Let’s listen to music that can get you powered up! Music that makes you feel like you can save the world even though your just a high school kid with magical powers! We explore the world of Shonen Jump video games and video game cross-overs!
Pernell dreams of being a bird, and Rob discovers his connection to the world of anime through the Delaware hip-hop scene. They both uncover their secret RPG special attacks! There’s a lot to unpack here…
For those who are about to Rockman, we salute you! This is the podcast’s second dive into video game rock music, and this time it’s personal. Pernell gives blood just before recording, so you’re in for an extra special treat. Rob sings his favorite fighting game moves, and Pernell reminisces about childhood games played in his neighborhood. (it’s amazing we survived our childhood)
Critical Juncture – Cosmic Star Heroine – PlayStation 4 – HyperDuck Soundworks
Cheese Grater – Skitchin‘- Genesis – Jeff van Dyck
Fight with Assailant – Legend of Heroes Trails In The Sky – PSP – Falcom Sound Team jdk
Toxic Seahorse – Mega Man X3 – SNES – Kinuyo Yamashita
Grab your keyboards let’s celebrate all the great things Yamaha did for classic game consoles and computer systems! We focus strictly on FM synth music composed for games, particularly anything with big chunky bass and funked up keyboard leads!
This very special episode was recorded in front of a live Facebook studio audience! We listen to great snowy and icy tunes! We talk about GameBoys of Christmas’s past! And we goof off with everyone on Facebook during the live stream! So let’s have some fun!
Frozen Beach Side – New Adventure Island – TurboGrafx 16 – Kenji Sakata
Scene 1 – The Grinch – Gameboy Color – Rie Fukuda
Winters White – Earthbound- Super Nintendo – Keiichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
This week we listen to game music used typically in desert stages, often to create the atmosphere of Arabic architecture and landscapes. Stereotypes aside, there are some fantastic melodies and rhythms to be found in these games. So take off your shoes and dive in with us!
Sandopolis Act 1 – Sonic and Knuckles – Genesis – Sachio Ogawa, Tatsuyuki Maeda, Jun Senoue, Howard Drossin
Aquaria – The Legend of Oasis – Saturn- Yuzo Koshiro
Desert Camp – Asterix and Obelix – Super Nintendo – Alberto Jose Gonzalez
Arabesque (Theme of Pullum Purna) – Street Fighter Ex Plus Alpha – Playstation – Takayuki Aihara, Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso
Shingeki – Arabian Magic – Arcade – Norihiro Furukawa