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Episode 17-3 Kingdom Hearts with Key Jay

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Grab your zippers, chains, and Mickey Mouse hats! We are here to celebrate the release of Kingdom Hearts 3 with a super-special episode of Kingdom Hearts music! Superstar musician and Kingdom Hearts expert Key Jay is here to help us make sense of the story and timeline. If you listen closely, you can hear the point where are brains break!

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Key Jay, Jamaal Ephriam, is a Miami based producer and artist with huge influences from classic Sega games and of course, Kingdom Hearts! Check out his epic Project Kingdom XIII for some serious JAMS!

Track list:

  1. Dearly Beloved – Kingdom Hearts 3 – PlayStation 4 – Yoko Shimomura
  2. To Our Surprise – Kingdom Hearts – PlayStation – Yoko Shimomura
  3. Rage Awakened – Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep – PSP – Yoko Shimomura
  4. Arendelle (Field Theme) – Kingdom Hearts 3 – PlayStation 4 – Yoko Shimomura
  5. Asteroid Attack – Kingdom Hearts 2 – PlayStation 2 – Yoko Shimomura
  6. Namine – Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded – Yoko Shimomura
  7. Weight of The Other Promise (Overdrive Battle Mix) – Key Jay
  8. Someday (Kingdom Mix) – Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance – Nintendo 3DS – Takeharu Ishimoto
  9. Simple and Clean Synth Remix – Mono Memory
  10. Rowdy Rumble – Kingdom Hearts 2 – PlayStation 2 – Yoko Shimomura

 

Episode 15-1 Patreon Pineapples

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It’s time for another live-streamed episode! All music this week has been picked by our lovely Patreon subscribers, thank you! Pizza is a big topic around the R&P office cooler, but our conversation goes all over the place. There’s some excellent “clean-rapping”, talk about comfort-games, and we play a quick game of Patreon subscriber survival horror!

If you would like to get involved with these episodes, and get access to the live-stream, head over to our Patreon page!

Also a BIG shout-out to Jamaal from Kee Jay music for his excellent Kingdom Hearts music! Go check out the rest of his work here!

Track list:

  1. Prologue A,B – Xenoblade Chronicles – Wii, Wii U, 3DS – Yoko Shimomura
  2. Turnabout Sisters – Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney – Nintendo DS – Sugimori Masakazu
  3. Aqua Planet Zone – Sonic Chaos – Game Gear – Kojiro Mikusa and/or Masayuki Nagao
  4. Title Theme – Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II – NES – Yoshio Hirai, Takashi Kumegawa
  5. Prism – Tower Unite Ball Race – Steam – William “Dongle” Smith
  6. Entry (Maxi5 Version) – Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 – Arcade – Yuzo Koshiro
  7. Dungeon Theme (StarTropics) – Epic Game Music
  8. Should I Stay (Kingdom Hearts) Jamaal Ephriam ft. SquigglyDigg, Out of Pocket, and Cyril the Wolf
  9. Runestone Temple – Blossom tales – PC – Visager

 

Episode 13-6: Rain

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It’s raining outside! That means we need to stay inside all day and play video games! Darn! Rob and Pernell share their favorite rainy-day themed music! Rain used in games as back-drops to set the mood and create a unique atmosphere, so the music is composed accordingly. Pernell shares his thoughts on his panels at Anime Central, and they both discuss the effects of time travel.

Track list:

  1. Stone Heads – Rain World – PS4, Steam – James Primate and Lydia Esrig
  2. Hopeless Revolution – Valkyrie Profile – Playstation – Motoi Sakuraba
  3. Gamelan Rain Melody – Monument Valley 2 – iOS – Todd Baker
  4. Silent Rain – Mega Man 10 – Various – Ippo Yamada, Ryo Kawakami, Hiroki Isogai, and Yu Shimoda
  5. Death – Fez – Various – Disasterpeace
  6. Rebellion – Radiant Historia – Nintendo DS – Yoko Shimomura
  7. Heavy Rain Remix – Amella
  8. Town Rain – Silent Hill: Downpour – Playstation 3, Xbox 360 – Daniel Licht
  9. Threat-Sky Islands – Rain World – PS4, Steam – James Primate and Lydia Esrig

 

Episode 11-1: Live at Thy Geekdom Con!

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Rob and Pernell leave the safety and protection of their studio so they can present awesome video game music to a crowd of unsuspecting cosplayers! This week is a live a recording from the weekend-long anime/video games/cosplay festival known as Thy Geekdom Con! Pernell brings the crowd-pleasers, but Rob just wants to fight with good-old battle music!

Track list:

  1. Friend Awakening Battle or Blooming Villain – Persona 5 – Playstation 4 – Shoji Meguro
  2. Mass Destruction – Persona 3 – Playstation 2 – Shoji Meguro
  3. Lonely Rolling Star – Katamari Damacy – Playstation 2 – Yoshihito Yano (vocals Saki Kabata)
  4. Boss Battle – Final Fantasy Mystic Quest – Super Nintendo – Kenji Ito
  5. A Shot of Crisis – Chrono Trigger – Super Nintendo – Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uemastu, Noriko Matsueda
  6. Sophisticated Fight – Legend of Heroes VI: Sora no Kiseki – Playstation 3 – Yukihiro Jindo/Falcom Sound Team
  7. Storm Eagle (Mega Man X) – Stone McKnuckle
  8. Wings to the Sky – halc
  9. Guile’s Theme – Street Fighter II – Arcade – Yoko Shimomura

Download episode 11-1 here!

Episode 10-10 100th Episode Celebration!

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In the words of Kool & The Gang: Celebrate Podcasts! Okay I know that’s not what they said, but it’s what they meant. This episode marks 100 episodes of Rhtyhm and Pixels! That’s 100 MP3 files of great music, remixes, and friendship.

We celebrate by revisiting our favorite topics from each “podcast world”, and choosing new tracks! Why did we do this funky episode numbering in the first place? Don’t worry about it!

Thank you to all of our listeners. You’re more like friends then just people on the other end of the headphone jack. We love all of you ❤

Track list:

  1. Formidable Foe – Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha vs The Soulless Army – Playstation 2 – Shoji Meguro
  2. Special To Me – World Grand Prix – Arcade – Yasuhisa Watanabe, Masahiko Takagi
  3. Ruler of Valiant – Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky – Playstation 4 – Motoi Sakuraba
  4. Waste Days (Round 4 Crystal Lize) – Metal Black – Arcade – Yasuhisa Watanabe
  5. Course 03 and 07 – Motocross Maniacs – Gameboy – Michiru Yamane
  6. Festival Plaza (Night) – Pokemon Sun & Moon – Nintendo 3DS – Minako Adachi, Go Ichinose, Junichi Masuda, Hitomi Sato, Tomoaki Oga, Hideaki Kuroda
  7. Epilogue 2 – RPG Maker – Playstation – Kenichi Hirata
  8. Format X – Contra Hard Corps – Genesis – Hiroshi Kobayashi, Akira Soji, Kenji Miyaoka, Michiru Yamane, Airka Yamaoka, Hirofumi Taniguchi, Aki Hata
  9. Volcano Man “Lava Flow” (Rokko Chan Arranged) – Mutherpluckin’ B
  10. Main Theme – Exstetra – Nintendo 3DS – Yoko Shimomura
  11. Lakeside Town – MegaMan Legends – Playstation – Makoto Tomozawa

Download episode 10-10 here!