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Tony Hawk Ranks His Video Game Soundtracks

The world's most legendary skateboarder takes a look back at his long-running video game series and plays favorites with its influential soundtracks.
Brendan Menapace
Noisey Hitlist

This New Orleans DIY Band Make Hooky 80s Music to Dance to

They're called Sexy Dex and the Fresh and we're premiering their new video “Play Me Birdie” today.
Daisy Jones
Noisey News

Watch the Trailer for 'Sable,' a Video Game Soundtracked by Japanese Breakfast

It's Michelle Zauner's second foray into video games. A new song, "Glider," plays behind the first preview of the game, hinting at more ambient and synthetic sounds from the indie artist.
Alex Robert Ross

The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favorite Jazz Record

The songs that soundtracked the game's Build Mode introduced millions of unknowing kids to new age jazz. The musicians behind it were just trying to make something that wouldn't interfere with your landscaping.
Alex Robert Ross

Clear a Path, Motherfuckers, Primal Rite Is Here

Power Trip's Riley Gale talks to vocalist Lucy Xavier about her band's hardcore ethics, the fluidity of gender, and the wisdom of Bruce Lee.
Riley Gale

In New Track "Mortal Kombat," BOSCO Plays By Her Own Rules

We're premiering the vintage video game-inspired track from the LA-based artist.
Avery Stone
October's Very Owned

An Episode About #GamerDrake

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, B, A, start this episode of October's Very Owned right now!
Noisey Staff

How FIFA Games Changed Our Tastes in Music

An analysis of the soundtracks in the world’s most beloved soccer video game, from Blur to drum ’n’ bass.
Riccardo Pongetti
Remembering Things

The 'Sonic Adventure 2' Soundtrack Was Era-Defining and Awesome

Between its awkward hip-hop and national-anthem worthy pop-punk, it introduced a generation of kids to new genres. And "Escape from the City" still rips.
Morgan Troper

Tina Guo Is a Metal Cello Wonder Woman

The Shanghai native has worked with Hans Zimmer on film soundtracks, scored video games, and survived "dragon fireball parenting" to excel on the strings.
Tiffany Hu

It Took Two Countries and One Cold War Bunker for Klangstof to Find Its Sound

We talk to Dutch-Norwegian producer Koen ​Van De Wardt​ about the project’s origins, recording in an old Cold War bunker, and his complicated passion for video games and music.
Andrea Domanick
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Big Sean, Multimedia Storyteller, Gets Pixellated in "Jump Out the Window" Video

'I Decided...' to become a 16-bit platforming hero.
Phil Witmer