• Nobuooo February '10 - Highest Voted Items

    9 Mar 2010, 16:53 by jeriaska

    The Nobuooo news website takes a look at the most read, voted and tweeted items for February 2010.

    This past month Garry Schyman scored BioShock 2, a soundtrack album was announced for ThatGameCompany's Flower, Akira Yamaoka joined Grasshopper Manufacture, and the Korg DS-10 Plus software debuted.

    These are a selection of items from 2.10.


    Fan-Fueled Retro Game Revival - Comic Market 77

    Comiket attracts hundreds of thousands of amateur artists from all over Japan. This GameSetWatch report takes a look at the remixed videogame music of Comic Market 77, including interviews with the participants.


    Flower soundtrack announced

    Coming soon, That Game Company will be releasing the original soundtrack for Flower composed by Vincent Diamante. The soundtrack has been remastered and mixed specifically for the release, and more details will be announced in the near future on the official Playstation Blog.


  • Nobuooo November '09 - Highest Voted Items

    2 Dec 2009, 21:09 by jeriaska

    Once again here is another monthly recap of the highest voted and most read news stories on videogame music posted to the Nobuooo website.

    November 2009 saw the Data Beez chiptune micro tour take place on the West Coast. 2 Player Productions posted their first episode of Penny Arcade TV. Hiroki Kikuta and Hitoshi Sakimoto shared a conversation on writing RPG music for the Super Nintendo. Soundtracks for Tekken 6 and Aquaria were released online, together with Saitone's 8-bit MJ tribute and Machinarium's bonus EP.

    Here is a selection of the most highly rated and read items for November.


    Gaijin Games sponsoring Blip Festival 2009

    Gaijin Games plans to release Bit Trip Void in the U.S. on 11/23 as a Thanksgiving week gift for 600 Nintendo Points, writes GameSetWatch. The company also announced that it is sponsoring New York City's Blip Festival 2009 this December. Both Nullsleep and Bit.Shifter, who guest starred on Bit.Trip Core's soundtrack, are slated to perform at the three-day chiptune concert.
  • Nobuooo September '09 - Highest Voted Items

    8 Oct 2009, 11:18 by jeriaska

    Here is a selection from among the highest voted and most read news stories on videogame music posted to the Nobuooo website during the month of September 2009.

    A hectic month for videogame music news, September witnessed the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle and the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, Japan.


    Japan's Comic Market 76 - An Audio Report

    Comic Market is a Tokyo exhibition that this summer attracted more than half a million visitors over the course of its three-day run. This report, featuring comments from game composers Shinji Hosoe, Hiroki Kikuta and various doujin musicians offers an overview of the game arrangement side of the widely attended fan event.


    Flickr Set: PAX 09 (200 photos)

    Flickr photo set will be updated with images from the 2009 Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle until Sunday. (Updated with Friday night Metroid Metal & Anamanaguchi concerts, Jonathan Coulton, PAX VGM roundtable, 2 Player Productions)

  • April '09 - Nobuooo's Highest Voted Stories

    16 May 2009, 09:48 by jeriaska

    Here is a selection from among the highest voted and most read news stories on videogame music posted to the Nobuooo website during the month of April 2009. Find out what people voted for and commented on during what T.S. Eliot famously dubbed "the cruellest month."

    April was not so cruel a month for Nobuooo, as it turned out. The 4.09 Video Update featured game designers and musicians Baiyon, Chris Schlarb, Nifflas and Alexander Porechnov. Posted to vimeo, the episode was a massive 15-minutes in length and attracted a record number of views. In addition, over 1200 readers joined the Nobuooo twitter feed to keep up with the latest developments in videogame music.

    It was a great month for posts as well. Music videos for Plants vs. Zombies and Goldeneye glitch edition made for some laugh-out-loud funny moments. News of Silent Hill Shattered Memories and 8-bit FM web radio added to the excitement. Here are some of the most popular news items of the month, ranging from music samples, interviews, to VGM-related news. …
  • meme... I'm bored.

    3 Feb 2008, 05:43 by steffors

    1. How did you get into 31? Lesiëm
    someone I stalk on the nets had their fundamentum song up on their site and I stole it. :D

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22?
    lmfao... DDR stuff. >_> can't remember.

    3. What's your favourite lyric by 29? Tetsuya Shibata
    ;___; background music for devil may cry. no lyrics.

    4. What is your favourite album by 49? Byoungsun Lee
    all I know about him is the song lee da hae sang on a korean drama.

    5. How many albums by 13 do you own? Yasushi Ishii!
    >8D hellsing osts i don't listen to anymore.

    6. What is your favourite song by 50?
    there's no fifty, so I'll say 49... and 51?
    GACKT = mind forest.
    Oceansize = paper champion.

    7. Is there a song by 4 that makes you sad? Ayu!
    ooh, ooh! heaven!

    8. What is your favourite song by 15? re outbreak...
    lmfao, more background music. I'll take the main title theme.

    9. What is your favourite song by 5? Hideyuki Fukasawa
  • The Music Chain III - extended

    19 Oct 2006, 19:51 by Gezzaia

    The Music Chain III has doubled the normally possible artists connections (which is 200) and reached over 400 artists now. Of course we are still bound with the hardcoded limit in our connections page. But we just continued including artists in our list of current connections.

    Not only that; all connections were tagged with , so if you listen to our globag tag , you will get the pure music chain, as opposed to the group radio, which will include everything our members listen.

    Take a look at our list and see if you are eligible (see group info on group page) to join. Let's just extend this music chain even wider. This group is a guaranteed way to generate a unique, extremely ecclectic and also in the long run rather obscure radio, with our global tag, the . Come join us! :)

    UPDATED list of current connections, 19/10/2006:

    This is the current list of the chains' connections, in alphabetical order. So, you can easily check if one of your top 10'ers is among them and join. Take a look: