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Bonus Beats Vol. 2

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It’s the most MagFest’iest time of the year! That means Pernell is travelling and partying with hundreds of music and game enthusiasts, and Rob is all alone! ALL ALONE! So enjoy this super DJ mix of synthwave style remixes and original game tunes!

Track list:

  1. last .wav (Outrun) – Rob Nichols
  2. Divide – Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number – Magna
  3. Everything Is Going to Be OK – Prey – Mick Gordon
  4. Scarab of Glory No. 3 – The Hybrid Front – Mega Drive – Naofumi Hataya
  5. Top Gear Remix – Plasma3Music
  6. Earth and Sea A new departure Shenmue Remix – RyoX
  7. Battle Against A True Hero (Undertale) – Mr. McNoggin
  8. Level 7 – Xanadu II: Remix – PC 98 – Falcom Sound Team jdk
  9. Retroid Prime – DJ-R
  10. OutRun Splash Wave – Plasma3Music
  11. Netrunning Launchbase Zone Synthwave (Sonic 3) – CrazyGroupTrio
  12. Streets Of Rage Stage 5 Synthwave Remix – 24:7
  13. Chrono Trigger Opening Theme – HyperDuck SoundWorks
  14. Zelda Great Fairy’s Fountain – Derek Daley

Download Bonus Beats Vol. 2 Here!

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Episode 11-8 FM Synth Madness with Ed

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Grab your keyboards let’s celebrate all the great things Yamaha did for classic game consoles and computer systems! We focus strictly on FM synth music composed for games, particularly anything with big chunky bass and funked up keyboard leads!

We are joined this week by FM synth aficionado, Ed! Not only is he an avid admirer for the synths, he is the co-host of the excellent demo-scene podcast The Impulse Project. AND the co-host of the also excellent VGM podcast PixelTunes Radio! Also be sure to check out his VGM archives at this super fantastic link right here at ffshrines.

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Track list:

  1. Stage 1 – Bleed Out Sakuretsu – Sharp X68000 – Unknown
  2. Catch the Step – Misty Blue – PC-88 – Yuzo Koshiro
  3. The Strange Step All Night Dancing Bunny Cheerleader’s Assaulting Trumpet Resounds! – Dragon Half – PC-98 – Tadahiro Nitta
  4. Don’t Miss the Offender! (Stage 5) – Gang Busters – Arcade – Shinji Tasaka, Motoaki Furukawa, Seiichi Fukami, Shigemasa Matsuo
  5. Scarab of Glory No. 3 – The Hybrid Front – Mega Drive – Naofumi Hataya
  6. Dungeon – Sword of Vermillion – Genesis – Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Yasuhiro Takagi
  7. Beach (Plok) – Savaged Regime
  8. Dating Start FM Remix – Coda
  9. Mega Man 7 Turbo Man Sega Genesis Remix – TheLegendofRenegade
  10. We Love the E-A-R-T-H (Self Remake Version)  – ChoRenSha 68K – Sharp X68000 – Ruzarin Kashiwagi

Download episode 11-8 here!

Episode 11-3 Food Fight featuring Gonzalo Varela from Fight’N Rage!

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Grab your baguettes and arm yourself with scones! It’s time for a food fight! We tackle music around food-related stages and characters, and it gets messy! We talk about what makes a great salad, the problems with 3D Sonic The Hedgehog games, and why there are so many chefs who become great martial artists.

And also… Gonzalo Varela, the composer of Fight’N Rage!

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This week we feature a special interview with the composer of the new game Fight’N Rage: Gonzalo Varela! We chat about his composition process, influences, and how much his music impacted gameplay!

Track list:

  1. Soup – Panic Restaurant – NES – Hirohiko Takayama, Kenji Eno
  2. Ukyo’s Okonomiyaki – Ranma ½: Bakuretsu Rantouhen (Hard Battle) – Super Nintendo – Toshio Okamoto
  3. Sopville – Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom – NES – Tomotsune Maeno
  4. Food Panic – Lord Monarch – Super Nintendo – Falcom Sound Team JDK (Mieko Ishikawa, Atsushi Shirakawa, Seiji Shimamura)
  5. Sweet Mountain – Sonic Colors – Nintendo DS – Tomoya Ohtani, Kenichi Tokoi, Fumie Kumatani, Hideaki Kobayashi, Mariko Nanba, Naofumi Hataya
  6. Bewitched Chase – Overcooked – Xbox1 – Gerrit Wunder
  7. Babel Noise (Jam’s Theme) – Guilty Gear X – Playstation – Daisuke Ishiwatari
  8. Battle Flavour – Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God – PS Vita – Unknown
  9. Sunrise Rumba – Fight’n Rage – Steam – Gonzalo Varela
  10. Submarine Castle – Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon – N64 – Shigeru Araki, Yusuke Kato, Saiko Miki, Yasumasa Kitagawa

Download episode 11-3 here!

Episode 11-2 Beat’em Ups 2 with Masikus!

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Brawlers. Beat’em ups. Punchy-kicky men. These are all terms for a popular style of arcade game that brings kids together, and tears families apart. Okay so I’m making some of this stuff up. This is our second look at the popular beat-em-up genre, but this time with no system restrictions. And oh my GOD, we’ve got some great music for you!

 

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We are honored to have chiptune composer Masikus joining in on the conversation. Masikus is a drummer, electronic musician, chiptune composer, and all-around great guy! He’s been featured on multiple Chiptunes=Win compilation albums, and has fantastic chiptune inspired music available everywhere great MP3s are sold.

Find Masikus on: Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Twitter

Track list:

  1. Skyscraper – Ninja Warriors – Super Nintendo – Hiroyuki Iwatsuki
  2. Stage 2A (Ancient Mound) – Golden Axe III – Genesis – Naofumi Hataya, Tatsuyuki Maeda
  3. Elevator – Fighting Force – Playstation – Anthony Wheeldon
  4. Skull and Crossbones – TMNT: Hyperstone Heist – Genesis – Masahiro Ikariko
  5. Helmets – Mother Russia Bleeds – Steam – Fixions
  6. Immersion – Fight’n Rage – Steam – Gonzalo Varela
  7. The Lost Ones – Masikus
  8. Lost in Time (Final Fight Remix) – 5ilok
  9. Double Dragon II The Vengeful Demon Has Began to Move – Kazuhiro Hara and Nobuhito Tanahashi
  10. Beyond the Sun – Fight’n Rage – Steam – Gonzalo Varela

Download episode 11-2 here!

Episode 6-6 Holiday Music

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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!

Track list:

  1. Snow Island – Mouryo Senki Madara – Famicom – Tappi Iwase, Miki Higashino, Hirofumi Taniguchi, Aki Hata
  2. Castle Castellations – James Pond 2 Robocod – Genesis – Richard Joseph
  3. Relaxed Atmosphere Relaxatation Room – Lagrange Point – Famicom – Akio Dobashi, Noriyuki Takahashi, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Atsushi Fujio
  4. A Wish – Secret of Mana – Super Nintendo- Hiroki Kikuta
  5. Snowman – Mother – Famicom – Keiichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
  6. Jack Frost’s Chime – Christmas NiGHTS – Sega Saturn – Tomoko Sasaki, Naofumi Hataya
  7. GeminEye – The Megas applebadge-sm
  8. CAMMY’S THEME Hip hop remix – Deuce Rell?
  9. Snowball Park – Super Mario 3D World – Wii U – Mahito Yokota, Toru Minegishi, Koji Kondo, Yasuaki Iwata

Download episode 6-6 here!