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Bonus Beats 4: Sega Time Travel Adventure

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Grab your glow-sticks and jump in the rave, we’re going on a Sega remix adventure! This special Bonus Beats episode features only classic remixes and arrangements officially released by Sega through compilation albums or as bonus songs on original sound tracks. Club beats and remixes starting from 1989, that’s 30 years of Sega music to groove on!

Track list:

  1. China Town Arranged (Super Shinobi, PC-8801) – Arranged by Yuzo Koshiro, from The Super Shinobi & Works (1989)
  2. Quartet (Quartet, Arcade) – Arranged by D-RAM (Sesisuke Itoh, Yoji Biomehanika, AZUMA), from Sega Arcade Selection D-RAM Remix (1995)
  3. NiGHTS Expressive Records Drum & Bass Mix (NiGHTS into Dreams, Saturn) – Arranged by Xpressive Records, from Club Saturn (1996)
  4. The House Of The Dead “DJ Shinkawa’s O-D-E-M-S” (House Of The Dead, Arcade) – Arranged by DJ Shinkawa, from Club Sega (1997)
  5. Secret Track: Conditioned Reflex STCC Mix (Sega Touring Car Championship, Saturn) – Takenobu Mitsuyoshi remixed by SEGA (S.S.T.), from Sega Touring Car Championship Original Soundtrack (1997)
  6. MNF? (Sega Rally 2, Arcade) – Arranged by Tatsuhiko Fuyuno (Prime Direction), from Sega 1 Rally 2 Re-Arrange Album: another entries (1999)
  7. Puyo Puyo (Puyo Puyo Tsuu, Arcade) – Composed and arranged by Katsumi Tanaka, performed by Katsumi Tanaka featuring MOO-shachou , from Puyo Puyo Tsuu DX. Complete Best Album 2 (1998)
  8. Do De Do Da Arranged (Ristar, Genesis) – Arranged by Naofumi Hataya, Kenichi Tokoi, from Mega Drive Last Action Heroes (2010)
  9. Bonus Track: Pilocene TNC SyncMix 3 (Tetris New Century, PlayStation 2) – Composed and arranged by Manabu Namiki (Basiscape), from New Century Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 28 Original Soundtrack (2006)
  10. Atolm Dragon (Panzer Dragoon Saga, Saturn) – Music and arrangement by Saori Kobayashi, vocals by Eri Ito, from Panzer Dragoon Saga 20th Anniversary Arrangement (2018)
  11. Escape From The City Cash Cash RMX (Sonic Adventure, Dreamcast) – Remixed by Cash Cash, from Sonic The Hedgehog Cafe Selections (2017)

 

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Episode 18-10 The One Where We Become The Heroes We Deserve

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Greetings and welcome to another live-streamed episode of great video game music and stupid cold-opens! We left the microphones running a little bit longer, and well there you go. Unfiltered Rob and Pernell, from our studio and into your podcast listening device.

This episode was live streamed in front of a live Patreon subscriber audience! If you would like access to these streams, where you can chat with us during the show, and make fun of my shirt (stop making fun of my shirt), head over to our Patreon page!

Track list:

  1. Close To Me – Just Shapes & Beats – PS4, Switch – Sabrepulse
  2. Shuffle or Boogie (Triple Triad) – Final Fantasy VIII – PlayStation – Nobuo Uematsu
  3. What We Need are Some Heroes – SteamWorld Heist – Steam Powered Giraffe
  4. Glint of Cold Steel – Trails of Cold Steel – PlayStation 4 – Falcom Sound Team jdk
  5. Ceadeus Battle Part 2 – Monster Hunter 3 – Yuko Komiyama
  6. Battlefield First Campaign – Etrian Odyssey Nexus – Nintendo 3DS – Yuzo Koshiro
  7. Baku Baku Drum & Bass Mix – Dream Team
  8. Morning, Thinker (Armored Core) – Another Soundscape
  9. Title – Trog! – NES – Chris Granner

 

Episode 18-9 Double Vision with The Legacy Music Hour

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Don’t adjust your podcast! This week on the show we’re joined by VGM experts and podcast veterans Brent and Rob from The Legacy Music Hour! Pernell has double-vision when he sees two Robs! This East-coast-West-coast joint is bound to bring out the competitive nature in your hosts. But instead we find connections, Rob connections, Bob connections, and WILD connections!

