ThaSauce Wrap-Up: This Week in Review

At the end of the week, ThaSauce Wrap-Up feature posts bite-sized news recaps just in case you missed any juicy articles. This week features Nerdapalooza live recordings, SOPA/PIPA protesting, MAGFest announcements and recaps, the Star Spangled Chips EP, Remix64’s ROTY Awards, Laura Shigihara, and more.


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At the end of the week, ThaSauce Wrap-Up feature posts bite-sized news recaps just in case you missed any juicy articles. Have any interesting video game music-related stories that you want us to look into? Are you a VGM artist, composer, or remixer that wants keep in touch? Shoot an e-mail to [email protected] 

  • Quick Look: Laura Shigihara on Video Game Music: This week’s Quick Look involves one of our favorite VGM composers. Laura Shigihara shares her experiences as a professional video game music composer as well as early inspirations for her career choices.
  • MAGFest X Recap: EARTHBOUND PAPAS Q&A Interview: Ever wonder what Nobuo Uematsu and the rest of EBPs’ favorite foods and inspirations are or how this vivacious group of professional game composers even came together? Here, we take a glimpse into the lives of the sensational EARTHBOUND PAPAS during their Sunday morning panel at MAGFest
  • Indie Game: The Movie Out for Preorder Now: Featuring compelling stories from a myriad of top indie game designers from Super Meat Boy to FEZ and Braid, the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection Indie Game: The Movie is now available for preorder on DVD and digital copy.

Hailing from sunny California, Adrienne Macalinao is an avid gaming and comics enthusiast. Learning to play video games before she could even walk, she has closely observed the video game music arrangement community since 2001. It’s also worth mentioning that she is probably a cylon. If you have any tips or VGM news suggestions, shoot an e-mail to [email protected].

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