The last seven days have been difficult for many of us in our twenties as we saw our own millennial icon pass away. One week ago, at the time of this writing, Chester Bennington, lead singer of Alternative Rock band Linkin Park, took his own life.
Music has been apart of my life for a very long time and it’s something that helps me do a lot of things, which range from relaxing, sleeping, getting pumped up and so on. I have always said that music should invoke a type of an emotion out of a person. It should speak to people in ways that they wouldn’t think are possible.
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In this episode we talk about our favorite concert experiences and we move on to our favorite things about 1999 in video games and music. Also featured in this episode is new singles from Knuckle Puck and Turnover, new albums from Vic Mensa, Tyler the Creator and Meek Mill, Shadow of Mordor Achievements and more.
In this episode we talk about our favorite video game original soundtracks (sorry Tony Hawk Pro Skater) and we continue our yearly breakdown with 1998. Also featured in this episode is Jay-Z’s 4:44, new singles by Citizen and Seaway, Xbox Summer Sale and more.
In this episode we talk about out most missed artists that have retired or have otherwise not been heard of in a while and broken up bands, such as Jay Electronica, Transit, Andre 3000, With the Punches, Yellowcard and more. As well as our year by year look at gaming and music continues with 1997. Also, Crash Bandicoot, Turnover, Overwatch, Vince Staples and more.
In this episode we give our impressions from E3 2017, talk about our favorite record labels and continue our year by year break down of video games and music with 1996.
In this episode we talk about our predictions for this years E3 conferences. Including Xbox Scorpio, PS4 exclusives and what will come from Nintendo.
In this episode we talk about our favorite game development companies, and which games and music were hot in ’95. We also talk a little about Logic’s new “Everybody” album, Paramore’s “After Laughter,” and Overwatch.
In this episode, we talk about the trend of labeling things ‘The Greatest of All-Time’ and what, if anything, the term really means. We also start a segment called “Favorite of the Year” where we talk about our favorite video games and albums for each year starting from 1994 (the year we were born). Lastly, we talk about Kendrick Lamar, The Witcher 3, Third Eye Blind, Mega Ran and more.