Posts Tagged: The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2021 Leftovers

The curse of listing our favorite releases of the year is that a few soundtracks always arrive too late for us to properly digest. Here are two albums that would have been worthy additions to our list of 2021’s best

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2021 Leftovers

The curse of listing our favorite releases of the year is that a few soundtracks always arrive too late for us to properly digest. Here are two albums that would have been worthy additions to our list of 2021’s best

*Press A* 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

2021 represents the beginning of a relatively slow path toward recovery, with an ever-more-populous list of VGM releases relative to the prior year. Our list this year is again testament to the sheer diversity coming to define the game soundtrack

*Press A* 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

2021 represents the beginning of a relatively slow path toward recovery, with an ever-more-populous list of VGM releases relative to the prior year. Our list this year is again testament to the sheer diversity coming to define the game soundtrack

*Press A* 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

2020 has been difficult for everyone. We skipped our usual list covering the first half of the year given the global unease and relatively low amount of VGM released. However, shortly after June there was a surge of excellent and

*Press A* 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

2020 has been difficult for everyone. We skipped our usual list covering the first half of the year given the global unease and relatively low amount of VGM released. However, shortly after June there was a surge of excellent and

*Press A* 2019 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

As the videogame market expands, it reaches places and people perhaps previously uninterested in its products. In 2019, with the quality of games striking ever upwards, that expansion was reflected throughout the world of developers, with many different kinds of

*Press A* 2019 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

As the videogame market expands, it reaches places and people perhaps previously uninterested in its products. In 2019, with the quality of games striking ever upwards, that expansion was reflected throughout the world of developers, with many different kinds of

*Press A* 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

This year the proliferation of unique styles and new approaches to old genres brought videogame soundtracks to what is perhaps a new high in quality and thought. From niche to popular composers, classical traditions to synthwave, everything we celebrate from

*Press A* 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

This year the proliferation of unique styles and new approaches to old genres brought videogame soundtracks to what is perhaps a new high in quality and thought. From niche to popular composers, classical traditions to synthwave, everything we celebrate from

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six