Episode 315: Listener Show & Tell 6

It's time for another installment of Listener Show & Tell! These very special episodes consist purely of tracks submitted by the wonderful listeners of the SMBVGMP! Enjoy an eclectic mix of great VGM both old & new!

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(Mark G) Batman Returns - Stage 2: Shreck's Department Store
(Simon L) Flinthook - Walking the Planks
(Geoff R) Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - The Ark
(Josh B) Bomberman Hero - Zip
(Steve V) LocoRoco - Yellow's Theme
(Alex M) Prey - Everything Is Going to Be Okay
(Preston C) Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony - Beautiful Lie
(Michael W) Dragon Warrior Monsters - Terry's World
(Phil B) RiME - The Island
(Steven L) Sonic Spinball - Toxic Caves
(Sean F) Evil Genius - Menu 2
(Greg R) Far Cry 5 - We Will Rise Again
(Luigi B) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Hyrule Castle
(Chip C) Gyruss - Prologue Theme
(Patchpen) Professor Layton and the Unwound Future - Puzzle Battle
(Joan B) Baten Kaitos - To the End of the Journey of Glittering Stars
(Moonie) Omega Quintet - Melody of Hidamari
(Zach W) Blue Reflection - Omake
(Stuart M) Stronghold - Sad Times
(Jack B) Donkey Kong Country Returns - Poppin' Planks

Episode 314: Sonic Mania

In this SUPER GROOVY episode, the guys are delighted to explore the soundtrack to Sonic Mania by Tee Lopes! Good friends Stephen & Bryan Kelly of the OverClocked Podcast join the fun as well! A whole lot of fun was had in fact. Enjoy!

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Sonic Mania - Tee Lopes - Sega - Switch/PS4/Xbox One - 2017
-Hydrocity Zone Act 2
-Comfort Zone
-Danger on the Dance Floor (Mini-Boss)
-Chemical Plant Zone Act 1
-Chemical Plant Zone Act 2
-Lights, Camera, Action! (Studiopolis Zone Act 1)
-Flying Battery Zone Act 1
-Flying Battery Zone Act 2
-Ruby Delusions (Eggman Boss 1)
-Tabloid Jargon (Press Garden Zone Act 1)
-Stardust Speedway Zone Act 1
-Skyway Octane (Mirage Saloon Zone Act 1 ST Mix)
-Rogues Gallery (Mirage Saloon Zone Act 2)
-Oil Ocean Zone Act 1
-Dimension Heist (Special Stage)
-Lava Reef Zone Act 1
-Built to Rule (Titanic Monarch Zone Act 1)
-Ruby Illusions (Final Boss)
-Super Sonic
-Staff Roll

Episode 313: Marcato Radio 12

It's time for another installment of Marcato Radio! Once again, it's another non-stop collection of outstanding video game music. Some you've heard before, and many you have not. How many tracks can YOU recognize? Enjoy!

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Star Ocean: Anamnesis - Motoi Sakuraba - Battle
Mesuneko Hishoshitsu (She-Cat Secretary) - Nakayama Yuki - MS01
Ninja Gaiden Shadow - Hiroyuki Iwatsuki - Stage 1
Opoona - Noriyuki Kamikura - At Tokione
Kirby 64 - Jun Ishikawa - Aqua Star
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Shiho Fuji, Atsuko Asahi - Lunar Colony
De-Ja - Elf Co. Sound Team - BGM 2
Summer Chip VII - maak - Longings for Four Channels
Astebreed - Shoichiro Sakamoto  - The Void
Tokimeki Memorial - Mikio Saito & Seiya Murai - I Love Chocolate
Akazukin Cha Cha: Osawagase Panic Race - Unknown - BGM 3
Etrian Odyssey V - Yuzo Koshiro - The Hand that Spins the Legend
Gradius ReBirth - Manabu Namiki - Stage 1
Centre Court Tennis - Hudson Soft - France Court
Blue Reflection - Hayato Asano - Hallucination and Hope
Winter Chip XII - Jredd - Celtic Flurry
Rivals of Aether - flashygoodness - Fire's Last Hope
Chameleon Twist 2 - Koichi Fujiwara - Ice Land
SD Snatcher - Masahiro Ikariko, Mutsuhiko Izumi - Peaceful Avenue
Tales of Vesperia - Motoi Sakuraba, Hibiki Aoyama - Fury Sparks

Episode 312: Show & Tell 24

It's time for another installment of Show & Tell! Karl & Will each bring in their own playlist of tracks that the other hasn't heard. And in Show & Tell fashion, they duke it out in order to decide the track of the week. Enjoy a diverse assortment of awesome VGM!

