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Episode 20-10 SNK Fighters with Ed Wilson!

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This week is all about fighting games produced by SNK. We discover hard rock, smooth jazz, euro-beat, and even early 90s positive-rap! The Bonus-Round is OFF THE HOOK, you can’t miss this one!

Helping us make sense of it all, we’re joined by VGM expert and podcast master: Ed Wilson! (The VGMbassy, Impulse Project, PixelTunes Radio) Ed brings the class this show desperately needed! His vast knowledge of game systems, hardware, and composers… and we just sing silly songs and crack jokes.

Track list:

  1. Sunrise on the Train – Garou: Mark of the Wolves – Neo Geo – Masato Horiuchi (HORI HORI), Yasuhiro Naka, Akahiro Uchida, OKAN, and Q_Jiro 
  2. Cool Jam – The King of Fighters R1 – Neo Geo Pocket Color – SNK Soundteam (Takushi Hiyamuta “HIYA!”, “yone”, “USAKO”, “MARIMO”, Hideyuki Ashizawa “ASSHY”)
  3. Antenna Stage – Neo Geo Battle Colosseum – Neo Geo – SNK Sound Team (Yasumasa Yamada head composer)
  4. Fin of Invincibility (Halford’s Theme) – Samurai Shodown 2019- PlayStation 4 – Hideki Asanaka, Mayuko Hino, Naoki Kita, and Minori Sasaki, Akihiro Nakazawa and Daisuke Mori from NorthSound, and Kensuke Inage and Jun Hoshina (Samurai Musicians)
  5. Sho’s Theme – Breakers Revenge – Neo Geo – Kenichi Kamio
  6. KoF 2002 – Diamond Dust – Kula Diamond’s Theme by the SNK Sound Team ( Masahiko Hataya)
  7. “Show Time!” from NEO GEO Guys Song Collection CD – Composition & Arrangement: SNK Shinsekai Gakkyoku Zatsugidan, Vocals: Kong Kuwata, Satoshi Hashimoto, Kouji Ishii, Harumi Ikoma, Mami Kingetsu, Akoya Sogi, Lyrics: MOMO
  8. Kiss Me (Theme of Blue Mary Arranged) – Fatal Fury 3 Arranged – Yukifumi Makino (Macky)
  9. Blue Mary Blues – Full Band (KoF ‘97) – The Consouls
  10. Psycho Soldier Remix 97 – King of Fighters R-21 – Neo Geo Pocket Color -SNK Soundteam (Takushi Hiyamuta “HIYA!”, “yone”, “USAKO”, “MARIMO”, Hideyuki Ashizawa “ASSHY”)

Episode 20-9 Podcastiversary 4!

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Happy new podcast year! We celebrate 4 years of Rhythm and Pixels by sharing our favorite tracks of the past year! We share some favorite episode memories, and Pernell competes in Rob’s version of VGM Jeopardy! Enjoy the show!

BTW this episode was live-streamed on our Twitch channel, so there’s lots of singing and some visual gags that might not translate. 🙂

Track list:

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Episode 20-8 200th Episode Celebration Clip-Show!

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That’s right, this is our 200th (numbered) episode! We’ve released mixtapes, bonus-beats, and various other things. BUT THIS! This is our 200th episode!!! We celebrate with tea, energy drinks, and music of course! We also listen to your favorite moments of the last 4 years, and they crack us up! Enjoy the show!

Track list:

  1. Battle of Conflicts – Cosmic Star Heroine – HyperDuck Soundworks (Chris Geehan, Dan Byrne-Mccullough)
  2. Glacius theme – Killer Instinct – SNES – Graeme Norgate
  3. Staff – Hard Dunk – Sega Arcade – Hideaki Myamoto
  4. Stage 4-1 – Blazing Chrome – Dominic Nidmark
  5. Valley of Salvation – Caldrius Blaze – Yoshimi Kudo
  6. Vella Wild Groove – YiiK – Andrew Allanson
  7. Face My Fears Dj CUTMAN Remix (Kingdom Hearts III) – Dj CUTMAN, Tee Lopes, Adriana Figueroa
  8. Toasty Buns (Parappa the Rapper 2) – Smooth4Lyfe

Episode 20-7 The Worst Controllers and Other Scary Stories

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It’s spooky-scary-Halloween time, so we tell stories of haunted consoles, corrupted games, and controllers of the damned! This week’s episode was recorded on our live-stream for our Patreon members! So things get a more than a little goofy! Happy haunting!

Track list:

  1. First Floor Mansion – Resident Evil – PlayStation – Makoto Tomozawa, Koichi Hiroki, Masami Ueda
  2. Gears of Fortune – Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – Ryusuke Fujioka
  3. Your Best Nightmare – Undertale – Toby Fox
  4. Stage 3 – Splatterhouse 3 – Genesis – Eiko Kaneda
  5. Level 4 –  Decap Attack – Genesis – Fumito Tamayama, Hiroto Kanno
  6. Dog Ending Credits – Silent Hill 2 – PlayStation 2 – Akira Yamaoka
  7. The Megas – The Belmonts (Cassette EP) – 01 Bloody Tears
  8. Dance of Pales / No Sleep (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night) – Mega Ran and Sammus and The Ranger
  9. Lavender Town – Pokemon Fire Red/Leaf Green – Gameboy Advance – Go Ichinose, Junichi Masuda

Episode 20-6 Super NEStalgia with Michael Martin

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Relive some memories with the sounds of the Super Nintendo! We’re joined by friend and funny-man Michael (Twitter @home_halfway) to chat about our favorite games, hot peppers, and the Ellen show. Check out Michael’s comedy show Spitfire Comedy at the iO Theater in Chicago every month! https://www.spitfirecomedyshow.com/

Track list:

  1. Theme of Love – Final Fantasy IV – SNES – Nobuo Uematsu
  2. Lux Tizer – The 7th Saga – SNES – Norihiko Yamanuki
  3. Lively Village – 7th Saga – SNES – Norihiko Yamanuki
  4. Spirit of The Night – Secret of Mana – SNES – Hiroki Kikuta
  5. Sub Battle – Bahamut Lagoon – SNES – Noriko Matsueda
  6. Tengu Mountains – Legend of the Mystical Ninja – SNES – Harumi Ueko, Kazuhiko Uehara
  7. The Brink of Time (Chrono Trigger: The Brink of Time Arranged) – Yasunori Mitsuda, arranged by Guido (Hiroshi Hata and Kalta Ohtsuki)
  8. Boss Battle (Lufia 2) – GaMetal Remix