One could argue that part of what made Ridley Scott’s seminal cyberpunk film Blade Runner so special, was it’s groundbreaking soundtrack. Composed by Greek musician Vangelis, the soundtrack made heavy use of the Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer. A beast of a machine, the 8 voice, dual layer synthesizer was both very large and weighed in at a whopping 220 pounds or 100 kilos! Since the machine was … Continue reading Deckard’s Dream: The Blade Runner Synthesizer
SNK fans rejoice! The Neo Geo is back and it’s looking very stylish indeed! The Neo Geo Mini, is shaped like an arcade cabinet featuring a 3 inch screen that allows players to play the console on the go but also features HDMI output (plus DC in and AV/AUX out) to play on your home television. A built-in joystick is rumored to echo the same … Continue reading SNK Neo Geo Mini Console
Hailing from Canada, Bwana aka Nathan Micay, may have given the world one of the most fun, unique and coolest concept albums in a very long time, with the release Capsule’s Pride. For the album Bwana sampled the classic anime feature films Akira (the whole audio track) as well as it’s soundtrack, which he then remixed and and reformed into techno, ambient and IDM tracks. Released for … Continue reading BWANA – TETSUO’S DANCE
When discussing legendary games, one series that often comes up with hardcore gamers, would be that of Shenmue. First released on the Sega Dreamcast, Yu Suzuki‘s Shenmue captured audiences with its graphics, deep story telling, characters and martial arts sequences. It’s sequel Shenmue 2 was released near the tail end of the Dreamcast’s lifetime, resulting in only a Japanese and limited European release being made … Continue reading Shenmue 1 and 2 HD Coming to PS4, Xbox One, & PC
Italian exploitation, scifi and zombie film lovers rejoice! Three of classic cult films are arriving on bluray at 2K resolution! May 29, 2018 see’s Severin Films release Zombi 3, Zombie 4 & Shocking Dark via Severin films. A sequel to Lucio Fulci’s Zombie aka Zombi 2 aka Zombie Flesh Eaters, Zombi 3‘s production was as mad as the film itself. Started by Fulci who then … Continue reading Zombi 3 / 4 & Shocking Dark Blurays!
Hailing from Australia, Dj Boring aka Tristan Hallis, first came on many peoples radar after the release of his cult track Winona in 2016. The track was known for it’s lo-fi sounding drums. acid line and a sample of Winona Ryder talking about a negative response she received after getting to Hollywood. Sunday Avenue, which came out the year after, has a similar vibe and has … Continue reading DJ BORING – SUNDAY AVENUE
Shout! Factory will be releasing a bluray for the cult favorite Ninja III: The Domination! The film is about an aerobics instructor named Christie Ryder, whose body is possessed by an evil ninja spirit, which seeks out revenge on his former enemies. After hacking and slashing through some victims, Christie’s boyfriend seeks the help of an exorcist named Yamada, who then have to team up … Continue reading Ninja III: The Domination Bluray