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Retrowave Synth-Pop Artist Roxi Drive Releases New Single “1985”

October 1, 2020 — Retrowave artist Roxi Drive is once again delighting ears with the release of her latest single, “1985.” Dropping on October 2, 2020, “1985” is a collaboration between Roxi, SelloRekt/LA Dreams, and saxophonist Josh Wakeham, who provides an unexpected element to this synthwave track. As with the rest of Roxi’s library of synthesized music, her latest single oozes with 80s flair, capturing the generation’s essence throughout the four-minute-plus track.

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‘DOOM Eternal’ Soundtrack Strains Relationships Between Composer and Publisher

September 29, 2020 — Award-winning composer Mick Gordon, who was behind the guitar-charged heavy metal score to id Software’s 2016 DOOM reboot, has officially been removed from the DOOM series over issues with the production of the DOOM Eternal soundtrack. While Gordon’s displeasure with how the soundtrack was mixed dates back to April, a recent announcement for DOOM’s The Ancient Gods DLC confirms his work with Bethesda has officially come to an end.

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Nine Inch Nails Releases ‘Quake’ Soundtrack for First Time

September 24, 2020 — How much do you love the Quake soundtrack? Enough to drop $40 on a 2xLP recently released by the original composer, Nine Inch Nails? In an unexpected move, Trent Reznor has finally made the original Quake soundtrack available for purchase separately on a physical medium. Originally, the soundtrack was only available on disc versions of the game.

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Synchwatch: Campaign Music in American Politics is A Labyrinth of Legalese

September 21, 2020 — There are many moving parts to a political campaign, but one of the more down-played components is the music. Music is powerful, and it does a lot to pump up crowds and retain viewer attention through repetitive political commercials. So, how do political figures choose their campaign music, and what are the legalities?

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UPDATED: TikTok Ban and New Competition Puts Platform’s Future in Jeopardy

September 19, 2020 — TikTok may be viewed as a platform that’s helped bring rise to several musical careers. But is there something sinister lying beneath that flashy app that’s fueling talks of a TikTok ban? A recent review of the app performed by ProtonMail indicates the video-sharing platform is quite nefarious, which may be the best news for its up-and-coming competition.

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Synch Watch: Was Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater the Best Marriage of Music and Gaming Ever?

September 14, 2020 — The year was 1999, and Tony Hawk had done the incredible by landing the world’s first 900 at the X-Games. Little did anyone know at that moment that it would make Tony Hawk a household name and launch one of the most popular video game franchises of a generation. Four months after he landed the now infamous 900, Tony Hawk’s: Pro Skater hit the shelves and became a must-have game for all kids, even the ones who didn’t skate… Read More »

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