GXM 23

by Mat Ombler & Thomas Quillfeldt

Mat & Tom ponder: does Final Fantasy VII Rebirth have music implementation issues? Then Kenny Vaughan of the ‘Between Music & Gaming’ newsletter joins us to establish a loose definition of ‘needledrop’ and how they can work within video games. We chat through some notable examples of the different types (non-diegetic vs. diegetic, covers, bespoke songs, etc.) in games including BioShock: Infinite and the Red Dead Redemption series.


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