Sonic Boom is another attempt to modernize and update the classic Sega character, but this time the publisher is handing it off to western developer Big Red Button. Creative director Bob Rafei is heading up the effort, and says he's thinks kids' properties need the sensibilities of popular shows like Adventure Time and Phineas and Ferb.
We've already seen great characters created using WWE 2k14's deep character creation toolkit, but why stick to superheroes when the possibilities are endless? So Jerma on YouTube went completely crazy and created an entire tournament with characters that are just out of this world. Read more...
Sonic purists swear that everything sounds better on vinyl, and you know what? Spinning records is also just way more freaking fun. It's common to digitize your LPs, but what if you could easily do the reverse? This dude made a device that makes it easy to press audio files into albums in real time. Read more...
@SEGANerds Strewth! A sneak peek at some of the new Sonic Boom character art from a developer video! pic.twitter.com/QtNzuGhrtC — Lee Sparkes (@bolt7) March 11, 2014
This Friday marks the release of Yoshi’s New Island, so what better time to put on our archaeologist hats and delve into the history of Mario’s dino pal? Super Mario World may not have been as hip and blast-processed as Sonic, but the game did have one major thing on its side — you could ride a friggin’ dinosaur in it.
by Andrew Sacher Sun Kil Moon, the current project of Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), released his newest album, Benji, last month via Mark's own Caldo Verde Records. Recorded with Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Will Oldham (Bonnie 'Prince' Billy), Owen...
Savasana; otherwise known as “Corpse Pose.” The place at the end our our yoga practice where we lie down and let go, surrendering the body and the mind to the infinite, timeless soul-scape of nothingness. A metaphorical death. We have … The post Dying into Sonic Bliss: How the Potent Brew of Savasana and Music Changed My Life appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.
Los Angeles-based artist Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon works in sound, installation and sculpture. Gordon investigates sonic and architectural applications of cybernetic systems in the 20th and 21st centuries to technological design, from anechoic chambers to the military?s use of Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) speakers. Show More Summary
(Artwork by Syd Mead via It’s Art) The closest parallel to Kassem Mosse’s 19th Workshop release that we can think of right now is Metro Area – We don’t mean this in a sonic sense, this is a fuzzier, murkier affair with less disco purity, hybridised with minimal techno (in its maximal crescendos), and Juke (in its molecular phase-shifting... Read the full post »
We know that the rocks of Stonehenge were carried there from over 200 miles away, but we've never known why. Now, researchers say they believe it was for the special sonic qualities of a particular kind of stone—and that Stonehenge might have served as a bell-like instrument. Read more...
Don't forget to use your items in Sonic Lost World! #TailsTips pic.twitter.com/bnkLVSDKP6 — Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) March 9, 2014
Gaming loves weird mash-ups, from Disney and Square Enix colliding in "Kingdom Hearts" to Sonic and Mario competing together at the Sochi Olympics. Combining frenetic first-person shooter "Borderlands" with the measured, thoughtful storytelling of Telltal
Sonic the Hedgehog is a beloved mascot from the ’90s, but not many know he’s got comics still coming out from Archie. And good ones, too, as this exclusive preview of Sonic Universe #61 demonstrates. Sonic actually has a popular setShow More Summary
A few months ago, in an interview with ELLE, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon discussed, amongst other things, the breakup of her 30-year-long marriage to bandmate Thurston Moore, after she discovered he was carrying on “a double life” with a “starstruck woman.” That woman, Eva Prinz, is still Moore’s girlfriend, and he addressed their relationship in an interview [...]
Thurston Moore should probably step away from the Internet for a bit. Earlier this week, the Sonic Youth frontman spoke to the the Fly about his split from ex-wife/bandmate, Kim Gordon. He said, “I’m in a really romantic place with [new girlfriend] Eva [Prinz]; we’ve kinda been a couple for close to six years. A lot of those years nobody was very aware of it except us.
“Pour cette seconde édition du festival Assis ! Debout ! Couché ! Sonic Boom a... Read more »
Amy Poehler shines as a boss with a pampered dog and an obsession with a prospective employee’s pants in Chandelier’s new spot for Old Navy, created in conjunction with Rock Paper Scissors and Sonic Union. In the spot, the Parks andShow More Summary
Thurston Moore’s campaign to turn the internet against him rolls on. Earlier this week the former Sonic Youth frontman told The Fly that the affair that sunk his 27-year marriage to Sonic Youth bandmate Kim Gordon carried on in secret for several years before he and Gordon called it quits, that he was bummed out [...]
by Jia Tolentino How To Dress Well's latest track is fully in Tom Krell's sweet spot of modernist, sonically star-scattered, intimately lonely R&B, but it's also immediately extraordinary, one of his best yet: a song full of corners and swells, a hymn layered with curses and lamentation. Show More Summary
The free-agency buzz is already at a dull roar. The crescendo will raise the noise level somewhere close to a sonic boom by Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. ET. Set your clocks and plan accordingly. Free agency is the stuff NFL dreams are made of. Show More Summary