The arcade classic OutRun was special in many ways, not least the fact it gave you several songs to choose from after leaping into the Testarossa. Foone just added that calming yet anticipatory screen to their death screen generator (previously at BB), so now you can put in any song you like. Alas, the song will not of course play: I would very much like someone to create an online radio/offline player that does this.
"Requiem, Apparitions & San Francisco Polyphony" is an eerie, beautiful album used in the soundtrack for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The tracks on this album utilize micropolyphony, "a type of 20th-century musical texture involving the use of sustained dissonant chords that shift slowly over time." The technique was developed by György Ligeti, who explained it… READ THE REST
From 1978, Lazaro Salazar's Star Warsploitation single "Artuditu." And no, that robot on the album cover is absolutely not the droid you were looking for. The song appeared on an LP with the same name. READ THE REST
For the third night of The Hanukkah Sessions 2021, Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin performed "Copacabana" by the great Barry Pincus, aka Barry Manilow! Grohl's humor, joy, and talent in The Hanukkah Sessions is a wonderful gift for the ages. Below, the two take on tracks from The Ramones, Van Halen, and… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Earning a dog's affection is the easy part. All it takes for our four-legged best friends to love us unconditionally is to be kind, to provide food, and give them shelter.… READ THE REST