Adam Nyerere BahnerÂ (born July 6, 1982), better known by theÂ pseudonymÂ Tay Zonday,Â is an American actor, singer, musician, announcer, voice artist, comedian andÂ YouTubeÂ personality.Â He is well known by listeners for his baritone singing voice.
Zonday became famous on YouTube in 2007, when his “Chocolate Rain” song became one of the first viral videos on the site. He has also done covers of many other songs on his YouTube channel (not all video game related, but still worth checking out!)
Indie music and video game lovers in the San Jose area might want to mark their calendars — Rockage 2.0 is coming, February 8th-10th.Â Produced by Grand Fanali Presents, Rockage is an annual celebration of indie music and retro video games. The lineup includesÂ DJ Mr Smith,Â Curious Quail, andÂ Urizen.
In 2011. Mega Ran dropped â€œBlack Materiaâ€ with beats by Lost Perception and lyrics that told the epic story of Cloud Strife and his AVALANCHE allies battling the evil Shinra Inc. and Sephiroth from the classic 1997 role-playing game, â€œFinal Fantasy VII.â€ In 2012, it was followed up with, â€œBlack Materia: The Remixesâ€ with even more original awesomeness featuring many guest appearances from all over the nerdcore hip hop scene. Now, in 2013, you get to hear the same crap thatâ€™s been recycled at this point about three times, cause we just canâ€™t let it go!! Hooray! 😀
Chrono Ark was a fan game being made by a small team of people that was going to be a sequel to Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross. Unfortunately the team including myself have discontinued working on it for various reasons, mostly because we are all too busy with our lives and new work prospects. Now that we have moved on I can release the soundtrack I was making for it. I finished most of the soundtrack in 2009 and was adding to it here and there as time went on. Although I wasn’t able to finish it, it is pretty much done and enough was completed for me to release it.
Chrono Ark had planned to follow a new cast of characters separated between time periods looking for a way to get back together. Many familiar characters where to show up along the way and the soundtrack offers familiar themes and motifs throughout. While the game will, unfortunately, never see the light of day, at least part of it will live on. RoeTaka is staying pretty positive about the whole thing:
I wish I could reveal more about what happened and what the game was about but it is not my decision to do so, The team wanted me to release my work which I’m really thankful for. To help understand more about the game each track has its use or general use in brackets and hopefully with the music you’ll get a feel of where things were going. Our concept artist has agreed to include some of his newer art pieces and I included some of his older ones so you could see what some of the other characters looked like as well. He is also working on an art book which I will surely link when it is ready. And the sprite artist has let me show a little of her work too.