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Episode 17-1 The Music of Ys with Chris Baines

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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!

Musician, gamer, and cat-lover Chris Baines returns to gush over every drum fill, piano counter-melody, and bass guitar solo. He is a great guy, good friend, and okay Magical Drop player, and a bad-ass multi-instrumentalist. Check out his work here!

Track list

  1. Vacant Interference (Boss Theme) – Ys VII – PSP – Falcom Sound Team JDK
  2. Ys 3: Wanderers From Ys  – Be Careful! – TurboGrafx CD – Mieko Ishikawa
  3. Sunshine Coastline – Ys VIII – Takahiro Unisuga (Falcom Sound Team jdk)
  4. Tower of Guidance ~ A Kiss for Eldeel – Ys: Memories of Celceta – PlayStation Vita – Hayato Sonoda, Takahiro Unisuga, Saki Momiyama, Tomokatsu Hagiuda
  5. Scarlet Tempest – Ys Origins – Yuzo Koshiro, Mieko Ishikawa
  6. To Make the End of Battle – Ys I & II Chronicles – Yuzo Koshiro arranged by Yukihiro Jindo
  7. Ys VII – Crossing Rage! [Falcom Vs. JDK Band ver.]
  8. The Freak Winged Boy (Ys III) – Dr. Manhattan
  9. Whispers of the Goddesses (Ys I – Feena)  Yuzo Koshiro, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu, featuring Shoko Minami
  10. Zemeth Sanctum – Ys VI The Ark of Naphitism – PlayStation 2 – Hayato Sonoda, Wataru Ishibashi
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Mixtape 1-7 Ys

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It’s no secret we are obsessed with the music from the Ys franchise. It is a secret how to pronounce the game’s title. Why not enjoy this mixape of classic tracks from the Ys series!

Track list:

  1. Dreaming – Ys – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro
  2. Palace – Ys – PC Engine – Yuzo Koshiro, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu
  3. Ice Ridge of Noltia – Ys 2 – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro
  4. Campanile of Lane – Ys 2 – PC Engine – Yuzo Koshiro, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu
  5. Sentimental Twilight – Ys 3 Wanderers from Ys – Genesis – Mieko Ishikawa, Falcom Soundteam JDK
  6. Illburns Ruins – Ys 3 Wanders from Ys – PC Engine – Mieko Ishikawa, Falcom Soundteam JDK, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu
  7. The Final, Decisive Battle – Ys 4 Dawn of Ys – PC Engine – Falcom Soundteam JDK, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu
  8. Rest in Peace – Ys 2 – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro

 

Episode 9-9 Montage Music with Cameron from The Mad Gear

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You’re training hard, but there isn’t enough time to show everyone? That’s when you need a montage! We’re talking tough-hard-hitting music for pumping iron. But we’re also talking about fun, harmonica-filled jams for the end of a 90s sitcom. Like Family Matters. What if that actually was Carl Winslow helping out Bruce Willis in Die Hard? We ask the tough questions.

Joining us on the show is Cameron from the video game cover band The Mad Gear! Cameron brings his wealth of game and music knowledge to the table and pushes it to the limit!

Check out their awesome music video, The World Warrior! It rules!

Track list:

  1. Final Boss Music – Double Dragon II: The Revenge – NES – Kazunaka Yamane
  2. Road to Toronto – Brain Lord – Super Nintendo – Masanao Akahori
  3. Gust of Wind – Ys: Memories of Celceta – Playstation Vita – Falcom Sound Team jdk
  4. Stage 1 Asteroid Field – Gley Lancer – Sega Mega Drive- Masanori Hikichi, Noriyuke Iwadare, Yoshiaki Kubotera, Isao Mizoguchi
  5. Ending 2 – Puyo Pop Fever – Playstation 2, Dreamcast – Hideki Abe
  6. The One Star – The World Ends With You – Nintendo DS – Takeharu Ishimoto feat. Cameron Strother
  7. Guile’s Theme – The Mad Gear
  8. Harder Than Steel – The Megas applebadge-sm
  9. Feel the Sunshine – Sonic R – Saturn – Richard Jacques
  10. Title – Giana Sisters – Nintendo DS – Chris Hulsbeck, Fabian Del Priore

Download episode 9-9 here!

Episode 9-5 Ending Themes

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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!

Track list:

  1. Ending – Mega Man 2 – NES – Takashi Tateishi
  2. Ending – Capcom no Quiz Tonosama no Yabou – Sega CD – Hikoshi Hashimoto
  3. Stay with me forever – Ys book 2 – pc engine cd – Mieko Ishikawa, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu
  4. Ending 2 Next Cruise – Ristar – Genesis – Tomoko Sasaki
  5. Staff Roll – Shin Megami Tensei If… – Playstation – Tsukasa Masuko
  6. Ending Theme – Sol-Deace – Genesis – Motoi Sakuraba
  7. The Splode Beneath my Splosion – Splosion Man – Xbox 360 – Lonny Watershed
  8. Melody from the Past – The Megas applebadge-sm
  9. Champion – GP-1 – Super Nintendo- Atlus Sound Team

Download episode 9-5 here!

Episode 6-3 Podcastiversary!

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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 your support over the past year. Creating this show has been more fun than we expected, so get ready for a whole new year of Rhythm and Pixels!

Track list:

  1. The Final Decisive Battle – Ys 4 Dawn of Ys – PC Engine CD – Falcom Soundteam JDK Ryo Yonemitsu
  2. Stage 4: Magical Moon – McDonald’s Treasure Land Adventure – Sega Genesis (Treasure) – Katsuhiko Suzuki
  3. Shout in the dark – Moto Roader – Turbo Grafx 16 – Unknown
  4. Outer Space – Spriggan Powered – Super Famicom – Mutumi Isimura, Hisasi Matsusita
  5. Animus Resurrected – Grand Kingdom – Playstation 4 – Mitsuhiro Kaneda, Basiscape
  6. Dreaming – Ys – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro
  7. Labyrinth in the Sky – Magical Knight Rayearth – Sega Saturn – Yayoi Wachi, Seirou Okamoto
  8. Title Screen / BGM 3 – Putter Golf – MegaDrive – E Fugu
  9. The Limits of Strength (The Legend of Heroes V) – Ys vs Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga – PSP – Falcom Sound Team JDK Arranged: Yukihiro Jindo
  10. National Park – Pokemon Gold and Silver – Gameboy Color – Junichi Masuda

Download episode 6-3 here!