Mondo Is Bringing Some Pretty Snazzy Metal Gear Solid Merch To SDCC, Including This Vinyl Set

Good news, fans of Metal Gear Solid. Mondo art house is bringing a couple of MSG goodies to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. There are two merchandises to look out for. The first is a poster with artwork by Sachin Teng and the second item is the first-time-on-vinyl soundtrack released for the 1998 Playstation video …

“Uber Of Live Music” Is A Thing, But It May Not Be A Good Deal For Musicians

There are “Uber” of horse carriage, “Uber” of waterways, and now there is the “Uber for live music” too. Sofar Sounds is a start up that is touted as the “uber for live music” that lets you book live music where musicians turn up at your location of choice for a private performance. It is …

Watching The Marble Conveyor Belt Creating Music Is Very Hypnotizing

Not going to lie. I was coaxed to sleep a few nights ago watching Wintergatan’s newest project, the Marble Conveyor Belt, churning out music. The combination of audio produced by the marbles, and the visual of the marbles moving through this inexplicably complex musical marble sculpture is absolutely hypnotizing. I slept earlier than usual and …

Zappa Records And UMe Announced 40th Anniversary Zappa In New York

Marking Frank Zappa’s classic 1978 album Zappa In New York, Zappa Records and UMe have announced a suite of 40th anniversary releases, including Deluxe 5 CD Box Set, Expanded 3 LP on 180-gram audiophile grade vinyl, and digital format. The re-release was oversaw by the Zappa Family Trust and produced by Ahmet Zappa and Vaultmeister …

King Records Is Keeping Evangelion Alive With New Single And Music Video

If you have doubts over Neon Genesis Evangelion’s immortality, well, lets just say that it is very much alive. In between now and the last series and the last movie, there have been a series of collaboration and promotional stuff, including Evangelion-themed smartphone, Evangelion-themed bullet train, human-size statue which was sold at Japan’s 7-Eleven, and …

Def Leppard Releases 30th Year Multi-Format Hysteria (Remastered 2017)

Holy shit. Thirty years? Already? Wow. Time really does fly. I fondly remember listening to Def Leppard, which was arguably one the biggest rock act of the 90s, when I was in my late teens. But that was before I became obsessed with Slayer and Sepultura, that is. Anywho, the British rock band Def Leppard …

Pen Pineapple Apple Pen Music Video Has All The Elements Of A Viral Hit

According to wikiHow, there are a few key elements in making a viral video and it includes, but not limited to, simple idea, tacky, and most often then not, funny. South Korean music maker and singer Psy can attest to some of those points when his single Gangnam Style when viral, topping YouTube views, as …

Star Wars Headspace 10-inch Vinyl Single Features Psychedelic Images

Good news, electronic music-loving, Star Wars fans who also happen to have a deep love for vinyl records. Disney Music Group will be launching a new vinyl single at the Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016, happening on July 15-17 at the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, Celebration. The Star Wars Headspace 10-inch vinyl single, a Hollywood …

Aliens Soundtrack Vinyl Record Is Filled With “Xenomorph Blood”

If you don’t already know, April 26 (4/26) was the designated “Alien Day” and this day wasn’t choose by the virtue of the planet number LV-426 featured in the first two Aliens movies. “Alien Day” is certainly not as huge of thing as Back to the Future or Star Wars day, but it certainly has …

Wu-Tang Clan’s One-Of-One Copy Of “Once Upon A Time in Shaolin” Album Sold For Over $5M

Remember Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-one copy of “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” album that apparently took the band six years to cut? Well, that hand-carved nickel silver box crafted my British-Moroccan sculptor Yahya, which contains the painstakingly created album, has been sold for “over $5 million” in an auction held by Paddle8. However, how much …