Above all things, music is probably my greatest passion. I appreciate all genres of music, and all songs that tell a tale with their lyrics. I listen to music when I’m writing, when I’m gaming, when I’m in the car…basically the majority of the time. I think a lot of times gaming and metal go hand in hand, mostly because metal tends to fit the mood of rage, and raging is just part of gaming. But there will be no metal today!I thought it would be fun to break that mold and compile some of my favorite (non-metal) songs to listen to when I’m gaming. These are songs that really get me pumped, excited and ready to go. It’s a mix of all sorts of genres. [...]
Awesome ideas don’t come around often and over in the Netherlands, McDonalds came up with a truly great one. For one day they released the McTrax Placemat. Here is what it looks like:
Created by TWBA\Neboko and developed with This Page Amsterdam, the McTrax packs a lot of technology into a slim piece of paper and what an impressive piece of paper it is. A small circuit board on the inside gives access to twenty six individual touch points while a small battery keeps it alive, add on to that blue tooth connectivity to your phone and you have a lot of hardware in a very slim package. It allows you to mix your own voice recordings in with prerecorded loops, synths [...]
Iconic Japanese metal band Babymetal has crossed with Super Mario Maker and started recently on April 28th. The band will be a playable character in the Super Mario Maker as a group. The above video is a little bit of the game play footage courtesy of Nintendo. They will be a “Costume Mario” in the classic 8-bit Mario style. They are just one of the many Costume Mario choices that are playable. Others include Pokemon, Fire Emblem and The Legend of Zelda.
Babymetal is both adorable and badass with hits such as “Gimme Chocolate” and “Karate”. They were founded in 2010 in Japan and recently made their US Debut on The Late Show with Steven [...]
Ant-Man star Paul Rudd took the faux stage with Jimmy Fallon to recreate the music video “Too Much Time on my Hands” by Styx. For the last week the TV show host has been singing the song randomly throughout his show because it’s been stuck in his head.
Fallon is known for his musical impersonations dating back to his Saturday Night Live days. Since taking over the Tonight Show in early 2014, the skits and impersonations have continued and have included Neil Young, Bob Dylan, and even Lionel Richie. You can check out his and Rudd’s rendition as well as the original below to compare them. Enjoy!!!