Well Summer of Sonic is just coming up this Saturday, and of course once again EC will be representing, although some of us may be jet lagged. Now to wet your appetites Titanscreed has done a community spotlight with some of the staff to discuss the some of the history and there most memorable moments.
Okay I’m a little behind schedule on this for which I apologise, but my mind has been elsewhere.
This weeks community spotlight is none other than John Finely the ‘loveable’ Scottish fan who has run Turbo Drive live for god knows how long now… lets just say since time began. So have a listen below.
Hey guys, just thought I’d let you guys know that I was recently asked some questions by Helenbaby of Plus XP, a fairly new gaming review/news website, you can find the interview here, it’s worth a read, if only to see a silly picture of my face.
As many of you aware, The Sonic Stadium recently finished a massive community project in the form of a music album, which they used to close out the SSR feed before it went down for maintenance.
Thanks to the lovely Dreadknux and TSS staff, I have had a copy of the album for perusal and I thought I’d do a personal review of the album for EC.
The album itself boasts 45 tracks of which some are original as well as remixes of songs throughout the “generations” as it were of Sonic’s history. We’re talking about games that span throughout the “Classic” era on the Mega Drive/Genesis to the “Dreamcast” era to the “Modern” era, as well as take useage from some handheld titles and throwing a bit of a Generation-esque spin on some titles, like the track below from FreenInGreen:
For an album that comprises over 4 discs worth of music, it’s a spectacular piece of work, and an amazing piece of community interaction.
That’s not to say it’s all gold though. While it is ALOT of music provided by the community, there are some low points within the album, things that just don’t seem right. But I think it’s fair to say that the good on the album far outweighs the bad, and don’t get me wrong, there is ALOT of good on this 4 discs worth of awesome. Like the track below from Plumegeist:
For the nostalgia fan in you, it’s really good to listen to the album without the song titles showing and then realising what certain tracks are from which games. You get that warm feeling when you hear that familiar tune without watching the title for the track.
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