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! Continue reading Episode 12-8 Horror Games with Viking Guitar Live
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
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! Continue reading Mixtape 1-6 16-bit Christmas
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! Continue reading Episode 12-1 Shmups with Chris Baines Music
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! Continue reading Episode 11-7 Holiday Special!
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. Continue reading Episode 10-7 Music For Driving
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… Continue reading Episode 9-1 Golf Games
We decided to change things up a bit this week and invite on of our Patreon members to join us on the show! Alex brought with him some excellent music from all sorts of games, and the Rhythm and Pixels team selected tracks that would accompany each one. We talk Rayman, Ristar, and Rob reminisces on old days working in a arcade. Continue reading Episode 8-7 Fun with Alex
This week on the show we focus on something familiar. We want Zelda games, but don’t want Zelda games, you know what I mean? These are games similar to the classic “Link To The Past” or “Link’s Awakening” styles, but not featuring our iconic hero. Enjoy this week’s adventure games that are not Zelda! Continue reading Episode 8-1 Zelda-alikes
This episode is composer-focused, we only play tracks originally composed by Namco alumni Junko Ozawa. Her work ranges from Namco arcade classics like Rolling Thunder and PacMania, all the way to Klonoa for the Playstation. There’s old and new classics to be found in this episode, so grab your headphones and get into it! Continue reading Episode 6-5 Junko Ozawa
Happy podcastiversary! Put on your best clothes and grab your party hat, let’s celebrate in style! This week we look back at some great episodes, and great music. We each pick our top 5 (but not Pernell) and dance, sing, and talk about superstar-sports-athlete Bo Jackson!
Thank you everyone for Continue reading Episode 6-3 Podcastiversary!
This week we jam out to music from the TurboGrafx 16, also known as the PC Engine in Japan. There are some absolute gems in this week’s episode, so get to it! Continue reading Episode 6-1 TurboGrafx 16
You did it! This is your time, this is all for you. This is your video game music victory. We listen to great music composed for celebratory sections of games. Not necessarily RPGs, but any game where you have become victorious.
We’re joined this week again by our good friend Matt Waldron of Pernell and Matt Play Games! He brings some great tunes, and some great discussion. He’s a great guy! Check our his show on Youtube! Continue reading Episode 5-2 Victory Music