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- beek’s 7bit date: robot love Released Just In Time for Valentine’s Day:Â No sweeties for Valentineâ€™s Day? Fret not, beekâ€™sÂ 7bit date: robot loveÂ will keep you company with retro chiptune sounds that sacrilegiously pushes the chiptune genre over the edge.
- EARTHBOUND PAPAS “Metal Hypnotized” Contest Winners Published:Â You might remember the EARTHBOUND PAPAS contest we mentioned a few weeks back that invited EBP fans to remix or arrange their hit single â€œMetal Hypnotizedâ€. As excited as we were to see the winning submissions of the contest, we were elated to find out that one of ThaSauceâ€™s very own featured artists has been chosen to be a guest performer on the next EBP album!r
- Nerdy Show’s MegaCon Panel with Brian Clevinger This Sunday:Â The folks behind Nerdy Show, one of our favorite podcasts for nerd culture & general interweb shenanigans, will be present at this yearâ€™s MegaCon in Orlando, FL to raise money for a charity dedicated to Triforce Mikeâ€™s memory with a special appearance by Brian Clevinger, creator of popular webcomicÂ 8-Bit TheaterÂ and the Eisner-nominatedÂ Atomic Robo.
- TheGuitahHeroe’s Step Back Will Get You Groovin’:Â Are hard-hitting basslines and delicious womp-womps your thing? Marked with amazing production quality, TheGuitahHeroeâ€™s newest EPÂ Step BackÂ will definitely fulfill your dubstep quota for the week.
- Pro Tip: Get In on zircon’s Production Workshop Tonight:Â Better known by his exhaustive involvement in the VGM community as zircon, Andrew Aversa has produced music for a variety of video games, television, and interactive media, such asÂ Soul Caliber V, Return All Robots!, Heroes,Â and MTVâ€™sÂ Making OfÂ series to name a few.
- Sound Bytes: Danimal Cannon’s “Roots (IRL Mix)”:Â Proving once again that he can epically shred with his newest endeavor within orchestral metal, Danimal Cannon rips into our souls with his latest remix of â€œRootsâ€â€¦ in a good way, of course.
- halc Continues to Defy the Chiptune Genre: Even though he is known to reign within OverClocked ReMixâ€™s judges panel, halc is definitely on a roll. Following his January release of the wonderfully ambient album Zer0-G that could single-handedly define the chiptune genre even further, halc has bestowed upon us yet another EP chock-full of electro-house goodness.
- Â ReMixer Spotlight: Rexy:Â Our resident reviewer Mirby gets down in the gritty with the wonderful Rexy in this weekâ€™s ReMixer Spotlight. Read on to find out about Rexyâ€™s exciting experiences as a remixer, including her own personal influences and favorite composers!
- In Tha ‘Tube: Dragonlord,Â Mutherpluckinâ€™ B, DragnBreth, Shnabubula, Cyan: In Tha â€˜TubeÂ focuses on ReMix: ThaSauceâ€™s very own vast database of VGM remixes as a tribute to the appreciation & reinterpretation of video game music. With this feature, we aim to post videos onto YouTube for easier access to ReMix:ThaSauce songs in a convenient preview format. This week, we Â serenade you with a varied mixture of ThaSauce featured artists.