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Motion City Soundtrack Hops On 8-Bit Bandwagon With New Game

Posted October 16

Everything old is new again, or so says musician Peter Allen. Which is why even though most of us look back on the trends of the ’80s with horror and embarrassment, the decade has managed to rear its (literally) ugly head many a time over the past 30+ years. See: the revival of leg warmers, side ponytails, and — much less regrettably — 8-bit. But while one would be hard-pressed to create a whole art form based on the Members Only jacket, that is exactly what has been done with the 8-bit format — especially in the music realm. The most recent example of the retro resurgence? A new music video/game from Motion City Soundtrack.

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Portugal. The Man Will Drink Beer With You Over Skype, Answer Your Burning Questions

Posted August 25

Holden Caulfield once said: “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.” The same could be said for bands, and for those of you who are really knocked out by Portugal. The Man, Caulfied’s dream is now your reality.

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