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Rescued Computer Hardware Performs a Near-Perfect Rendition of the ’80s Airwolf Theme

Paweł Zadrożniak’s Floppotron, a desktop orchestra that uses old computer components as musicians, performs one of the greatest ‘80s TV show earworms ever aired with a thrilling rendition of the Airwolf theme. I’m also going to award bonus points for using the clicking sound of a wall of disk drives to recreate the sounds of a spinning helicopter rotor. Read More >>

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What a Good Soundtrack Does

Last weekend, while driving my kid to swim class, I was nodding my head along to the bassline of a song playing in the car. “Do you like this song, Daddy?” my daughter asked. My answer was yes. Yes, I like that one song from the My Little Pony: The Movie soundtrack. Read More >>

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Get in the Ragnarok Mindset With Mark Mothersbaugh’s Energetic Thor Soundtrack

The soundtrack to Thor: Ragnarok has hit streaming sites a week before the release of the film, and it’s worth a listen. Time to get into a cosmic end-of-the-world state of mind. Read More >>

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Classic Video Game Themes Sound Even Better Played Backwards

Video games like Super Mario Bros. and Tetris included some of the most catchy background music ever put on a cartridge. But would you recognise those same classic video game themes played backwards? An artist created an album featuring four memorable game themes performed in reverse, and we can’t stop listening to them. Read More >>

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The Force Awakens Soundtrack on Vinyl Has 3D Spinning Holograms Etched Onto the Records

Given the resurgence in the popularity of records, Disney didn’t really have to do much to sell copies of The Force Awakens soundtrack now that it’s finally available on vinyl, months after the film’s release. But if you still need a reason to drop $50/£34 on another copy, the records feature 3D holograms etched right onto them. Read More >>

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You Can Now Listen to the Entire Incredible GTA Soundtrack Collection on Spotify and iTunes

If you've ever played any of the GTA series, you'll know just how good their radio soundtracks are. Vice City had the best collection of tunes you could possibly imagine for a game, and while you could always have bought the boxset of them on disc, now they're available to stream on Spotify or buy on iTunes, and you really should. Read More >>