This Saturday and Sunday, a few dozen local and regional bands perform at InFest STL, a two-day indie festival at 2720 Cherokee. The event is totally free. This is not a battle of the bands, and the acts are in no way competing with each other, but that's no reason not to pit twenty-five confirmed a ... More >>
Mario is a versatile video game character. In his long career in the digital world, Mario raced go-karts, fought adversaries in hand-to-hand combat and even got kidnapped to teach kids about geography.
Yet Nintendo's plumber extraordinaire may have inadvertently been a trailblazer in the realm of v ... More >>
This isn't quite music-related, per se, but since Nintendo music is a big part of this blog, I'm going to roll with it. This charming link made the rounds last night: A man proposed to his girlfriend by programming "Lisa, will you marry me?" in gold coins within a level of the old SNES game Super Ma ... More >>
Here's a pairing you might not have expected: Magnolia Summer remixed by the RAC. The song totally sounds like the type of dreamcloud music found in an 8-bit Nintendo game. Like the Super Mario Brothers sky worlds or Zelda's prairie moments when Link is wandering around stabbing bad guys.MP3: Magnol ... More >>