We’re on a diet this week, eating nothing but salads! We have no topic this week, just excellent listener-suggested music! We give a preference to our Patreon subscribers, as this recording was streamed live for all of our supporters! We talk about our favorite racing games, Rob mispronounces MANY names, and there’s a ton of singing. So much singing! Enjoy the show!
Donkey Kong Country 3 -Gameboy Advance – Rockface Rumble – David Wise
An Underlying Problem – Shovel Knight – Multiple – Jake Kaufman
Title Screen – Treasure Buster – IOS, Android – Matt Creamer
Winning Run – Ace Driver: Racing Evolution – Arcade – Hiroyuki Kawada
Banson’s Aria – Henry Hatsworth – Nintendo DS – Gene Rozenberg
BGM 1 – Cue Brick – Arcade – K Satori
Etoule Pocuratte 2!! – Loco Roco 2 – Playstation 3 – Noboyuki Shimizu, Kemmei Adachi
Jump around, jump around, jump around-yeah! This week we listen to classic hip-hop, and classic hip-hop inspired, video game music! It gets funky, it gets heavy, and then it gets cheesey… oh boy it gets cheesey in places 🙂
We are joined by the talented producer and video game composer, 2 Mello! (2064 Read Only Memories, Celeste) He wanted to jump on our show and talk about the cross-over of video games into hip-hop, and sometimes vice-versa. We talk about the use of samples, old hardware, and our favorite Jet Set Radio characters.
Let’s talk pinball, man. PIN BALL MAAAAAAANNNN!! Rob and Pernell listen to great music from video games based on pinball games, or using pinball game mechanics! And hoo-boy there are a lot of them! Pinball is a unique game that combines dexterity and physics with electronics. Moving this game into the digital world means you can add moving characters, RPG elements, and even blue sparks!
Showerboard – Dino Land – Sega Genesis – Ichiro Hada
Cold and Bold – Odama – Gamecube – Don’t Panic
Dementia – Virtual Pinball – Sega Genesis – Mark Miller
Options Menu – Sonic Spinball – Sega Genesis – Howard Drossin, Brian Coburn, Barry Blum
Main Stage BGM 1 – Time Cruise II – PC Engine – Hiroto Saitou
Today on the show Rob and Pernell start their own Major League Podcast team, the Wilmington Chiptuners! Not really though, this week’s episode is all about video game characters who carry bats! Or big sticks! Or you know, something like that… we’ve got all sorts of ideas. We talk about the nostalgia we have for places we used to live, the romance of Tommy Lasord, and how to navigate the spirit world of Weehawken New Jersey.
This week’s topic was submitted by listener Wicked Sephiroth! High five!
Beranme Town – Hammerin’ Hero – PlayStation Portable – Syoji Murata
Results – Tommy Lasorda Baseball – Sega Genesis – ROGE
Ness’ House – Earthbound – Super Nintendo – Keichi Sazuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
Credits – Kendo Rage – Super Nintendo – Takahiro Wakuta
Pleather for breakfast – No More Heroes – Wii – Masafumi Takeda
Falke’s Theme – Street Fighter V – PlayStation 4 – Keiki Kobayashi