When Michael Golamco began researching Build, his play about two frazzled, lonely guys on the brink of releasing a revolutionary video game, the writer bought a book on how to program MMORPGs -- massively multiplayer online role-playing games, which you play with other people on the internet. He rea ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] We usually imagine scientists as mad or mild-mannered. But the North Hollywood-raised, synthesizer freak named Computer Jay splits the difference. He has ... More >>
Liz OhanesianComputeHer live at Obsolete Cristina Fuentes is a master of Game Boy beats. She plays "8-bit" music, also known as "chip" music or "chiptunes," whose name references computer chips. What unites musicians of this genre is not so much a specific sound, but rather the technology ... More >>
For the week of May 4 - 11
Who got screwed when Time-Warner jumped into bedwith AOL?