It’s been a while since we did a MoeGamer Music post, but having been presented with the ideal opportunity to put something interesting together, who was I to turn that down?
Nick Dwyer, curator of the Diggin’ in the Carts project that explores the (oft-underappreciated) history of classic video game music, reached out to me and informed me that he had been working with Parisian DJ Teki Latex and a number of other collaborators on an ambitious-sounding project called, simply Teki & Nicks’ Mixtape Quest Adventure.
What on Earth is a “mixtape as side-scrolling adventure”, as this project purports to be? Well, let’s listen and find out — and best of all, since the mix is completely free, you can enjoy it along with me. Hit the jump and let’s listen.
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What’s that? A new feature? Why yes, yes it is.
In MoeGamer Music, an occasional feature, I sit down with a blank post and sit down to listen to a whole album without interruptions. While doing so, I will pen some immediate thoughts about each track, as well as providing a bit of information about the album as a whole.
And yes, being a physical release sort of person, everything I will be covering in this column is available on CD, and I will be listening to it on CD rather than ripping it to my digital music library. Distraction-free listening for the win.
We begin today with Diggin in the Carts: A Collection of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music, published by Hyperdub. If you want to listen along, check out the Bandcamp page here.
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