VGM Subgenres: World map music – whistle while you wander

VGM Subgenres: World map music – whistle while you wander

VGM Subgenres: World map music – whistle while you wander

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...

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Interview: El Huervo on the punchy art of the Absolver OST vinyl

Interview: El Huervo on the punchy art of the Absolver OST vinyl

Interview: El Huervo on the punchy art of the Absolver OST vinyl

Artist and musician Niklas Åkerblad, AKA El Huervo, talks us through the inspiration for his Absolver vinyl artwork, adding layers to make a piece feel magical and his colourful philosophy. By Thomas Quillfeldt Face it — El Huervo is just cool. He’s definitely cooler than me, and he’s probably cooler...

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