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Episode 16-1 Podcastiversary 3!


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.

This episode was recorded in a live stream, which you can watch here unedited! (ALL HAIL THE METRONOME)

Track list

  1. Buzzkill – Danagnronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc – PS Vita – Masafumi Takeda
  2. Original Mode Menu – Sega Bass Fishing – Dreamcast – Makoto Iida
  3. Mirror Temple (Mirror Magic Remix) – Celeste – Switch, PS4, Steam – 2 Mello, Lena Raine
  4. Feel The Sunshine – Sonic R – Saturn – Richard Jacques
  5. Final Boss (Omega Model) – 20XX – Switch, PS4, Steam – Brandon Ellis
  6. Come Forward Forward – Bangai-O – Dreamcast – Norio Hanzawa
  7. Theme of Menat – Street Fighter V – PS4 – Daniel Lindholm
  8. Jazzy Sabotage – Guardian Heroes – Saturn – Katsuhiko Suzuki, Norio Hanzawa
  9. Love Cassette From The Future – Deep Space Waifu – PC – Funny Death
  10. Boogie Woogie In The Bar Piano Cover (Dragon Quest VIII) – Francis Rave
  11. Blue Sky Laundry – Battle Mania Daiginjou – Mega Drive – Hiroto Kanno



Episode 12-1 Shmups with Chris Baines Music

When I think of shmups, I think of grazing bullets, exploding pop-corn, 1CC’s, and the STG bible: The Full Extend of the Jam. But let’s get into the music! We’re joined by VGM rock-MASTER Chris Baines to share our favorite 2D shooter music! He shares his love of all things Gradius, and we get into how there’s so many awesome jazz-licks in these games. Wait are you waiting for? ENEMY APPROACHING!


Do not MISS! Check out Chris Baines Music! Creative adaptations and arrangements of classic VGM with the highest standard of quality!

Go by Chris’s newest solo project, TofuMakoToro! And go to his YouTube page for regular tunes and medleys!

Track list:

  1. Stage 1 – Super R-Type – Super Nintendo – Yasuhiro Kawakami, Takushi Hiyamuta, Hiroshi Kimura
  2. Holo Genjin – Air Zonk – TurboGrafx 16 – Daisuke Morishima, Hihashi Matsushita
  3. Desperate School (Alternate Version) – ESP Ra De – Arcade – Masahiro Kusunoki
  4. Penta – Radiant Silvergun – Sega Saturn – Hitoshi Sakimoto
  5. Wings of Fate – Caldrius Blaze – Playstation 4 – Manubu Namiki, Yoshimi Kudo, Azusa Chiba
  6. Dirty City – Sonic Wings 3 – NeoGeo CD – Hoso-Q
  7. Burning Heat 3 Option Mix – DDR Max 2 – Arcade – Mrt. T with Motoaki Furukawa
  8. Twinbee Theme – RockAnime
  9. Warning – Toho Euro Flash Vol. 2 (Touhou 11 Subterranean Animism, Solar Sect of Mystic Wisdom)
  10. Jaws (NES) Metal Cover Medley – Chris Baines Music
  11. Stage 3 – Scorpius – X68000 – Norio Nakagata, Yusuke Takahama

Download episode 12-1 here!

Episode 9-9 Montage Music with Cameron from The Mad Gear


You’re training hard, but there isn’t enough time to show everyone? That’s when you need a montage! We’re talking tough-hard-hitting music for pumping iron. But we’re also talking about fun, harmonica-filled jams for the end of a 90s sitcom. Like Family Matters. What if that actually was Carl Winslow helping out Bruce Willis in Die Hard? We ask the tough questions.

Joining us on the show is Cameron from the video game cover band The Mad Gear! Cameron brings his wealth of game and music knowledge to the table and pushes it to the limit!

Check out their awesome music video, The World Warrior! It rules!

Track list:

  1. Final Boss Music – Double Dragon II: The Revenge – NES – Kazunaka Yamane
  2. Road to Toronto – Brain Lord – Super Nintendo – Masanao Akahori
  3. Gust of Wind – Ys: Memories of Celceta – Playstation Vita – Falcom Sound Team jdk
  4. Stage 1 Asteroid Field – Gley Lancer – Sega Mega Drive- Masanori Hikichi, Noriyuke Iwadare, Yoshiaki Kubotera, Isao Mizoguchi
  5. Ending 2 – Puyo Pop Fever – Playstation 2, Dreamcast – Hideki Abe
  6. The One Star – The World Ends With You – Nintendo DS – Takeharu Ishimoto feat. Cameron Strother
  7. Guile’s Theme – The Mad Gear
  8. Harder Than Steel – The Megas applebadge-sm
  9. Feel the Sunshine – Sonic R – Saturn – Richard Jacques
  10. Title – Giana Sisters – Nintendo DS – Chris Hulsbeck, Fabian Del Priore

Download episode 9-9 here!

Episode 7-7 Wildcard 2: This Time It’s Personal


Rob and Pernell throw out their comfortable themed podcast format, and dive into the dangerous world of zero-theme for a second time. But this time, it’s personal.

Track list:

  1. Ternary Game – Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors – Nintendo DS – Shinji Hosoe
  2. The Selection – Rolling Thunder 2 – Mega Drive – Ayako Saso
  3. Collapse – Jump Ultimate Stars – Nintendo DS – Unknown
  4. BGM 7 – Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine Summer Action ’98 – Sega Saturn – Unknown
  5. Crisis City (classic) – Sonic Generations – Xbox 360 – Tomoya Otane
  6. A Lonely Youth – Dragon Quest II – Super Famicom- Koichi Sugiyama
  7. Destruction Begets Decay – Aether
  8. Streets – She
  9. Shop – Brandish 4 – Windows – Falcom Sound Team jdk

Download episode 7-7 here!

Episode 7-6 Saturn Puzzle Games


Rob and Pernell mine the depths of the Sega Saturn and come out with some solid gold hits! You’ll hear some funky bass-lines, wicked drum-fills, and some on-the-spot lyrics! Rhythm and Pixels are blasting off agaaiiiiinnnn!!!!

Also!  Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for future Bonus Beats live streams every Thursday night 🙂  Chiptunes and remixes mixed live just for you!

Track list:

  1. Arcade Mode (In Game Music) – Cleopatra Fortune (Shinin Queen) – Sega Saturn – Zuntata
  2. Stage 3 Arcade – Baku Baku Animal – Sega Saturn – Tetsuya Kawachi
  3. Strong Opponent (Stages 4 and 5) – Monster Slider – Sega Saturn – Unknown
  4. Stage 3 – Puzzle Bobble 2 – Sega Saturn – Kazuko Umino
  5. Carrying My Feelings Onward – Tokimeki Memorial Taisen Puzzle-Dama – Sega Saturn – Yuji Takenouichi, Yoshihiko Koezuka, Kazuhiro Senoo
  6. Hurry Up! – Magical Drop 3 – Sega Saturn – Hiroaki Yoshida, Masaaki Iwaski, Shogo Sakai, Tatsuya Kiuchi
  7. Saturn Bomberman No. 15 Breakbeat Bossa Nova Remix – June Chikuma (arrangement, keyboards) , Karou Akimoto (guitar), Hirohiko Otsubo (bass)
  8. Puzzle Bobble ‘Silver Dragon’s Bubbles’ – COUCOU
  9. Final Stage – Baku Baku Animal – Sega Saturn – Tetsuya Kawachi

Download episode 7-6 here!