Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (or SOTN to its dear friends) was released over 15 years ago, and spawned the gametype known as 'metroidvania' - the exploration, items and RPG-like elements of Metroid, fused with the gothic styling of Castlevania. It was, to understate it slightly, fairly well re...

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I've been working on a bunch of Street Fighter 2 stuff in relation to ROM hacking, and one of the tools I was after was an easier way of editing palettes. I know there's the PALMOD tool, but it doesn't output raw ROM data like I want it to - so I wrote one myself with HTML5 canvas.

If you've ever...

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  1. Marc Moulin - Aria
  2. Curtis Mayfield - Right On For The Darkness
  3. Meat Beat Manifesto - Radio Babylon
  4. Tortoise - Glass Museum
  5. Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

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Each episode of the Ninja Tunes podcast has a section on an artist's 5 picks of influential tracks, and I'm going to do my darndest to link full versions of these songs here for posterity and potential interest.

I just happen to be listening to the podcast featuring Wagon Christ at the moment, so...

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I've ignored posting about a few releases that I've picked up recently, got a big load from Ninja Tune again, including:

  • Bonobo - Black Sands
  • Toddla T - Watch Me Dance
  • Funki Porcini - Fast Asleep
  • Lorn - Nothing Else
  • Mono/Poly - Manifestations EP
  • Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYoYo

And some other...

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