A loving look back at the career of the recently dissolved Vanilla Beans project
Steve is a contributor and resident music nerd for Selective Hearing, specializing in Japanese idol industry commentary and coverage. A lifetime musician, film lover, journalist, video game fanatic, philosophy enthusiast, and idol aficionado. A dweller of the idol scene since the late 1990s, he loves to discuss industry trends and ideas, past or present.
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Konami has re-released some of the Castlevania games for a new platform yet again. Does this collection live up to the hype or is it just another lazy remaster?
This remastered package of a classic 1990's parody shmup finally releases in the West this Summer, and Steve takes a closer look at the game
Steve takes a look at the spiritual successor of the Castlevania series' first entry, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
That’s My Jam is a feature where one person from the Selective Hearing staff goes to wax poetic about music that is pivotal to their musical tastes. For this edition Steve takes a look at one of his earliest personal musical influences, an album from almost 50 years ago.
Steve takes a deep dive into the world of Rare's new online pirate simulator, Sea of Thieves. Get an in-depth analysis and look at how the game fares among the ocean of other modern online games.
Steve takes a look at the newest entry to the Final Fantasy Dissidia spin-off series in this full review.
Steve takes a deeper look at GULTI's new Nintendo Switch bullet hell adventure, RXN -Raijin-.