Archive for the ‘Quick Look’ Category

The ‘Quick Look’ series is your biweekly source for videos of emerging artists, rad performances, or just about anything awesome that we can get away with posting that involves the VGM community. Have any cool videos to link us with? Shoot an e-mail at [email protected] Be sure to click on the ‘Quick Look’ category below to satiate your visual appetite here at ThaSauce.

Quick Look: “Final Fantasy – Medley” by Super Guitar Bros.

Garnering over 3,000 subscribers and 359,800 video views in under a year with only six videos, the Super Guitar Bros. have been making headway with their amazing video game covers. This Quick Look video is definitely a great example of how the pair work to complement each other in an almost ethereal manner, carefully inducing an air of nostalgia that is surely not to be missed.

Quick Look: Danimal Cannon on Chiptunes @ PAX East

Yeah, yeah. We know PAX East 2012 seemed like forever ago. And yes, we’ve probably covered everything from live streams of PAX East to some pretty cool live shows. But we figured that we can give you a little nostalgic run for those who went and for those who haven’t… well, we wanted to give you a more personal glimpse of the event itself. This week’s Quick Look features the awesome Danimal Cannon sharing his seemingly infinite knowledge on chiptunes.

Quick Look: aivi & surasshu’s “Mabe Village” Collaboration

Who would’ve thought that chip music and the piano sound this eargasmic together?! The incredibly talented instrumental composer and Olga Brose Valente Memorial Prize winner Aivi Tran and sound designer surasshu have come together at this year’s Game Developer’s Conference for a pretty awesome collaboration, featuring “Mabe Village” from The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening.

Quick Look: The Protomen On-Stage @ PAX EAST 2012

Chip Music Chronicle has tickled our senses recently by recording and posting tons of live performances on YouTube for those who missed this year’s PAX EAST. This week’s Quick Look highlights Protomen’s “The Hounds” from Act II, featuring a staggering on-stage presence, allowing for a exhilarating view at each band member while the audience excitedly rages on.

Quick Look: Brandon Strader’s “Sage of Confession” Video

So we know that we’ve been sort of MIA the past couple of weeks. And we know how hard it was for you to miss ThaSauce, especially for all that hard work that we do gathering the latest VGM news. …Well, maybe not. In any case, we’re back! To celebrate our return, we’ve decided to show you Brandon Strader’s epic metal remix of TESV: Skyrim‘s “Age of Aggression” in all its fantastic glory, visuals and all.

Quick Look: Rhythm Heaven Fever Event @ iam8bit

Remember the Rhythm Heaven Fever launch event in Los Angeles that we talked about a few weeks back? If you don’t live in Los Angeles, we just wanted to show you a quick clip of the celebration that served an exclusive promotion for the game’s release last week. Be sure to check out this week’s Quick Look for extensive coverage of how Los Angeles nerd enthusiasts like to party!

Quick Look: Mega Ran’s Jeremy Lin Rap

Even with Black Materia: Remixes managing to stay on Bandcamp’s top seller list since its January 21st release until recently, Mega Ran still manages to rile folks up with his eclectic rap style and wonderful sense of humor. We’ve really tried straying away from posting any more enthusiastic posts about Mega Ran, but this video is just too good to pass up.

Quick Look: The OneUps @ MAGFest X in HD

Want to relive one of the best experiences at MAGFest X through a high-quality OneUps show with four different cameras, all in 1080p? The Unofficial PAX Community DVD team have once again delivered to present a full, uncut performance of The OneUps for your viewing pleasure.

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