Obscure References and Sadness

The Incomparable #98 was all about Jonathan Coulton. If you have any interest at all in Coulton as an artist or even just as a good look at an independent artist, go ahead and listen to the entire thing.


Bach and the Lutheran Legacy

There are not too many things better than mixing together faith and music. Toss in possibly my favorite all-time composer and you have me hooked.

You can find the whole documentary on YouTube, but I’ll embed the first part here and link to the all six below.

This is the best link I could find about the whole series about sacred music from BBC Four.

Cinematic Gaming Scores

IGN has an opinion piece from Kym Dillon on cinematic gaming scores and whether they are the best option for the video game medium. It is worth the read.

I’m a sucker for awesome music and tend to believe the only redeeming quality of the Star Wars Prequels is John Williams (and Ewan McGregor’s Obi Wan). I also love good video game music, but I ended up nodding to a lot of what Kym was writing.