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September 17, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #93: Brütal Legend

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

This episode of Unoriginal Soundtracks brings rap, '50s rock and roll, and soul about live music and the people who make it possible. And maybe some metal about metal itself.

Unoriginal Soundtracks #92: Broken Age, Act 1

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

These playlists about growing up, breakfast cereal, and bakery are conveniently presented here with two embedded audio players. Switch between the two episodes at will.

August 27, 2014

Shuffled #60: 2014 Then, Now, and Soon

Every other Wednesday either Matt or Alex C-Y share their love of music in an assortment of ways. Shuffled is a podcast whose format is as varied as their tastes in music, so hopefully you won't ever be bored and everyone can find something to enjoy.

We are well past the halfway point of the year 2014. Let's not dwell on the present too much though. Instead here's a bunch of handpicked tracks that dropped this year (and a few that are up and coming).  Full playlist after the jump.


July 23, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #91: Spintires

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

Spintires is a surprisingly fun offroading simulator. Instead of Euro Truck Simulator's sat nav, you scout the terrain in your soviet Land Rover knockoff and devise the best route to take your log-laden trucks. This playlist of southern rock, country, and rap would fit on one of the vehicle's tape decks, if communist Russia allowed such western decadences.

July 09, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #90: Super Hexagon

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

Super Hexagon is a fast paced gauntlet-running game with a chiptune-techno soundtrack. There's no techno here, but this playlist is full of funk, punk, and pop about geometry.

July 04, 2014

Shuffled #59: The Long Play

Every other Wednesday either Matt or Alex C-Y share their love of music in an assortment of ways. Shuffled is a podcast whose format is as varied as their tastes in music, so hopefully you won't ever be bored and everyone can find something to enjoy.

The average length of song these days is somewhere around 3 minutes (Ed. Note: This is 100% a guess). The average length of the songs on this week's podcast is about 9 minutes (Ed Note: Somewhere thereabouts). I suggest tucking in for the long haul on this one, because while the playlist only has 9 songs in it, the show is a well over an hour (Ed. Note: 1 hr 31 mins and 18 sec to be exact).

June 25, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #89: Watch_Dogs

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

Soundtracks, Unoriginal
Music podcast
Age: 4
Occupation: Bringing you dancehall, soul, and new wave about computers and surveillance.

June 11, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #88: Bridge Constructor

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

Like a bridge over troubled water, I will podcast you. This playlist of ballads, soul, and rock is about Bridge Constructor.

May 31, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #87: Wolfenstein The New Order

Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

This playlist has it all: rap, folk, sudden shifts in tone. It's Unoriginal Soundtracks for Wolfenstein: The New Order.

May 23, 2014

Unoriginal Soundtracks #86: Flight Simulator


Every other Wednesday, I share a playlist of songs tangentially related to a single game or series. Songs about alien sex for Mass Effect, world leaders for Civilization, and so on. Make requests to @USPodcast on Twitter.

I believe I can fly. I believe I can touch the sky. I believe Unoriginal Soundtracks for Microsoft Flight Simulator is a playlist of rock about aviation.