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Welcome to my blog. I thought I'd let you in on a few of the secrets that go on backstage in the world of Rebecca Mayes.

Amidst the cups of herbal tea and tuneless whistling there may or may not be a few items of interest for your bi-weekly consumption. See you soon, Rebecca Mayes.

I was commissioned to write a song about the issues surrounding mothers and their children playing video-games. Apparently there are quite a lot of issues. Such as mums finding games too violent, over-stimulating, and addictive; and mums wondering whether to let their kids play in their rooms unsupervised or take over the living room with all the noise and technology that goes with gaming. I found it a pretty challenging song to write, and by the end I was overwhelmingly siding with the mums!.. watch now

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It's been a little while since I've visited these shores with tails of music and song and videogames. But behold, I return... read now

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After the austerity of the ashram it's time for some luxury. Like the next chapter in some strange videogame we leave in style on a houseboat made out of bamboo. It's gorgeous; little en suite bedrooms; sofas on deck; a round dining table where we're served the most amazing keralan food by our onboard chef. There are six of us now as my sister has joined us. I can't quite describe how excited I am by this - she's travelling around the world, and the next three weeks will be all I see of her this year... read now

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December, South East England, snow falls and with games fading from my mind I'm attempting to get to Heathrow airport, which is a mere two hours from my parent's house. All trains and buses are cancelled. The whole of Gatwick airport is closed... read now

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There is good news and there is bad news. Which would you like first?.. read now

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Gamecity was an absolute joy from start to finish. Its like belonging to a big family where everyone is welcome; uber-geek gamers, postmodern post-gamers, extremely talented game designers, and the normals walking off the street looking for ice-cream. Not sure which of those categories I fall into, but I spent the entire time like a hyper-active child, eagerly chatting to everyone as if I havent seen human-beings for the last ten years of my life... read now

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I have just accepted a project that may well rival the Yahtzee love-song challenge. On Friday 29th October 2010 I shall be composing an original score LIVE to Adam Saltsman's new game, as it is being created, in front of the entire GameCity Festival audience. .. read now

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I was distraught when they told me I had to move my studio out of the little stone cottage. I had been there for a year and I had made nearly all my escapist tunes there... read now

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I was in the woods, walking daisy dog. She went nuts on a particular patch of dirt, sniffing like there was something down there she really wanted, she was going for it, jumping on it, digging the earth away with such urgency and perseverance... read now

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Writing the song for Yahtzee was the hardest thing I have ever done creatively. If I hadnt repeatedly promised it to everyone Im pretty sure I would have given up. Why would anyone in their right mind put themselves up for such a challenge? .. read now

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Secretly I have discovered that Rebecca Mayes has hit the national UK papers. A text from a friend: Nice review in the Guardian. An email from my brother: Congrats on the piece in the Independent. It's all news to me. Seems I need to set up google alerts on my own name. How disturbingly narcissistic... read now

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I took a risk with this video. I chose to show you myself in a way that reflected my understanding of Heavy Rain, and a big part of that is armpit hair. Not the sort of connection that most people make I grant you... read now

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The Machine is the second in a trilogy of songs reflecting on gaming in general. The first being The Mirror. It is my personal challenge to entitle the third song The (something beginning with M), which does limit things rather... read now

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I am prancing about my garden dressed as an alien, filming my Silent Hill video. Next door two builders are busy at work building an extension. They see the ufo flying by and think nothing of it. Later I come out dressed as a normal human being and they wolf-whistle me. What does it mean, thinks the alien. She does a little bit of research... read now

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Rebecca Mayes is doing something entirely new - releasing her debut album. 'The Epic Win' is out 28th May and brings together her collection of now famous videogame song-reviews... read now

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It is all go here at Muse Studios. I have spent all week mixing and mastering the tracks for the album (yay! I'm releasing an album). It is amazing to me that I have made 17 songs since I've been with the escapist. That's a lot of songs... read now

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Dearest fans, I am writing to ask you for your help in promoting my album... read now

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I sat down with This Is My Joystick and addressed their enquiries..... read now

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I sat down with Gamerzines and answered their delicate queries..... read now

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I sat down with Beefjack and answered their probing questions..... read now

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More posts:

Mar 2010

Mass Effect 2 Song Review Lyrics Blog
Guitar Hero Song Review Lyrics Blog

Jan 2010

Dressed as a Soldier Blog
Modern Warfare 2 Lyrics Blog

Dec 2009

Wet Song Review Lyrics Blog
Wolverine Uncaged Song Review Lyrics Blog

Nov 2009

And Something to Play With Blog
The Real Madworld Video Blog
Batman and Black Holes Blog
Bionic Commando Song Review Lyrics Blog
Star in a Mayes Muses Video Blog
Ghostbuster Song Review Lyrics Blog
GameCity Live Performance Blog

Oct 2009

The Sims Song Review Lyrics Blog
Velvet Assassin Train Trip Blog
Rebecca Mayes' First Blog Blog

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