An album you’re SUPPOSED to download for free

An album you’re SUPPOSED to download for free

Jul 1, 2015

What’s your music genre of choice? Dance, heavy metal, dubstep, trip hop, blues, classical, hillbilly salsa? We made that last one up (we think), but there’s one genre that surely unites the world in praise: “Free”. And there’s an album that fits into this genre nicely, thank you very much, featuring original music from a collection of...

Like laughing, podcasts & videogame music? Then Whales are Whales is for you!

Like laughing, podcasts & videogame music? Then Whales are Whales is for you!

May 12, 2014

As any respectable scientist can tell you, the internet is stitched together with podcasts. It requires a lot of stitches and heck, even us at Critical Gamer do our part to help prevent the information superhighway unravelling like a Scooby Doo mummy. Okay, so our episodes are released with Half-Life regularity (just one this year so far) but hey –...

Copies of Dale North’s Dragon Fantasy Book II soundtrack can now be swapped for money

Copies of Dale North’s Dragon Fantasy Book II soundtrack can now be swapped for money

Jan 7, 2014

The game itself may have produced wildly varying opinions amongst the handful of critics who reviewed it, but what of Dragon Fantasy Book II’s soundtrack? Well now, if you have ten US dollars (or your local equivalent) to spare, you can listen to it as much as you like and decide for yourself. The OST comes from one Dale North. If Mr North’s name...

Jonathan van den Wijngaarden talks about his sound career

Jonathan van den Wijngaarden talks about his sound career

Aug 2, 2011

Audio designer and composer Jonathan van den Wijngaarden has had his share of broken illusions and fairy tales with no happy endings. After working at two of the Netherlands’ most promising studios that failed by aiming too high, he remains optimistic and takes the lessons learned into his own endeavors as a freelance audio designer and composer.  We sit...