I was able to see Steve Conte at J1-Con but it was not what I expected. Steve Conte is an American musician, music producer, guitarist, songwriter, and the lead singer of his own band: Steve Conte NYC. I was hoping to see a concert and here some of his music but, it turned out to be a Q & A panel. It was a very intimate setting and I was able to learn a lot about him and his career. Continue reading →
The iconic anime Cowboy Bebop has reached its 20th Anniversary. Anime NYC in conjunction with New York Asian Film Festival presents a special event. As part of Quad Cinemas One Shot series, on Sunday April 22, Cowboy Bebop will air in its entirety.
At this point, in my blogging life, I think I’ve made my love for music and animation pretty clear. So anytime, they come together and further enhance each other story, I’m utterly excited. I’ve been going to conventions for many years now and I have been seeing an influx of panels that combine these different narratives. During Anime NYC, I had the pleasure of attending two. In this particular post, I will be focusing on Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz. Continue reading →
This weeks interview is with another person I hold in high regard. I can’t recall our initial encounter either, but we were also introduced via YouTube. For the sake of transparency, it was in the same time I met Sang Frais which makes perfect sense considering he is also a co-founder of Nerds with Passports and 10th Tier Media.
Josh is low-key my mentor. LOL I’ve learned a lot from merely talking to him. So here is the giveback. So without further ado, Meet Joshua Gantt
Over the years the anime opening and closing theme songs have changed. When I heard some of the songs, I had a complete flashback to my childhood. Some series changed their lyrics completely and others used a translated version of the song.
It’s common amongst anime bloggers and or fans to critic a series storyline. Character design, animation and things of that nature. But when was the last time, you’ve seen someone address the OST? OST meaning Original Soundtrack. It’s a such a crucial part of the process. These songs can make or break a project in the same way the script and pacing does. The soundtrack effect the story progression just as much as other elements more commonly discussed. it’s sort of eerie that we as times ignore this completely.
Day 14: Anime that never gets old no matter how many times you rewatched it?
There are a few animes I love to pieces. And Cowboy Bebop is one of them. I’ve been watching this show going on 15 years now. And there is never a dull moment. Spike is cool as ish. Edward is hysterical. Faye is Faye and Jet is that guy. Of course, how could I forget the data dawg Ein. She and Ed are like tw peas in a pod.