official...

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The Classic Music of RUNESCAPE Is Getting Released on Vinyl

RuneScape has been around since 2001, and in that time, a lot of music has been included in the game and its various expansions. In fact, it holds the world record for the most original pieces of music in a video game, currently at 1,228 tracks. It would be ambitious to compile those in a […]

ABBA Tunes Make Marvel Movie Moments Even More Fabulous

It’s fair to say we are in the midst of an ABBA revival of epic proportions. Not only were ABBA songs used once again for this summer’s big screen sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, but soon pop icon Cher will release an album of songs which are all covers of hits from the […]

The “SUPER MARIO Level Up Challenge” Raises the Game on Dance Crazes

Spider-Man dusted the competition with his video for Drake’s “In My Feelings” Challenge, but that wasn’t the only dance craze of the summer. Ciara responded with her own “Level Up Challenge” to fans, which big names like Chris Pratt and Kelly Clarkson answered with helpful advice on how everyone can improve their personal life. But […]

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Performs Monster Strike Movie Theme

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, she of “Pon Pon Pon” fame (seven years ago, jeez louise), has struck again: this time with the theme song for the upcoming Monster Strike film. The song is called “Kizunami,” and like all Pamyu tunes, was produced by Capsule’s Yasutaka Nakata. The artist herself commented, “I think it’s a heartwarming track...

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New Eminem Track Samples Tokyo Ghoul OST

If you thought the new Eminem track “Good Guy” sounded a bit, uh, ghoulish, now you know why. It turns out that producer illaDaProducer, who worked on the track, worked in a sample from the song “Glassy Sky” from the Tokyo Ghoul √A soundtrack. Initially there was a bit of confusion, as the producer mistakenly...

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