Rockabye Baby! Takes on The Clash

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As a guy whose friends routinely release songs about Pokémon and My Little Pony, I know I’m lucky to regularly find tunes that my whole family can enjoy. Still, there are times when my choice of a drive-time soundtrack is inappropriate or just plain unappealing to the kids. That’s why I found the latest Rockabye Baby! collection so intriguing. Continue reading

The New Atlas Headphones — Best of CES 2014

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Headphones get a lot of use in my household. I’ve worn a few out over the years, and a few others have died prematurely due to poor construction. Some have been tossed due to low budget sound or an uncomfortable fit… or both. I’m not an audiophile by any means, but I know what I like when it comes to listening to my music and playing my games. It’s no secret that I’m a BIG fan of MEElectronics sound equipment, and I’ve reviewed a few of their products in the past. So when I read that their new Atlas Headphone was given a Best of CES 2014 award, I had to hear them for myself. Continue reading

Mysteries, Monkeys, Music and More: A Nintendo Review Round-up

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With new entries in the Professor Layton and Donkey Kong Country series and interesting new innovations on both the Wii U and 3DS front, Nintendo is currently monopolizing my daily game time! Continue reading

Enjoy the New Sounds of the Season

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One of my personal favorite holiday traditions is anxiously combing through my RSS feeds throughout the month of December in anticipation of new seasonal songs. There are a number of regular annual musical merrymakers, but there are two that never fail to satisfy. Continue reading

Have Yourself an Angsty Little Christmas: 12 Geeky Holiday Tunes to Raise Your Spirits

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The winter solstice is a time of joy and merriment. It’s a time to visit family, to renew old friendships, and commune in a spirit of love, brotherhood and sisterhood with our fellow Homo sapiens. It’s no wonder, then, that this season has produced some of the most angst-filled music ever heard, and no one knows how to throw down the angst like a geek.

Here are 12 great and geeky holiday tunes to help you alleviate your holiday angst. Continue reading

Warm Up With Kirby Krackle and The Doubleclicks

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Though we’re still three weeks away from the official start of winter, the cold weather seems to have gotten here early for many of us. The recent chilly nights served to remind me of one of my favorite seasonal releases, this Star Wars-inspired gem from Kirby Krackle and The Doubleclicks. Continue reading

BandFuse: Rock Legends

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BandFuse: Rock Legends was released this week as yet another offering in the real-guitar music games. Bandfuse isn’t just a game. It offers a complete series of lessons starting with the basics and progressing through string bending and finger picking. Click through to see my first impressions and how this game stacks up against Rocksmith. Continue reading