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The Wonderful, Rare Sloppiness Of The Monaco Soundtrack

Of all the terms one could use to describe a video game soundtrack — exhilarating, emotional, sad, uplifting, lonesome, boisterous — the word “sloppy” almost never comes up. Seriously, pause for a minute and name a video game with a sloppy soundtrack. Unless you’re talking about a poorly played Rock…

The Monaco Soundtrack Is Gonna Be A Whole Thing

The Monaco Soundtrack Is Gonna Be A Whole Thing

The soundtrack for the upcoming co-operative heist game Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine is a rowdy, somewhat tongue-in-cheek collection of piano bangers from Journey composer Austin Wintory. But those tunes really only tell half the story.

The Best Video Game Music Of 2012

The Best Video Game Music Of 2012

You press a button, and the beat drops. Forward you fly, straight into the perilous unknown, beats pushing against your eardrums as you push back against the controller. Tempo and harmony swim together in your brain, and you lose yourself in the rhythm of play.