Posts tagged: Final Fantasy
Writer Mat Ombler and Laced community manager Tom Quillfeldt pick their favourite original and licensed video game soundtracks from the Teens.
Five avid VGM vinyl collectors wax lyrical about their passion for game music and soundtrack records — and offer crate-digging and tech tips for beginner hobbyists. By Thomas Quillfeldt
We take a look at the world map theme — the keystone of JRPG music, these propulsive, heroic pieces serenade your party as you travel the expanse. By Thomas Quillfeldt If you’re a fan of role-playing video games, then you almost certainly have a favourite world map (AKA ‘field’ or...
We tease out all of the Nobuo Uematsu tunes that went into Jonne Valtonen’s Final Fantasy VII Symphony — from the devilish One-Winged Angel to the delicate Aeris’s Theme. By Thomas Quillfeldt.
Video games tend to be noisy. But there are some wonderful examples of when a bit of restraint goes a long way when it comes to a game’s sound and music. By Thomas Quillfeldt The old proverb goes: “Silence is golden.” Claude Debussy said: “Music is the space between the...
By Thomas Quillfeldt The inherent unreality of game worlds coupled with the video game industry’s massive J.R.R. Tolkien preoccupation (and through him, Richard Wagner's The Ring Cycle and various Nordic mythologies) means that for decades now, players have been presented with many, many different interpretations of ‘fantasy’. The pursuit of...
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