Episode 277: Sonic the Hedgehog Revisited

In this special episode, Karl & Will revisit some of the VGM they hold most dear-- that of the Genesis Sonic games! Join the guys as they walk down memory lane with some of the most timeless and fun melodies ever composed for video games!

Sonic the Hedgehog - Masato Nakamura - Sega - Genesis - 1991
-Green Hill Zone
-Marble Zone
-Spring Yard Zone
-Star Light Zone
-Scrap Brain Zone
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Masato Nakamura - Sega - Genesis - 1992
-Emerald Hill Zone
-Chemical Plant Zone
-Casino Night Zone
-Mystic Cave Zone
-Metropolis Zone
-Sky Chase Zone
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 - Sega Sound Team - Sega - Genesis - 1994
-Angel Island Zone Act 1
-Angel Island Zone Act 2
-Hydrocity Zone Act 2
-Special Stage
-Ice Cap Zone Act 1
-Endless Mine
Sonic & Knuckles - Sega Sound Team - Sega - Genesis - 1994
-Flying Battery Zone Act 1
-Lava Reef Zone Act 1
-The Doomsday Zone
-Sky Sanctuary Zone

Episode 276: Living Legends

For the Season 12 Premiere, the guys explore living legends of video game music! These are just some of the amazing composers that had pioneering beginnings and are still composing great music to this day! Enjoy a celebration of these VGM legends!

Zan: Yasha Enbukyoku - Motoi Sakuraba - 1991
-Track 4
Final Fantasy II - Nobuo Uematsu - 1988
-Town
Granblue Fantasy - Nobuo Uematsu - 2014
-Sleeping Place of the Great Wing
Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished: Final Chapter - Yuzo Koshiro - 1988
-Ice Ridge of Noltia
Etrian Odyssey V - Yuzo Koshiro - 2016
-Battle Theme 1 (FM Version)
The King of Dragons - Yoko Shimomura - 1991
-Treasure in an Old Castle
Final Fantasy XV - Yoko Shimomura - 2016
-Apocalypsis Aquarius
Donkey Kong Country - David Wise - 1994
-Aquatic Ambiance
Snake Pass - David Wise - 2017
-Sog-Gee's Realm (Water World)
Super Mario World - Koji Kondo - 1991
-Staff Roll
Super Mario Odyssey - Koji Kondo - 2017
-New Donk City
Chrono Trigger - Yasunori Mitsuda - 1995
-Corridors of Time
Stella Glow - Yasunori Mitsuda - 1995
-South Valley (Port Noir)
U.N. Squadron - Manami Matsumae - 1989
-Thunder Cloud ~ Round 2
Shovel Knight - Manami Matsumae - 2014
-A Thousand Leagues Below
Sam & Max Hit the Road - Peter McConnell - 1993
-Doug the Moleman
Broken Age - Peter McConnell - 2015
-Vella Wakes
Dragon Quest II - Koichi Sugiyama - 1987
-Busy City Streets
Dragon Quest X - Koichi Sugiyama - 2007
-Weddie
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithfulness - Motoi Sakuraba - 2016
-Face Off

Episode 275: Yousuke Yasui

Featuring an Exclusive Interview!

For the Season 11 Finale, the guys explore the music of video game composer Yousuke Yasui! Known for the delightful scores to Mamoru Has Been Cursed, Eschatos, and many more. Enjoy a spotlight on this incredibly talented and unique composer!

Mamorukun Curse! - Yousuke Yasui - G. Rev - Arcade/Xbox 360 - 2008
-One Step at a Time
Mega Man Network Transmission - Yousuke Yasui - Capcom - Gamecube - 2003
-Relaxation
Ginga Force - Yousuke Yasui - M-Kai - Xbox 360 - 2012
-Bust a Move! [Boss]
Mamorukun Curse! - Yousuke Yasui - G. Rev - Arcade/Xbox 360 - 2008
-Blossom Shower, YO-KAI Disco, Bless You! Boy
Kekkaishi: Kokubourou Shuurai - Yousuke Yasui - Bandai Namco - DS - 2008
-Battle Theme (DS Game)
Eschatos - Yousuke Yasui - Degica - Xbox 360/PC - 2011
-Survive
-Silver Lining
-Massive X
-Stellar Light
Omega Five - Yousuke Yasui - Hudson - Xbox 360 - 2008
-The Glacial Fortress
NEW Eitango Target 1900 DS - Yousuke Yasui - IE Institute - DS - 2007
-Counter Strike
Megalomachia2 - Yousuke Yasui - Sound Sepher - 2010
-Super Reflex
Mushihimesama Arrange Version - Yousuke Yasui - AMI - Arcade - 2004
-Starfall Village
Technicbeat - Yousuke Yasui - Arika - Arcade/PS2 - 2004
-Brisa Do Mar
Ginga Force - Yousuke Yasui - M-Kai - Xbox 360 - 2012
-Aeronaut [Chapter1]
Super Marcato Bros. - Live From the Lair - 2017
-Bless You Boy

Episode 274: Original Showcase 11

It's time for another installment of Original Showcase! These episodes, done once a season, are when the guys share their own original music they have composed for various projects and albums. Enjoy an eclectic mix of music by the Super Marcato Bros!

