We can all use some good vibes right now so Rob and Pernell get optimistic in this week's episode, focusing on one thing: feeling good! The sun is out and we are safely inside with our VGM boom-boxes turned up! Rob also quizzes Pernell on his knowledge of tennis-pro Andre Agassi and the MANY games they SHOULD have made for this ultimate sports-star! Remember, if you're going to get funky to this week's episode, get funky responsibly!
Episode 22-2 Superfund
The environmental activists in us come out in this week's podcast. Well, it definitely comes out of Pernell. Rob was confused and got creative with his music picks for this week. There are some great tunes in this episode, so enjoy!
Episode 22-1 Stankface Jams with Bruce Irons of The Mad Gear
Did you ever hear a bassline so funky that your face just squished up? A horn section that hits so hard you're smelling rotten cheese and have to share it with the world? Then you know what's up! Our podcast this week is all about video game music with the FUNKIEST and the STANKIEST and the TASTIEST jams we could find! Joining us on this adventure is Bruce Irons of The Mad Gear Band! He's here to rock-out to some great tunes and spread the word about his latest project: Turbo City Gaiden! TURBO CITY GAIDEN is an animated series chronicling the adventures of the Baddest Band on the Planet The Mad Gear. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/themadgear/turbo-city-gaiden
Episode 19-5 Blood
Our musical theme this week may sound morbid, but we swear we're coming from a good place! The theme is all things blood related! Characters who drink blood, fighting games that draw blood, and hospitals that need blood. That means everything from smooth, sexy jams, to heavy hitting 16-bit classics, to old-school hip-hop!
Bonus Beats 4: Sega Time Travel Adventure
Grab your glow-sticks and jump in the rave, we're going on a Sega remix adventure! This special Bonus Beats episode features only classic remixes and arrangements officially released by Sega through compilation albums or as bonus songs on original sound tracks. Club beats and remixes starting from 1989, that's 30 years of Sega music to groove on!
Episode 18-7 Ringtones
When we got our first cell phones, the first thing we did was try and get video game music on there! So when your friend calls you up, you hear some nice melodies from Koji Kondo. This episode all about the music we've chosen to be our ringtones over the years. We also hold many victory celebrations for unfortunate life events, and Rob talks way to much about DDR at the beginning. Do you have a favorite video game song or jingle you've used for your phone's ringtone? Let us know!
Episode 17-2 Disney Games with XVGM Radio
Disney and video games go together like peanut butter and chocolate. And you've got to love the old-school Capcom disney games, but what about games outside of Capcom? What about games that aren't about specific characters or shows, but just "Princesses" who knows! Rob and Pernell are joined by Mike and Justin from XVGM Radio to take a deep dive into the world of Disney, music, and absolute silliness!
Episode 16-10 Cartoons LIVE at Everything Is Awesome!
This week on the podcast we listen to music from games based on cartoons! Mainly 90s cartoons, about saving the environment, and selling toys. Lots of toys! Rob quizzes Pernell on his video game knowledge, and Pernell goes off on the insane episodes of the Super Mario Bros. super show cartoon!
Episode 16-8 Comic Books
Rob and Pernell are here! We're gonna take you for riiiiide! We look at comic book inspired video games, mainly from Marvel comics, and talk about 90s rappers, arcades, and just about anything but comic books! With great VGM power, comes great VGM responsibility. There are some serious jams throughout the episode, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy!
Episode 16-3 Underworld Driver
The theme this week is music and games focused around a single word! Well, since there are 2 hosts it's really 2 words. But then they talk for way too long during the intro of the show and that's many more words! Also, stay tuned in through the episode for a fun word-puzzle game that drives Pernell insane!