We are excited for a new space opera from John Scalzi, not new but awesome Nebula Award winners, and we get teary-eyed over an A.I. as we wrap up Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Veronica: Omission Lager
Louie: Details on John Scalzi's new book (due out March 2017), a space opera set in a brand new universe, and the start of a new series.
Clyde: Scalzi got another award -- a somewhat unusual one. Well deserved say I.
Silvana: Nebula Award Winners
Sean: The Thorn of Emberlain by Scott Lynch finally has an official drop date - September 22
Dara: NK Jemisin has set up a Patreon to help her quit her day job so she can focus full time on writing.
Louie: Spielberg wants your 3D avatars to appear in Ready Player One.
SporadicReviews: Audiobooks keeping publishing afloat
BARE YOUR SWORD
I wanted to submit to you my first album "Cadence" a cyberpunk concept album due out June 7th at neonshudder.bandcamp.com/album/cadence
It's a bit different from typical concept albums in that it's almost completely instrumental. The actual story component is an included 100+ page PDF that contains chapters corresponding to each track on the album along with artwork to add even more life to the story. The album itself is like a soundtrack to the included story.
It's a completely original cyberpunk story set on the fictional island of "Cadence." It follows a group of couriers/detectives who are hired to find the culprit of a series of high profile murders in the cyberpunk city of Cadence.
I also wanted to shoot you some download codes in the event that you do dig it and wanted to pass it around to other people or whatever.
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
AUR: The Voting
AUR: The last section? (Spoilerish)
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