Dragons have invaded the podcast, and we are the only ones to stop them! Or rather, we are here to tame them! We will ride them, RIDE THEM TO VICTORY! Joining us on this adventure is the video game rock band Gunblade X. Grab your sword, your shield, and be prepared to ROCK.
Gunblade X serves up an explosive concoction of video game music, progressive rock, and heavy metal. Fueled by a desire to tell the stores of their games, the band brings a unique blend of arranged video game soundtracks and original video game-based tunes to the greater DC area.
We listen to video game music with brass instruments, front and center. This means trombones, saxophones, and trumpets! Expect music from across the game console spectrum, from the SNES to the Sega Saturn, we’ve got it!
Joining us this week is composer, sound designer, and trombonist Mitchel Wong! He talks about his love game music, his new project Kine, and we get deep into RPG and fighting game talk!
Dark clouds are looming over this podcast, something’s happening. Something great and terrible! On this week’s episode we listen to moody and suspenseful music, perfect to ramp-up the tension on an otherwise fun and friendly podcast. But of course we can’t hold it in, and this episode features more singing and silliness than ever!
To help us out this week we’re joined by game composer Erik Desiderio (Anshar Online, Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer, Adventure Time VR) Erik is an award-winnner composer for film, TV, and of course, video games!
Check out his soundtrack to the new game Anshar Online, available now!
Creeping Shadow – Shadow of the Colossus – Playstation 2 – Kow Otani
Infiltrate the Manji Cult – Tenchu Stealth Assassins – PlayStation – Noriyuki Asakura
Encounter with Pandora – Revelations: Persona – PlayStation – Hidehito Aoki, Misaki Okibe, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Shoji Meguro
Blood and Wine – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine – PlayStation 4 – Marcin Przbylowicz