You can find The Legacy Music Hour HERE, bringing you the best in 3rd and 4th generation video game music every month!

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Brent Weinbach is very funny guy with sharp wit, and taste for the tastiest video game music committed to chips. Check out his comedy special Appealing to the Mainstream on Amazon Prime now!

Rob F Switch speaks with his fists, feet, and ears. You can find him spinning the jams at Ground Control arcade in Portland, and giving bad-ass Guile style haircuts at his barber shop Fisticuts!

Track list:

  1. Cog Is Push (Solitary Isle) – Baba Is You – Arvi Teikari
  2. Black Enemy (boss) – King Colossus – Genesis – Kenichiro Iosda
  3. Mask of Corruption – Time Spinner – PC – Jeff Ball
  4. Forstor Datacenter (Permafrost) – 20XX – Cityfires (Brandon Ellis)
  5. Main Theme – Cave Story – Daisuke Amaya (Pixel)
  6. Area 2 – Saint Dragon – Arcade – SIZLLA, Tecchan
  7. Stage 1-1 – Shadow Dancer – Genesis – Keisuke Tsukahara
  8. Mission 4: Bern Jungle – Project S11 – Game Boy Color – Heatbeat (Aleksi Eeben), Purple Motion (Jonne Valtonen)
  9. Thunder Plains (Final Fantasy X) – arranged by Masashi Hamauzu, performed by Aki Kuroda
  10. Bad Dudes – The Mad Gear
  11. Rooftop Run (Sonic Unleashed) Genesis Remix – mattlovania
  12. Dream of the Shore Near Another World (Chrono Cross) – Meine Meinung (Eriko Iwasawa vocals, Hiroyuki Kato, Makoto Suzaki, Kenta Sato)
  13. Caves Variation 1 – Hermie Hopperhead – PlayStation – Karou Ohori

Episode 18-8 The Dinner Party

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We’ve been cooking all day, and we can’t wait for our guests to arrive. This will be a dinner party to remember! And you will! Because this is dinner party HARD MODE. Pick the right appetizer, eat the correct soup. Or there will be horrible (hilarious) consequences! I mean… this week’s show is all about music you can play in the background of your next dinner party! Also this week is the return of “Rob’s Trivia Time!” Can you guess the game from the Nintendo Power tagline? Let us know how you did!

Track list:

  1. Nocturne – Katana ZERO – PlayStation 4 – Bill Kiley, Justin Stander
  2. Blue Resort – Bomberman 64 – Nintendo 64 – Akifumi Tada
  3. Stages 1, 5 BGM – Dead Connection – Arcade – Yoshiro Horie
  4. Roux – Catherine – PlayStation 2 – Shoji Meguro
  5. Once A Dead Man – Desert Child – Switch, Steam – Oscar Brittain
  6. Random Forest – Super Cane Magic Zero – Steam – Bulby
  7. Dire Dire Docks (Mario & Chill) – Helynt
  8. Sweet mountain sneak man remix (Sonic Colors, Jet Set Radio) – LOGI
  9. Comfort Zone (Main Menu) – Sonic Mania – Tee Lopes

 

Episode 18-7 Ringtones

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When we got our first cell phones, the first thing we did was try and get video game music on there! So when your friend calls you up, you hear some nice melodies from Koji Kondo. This episode all about the music we’ve chosen to be our ringtones over the years. We also hold many victory celebrations for unfortunate life events, and Rob talks way to much about DDR at the beginning.

Do you have a favorite video game song or jingle you’ve used for your phone’s ringtone? Let us know!

Track list:

  1. Congratulation Everybody – Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney – Nintendo DS – Masakazu Sugimori and arranged for the DS remake by Akemi Kimura
  2. Victory – Final Fantasy – NES – Nobuo Uematsu
  3. Rage – Double Dragon Neon – Xbox 360 – Jake Kaufman
  4. Dungeons – Startropics – NES – Yoshio Hirai
  5. World Map – Clash at Demonhead – NES – Michiharu Hasuya
  6. Green Hill Zone – Sonic The Hedgehog – Genesis – Masato Nakamura
  7. Super Select Remix (Marvel vs Capcom 2) – WizzyWhipItWonderful
  8. Final Fantasy VII – Victory Fanfare (Robotprins VS Toni Leys Remix)
  9. Battle Game Setting – Bomberman 93 – TurboGrafx 16 – Jun Chikuma