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Renowned Illustrator Yusuke Nakamura to Be Guest of Honor at 2015 J-Pop Summit
2 years ago

Renowned Illustrator Yusuke Nakamura to Be Guest of Honor at 2015 J-Pop Summit

J-Pop Festival

The 2015 J-Pop Summit has announced that the artist Yusuke Nakamura, famous for his CD and book cover art, will be a 2015 Guest of Honor at the festival.

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Willie Nelson Doing More In His 80s Than You Ever Did
2 years ago

Willie Nelson Doing More In His 80s Than You Ever Did

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Willie Nelson has always been an interesting figure. Active in the public eye as far back as the 1950’s, Nelson is regarded as an icon of country music, all while …
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The Score Report, 6/2
2 years ago

The Score Report, 6/2

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There’s a lot shaking for film score buffs this week! Michael Giacchino’s score for Jurassic World is due out next week, on June 9th. This actually isn’t his first outing into the …
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Ghostface and Adrian Younge Prep 12 Reasons to Die II

12 Reasons

Adrian Younge and Ghostface Killah have unveiled the return of their concept album project 12 Reasons to Die, coming on June 10th. The original, released in 2013, saw the apex …
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Bonus Stage: Avengers, Mad Max, Mario Kart and more
2 years ago

Bonus Stage: Avengers, Mad Max, Mario Kart and more

By  •  TV, Music, Gaming

Welcome once more to your regular dose of Bonus Stage here on new look NerdSpan! Bonus Stage is your regular round-up of awesome creative stuff produced by the geek …
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Hip Hop Family Tree to Become Fantagraphics’ First Monthly Comic Book
3 years ago

Hip Hop Family Tree to Become Fantagraphics’ First Monthly Comic Book

Hip Hop Family Tree

Fantagraphics Books has announced that, starting in August, they will be releasing Hip Hop Family Tree as a monthly comic book with new material.  While the publisher is best known for …
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Olivier Derivière releases SUPERNOVA Soundtrack

SUPERNOVA_COVER

Olivier Derivière’s soundtrack to Namco Bandai’s MOBA game Supernova is now available through BandCamp. The soundtrack album is a conceptual release, that follows a star from birth to supernova. What makes the soundtrack …
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DJ PON3 Presents My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Remixed (June 23rd)
3 years ago

DJ PON3 Presents My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Remixed (June 23rd)

My Little Pony

Lakeshore Records and Hasbro, Inc. have partnered to release the upcoming DJ PON3 Presents My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Remixed, which will have remixes of Daniel Ingram’s original songs from …
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The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury
3 years ago

The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury

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The Blockheads

If you have ever heard the phrase ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’, then you will have encountered just a miniscule fraction of the enduring legacy of one of the best bands of all time, The Blockheads. While initially finding widespread fame when backing Ian Dury (who coined the ‘Sex & drugs…’ line), this band and its members have actually got a much more rich & varied history before, and after that period; so unbelievable is that history, that Free Seed Films are now making a documentary on their careers, entitled ‘The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury’.

2015 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
3 years ago

2015 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

By  •  Music, TV, Gaming

It was that time of year again. The joy that is Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con was upon us. This year Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con took place on May …
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Bit Torrent Bundle Launches H8 Society eBook with Soundtrack and Bill Sienkiewicz Illustrations
3 years ago

Bit Torrent Bundle Launches H8 Society eBook with Soundtrack and Bill Sienkiewicz Illustrations

H8 Society

Bit Torrent Bundle has launched a unique media experience this week:  H8 Society—How an Atomic Fart Saved the World, an eBook with an anthology soundtrack of 26 songs by indie artists, as well …
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Mike Post and Pete Carpenter: TV Theme Kings
3 years ago

Mike Post and Pete Carpenter: TV Theme Kings

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If you look back at the TV music of the 1970s and 1980s, several names come to mind including: Henry Mancini, Ronnie Hazlehurst, Lalo Schifrin, Alan Hawkshaw, Mark Snow and Keith Mansfield, but if you look predominately towards US TV, the kings of them all were Mike Post and Pete Carpenter.

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