Monday, May 10, 2004

The NYT on gaming music


Resurrecting the riffs (the Google cache version of the NYT article)

and contrast

Video Fantasy Replaces Mozart (But Who's Keeping Score?)

The rock band plays the blippy music from NES games, whereas the orchestra plays stuff composed for the PS2 and XBox, who could finally play on cue large audio files containing recordings of acoustic instruments instead of cheesy synthesized sounds.

Guess who has missed the point.