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Answer the questions based on your current top 50 artists (as listed in your overall charts).
1. How did you get into 25?
Apparently I have so many 22s that I only have a 26, which is Strong Bad
. I first got directed to a random sbemail in an irc channel.
2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22?
I've got three 22s, apparently.Beck
: Dunno. E-Pro
, more than likely. I might have heard something earlier and not realised it was his.Ilan Zagoria
: Oh, no idea. He's my uncle, so I've heard his stuff since ages.Klaus Badelt
: Well, whichever one is the first track in Pirates of the Carribean
3. What’s your favorite lyric by 33?
At the moment it's Big Huge Games
, but that's actually Duane Decker
. None of the tracks I have of his have any lyrics.
4. What is your favorite album by 49?Bethesda Softworks
, which is really Jeremy Soule
's work (who I'll talk about here). The original Total Annihilation
5. How many albums by 13 do you own?London Symphony Orchestra
: only the Star Wars
6. What is your favorite song by 50?
It's tagged as Cryo Interactive
, but the music is actually by Stéphane Picq and Phillipe Ulrich
, as far as I know. Probably Arakeen Palace
7. Is there a song by 39 that makes you sad?Queen
: Probably Somebody to Love
8. What is your favorite album by 15?System of a Down
, I think.
9. What is your favorite song by 5?Origin Systems
, which is really a variety of people. I don't know; most of the Wing Commander 2
10. Is there a song by 6 that makes you happy?Symphony X
: Yes, several. Out Of The Ashes
, Smoke And Mirrors
. Incantations Of The Apprentice
because the storytelling's so great.
11. What is your favorite album by 40?The Superjesus
: Jet Age
. Only got the one anyway.
12. What is your favorite song by 10?Rare Ltd.
, which is actually a few different people. Probably Rock Solid.
13. What is a good memory you have involving 30?
Don't have a #30. Nearest is everyone at #29, but no particular special memories (except for all the fun playing Apogee Software
's games, I guess).
14. What is your favorite song by 38?Hilltop Hoods
: Good question. Probably Dumb Enough?
. I love the "motherfuckers hear my name and get up outta here!" sample.
15. Is there a song by 19 that makes you happy?Cavedog Entertainment
, which is really Jeremy Soule
again. I really like the Morrowind theme.
16. How many times have you seen 25 live?
Who, Strong Bad
? Man, that'd be sweet...
17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23?
18. What is your favorite album by 11?Activison
, which is mostly Jeehun Hwang
and Gregory Alper
. Probably Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries, the guitar's just great. It's a great game, too.
19. Who is a favorite member of 1?
I'm pretty sure Frank Klepacki
is one person.
20. Have you ever seen 14 live?The Beatles
: A bit before my time.
21. What is a good memory involving 27?Gorillaz
: probably first few times hearing Clint Eastwood
22. What is your favorite song by 16?
Don't have a #16, so I'll go with #17, Royal Hunt
: Break Your Chains
23. What is the first song you ever heard by 47?DragonForce
: Soldiers of the Wasteland
, on Pandora. Fuck yes.
24. What is your favorite album by 18?Rammstein
. Apparenlty I'm not a real Rammstein fan; I didn't really like Sehnsucht
and I really liked Mutter
25. What is your favorite song by 21?
The Namco Sound Team
? Junichi Nakatsuru
's Hubris: Reprise
is really, really beautiful.
26. What is the first song you ever heard by 26?Strong Bad
again? Might have been fhqwhgads
27. What is your favorite album by 3?
It's listed as LucasArts
, and that's a variety of artists. That's a very good question. Probably Tie Fighter for the music and it inches out the others for gameplay, too.
28. What is your favorite song by 2?Red Hot Chilli Peppers
: ooh, that's a hard one. I love the guitar on Readymade
, but I also like Hard To Concentrate
, Snow (Hey Oh)
. And Get On Top
. And Otherside
. And Parallel universe
29. What was the first song you ever heard by 32?id Software
, which is really Bobby Prince
and Sonic Mayhem
(for Doom and Quake 2 at any rate). Running from Evil
, which I'm told is heavily based on Megadeth
's Hangar 18
. Played Doom 2, as a little kid, at someone's house before I played Doom. It was the most badass thing I'd ever seen.
30. What is your favorite song by 8?Ensemble Studios
: Stephen Rippy and Kevin McMullan
's Flavor Cats (In the Comfort Zone)
. Great chilled, laid back stuff.
31. How many times have you seen 17 live?Royal Hunt
32. Is there a song by 44 that makes you happy?
No 44, I'll go with #45, The Laziest Men on Mars
: Invasion of the Gabber Robots
. I still get a huge grin on my face when I hear that one. And I still love the meme :P.
33. What is your favorite album by 12?Metallica
: Master of Puppets
, no question. It's the only one I've got, but I've heard stuff off Load
(The Black Album) and St Anger
and I wasn't impressed by any of them. Master of Puppets
, however, is fantastic.
34. What is the worst song by 45?Baka Beyond
is very repetitive.
35. What was the first song you ever heard by 34?David Holmes
: Dunno. Whatever music is used first in Ocean's 11.
36. What is your favorite album by 48?Santana
: I've only got Greatest Hits
37. How many times have you seen 42 live?
#41: Nintendo Entertainment
#43: Hasbro Interactive
: Twice, back when they were still called Press Gang, both when I was a kid. I'm sure they were really surprised to see this little kid right up the front of the crowd, at the stage, singing along with all the songs.
38. What is your favorite song by 36?Shiny Entertainment
, which the manual lists as Kevin Manthei, Rossano Galante, Bill Boston and The Sacrifice Orchestra. Definately Desecration (Winning)
39. What was the first song you ever heard by 28?Cake
: Probably their cover of I Will Survive
, which is one of my favourite songs of theirs (despite the fact that I don't have it).
40. What is your favorite album by 7?Firaxis
, which is Robert Euvino
, Roger Briggs
(I think Jeff Briggs
had stopped music work by the time Firaxis
rose out of the ashes of Microprose
). CivCity - Rome has some nice tracks.
41. Is there a song by 31 that makes you happy?
No #31. #32 is id Software
, Bobby Prince
etc). I'll go with Quad Machine
42. What is your favorite album by 41?Fling
: Sweet LifeNintendo Entertainment
: Probably Majora's Mask.
43. What is your favorite song by 24?
No 24. Going with 23Ilan Zagoria
. It makes me think of some crazy mediterranean party or wedding where everyone's dancing and having a great time. It's a great track.Daft Punk
(for the kickass tapping) followed closely by Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
: Go It Alone
bass from Jack White. I love this track.