Oct 29

A Quick Update

Posted By Russell
Filed in: iPhone, iPod, Sonorasaurus

First off we want to say thanks to Matt over at tuaw.com for the Sonorasaurus preview post. TUAW is our main site for reading mac news so being featured on the site was awesome to say the least.

We also thought we would take the time to give an update on the Sonorasaurus DJ app. It is still being reviewed by Apple (in it’s 7th week now). We would love to announce a release date, but as some of you may know that is not something developers can pin point.

Until then we will keep everyone updated on the progress or any feedback we receive and give the occasional music suggestion.

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Oct 15

Machinarium & Tomas Dvorak

Posted By Russell
Filed in: Miscellaneous, Music

Today Amanita Design released their latest game, Machinarium. The game itself is fantastic to say the very least. It is beautifully illustrated, well thought out, challenging and completely unique so of course you should grab it immediately.

But this is not the main focus of this post. What we really want you to check out is the game’s soundtrack. It was a very welcome surprise to play through the game with Tomas Dvorak’s compositions as the backdrop. It worked especially well to convey Machinarium’s emotions and atmosphere given that the character’s did not actually speak.

If I were to give any sort of example I would say to imagine if Burial worked on soundtracks. Beyond that Dvorak’s work is not something you can stick in a genre and is best experienced first hand.

Preview / Buy the soundtrack: here
Buy Machinarium (soundtrack included free): here

Sep 30

Good Morning Stardust XI

Posted By Russell
Filed in: Music

New mix from Celery Moon.

01 Lake Heartbeat – Mystery (Ytre Rymden Dansskola Remix)
02 Canyons – Blue Snakes
03 Thomas Muller – Music 98
04 Q & A – Trap Door
05 McLean – Broken (Perempay & Dee Dub)
06 Toecutter – Best Party Ever (Jono Ma Remix)
07 Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill (Datassette Remix)
08 Feadz – The Bright Side
09 Malente – I Like It (Riva Starr Mix)
10 Chicks on Speed – Kaltes Klares Wasser (DJ Koze Remix)
11 Ladyhawke – Magic (Classixx Remix)
12 Tim Xavier – Check Mate
13 Vitalic – Poison Lips
14 Electrick Dragon – Davorite
15 The MFA – We Will Destroy You (Luke Abbott Remix)
16 RSD – Over It
17 Grum – Heartbeats (Weird Tapes Remix)
18 Just A Band – Burn It Out!
19 Zombie Disco Squad – Heavy Breathing
20 Studio 54 – Toni & Stephanie
21 Bomb The Bass – Black River (Maps Remix)
22 Electronicat – Purple And Green

Listening & Download Options: Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Zshare

Sep 29

Rvng of the Nrds Vol. 9

Posted By Russell
Filed in: Music

Volume 9 of the RVNG series (previous installments were provided by Jacques Renault, In Flagranti, etc) brings us more tunes from Sweden’s Jackpot. This is highly recommended if you love disco edits and fun record art. The sleeve comes in four different colors. Also be sure to check out some of Jackpot’s other tunes on Service.

Grab your copy.

Sep 29

Basic Tutorial Video

Posted By Russell
Filed in: iPhone, iPod, Sonorasaurus