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Party Hard, Gundam Style With Andrew W.K.

Oct
25

The king of party, and generally most enthusiastic human being in the world, Andrew W.K., recorded an entire album of classic Gundam music for the popular show's 30th anniversary. It open with Andrew's reading of the opening narration, and later takes on the touching memorial speech that Gihren Zabi gave for his fallen brother.

What It's Like To Cover The Video Game Music, Chiptune, and Nerdcore Scene, An Interview With Robert Swackhamer of 8BitX

Oct
23

Robert Swackhamer has been covering all kinds of nerdly pursuits (and beer, which might qualify nowadays) since 2010. At first with Spankwagon, and more recently with 8BitX. He's expanded his coverage to the video game music, chiptune, and nerdcore music scenes, and related festival and convention coverage. His video and photo work ensures that these under-reported scenes get a piece of the coverage that they deserve. If you'd like to help him you can support him on Patreon and make sure that he has the resources to continue catching some of the creative pursuits that so often slip through the cracks.

Blood Bros' 80s-Action Mixes Collect the BEST OF THE BEST... of Training Music

Oct
19

"...100% designed to follow the course of a film, starting with Training, moving on to the Fight… Put this mix on when you are training on the beach, hitting the bag, chopping wood, running up/down a mountain, or generally doing anything which requires involves fierce determination and focus to win.  BLOOD BROS!" --Signed, Blood Bros.

Mulan Meets Pokemon: Watch Ash Make a 'Mon Out of You

Oct
18

In a fantastic gesture that we all needed, user EsquirebobAnimations has produced a parody of Mulan’s “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” that is indeed worth blasting off again, combining Mulan, Digimon, and Pokemon.

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Songs They Send Us: Watch This Dude Act Really Creepy to Sell Cat Food

Oct
16

People send us songs. We pass them on to you. Because we love you.

Meow Mix is my favorite brand of cat food. I eat it all the time when I'm broke. It's cheap, and multi-colored, and mixes well with beer to make a nice cardboard-y soup. It's lovely! One of the reasons I prefer to eat Meow Mix when I'm drunk and broke is the jingle the brand used to advertise when I was a kid. I know you know it, it's the one that goes "Meow Meow Meow Meow" over and over. Always makes me hungry. Here's their next attempt at getting into your head (and belly). It features everyone's favorite everything, country music and cats. It also features rising country music star JR Moore romancing a cat.

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Songs They Send Us: Mac Wiseman is a National Treasure (and He Loves his Mother)

Oct
14

People send us songs. We pass them on to you. Because we love you. I'm wearing a Velvet Underground shirt and have to pee. Enjoy!

Legendary country musican Mac Wiseman, who began working in music right around the time your grandparents conceived your parents, has recorded more than 60 albums, and forgotten more about music than you've even dreamed about, recently releeased one of his most interesting projects to date.

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5 Places To Sate Your Nerd Thirst In And Around Boulder

Oct
14

I recently moved to Boulder, Colorado, which means that I've had to find new venues to feed my movie, comics and music fetishes. Rather than hoard this information for myself, I figured I would share my findings with all of you. After all, whether you're a resident or a visitor there's always things to discover in the city. Be sure to give me a ring if you're in the area.

New Music Monday: Bob Seger, The Game, The Melvins, and More!

Oct
13

Happy Monday music lovers! Like new stuff? Great - you've come to the right place. Each week all sorts of audio goodies are released by labels to the masses and this is where it all comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Hologram Popstar Hatsune Miku Performs Live on David Letterman

Oct
09

Fuutuuure... Virtual popstar Hatsune Miku appeared on the Late Show with The David Letterman last night, performing a song titled "Sharing the World." By that, I assume she's implying she'll share the world with us fleshy humans after her robot army conquers it. Well, we can hope.

New Music Monday: Godflesh, Weezer, Johnny Marr, New Found Glory, and More!

Oct
05

Happy Monday music maniacs! Lookin' for new stuff! Great! You've stumbled into the right hitchin' post - New Music Monday, the most cuddly column on 8CN. Each week all sorts of new music flotsam and jetsam are unleashed on the music loving masses and this is where it all comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Bludgeon Your Horizons 10/3: Album Picks for the Adventurous

Oct
03

Welcome back to Bludgeon Your Horizons, where Eric and I chuck 'difficult' albums at each other until one of us falls stone dead. Last week it was David Lynch and Anhedonist, this week we're doing Alamailmaan Vasarat and Klaus Nomi--klezmer metal vs. future opera, Eastern Europe vs. the Jupiterian colonies of Europa. 

Track of the Day: Lilting Finnish Indie Rock - TYYNYT's "Pusudelleen"

Oct
01

If you've got friends in Turku, Finland, now's the time to shoot'em an email: TYYNYT's a fresh face on their label Solina Records, and a fresh take on '00s indie rock--a soft-hush veneer, lovely melody, and a squeaky, untuned synth phrase for good charm. Pure cloudy day music.

New Music Monday: Prince, Lucinda Williams, Lady Antebellum, Gerard Way, and More!!

Sep
29

Mornin' music maniacs! You looking for some new stuff? Great! Cuz you've stumbled into the perfect piece of harmony on the internet - New Music Monday, the most "to the moon Alice!" column at 8CN. Each week all sorts of sonic distractions are released for public consumption and this is where it all comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Bludgeon Your Horizons 9.24: Listening to Lynchian Nightmares and Blacker-Than-Metal

Sep
24

Welcome back to Bludgeon Your Horizons, where we feed you albums that will change your life or drive you mad entirely. This week: we discuss David Lynch's poetically depraved Crazy Clown Time in connection to his work as one of film's most disturbing auteurs, and up next ia Anhedonist's tar-black doom record Netherwards, which segueways into how metal metal can get before we say "I can't morally listen to this anymore." 

New Music Day: John Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen, Aphex Twin, Alt-J, and More!

Sep
23

Howdy music hooligans! You like new stuff? Great - cuz ya stumbled into the right stumble spot - New Music Monday, the most "why I oughta" column at 8CN. Each week record labels and dude's living in their parents' basement release all sorts of new music sorts of stuffs, and this is where it all comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time.Thanks for stopping by!

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