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September 8, 2011 9:49 AM   Subscribe

Top Score: A radio program (and podcast, rss here) about video game music, from Classical Minnesota Public Radio. (Via this Joystiq Show episode which is also highly recommended for video game music lovers.)
posted by kmz (5 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
Ok never expected that from MPR i am impressed
posted by wheelieman at 10:26 AM on September 8, 2011

The vidya games, like films before, have become a convenient way for classically trained musicians to make a living. I usually like orchestral scores in games, so this is cool with me.

Classical MPR has a dearth of younger listeners, so a vid program seems like a very practical way to take on that problem.
posted by Winnemac at 11:17 AM on September 8, 2011

Any thread about video games and music demands a link to Cruise Elroy (which is by a mefite, I think?). I want this guy to write a book because I want to read his book.
posted by roll truck roll at 12:18 PM on September 8, 2011

Oh yeah. Previously.
posted by roll truck roll at 12:18 PM on September 8, 2011

This is groundbreaking music radio for anyone interested in music and/or games: how often do you hear an experienced music/production professional talk about their craft in detail with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable host?

MPR has long been one of the premium US public media sources, with decades of top-notch classical programming (also available streaming).
posted by Twang at 1:39 AM on September 12, 2011

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