Video Game Soundtracks: An Independent Riff for Sports


Reported in the NYT: "Soundtracks to popular video games usually draw from three kinds of music: aggressive-sounding rock, aggressive-sounding rap and aggressive-sounding electronic music. But as virtual athletes round the bases in Major League Baseball 2K6, they will hear tracks from independent music acts including Yo La Tengo, Interpol and Belle and Sebastian, which are generally associated more with angst than athletics. " More evidence of these converging industries.