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Episode 10-5 Rob Hubbard

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Looking for the best C64 music the little computer system has to offer? How about the most ROCKIN Genesis tunes you’ve ever heard? Then look no further! We do a composer-focused episode devoted to none-other than Rob Hubbard!

Rob Hubbard is a Commodore 64 music composer master, and later on home consoles after accepting a position with Electronic Arts in the 90s. This is where we decide to focus on, the Rob Hubbard of our youth!

Track list:

  1. Vermont – Road Rash 2 – Genesis – Rob Hubbard
  2. Pacific Coast – Road Rash – Genesis – Rob Hubbard
  3. Theme – Lakers Versus Celtics NBA Playoffs – Genesis – Rob Hubbard
  4. Title – John Madden Football – Genesis – Rob Hubbard
  5. Skate Shop – Skate or Die – NES – Rob Hubbard
  6. Match Theme – Kings of the Beach – NES – Rob Hubbard
  7. Road Rash II Title Theme – Luke Jasnen
  8. Monty on the Run – Press Play On Tape
  9. Loader – Sanxion – Commodore 64 – Rob Hubbard

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Episode 10-4 PC RPG Music with WASD

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You! Traveler! Stop there! You may not enter the town of Pernellshire without first collecting some items I require. My family has been attacked by orcs, and I need you to collect 50 squirrel skins. There, off you go! No use standing around. Go on then.

That’s right, it’s all PC DOS music on today’s show! Specifically, we listen to music from RPGs for the PC from the mid to late 90s. We talk about the intense difficulty of the games, and share stories of MMO adventures from long ago. Specifically Puzzle Pirates!

And joining us is Austin Green from the PC music cover-band WASD!

 

Track list:

  1. Title – AD&D Champions of Krynn – DOS – John Halbeib
  2. Morte Theme (Alternate) – Planescape: Torment – PC – Mark Morgan, Richard Band
  3. Jhelom Theme – Ultima Online – PC – Kirk Winterrowd, Joe Basquez, Hal Milton
  4. Ending – Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant – PC – David W Bradley
  5. Metallic Monks (Lost Hills) – Fallout – PC – Mark Morgan
  6. Exploring the Plains – Baldur’s Gate – PC – Michael Hoenig
  7. Heroes and Hamsters – WASD
  8. Beer, beer, beer – The Bard’s Tale (2005) – PC – Tommy Tallarico, Clint Bajakian, Jared Emerson-Johnson, Peter McConnel, Michael Z Land
  9. Canyon.mid – WASD
  10. I’m a Medieval Man – Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness – PC – Glenn Stafford

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Episode 10-3 Metroid

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Welcome to the surface of RNP388. We need your help eliminating the alien threat. You alone can stop the invasion armed with your boom-box full of excellent Metroid music!

This week on the show we celebrate the newest (and long overdue) Metroid title! We also discuss home organization, lost games, and what it’s like to be raised by birds.

Track list:

  1. Ancient Chozo Ruins – Metroid II: Return of Samus – GameBoy – Ryoji Yoshitomi
  2. Facing A Huge Reaction – Metroid Fusion – GameBoy Advance- Minako Hamano, Akira Fujiwara
  3. Underwater Area – Super Metroid – Super Metroid – SNES – Minako Himano
  4. Brinstar Overgrown with Vegetation Area – Super Metroid – SNES – Kenji Yamamoto
  5. Chozo Ghost Battle – Metroid Prime – GameCube – Kenji Yamamoto, Koichi Kyuma
  6. Surface of SR388 – Metroid II: Return of Samus – GameBoy – Ryoji Yoshitomi
  7. Kraid’s Theme – Stemage: Metroid Metal
  8. Ruby Catacombs – bLiNd (Chozo Legacyapplebadge-sm
  9. Downed Frigate Orpheon Main Theme – Metroid Prime – GameCube – Kenji Yamamoto, Koichi Kyuma

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Episode 10-2 Yoko Shimomura

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Tune in as we focus on the works of composer Yoko Shimomura! She has worked in the business since the 80s with such amazing music ranging from Street Fighter II to Kingdom Hearts. Rob and Pernell share tracks from her amazing career, and share stories of old arcades, and mythical animals.

This episode is the first of our monthly Patreon-only live streams! We setup a camera in the studio and allow our Patreon members to watch us record the episode live! It was a blast to do and we can’t wait to do it again next month! 🙂  If you would like to be a part of these exclusives, head over to our Patreon page!

Track list:

  1. Hard Long (Stages 2 and 9) – The King of Dragons – Arcade – Yoko Shimomura
  2. Majestic Fire – Pop’n Music 13 Carnival – Arcade – Yoko Shimomura
  3. Ending Theme – The Punisher – Arcade – Yoko Shimomura, Isao Abe
  4. Trade City – Breath of Fire – SNES – Yoko Shimomura
  5. Take the Offensive – Front Mission – SNES – Yoko Shimomura
  6. Breager’s Castle – Gargoyle’s Quest – GameBoy – Yoko Shimomura, Harumi Fujita
  7. Forest Maze Remix (Super Mario RPG) – Mykal Williams
  8. The Wind Sings of a Journey (Legend of Mana) – Yamila and Federico
  9. Out of Phase – Parasite Eve – Playstation – Yoko Shimomura

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Episode 10-1 World Maps 2 with Amanda Lepre

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This week we take a second look at music composed specifically for world maps in games. We are honored to have a musical guest joining us,  Amanda Lepre from the band Descendants of Erdrick! She brings her vast musical knowledge and love of fantasy RPG’s to the conversation. We discuss how important it is for world map music to create the mood, emotionally setting up the player for a new section of the game. We also share our gaming guilty pleasures, each of us judging Pernell. 🙂

Amanda Lepre is a guitarist and vocalist of Descendants of Erdrick. Descendants of Erdrick is progressive-metal band that creates beautiful and epic arrangements of classic RPG video game music.

Amanda Lepre also has a solo project of heavy, progressive, and electronic melodies. You can find her music over at www.amandalepre.com!

 

Track list:

  1. World of Ruin – Final Fantasy VI – SNES – Nobuo Uematsu
  2. The New Continent – Thousand Arms – Playstation –
  3. Field Map: Fall – Taikou Risshiden – Super Famicom – Michiru Oshima
  4. Dark World – Link to the Past – SNES – Koji Kondo
  5. Field To Tomorrow – Lunar 2 – Sega CD – Noriyuke Iwadare
  6. Map Screen – Body Count – Genesis – Steve Collett
  7. War of the Magitek – Descendants of Erdrick applebadge-sm
  8. Field Theme Revelations The Demon Slayer – Grospixels
  9. Dream of the Shore Near Another World – Gabe Rodriguez, Seda Baykara
  10. Map – Goof Troop – SNES – Yuki Satomura

Download episode 10-1 here!