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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast

Episode 1-6 16 bit Christmas

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We celebrate the holidays with music from snow and ice levels. There are cool keyboard solos and festive bells throughout the tracks to get you in the holiday spirit. So what are you waiting for?  Get down with these hot tracks to keep you warm during this cold season!

Track list:

  1. Sphere 3 – Neutopia 2 – Turbo Grafx 16 – Keita Hoshi
  2. Round 5-2 Ice Scream – Ristar – Genesis – Tomoko Sasaki, Naofumi Hataya, Masafumi Ogata
  3. Giants Cry – Lamulana – PC/Vita – Houryu Samejima
  4. Day 4 Absolute Zero – Vectorman – Genesis – Jon Holland
  5. Ice Paradise 2 – Sonic Advance 2 – GB Advance – Tatsuyuki Maeda, Yutaka Minobe
  6. Snow Land – Wiz ‘n’ Liz – Genesis – Matt Furniss
  7. Fear My Lowering Coefficient of Friction (Blaster Master Area 6) – Danimal Cannon – http://danimalcannon.com/
  8. Ice Cap vs Chemical Plant Zone – Flexstyle – http://music.gamechops.com/album/spindash-2
  9. Ice Cap Zone Act 1 – Sonic the Hedgehog 3 – Genesis – Brad Buxer, Michael Jackson

 

Episode 1-5 Covers and Remixes

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This week we’re listening to tunes with a special guest.  Orvie Thumel is the games organizer for Magfest, the famous music and gaming festival.  This episode has covers and remixes from many genres.  There’s rock, folk, hip-hop, funk, and a big-bad-brass track that gets Pernell dancing!

Also don’t forget to check out Magcast, the official podcast of Magfest, over at Thundergrunt!

Track list:

  1. The Fascinating Flower Country (Bravely Default) – The World Is Square
  2. Flash, Flash, Flash (Bosconian) – Steel Samurai
  3. High I’m Daisy! – ABSRDST
  4. Bob-Omb Battlefield – missingNo.
  5. Fields of Awesome (Cave Story) – Viking Guitar
  6. Spacepuppy – Rocketchip
  7. I Run These Pipes, Son! – That Andy Guy

 

Episode 1-4 Shin Megami Tensei

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A new podcast approaches! This week we listen to tracks from post-apocalyptic role playing games that span across 2 decades of video game history.  Shin Megami Tensei, or “Megaten” games are in our music sniper-scope this week. So give it a listen!  Or you can talk to it, and try to persuade it to join your party.

Track List:

  1. Ginza – Shin Megami Tensei – SNES – Tsukasa Masuko
  2. Game Over – Shin Megami Tensei – SNES – Tsukasa Masuko
  3. Labrynth of Amala – Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne – PS2 – Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiko Tasaki
  4. Recovery Spring – Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne – PS2 – Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiko Tasaki
  5. Ueno Underground District – Shin Megami Tensei 4 – 3DS – Ryota Koduka, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiki Konishi
  6. Respite – Shin Megami Tensei 4 – 3DS – Ryota Koduka, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiki Konishi
  7. Battle Theme (Shin Megami Tensei 2) – Sword of Justice
  8. Respite – allthingsreezy – http://soundcloud.com/allthingsreezy
  9. Ikebukuro – Shin Megami Tensei 3 – PS2 – Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiko Tasaki

 

Episode 1-3 NES Sunsoft

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Catchy melodies and state-of-the-art NES sound technology is what this episode is all about!  Also, Pernell gets really into a Gimmick! track.  So let’s have a listen and appreciate the awesome sounds of the Sunsoft bass sample!

Track list:

  1. Area 5 – Blaster Master – Naoki Kodaka
  2. Area 7 – Blaster Master – Naoki Kodaka
  3. Stage 4 – Batman – Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara
  4. Stage 3 – Batman – Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara
  5. Long Tomorrow – Gimmick! – Masashi Kageyama
  6. Good Weather – Gimmick! – Masashi Kageyama
  7. S-MOD – Krieger – Krieger https://krieger.bandcamp.com
  8. And I Miss Everyone – Into Stardust – Astroskeleton https://astroskeleton.bandcamp.com
  9. Stage 4 – Journey to Silius – Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara, Shinichi Seya

 

Episode 1-2 Dreamcast Shmups

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This week we’re combining two of our favorite things: The Sega Dreamcast and shmup games!

Track List:

  1. I Hate Tha Sun – Radirgy – Daisuke Nagata
  2. 24 / 7 – Radirgy – Kou Hayashi
  3. Step of Battle – Bangai-o – Toshiya Yamanaka, Aki Hata, Kazuo Hanzawa
  4. Mazin! Core – Bangai-o –  Toshiya Yamanaka, Aki Hata, Kazuo Hanzawa
  5. Stage 1 – XYDONIA– Dario Fantini (http://breakingbytes.tumblr.com/)
  6. Blaster Master Rocket – prozax (http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00234)
  7. The Beautiful Love of a Brother and Sister – Bangai-o – Toshiya Yamanaka, Aki Hata, Kazuo Hanzawa

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