Enjoy a selection of mostly classic 8 and 16 bit tracks composed for video game cutscenes! Bonus trivia! The picture of Rob riding the chocobo was lifted from a picture of him riding a statue of a horse in Pittsburgh.
It’s been (ITS BEEN) TWO YEARS of the podcast, so it’s time for another celebration! But didn’t you just celebrate 100 episodes? We did! Who cares!
Rob and Pernell pick their top 5 songs of the past year, pop bottles, laugh uncontrollably at Pernell’s fake curse-words, and discover that Andore is the Sorting-Hat of the Mad Gear gang. Thanks to a gift from a special listener, things go a little off the rails.
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Writhing in Agony, Aren’t you? – Dragon Tail – FM Towns – Tadahiro Nitta
Spread Your Wings – Disgaea 2 Cursed Memories – Playstation 2- Tenpei Sato
A Curious Tale – Secret of Mana – Super Nintendo – Hiroki Kikuta
In a Moment’s Time – Skullgirls – Steam, Playstation 4, Xbox – Michiru Yamane
Gust of Wind – Ys Memories of Celceta – Playstation Vita – Falcom Sound Team jdk
The Poets 2 – Streets of Rage 3 – Yuzo Koshiro, Motohiro Kawashima
What Lies Beyond The Door – Tales of Graces F – Playstation 3 – Motoi Sakuraba
Levels 11 to 20 – Dragon Crystal – Master System – E Fugu
Demyst – Hyper Void – Steam, Playstation 3, Playstation 4 – Kamel Bushnaq
This week the super podcast brothers are joined by members from the VGM cover band Rare Candy to talk about all things Final Fantasy! We listen to tracks from nearly every console the series made an appearance. We also end up discussing the finer points of arranging video game tunes for the band, playing Gameboy in long car rides, and what qualities truly make up a “Pernell Track”. It was great fun to record, we hope you enjoy it!
Rare Candy are an amazing video game music cover band with works spanning over 7 years. They’re high-energy arrangements of your favorite tunes will instantly become your new favorites.
Update from Rob: All issues with the audio have been corrected, enjoy!
We’ve got an extra special episode for you this week! This one is all about games with movie adaptations. And to make this journey extra special, we’re joined by a very special guest, Mustin! Mustin is a long time member of The OneUps band, founder of Bad Dudes, lover of video game music, and all around excellent guy.
We talk about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, decide which of the Wayans brothers was the best, and brainstorm the new sexy-Doom game for your next-gen console! Honestly our air conditioning broke and we started going a little loopy, enjoy!
Opening – Doom – Playstation – Aubrey Hodges
Mission 4 – Double Dragon – NES – Kazunaka Yamane
Fasolatha (Greece) – Need For Speed II – Playstation – Jeff Van Dyck, Saki Kaskas
Sagat Theme – Street Fighter – Street Fighter II: The World Warrior – Arcade – Isao Abe
How do we find such great video game tracks? Is it the luck of the draw? Is it lady-luck? I think it’s Pernell’s suave and sexy voice that calls out to great music like a siren song. Either way, this week is a focus on casino, gambling, or just luck-based game stuff! Enjoy!
Casino Night Zone (2 Player) – Sonic The Hedgehog 2 – Genesis – Masato Nakamura
Good Luck! – Mario Party 3 – N64 – Ichiro Shimakura
Las Vegas Is My Lady! – Super Caesar’s Palace – Super Nintendo – Tommy Tallarico, Steve Henefin
Black Jack – Casino Kid – NES – Toshio Murai
2020 Casino – Vegas Stakes – Super Nintendo – Kimitaka Matsumae
Casino of the Dead – Ni No Kuni – Playstation 3 – Akihiro Hino
Golden Saucer – Final Fantasy VII Piano Collections