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Super Mario Bros Gets Finale
Posted by Steve Juon at Sunday, March 1st, 2009 at 4:45AM :: Email this article :: Print this article



From Michelle at Audible Treats:

Interdependent Media Release Online Video Game Super Finale in Support of Finale's A Pipe Dream And A Promise      02.25.2009

Fans Receive FREE Download Of "One Man Show Remix" Upon Completion Of The Game, An Exclusive Track Not On Finale's Upcoming Debut Album

The Videogame:

Fresh off his grimy single "Motor Music" Finale is back with something completely different for our ears, eyes, and fingers. In the style of the original Nintendo classic Super Mario Bros., Interdependent Media, in celebration of Finale's upcoming album A Pipe Dream and a Promise, is introducing Super Finale. Created in an easily embeddable format, Super Finale lets fans and video game junkies alike steer Finale through an obstacle course of pipes and brick boxes using their computer's arrow buttons. Although this version doesn't let you win the heart of the Princess, you do receive an exclusive FREE download of the Black Milk produced "One Man Show Remix." In keeping with the era of the game, players are accompanied by a specially commssioned 8-bit (read 1980's video game soundtrack) version of the track, also available here: http://media.audibletreats.com/Finale-One_Man_Show-A_Rival_8-Bit_Remix.mp3 .

Play the game: http://www.imculture.com/_superfinale .

The Background:

Before making his entrance into hip-hop, Finale worked as an automotive engineer promising to one day follow his dream of becoming a rapper. Making the rounds at local Detroit open mics and emcee battles, Finale began to mingle with local talents like Guilty Simpson and One.Be.Lo. After emailing some joints back and forth with J Dilla, Finale finally met him backstage at the DEMF (Detroit Electronic Music Festival), where Dilla introduced him to Madlib, saying that he was one of the best in the game. “It was an honor and definitely a defining moment," says Finale. After realizing his passion and talent for hip-hop, Finale decided to finally quit his day job, follow his true passion, and make music a full-time career. After a handful of Fat Beats released singles, an album released with European producer Spier 1200 as a part of The Rawkus 50, and numerous appearances on independent releases from Invincible, eLZhi and others, Finale's official debut LP, A Pipe Dream & A Promise, will be released in stores and online on Aptil 7th via Interdependent Media.

Web editors contact Nora for interview requests. Print editors contact Michelle.


About Interdependent Media:

Founded in 2006 in the Bay Area by Evan Phillips, Interdependent Media has built unique strengths in the development, production, and marketing of recorded music via new methods of marketing and promotion. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both traditional and emerging methods of marketing, iM has successfully created multi-faceted methods of raising awareness and interest in their projects. Industry veterans Ian "ID" Davis and Dominic Del Bene head operations at iM and are credited with discovering and/or developing artists such as 9th Wonder, Little Brother, Tanya Morgan, Blackalicious, Del the Funky Homosapien, the Hieroglyphics and more. In 2009, iM will be releasing multi-media projects from artists Finale, Canibus, K'naan, Truthlive, and Tanya Morgan. For more information, please visit http://www.imculture.com .

Streams:

Super Finale Video Game
* http://www.imculture.com/_superfinale *

"One Man Show" prod. by Black Milk 8-bit Videogame Version
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Finale-One_Man_Show-A_Rival_8-Bit_Remix.mp3 *

"Real Hip-Hop Don't Die"
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Ilyas-Real_Hip_Hop_Don't_Die.mp3 *

Bio, pictures, and streams available here:
* http://www.audibletreats.com/download/Finale/ *

MySpace:
* http://www.myspace.com/finale *



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