Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s Streets of Rage 3 OST is a valuable slice of techno history

Released this month on vinyl for the first time by Data Discs, Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s Streets Rage 3 soundtrack blends innovative generative programming with serious techno innovation and accidentally pre-empted trance. But in a world endless reissues, John Twells wonders if video game soundtracks can ever be more than nostalgia. It’s easy to

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Skrillex And Chance The Rapper's Managers Release New Wine Company

Pat Corcoran and Tim Smith, managers for Skrillex and Chance The Rapper have united to create an affordable, yet sophisticated wine company. The brand titled No Fine Print strives to provide a cultivated wine flavor for wine connoisseurs, as well as those who love drinking wine, yet aren’t as experienced. Corcoran and Smith were joined by Ryan Arnold, wine director for the

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Remembering Jóhann Jóhannsson

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, who penned a slew influential solo albums and a number Hollywood scores, including The Theory Everything and Arrival, died in Berlin on Friday, February 9. John Twells looks back on a life artistic integrity, exploration and collaboration. I was wearing an Iron Maiden shirt when I met Jóhann Jóhannsson for the

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An Essential Guide to Superchunk

The plethora new sounds that exploded out the ’90s was staggering. And while many the decade’s most singular artists continue to do great things both in the mainstream and the underground,  few have remained as artistically ambitious, consistent and wedded to their original ethos as Chapel Hill, NC quartet Superchunk. Certainly none sounded like they

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Tomorrowland Shares 6th Batch of 2018 Artists

As we truck through the tough winter months, festival announcements and lineups always bring us some joy. For those who need a little memory refresh, Tomorrowland takes place in Belgium in July and is arguably the world’s best music festival. Hundreds thousands gather every year to descend on Tomorrowland, and make new friends and memories.

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