Couple interesting technical glitches from the world of gaming.
Last year, Rome 2: Total War inadvertently turned its characters into zombie soldiers of the ancient world:
But this year, NBA 2K15 has an option for adding your own face to the game that's actually a pretty amazing bug. I think I see some avatars in here:
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians had a radio program. The bass player, Hugh Brannum (pictured), turned out to be a gifted storyteller, whose tales of a little boy named Orley-- accompanied by orchestra and sound effects-- became a popular feature on the program (and are still available today).
Our first piece this afternoon, Little Orley and the Bubblegum (3:08) is worth some study, for the way it combines story, orchestra and sound effects into a pretty compelling vignette-- it'd be an amazing bit to do live.
The second is a seasonal offering for Halloween, Little Orley and the Haunted House (3:19).
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sunday, October 12, 2014
It has been posted on this site before. But back then, I'd rotate bits off after three months or so. These days, I'm leaving everything on for the foreseeable future, so this is probably here to stay-- everything either goes to Bandcamp or here. (And maybe I can add a site index one of these days.)
The Gush-Bore Debate