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- 3rd Annual OSVOSTOTY Awards 2011 Nominees Announced:Â Our friends over at Original Sound Version have just released a list of nominees for the third annual Original Sound Version Original Soundtrack of the Year Awards for 2011.
- Benjamin Briggs’ Snake Man vs. The World EP Just Released: Promoted as a â€œMega Man music orgy festivalâ€, Benjamin Briggs has just releasedÂ Snake Man vs. The World, a catchy set of Snake Man remixes that will be sure to keep your head bobbing hard.
- In Loving Memory… Triforce Mike Tribute @ A Comic Shop This Wednesday:Â Mike Pandel, officially recognized as Triforce Mike, was fatally injured by a vehicle while routinely traveling on his bicycle. We take time to remember and reminisce about one of the best personalities in the nerd music community.
- Sound Bytes: Blake Robinson’s “Morrowind Theme” Orchestra Arrangement:Â While maintaining his chief occupation as a game developer at both Electronic Arts and Outplay Entertainment, Mr. Robinson spends most of his free time freelance composing for several high-profile indie games. If you havenâ€™t heard the orchestral works of Blake Robinson, youâ€™re in for a special treat.
- A_Rival’s Newest EP TMNT 2012 Does Not Disappoint:Â A_Rival really knows how to get the crowd pumped up. And pumped up we were when we gave his newest EPÂ TMNT 2012Â a listen.
- Nintendo’s Rhythm Heaven Fever Launch Event in LA @ iam8bit:Â Nintendo has teamed up with Los Angeles-based production company iam8bit and Giant Robot to promote Nintendoâ€™s upcoming groovalicious gameÂ Rhythm Heaven FeverÂ (Wii) by hosting a party at the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles next Friday, February 10th from 6-10 p.m.
- Drummer of The Megas Requests Pledges to Release Acoustic Record:Â Mike Levinson, drummer of The Megas and former popular punk band Agent 51, has recently launched a Kickstarter project to help him release an acoustic album.
- Humbled to Dust Tour 2012 Commences East Coast Takeover:Â Canadian â€œrap legendâ€ Jesse Dangerously, ThoughtCriminals vocalist Mikal kHill, and all-around talent Shane Hall have taken over the East Coast with The Humbled to Dust Tour.
- Quick Look: Minibosses Perform “Double Dragon” & “Dr. Mario” in 3D:Â Since 2000, Minibosses has been making huge headway within the VGM scene for their progressive sounds, dynamic instrumentation, and an overall awesome presence when performing on-stage. Here, we show you a quick clip of just how awesome Minibosses can be liveâ€¦ in 3D.