New every Friday! We are releasing classic-VGM-only mixtapes of our old shows! Enjoy Contra-jams from classic to the present! Continue reading Mixtape 1-1 Contra
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
No, this isn’t the last episode of the podcast, but with all these ending themes you just might not be so sure. This episode features songs with real emotion, sadness, and even humor. No really, stick around for the bonus round, it gets real funny real fast! Continue reading Episode 9-5 Ending Themes
We’ve got an extra special episode for you this week! This one is all about games with movie adaptations. And to make this journey extra special, we’re joined by a very special guest, Mustin! Mustin is a long time member of The OneUps band, founder of Bad Dudes, lover of video game music, and all around excellent guy. Continue reading Episode 9-4 Games Turned Movies with Mustin!
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
Brass! Strings! Percussion! This week we listen to music inspired by the classics, though we often find classical pieces adapted for video games. So why not showcase a little bit of both! Also, Rob tries-out for a position at NPR and Pernell has a serious Persona addiction. Continue reading Episode 8-6 Classical Music
This week’s topic is listener suggested, because “sad robots” sounds cool. Robots have such a hard time in video games. Often they’re tortured, and forced to fight their family, even their own creators. Continue reading Episode 7-10 Sad Robots
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
Who’s the boss!? No, we’re not talking Tony Danza. We’re talking the great boss fights and boss fight music of video games! It starts out all fun and games until the R&P brothers slowly get emotional talking about the all the bosses they’ve encountered. So make sure you’ve saved your game, stocked full of health potions, and get in on the fun! It’s music time. Continue reading Episode 4-4 Boss Music
Sometimes you float, sometimes you swim, but usually you just die instantly! This week on the podcast we listen to great music used in video game water levels. Our selections range from chill to heavy rock, but still all sound watery!
Grab your swimsuit and goggles, the Rhythm and Pixels are going into the VGM deep end!
Round 2-1 Splashdown! – Ristar – Genesis – Tomoko Sasaki
Seaside Theme – Dragons Curse – Turbografx 16 – Shinichi Sakamoto
Save the Dam! – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – NES – Keizo Nakamura
Swimming Against The Stream – Rayman Origins – Xbox 360 – Christophe Heral
Aquatic Ambiance – Donkey Kong Country – SNES – David Wise
Dive Man – Mega Man 4 – NES – Kouji Murata
Promise of Redemption – The Megas
Hydrocity Zone Remix – Plasma3Music
Koopa Beach – Super Mario Kart – SNES – Soya Oka Continue reading Episode 2-6 Water Levels
Rob and Pernell go shopping for great video game music! Continue reading Episode 1-9 Shopping