Music: Five Great Compositions from Women

It’s a bit of a tradition of mine to write about women composers in March, so I’m going to do that again with 5 of my favorite songs from my Top 100. Note – I realized I accidentally wrote about Wild Arms twice, so I’m picking a new song for this feature.   Winds across…

Music: Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin’s “Jail of Jewel”

‘Vania musical genius Michiru Yamane, who defined the series’ sound for over a decade, was joined by another legend, Yuzo Koshiro, for the franchise’s 20th anniversary title Portrait of Ruin. The result is arguably the best portable soundtrack for the series, as well as one of the finest in the entire Castlevania canon, with “Jail…