When we got our first cell phones, the first thing we did was try and get video game music on there! So when your friend calls you up, you hear some nice melodies from Koji Kondo. This episode all about the music we've chosen to be our ringtones over the years. We also hold many victory celebrations for unfortunate life events, and Rob talks way to much about DDR at the beginning. Do you have a favorite video game song or jingle you've used for your phone's ringtone? Let us know!
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Episode 17-1 The Music of Ys with Chris Baines
It's Monday, and that means only one thing. FALCOM SOUND TEAM + VOLUME FULL BLAST! Be prepared for guitars, rock drums, violins, and the baddest synths of the 90s you've ever heard! The long running Ys series has some of the coolest music ever put to video games, and we're here to share the love, enjoy!
Episode 13-2 Pinball Games
Let's talk pinball, man. PIN BALL MAAAAAAANNNN!! Rob and Pernell listen to great music from video games based on pinball games, or using pinball game mechanics! And hoo-boy there are a lot of them! Pinball is a unique game that combines dexterity and physics with electronics. Moving this game into the digital world means you can add moving characters, RPG elements, and even blue sparks!
Episode 12-8 Horror Games with Viking Guitar Live
Viking Guitar are here to answer the big questions. How do you introduce yourself to your favorite band? What arcade games interest bassists more than lead guitarists? How do you win on The Price is Right? Members of the collective Viking Guitar Live are here to talk horror games, horror movies, and great video game music!
Mixtape 1-10 Racing
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!
Mixtape 1-6 16-bit Christmas
Rob and Pernell celebrate their first holiday as podcast co-hosts. Rob reveals his secret love of Ristar, and Pernell double-dips into the Sonic games! Classic!
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!
Episode 11-7 Holiday Special!
This very special episode was recorded in front of a live Facebook studio audience! We listen to great snowy and icy tunes! We talk about Gameboys of Christmas's past! And we goof off with everyone on Facebook during the live stream! So let's have some fun!
Episode 10-7 Music For Driving
Deep bass, deep grooves, and mountains of lush synthesizer sounds. This week we look for the perfect driving music, and end up finding the best synthwave ever composed for video games.
Episode 9-1 Golf Games
This week you get a very excited discussion about golf games, from a very sleepy Rob and very excited Pernell. Golf game music is chill, jazzy, cheesy, so many good things! They also discuss the merits of VR, and the musical genius of Arnold Palmer. And I for one welcome our robot golfing overlords...