Music in racing games can be jazzy, funky, or hard hitting rock’n’roll. In all cases, it’s designed to move you, so you can get moving on the race track! Or the Koopa Beach, or wherever else you’re trying to go fast! Continue reading Mixtape 1-10 Racing
What do you with all that gold? When your pockets are filled to the gills with Gil? Hit the shops and grab better weapons! Better armor! Stock up on health potions and GET OUT OF HERE! Continue reading Mixtape 1-9 Shopping
Let’s listen to music that can get you powered up! Music that makes you feel like you can save the world even though your just a high school kid with magical powers! We explore the world of Shonen Jump video games and video game cross-overs! Continue reading Episode 11-10 Shonen Games
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. Continue reading Episode 11-4 Podcastiversary 2!
It’s nearly Halloween, so Rob and Pernell get in the mood with some music from spooky and scary video games! That’s the plan anyway, Pernell comes up with his own episode theme. Your hosts talk about their favorite horror movies, and crack jokes at their listeners taking part in the live stream! Continue reading Episode 10-8 Halloween Music
Join us on a deep-dive exploration of cave related music! Creepy caverns, dangerous dungeons, and um.. uh… murky mines? Pernell’s tracks make Rob feel like he’s in a chill and romantic underground grotto, hanging with all of his magical friends with none excluded. Keep listening for the Bonus Round part of the show, it’s an awesome one this week! Continue reading Episode 10-6 Cave Music
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 boxers to work out to. 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? Continue reading Episode 9-9 Montage Music with Cameron from The Mad Gear
It’s been a long week, so we hit the freestyle button and listen to game tunes with no topic restrictions. Continue reading Episode 9-8 Wildcard 3
Okay, where did I put that password. Is it in the back of the game’s manual? Is it on a post-it note stuck to my Gameboy? Oh there it is, of course! I had it tattooed on Pernell so I would never lose it! Continue reading Episode 9-6 Password and Save Select
This is a nice relaxing episode, one with nothing to worry about. There are no mistakes, only happy VGM accidents. Joining us on the show is Matt Waldron from the Youtube channel Pernell and Matt Play Games! He brings some excellent Splatoon tunes, and great stories about playing Kirby with his daughter. Continue reading Episode 8-8 Painting with Matt
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. Continue reading Episode 7-7 Wildcard 2: This Time It’s Personal
You thought you could have it all. You bet it all, went all in. AND NOW YOU’RE BUSTED! This week on the show, it’s music themes from games where you are flat broke! Or just flattened, or something like that. Rob had a really hard time with this one haha! Enjoy the show! Continue reading Episode 7-4 Squalor
Ah February, a time for romance and freezing your butt-off. This week on the show, Rob plays beautiful romantic songs from the Super Nintendo/Famicom. And on the other side of things, Pernell plays tragic and sad tracks to bring us all back to reality Continue reading Episode 7-2 Video Game Love Story
Welcome to our 50th episode! We have an absolute treat for you this week, we’ve got special guest Aethernaut joining us to listen and comment on great game music. He helped us out by choosing the topic: Music with emotional gravity. Continue reading Episode 5-10 Aethernaut
Roll some dice, flip some cards, and ruin your relationships! That’s what board games is all about. This week we focus on board games in video game form. They could be video game versions of existing board games, or video games designed as board games.
Pernell gets nostalgic with some Top Shop action, and Rob picks all Japanese Super Famicom tracks. They both can’t stop dancing to the Mega Ran track at the end. Enjoy! Continue reading Episode 5-1 Board Game Games
This week Rob and Pernell pick tracks that would be great for your yoga class, spa weekend, or after-work decompression. We’re looking at anything that’s relaxing, atmospheric, and ambient. Please listen responsibly. Continue reading Episode 4-9 Chill Music
Let us tell you a tale, a tale of a fantastic video game music composer and his love of progressive rock. This week on the show Rob and Pernell focus on a single composer, Motoi Sakuraba! We play tracks spanning nearly 2 decades of his VGM history.
What else can we say other than: It’s go time!
The Super VGM Brothers Rob and Pernell and back it again with another great episode, this time focusing on theme music for characters.
Listening to each track is like getting to know a new person, since the theme music carries with it personality and drama from the game. It’s like we have 9 different guests on the show today! Except for that slacker Richard Millman! GET BACK TO WORK MILLMAN!
Streets! Inns! Shopping! Towns have it all! Music for these more peaceful areas of games are often relaxing and pleasant, but it will still reflect the themes and tone of the story. There’s also talk of Muppet Babies and Suikoden on the water.
Rob and Pernell hit the ice, run on the field, and serve up some great video game music this week. Pernell hits a slam dunk with music from a golf game, and Rob does a hat-trick with some great music from a golf game! All of these tracks are a straight-up-groove, and Pernell can’t contain the funk any longer.