You can already use the Steam Deck as a music machine, with Bitwig Studio, VCV Rack, more

It’s a portable gaming machine – but unlike other such devices, the Steam Deck is also an open, handheld, Linux-powered computer. And you know what that means: it’s a synth and a DAW, too.

itch.io indie gaming distribution for musicians: free open-source Scritch player and more

With gaming giant Epic buying Bandcamp, why not let music-makers put their albums on indie gaming darling itch.io, too? Thanks to homebrewed, customizable, free players, it’s now totally doable.

Peter Kirn - March 28, 2022

Final Fantasy come true: Square Enix posts 5500+ game music tracks to YouTube

Game music: it’s a spiritual thing. A body thing. A Dawn of Souls thing. And instead of letting the pirates run wild, Square Enix has posted a massive treasure trove of their game soundtracks from NES Final Fantasy to modern day – even with special mixes if you need to chill or give yourself an energy boost.

Peter Kirn - March 10, 2022

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