For today’s Friday top 5 I thought it would be fun to take a look at a thoroughly under-appreciated musical genre. Video game music. In particular, video game music from the 8-bit and 16-bit era. Follow the jump as we take a trip down memory lane and countdown the top 5 old school video game tracks.
I hear some people are downloading free software off bit-torrent sites. Not me. I would NEVER condone something like that. I can assure you this comic was made using software that I gladly payed hundreds, perhaps even thousands of dollars for.
I don’t know if Joaquin Phoenix has lost his mind or if he is just playing some elaborate hoax on us. But, I do know one thing. He can’t rap.
Twenty-eight years ago today Kurt Cobain’s uncle gave him a choice of either a bike or a guitar as a present for his 14th birthday. Kurt chose the guitar. As the front man for Nirvana, he would spearhead a cultural shift in rock music by bringing underground rock overground with the album Nevermind. DGC records hoped to move 250,000 copies. It went on to sell millions and symbolically dethroned Michael Jackson from the #1 spot on the billboards. Suddenly the hair metal bands and carefully crafted pop icons that dominated before Nevermind’s release looked dated and ridiculous. Nevermind was more than just an album, it was a pivotal moment in rock history. Follow the jump as we unveil our Top 5 Forgotten Nirvana Songs.
It’s amazing when celebrities like Jessica Simpson can make themselves filthy rich by flaunting themselves every chance they get, only to discover that being in the spotlight can be a double edged sword.