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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast

Episode 14-6 Suspense with Erik Desiderio

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Dark clouds are looming over this podcast, something’s happening. Something great and terrible! On this week’s episode we listen to moody and suspenseful music, perfect to ramp-up the tension on an otherwise fun and friendly podcast. But of course we can’t hold it in, and this episode features more singing and silliness than ever!

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To help us out this week we’re joined by game composer Erik Desiderio (Anshar Online, Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer, Adventure Time VR) Erik is an award-winnner composer for film, TV, and of course, video games!

Check out his soundtrack to the new game Anshar Online, available now!

Track list:

  1. Creeping Shadow – Shadow of the Colossus – Playstation 2 – Kow Otani
  2. Infiltrate the Manji Cult – Tenchu Stealth Assassins – PlayStation – Noriyuki Asakura
  3. Encounter with Pandora – Revelations: Persona – PlayStation – Hidehito Aoki, Misaki Okibe, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Shoji Meguro
  4. Blood and Wine – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine – PlayStation 4 – Marcin Przbylowicz
  5. Ominous Wind – Front Mission Gun Hazard – SNES – Nobuo Uematsu, Yasunori Mitsuda, Junya Nakano, Masashi Hamauzu
  6. Buzzkill – Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc – PS Vita – Masafumi Takada
  7. The Downward Journey (Bioshock) – Materia Collective
  8. Mae Jemison (Metroid) – Sammus + Dj CUTMAN
  9. Wonder of the Wonder Remix (La-Mulana) – Houryu Samejima
  10. A Shot of Crisis – Chrono Trigger – SNES – Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uematsu, Noriko Matsueda

 

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Episode 14-5 Creative Games with Chris Baines

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Yo dawg, did you ever play a game and want to make another game inside of that game? We’re talking all things creativity and listening to the music that accompanies your game building fun!

We’re joined by mega-musician-extraordinaire, Chris Baines! He contributes to the musical choices, and talks about his love for a very VERY special ROM-hack of Metroid and Zelda!

Buy his new album Euphie now on Bandcamp! It rules, and you will like it!

 

Track list:

  1. Dancing Drums – Little Big Planet – PlayStation 3 – Ananda Shankar
  2. Boss Theme 1 – RPG Maker 2003 – PC – Unknown
  3. Create: Super Mario Bros: Underground Theme – Super Mario Maker – Nintendo Wii U
  4. Main Theme – Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts – Xbox 360 – Grant Kirkhope, Robin Beanland, and David Clynick
  5. Wario Ware Inc. – WarioWare DIY – Nintendo DS – Kenichi Nishimaki, Takeru Kanazaki
  6. Credits – Fighter Maker 2 – Playstation 2 – INTELLIGENTSIA
  7. Bonus Round: Creative Exercise (Orchestral Remix) – Mario Paint – ClefferNotes
  8. Time Man (Famicom cover for MegaMaker) (powered up) – Cosmic Gem
  9. Sim City Theme Remix – Best Dude55
  10. Ghost House (SMB1) – Chris Baines
  11. Supermoon – No Man’s Sky – PS4, Steam – 65daysofstatic

 

 

Episode 14-4 Fish Dance Party

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Rob goes head-first into the fishing game deep end and finds that there is so much more to listen to! Enjoy this short mix-tape of excellent fishing music to cast your week and catch a great day! Oh, and enjoy the stylings of MC Sega Bass Fishing!

Track list:

  1. Records – Super Black Bass 2 – SNES – Michiya Hirasawa, Tukushi Sasaki, Akihiko Mori
  2. Bridge Area – Sega Bass Fishing – Dreamcast – Makoto Iida
  3. Keenai River Basin – King Salmon: The Big Catch – Genesis – Masaharu Iwata
  4. Calm 4 – Pro Bass Fishing 2003 – PC – Unknown
  5. Final Stage (Hitting) – Ohmono Black Bass Fishing – Super Famicom – Iku Mizutani, Kinuyo Yamashita
  6. Diary Menu Music – Sega Bass Fishing – Dreamcast – Makoto Iida