Karl Brueggemann - Micropower - 2017 - Micropower
Will Brueggemann - Askr - 2017 - Title Theme
Karl Brueggemann - Sonic NeoGenesis - 2016 - Tropical Madness Zone Act 2
Will Brueggemann - 2017 - BirdSong
Karl Brueggemann - Micropower - 2017 - Big Chunk
Will Brueggemann - In Days of Old - 2017 - Palace of Dreams
Karl Brueggemann - In Days of Old - 2017 - Festival of Spirits
Will Brueggemann - Antigone - 2017 - Prelude to the Battle of Thebes
Karl Brueggemann - Mist - 2016 - Asterism (Excerpt)
Will Brueggemann - Dr. Acula's Malevolent Manor - 2017 - Heroes and Halberds
Karl Brueggemann - Micropower - 2017 - Don't Drop Me
Will Brueggemann - Dr. Acula's Malevolent Manor - 2017 - Acursed Aquarium
Karl Brueggemann - Sonic Overdrive - Not Yet Released - Green Hill Zone Act 1, Green Hill Zone Act 2
Will Brueggemann - Osseo: Son of the Evening Star - 2017 - Scene 1
Marty Brueggemann - The Sonatina - 2015 - Muzaki
Karl Brueggemann - 2017 - Manrock Stage Four
Will Brueggemann - 2017 - O Evening Star
Karl B & The Soul Surgeons - All Rise - 2016 - Swingliner
Will Brueggemann - 2017 - Song of Life

Episode 273: Donkey Kong Country 2

In this VERY long overdue spotlight, Karl & Will focus on the incredible soundtrack to Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, for the SNES by David Wise! This is truly one of the best and most beloved video game soundtracks of all time. Enjoy!

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest - David Wise - Nintendo - SNES - 1995
-K. Rool Returns
-Welcome to Crocodile Isle
-Klomp's Romp (medley with Snakey Chantey)
-Jib Jig
-Lockjaw's Saga
-Boss Bossanova
-Hot-Head Bop
-Mining Melancholy
-Bayou Boogie
-Stickerbush Symphony
-Flight of the Zinger
-Disco Train
-School House Harmony
-Forest Interlude
-Haunted Chase
-In a Snow-Bound Land
-Krook's March
-Token Tango
-Klubba's Reveille
-Crocodile Cacophony
-Cranky's Conga

Episode 272: Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Hiroshi Kawaguchi, also known as "Hiro" was one of Sega's earliest and most prolific video game composers. He has a very unique, raw, energetic style, and his music has truly stood the test of time. Enjoy some amazing VGM!

Turbo OutRun - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1989
-Checker Flag
Hang On - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1985
-Main Theme
Space Harrier - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1985
-Theme, Lake Side Memory
Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade/SMS - 1986
-Toy World & Moster World
Out Run - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1986
-Splash Wave, Passing Breeze, Magical Sound Shower, Last Wave
Fantasy Zone - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1986
-Opa-Opa!, Don't Stop, Dreaming Tomorrow
After Burner - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1987
-After Burner
After Burner II - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1987
-Final Take Off (Melody Version)
Power Drift - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1988
-Like the Wind (B Course)
Sword of Vermilion - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Genesis - 1989
-Castle, Erias
GP Rider - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Arcade - 1990
-Time Attack
Rent-A-Hero - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Genesis - 1990
-Everyone, Thank You!
Ninja Burai Densetsu - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Sega - Mega Drive - 1991
-Loneliness

Episode 271: Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

In this episode, Karl & Will spotlight on the soundtrack to a mobile game in the Final Fantasy series that you may not have heard before. But rest assured, Brave Exvius has some of the most masterful orchestral video game music you'll hear anywhere!

Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius - Noriyasu Agematsu - Square Enix - Andriod/iOS - 2015
-Great Voyage
-Moment of Recall
-To the Horizon
-Peaceful Village
-Rain in Forest
-The Ancient Life
-The Initiation
-Monument Valley
-Supreme Mission
-DUEL!!
-Onslaught
-Walkabout
-Joie de Vivre
-Mirage Palace
-Mystic Ruins
-The Ghostship
-Secrets in Her Eyes
-Celestial Battle
-Triumph of Destiny
-Force and Furious