We got another great topic this week from one of our fantastic listeners! Well, we expanded on it a little, because there were some tracks we really wanted to play on the show 🙂 Our focus is on music outside of the action and drama, and instead on times where you’re encouraged to take a moment for yourself. Continue reading Episode 6-10 Pause, Save, and Tutorial
Clear the fog of war and flank the enemy! Click the buttons as fast as you can and prepare for war! This week’s listener-suggested topic is RTS games! Unfortunately Rob and Pernell have little experience in the genre, but there is some musical gold! Continue reading Episode 6-9 Real Time Strategy
Rob and Pernell are back together in the studio, and ready to rock this podcast! This week’s topic is “Memories”, meaning anything that triggers specific memories for us, personal or gaming related. So this one gets a little heavy on the nostalgia. Pernell gets nostalgic for the old east coast Bemani scene, and Rob gets nostalgic for old audio formats. Continue reading Episode 6-8 Memories
Happy new year everyone! Thanks for coming back for another great year of video game music. It means a great deal to us that you’re still listening and enjoying the show! This week we do another composer focus, this time on one of Konami’s greats, Mihciru Yamane! Enjoy! Continue reading Episode 6-7 Michiru Yamane
Happy holidays everyone! Your podcast-friends here at Rhythm and Pixels celebrate the only way they know how, with great video game music! There’s surprises, presents, and Rob’s elf application to the North Pole. It’s a podcast miracle! Continue reading Episode 6-6 Holiday Music
This episode is composer-focused, we only play tracks originally composed by Namco alumni Junko Ozawa. Her work ranges from Namco arcade classics like Rolling Thunder and PacMania, all the way to Klonoa for the Playstation. There’s old and new classics to be found in this episode, so grab your headphones and get into it! Continue reading Episode 6-5 Junko Ozawa
This week we focus on the small-ish library of role playing games for the Sega Dreamcast. The Sega Dreamcast is a very special system for both of us. It had some great games, but they were also taking risks with some crazy ones. Continue reading Episode 6-4 Dreamcast RPGs
Happy podcastiversary! Put on your best clothes and grab your party hat, let’s celebrate in style! This week we look back at some great episodes, and great music. We each pick our top 5 (but not Pernell) and dance, sing, and talk about superstar-sports-athlete Bo Jackson!
Thank you everyone for Continue reading Episode 6-3 Podcastiversary!
The show gets a few upgrades and add-ons this week with our focus on the TurboGrafx CD systems! Last week we looked at classic TurboGrafx 16 music, but this week is music in the classic CD audio format Redbook. It gets a little jazzy, a little funky, and then a little crazy with that Riot Zone track. I’m still not sure what’s going on there. Continue reading Episode 6-2 TurboGrafx CD
This week we jam out to music from the TurboGrafx 16, also known as the PC Engine in Japan. There are some absolute gems in this week’s episode, so get to it! Continue reading Episode 6-1 TurboGrafx 16