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!
Likes podcasts. Puts video game music in every episode. In this week’s podcast we pick a song that matches a video game meme, so get ready for LOTS of memes! This topic was brought to us from Good Guy Messenger!
Title Theme – Wii Music – Nintendo Wii – Toru Minegishi, Mahito Yokota
Think About It – Metropolis Street Racer – Dreamcast – Richard Jacques
Today on the show Rob and Pernell start their own Major League Podcast team, the Wilmington Chiptuners! Not really though, this week’s episode is all about video game characters who carry bats! Or big sticks! Or you know, something like that… we’ve got all sorts of ideas. We talk about the nostalgia we have for places we used to live, the romance of Tommy Lasord, and how to navigate the spirit world of Weehawken New Jersey.
This week’s topic was submitted by listener Wicked Sephiroth! High five!
Beranme Town – Hammerin’ Hero – PlayStation Portable – Syoji Murata
Results – Tommy Lasorda Baseball – Sega Genesis – ROGE
Ness’ House – Earthbound – Super Nintendo – Keichi Sazuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
Credits – Kendo Rage – Super Nintendo – Takahiro Wakuta
Pleather for breakfast – No More Heroes – Wii – Masafumi Takeda
Falke’s Theme – Street Fighter V – PlayStation 4 – Keiki Kobayashi
This week the super podcast brothers are joined by members from the VGM cover band Rare Candy to talk about all things Final Fantasy! We listen to tracks from nearly every console the series made an appearance. We also end up discussing the finer points of arranging video game tunes for the band, playing Gameboy in long car rides, and what qualities truly make up a “Pernell Track”. It was great fun to record, we hope you enjoy it!
Rare Candy are an amazing video game music cover band with works spanning over 7 years. They’re high-energy arrangements of your favorite tunes will instantly become your new favorites.