The big news this week is about the new Nuketown web site and some of the content that's soon to grace its Web pages. Balancing out the self-congratulatory ramblings and pleads for comments is a review of the Battlestar Galactica Season 2 Soundtrack, including several tracks from the CD courtesy of LaLa Land Records. There's also some discussion of Uncle Bear's Gamer Podcast project.
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- "Colonial Anthem" from Battlestar Galactica Season 2 Soundtrack
- Nuketown News
- The New Nuketown
- The new Nuketown is online and ready for business!
- We have 10 users on the site already, but what we don't have is many comments.
- The promised link to the "Libertarian Gamer: Gamma World" column I wrote
- So please stop by, create an account, and start posting comments! (like say, about how you like the podcast?)
- Luc Update
- The baby is doing well -- he's loving the Superman Returns soundtrack, which almost always settles him down when he gets upset. Also, he smiled at me for the first time today, which was very, very cool.
- "Does My Geek Look Big in This?"
- Sites of Note
- Uncle Bear's Podcasting Project
- Looking for new blogs, podcasts, vlogs and such -- got one? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or post a comment on the show notes.
- The Round Table, Season 2
- Music Review: Battlestar Galactica, Season 2 Soundtrack
- 23 tracks lasting 1:18:38.
- LaLa Land Records
- Official Soundtrack Web Page
- Buy it from Amazon.com
- Shows the same musical diversity as the original soundtrack, though this time it reinforces and expands on existing themes in addition to adding wholly new tracks.
- Reviewed Tracks:
- "Pegasus": a beautiful, track in which you can perfectly imagine the Pegasus floating in space, the camera slowly drifting over her contours.
- "Something Dark is Coming" (excerpt0: Dark and slightly discordant.
- "Scar": Traditional BSG track, with lots of drums and a primal feel.
- "Black Market": An intense, aggressive track not at all in keeping with the rest of the BSG mood … and all the more interesting for it.
- All in all, a solid soundtrack, definitely worth buying for those who are into the series.
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