Pixel Dreaming out now!

Pixel Dreaming, a 3 track video-game music EP created by Crotchets and Chocobos, to raise money for the charity, Childs Play, is out now on Bandcamp! Pixel Dreaming is the first of many video-game cover EP’s and albums that Crotchets and Chocobos will create to raise money for such a worthy cause!…

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Pixel Dreaming is on its way!

What’s Pixel Dreaming you ask? (Other than something you do every day!) Well, I got together some really cool musicians and recorded a 3 track EP made up of covers of vocal video-game music tracks! All 3 tracks on the EP will have vocals performed by yours truly and will be available shortly on Bandcamp…

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Cover This!

Featuring my list of music that has gone unheralded for one reason or another for all these years. It’s time to dig up these songs of yesteryear, and bring them to light for all the rocking awesomeness they are.¬†…

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Talk at Doj-con 2013

On Saturday the 13th of April, at 2.10, while dressed as anime super-hero Sailor Moon, I gave my talk on a ‘Guide to Video Game Music’ which featured a projected power-point presentation with video cameos by well-known composers Grant Kirkhope, Austin Wintory and the boys at VGMAwesome…

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Free Bastion sheet music available at SuperGiantsGames

You’ve had to be living under a rock for the last couple of years if you haven’t heard about Super Giant’s game Bastion and its 2011, Spike Video Game Award (VGA) winning soundtrack composed by the very talented, Darren Korb. It features some of the most beautiful and memorable tracks from any video-game and now…

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Interview: Grant Kirkhope

Banjo Kazooie, GoldenEye, Perfect Dark, Donkey Kong 64, Viva Pinata – what do these games all have in common? For one, they were all incredibly addictive and memorable titles but more importantly, Grant Kirkhope. Grant Kirkhope has composed the music for a lot games you all know and love. I know I’m not the only…

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Welcome to Crotchets & Chocobos!

In the words of Amy Rose, don’t fear, Crotchets & Chocobos is here! Hello and welcome, I’m Rosalie, director of Crotchets & Chocobos, a blog all about video-game music. Crotchets & Chocobos will feature reviews, interviews and will also be hosting a lecture on a Guide to Video-Game Music at Doj-con 2013, a convention held…

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