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!
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!
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!
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!
Soup – Panic Restaurant – NES – Hirohiko Takayama, Kenji Eno
Ukyo’s Okonomiyaki – Ranma ½: Bakuretsu Rantouhen (Hard Battle) – Super Nintendo – Toshio Okamoto
Sopville – Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom – NES – Tomotsune Maeno
Food Panic – Lord Monarch – Super Nintendo – Falcom Sound Team JDK (Mieko Ishikawa, Atsushi Shirakawa, Seiji Shimamura)
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!
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.
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!
Snow Island – Mouryo Senki Madara – Famicom – Tappi Iwase, Miki Higashino, Hirofumi Taniguchi, Aki Hata
Castle Castellations – James Pond 2 Robocod – Genesis – Richard Joseph