Grab your headphones, because we're celebrating the North American release of our favorite video game console! The Sega Dreamcast holds a special place for Rob and Pernell because of it's eclectic selection of puzzle games, fighting games, shmup games, and their first MMORPG! Celebrating with us are the fine gentlemen at another game music podcast: Mike and Justin from XVGM Radio! When you're done listening to our selections, why not check out theirs too!
We've done it! Three years of podcasts, video game music, and friendship! Let's reflect back on our favorite tracks and episodes of the last year, you may be surprised at what we pick! There's celebratory beverages, behind-the-scenes podcast stories, and fun trivia quizzes which Pernell is way too good at.
Likes podcasts. Puts video game music in every episode. In this week's podcast we pick a song that matches a video game meme, so get ready for LOTS of memes! This topic was brought to us from Good Guy Messenger!
Rob goes head-first into the fishing game deep end and finds that there is so much more to listen to! Enjoy this short mix-tape of excellent fishing music to cast your week and catch a great day! Oh, and enjoy the stylings of MC Sega Bass Fishing!
Let's listen to music for fish! We're talking about classic fishing video games, and even some mini-games about fishing within other games. SO MANY FISH. No matter what angle we come at it, we find super-chill, jazzy, and always positive music. Special shout-out to listener Wicked Sephiroth for the track suggestions which spawned this whopper of an episode! (pun intended)
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 me tell you, that walk to the village isn't as safe as you think. Let me tell you, that walk to the village isn't as short as you think. The road is dangerous with RANDOM BATTLES! This week it's all about that random battle music!
The short-lived Sega Dreamcast had an excellent library which included some great vertical and horizontal shmups! Enjoy this mixtape from one of our earliest episodes with great classic Sega composers!
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)
Happy characters, beautiful scenery, and extra catchy melodies. This is what we mean by "Blue Sky" games. Get ready for a shower of positive energy and good times with some good friends!