Work music I just discovered: a Pandora station seeded from A Mercurian Summer. It plays Buckethead, Jeff Loomis, and such. Perfection. Wish it had some of the YouTube artists I follow.
Anime: Warner Brothers is sponsoring a remake of Berserk with remarkably good animation. They’ve probably taken the cell-shading aesthetic as far as it will go. Poor animation was a huge weakness of the original. Unfortunately, they cut a lot of meat along with the fat to get 22 episodes down to 3 hours. Apparently, they’re going to dig deeper into the larger manga.
A couple of other good ones I’ve run into: Speed Grapher, Planet of the Beast King, Avatar (2nd and 3rd seasons).