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Under Night In-Birth - Raito - Aksys - Arcade/PS3 - 2012
-Night Walker
Chojin  Sentai Jetman - Hiroyuki Iwatsukitaru - Angel - NES - 1991
-Area A
Imperial SaGa - Kenji Ito - Square - PC - 2015
-Battle Heroes
For Whom the Frog Bell Tolls - Kazumi Totaka - Game Boy - 1992
-Prince's Adventure
Tokimeki Memorial - Mikio Saito & Seiya Murai - Konami - TurboGrafx - 1994
-Waiting for You at the Intersection
Jack Bros. - Hiroyuki Yanada - Atlus - Virtual Boy - 1995
-Temple of Nightmare
Project Octopath Traveler - Yasunori Nishiki - Square Enix - Switch - 2018
-Primrose's Theme
Zelda: Four Swords Adventures - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - Gamecube - 2004
-House
Tengai Makyou Zero - Toshiyuki Sasagawa - Hudson - Super Famicom - 1995
-Infernal Army Corps
Air Fortress - Escaper Kanagushi - HAL - NES - 1989
-Title Theme Prologue
Overcooked - Christian Marsac - Team17 - Switch/PC/PS4 - 2017
-Main Theme
Air Fortress - Escaper Kanagushi - HAL - NES - 1989
-Staff Roll
Muramasa: The Demon Blade Arrange Version - Yoshimi Kudo - Marvelous - Wii - 2009
-Scattering Petals
Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Austin Wintory - Ubisoft - PC/PS4/Xbox One - 2015
-Waltzing on Rooftops and Cobblestones
DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou - Manabu Namiki - Cave - Arcade/Xbox 360 - 2012
-Ran (Stage 1)
Pyre - Darren Korb - Supergiant Games - PC/PS4 - 2017
-Bound Together
Ganbare Goemon 2 - Michiru Yamane - Konami - Famicom - 1989
-Chugoku
Chojin  Sentai Jetman - Hiroyuki Iwatsukitaru - Angel - NES - 1991
-Final Battle

Episode 311: Secret of Mana

On this very long-awaited episode, Karl & Will shine a spotlight on one of the best SNES soundtracks ever: Secret of Mana! The guys discuss and analyze the many bold choices the composer, Hiroki Kikuta, made to set this music apart. Enjoy this in-depth focus on a truly iconic JRPG score!

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Secret of Mana - Hiroki Kikuta - Square - SNES - 1993
-Give Love its Rightful Time
-Angel's Fear
-Tell a Strange Tale
-Kind Memories
-Into the Thick of it
-The Color of the Summer Sky
-The Holy Intruder
-Secret of the Arid Sands
-What the Forest Taught Me
-A Wish
-The Orphan of Storm
-Eight Ringing Bells
-Prophecy
-Meridian Dance
-I Won't Forget
-The Wings No Longer Beat
Seiken Densetsu 3 - Hiroki Kikuta - Square - Super Famicom - 1995
-Innocent Sea
-Powell
-Hope Isolation Pray

Episode 310: Favorites with Ivan Kaproth-Joslin

It's time for another installment of Favorites with Friends! This time, Karl & Will welcome friend and supporter of the show Ivan Kaproth-Joslin. Ivan brings in a wonderful playlist of some of his favorite VGM to share and discuss with the guys. Enjoy!

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Punch-Out - Kenji Yamamoto - Training
TMNT - Jun Funahashi - Title Screen
Ninja Gaiden - Keiji Yamagishi - Act 1
Bionic Commando - Junko Tamiya - Area 1
Mega Man 2 - Takashi Tateishi - Dr. Wily Stage 1
Mega Man 3 - Bun Bun - Magnet Man
Duck Tales - Hiroshige Tonomura - Moon Stage
DKC - David Wise - Aquatic Ambiance
Mega Man X - Alph Lyla - Spark Mandrill
Zelda: The Wind Waker - Kenta Nagata - Dragon Roost Island
Zelda: The Wind Waker - Hajime Wakai - Molgera
Luigi's Mansion - Kazumi Totaka - Training Theme
Gemini Salsa OC ReMix - MkVaff
Retro Remix Revue Vol. 2 - Gnat Attack Level 1
Vomitron - Double Dragon Medley
Retro Remix Revue Vol. 2 - Gerudo Valley
Smooth McGroove - Super Mario Bros. 2 Overworld

Episode 309: Jake Kaufman

In this SUPER FUNKY episode, the guys finally focus on the incredible career of the one and only Jake "virt" Kaufman! Taking one track from 20 different titles in his career, this playlist is a smattering of some of the best VGM composed in the past 16 years. Enjoy!

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Choice Nuggets - Jake Kaufman - 2006 - Staring at my Spaceship
Shantae - Jake Kaufman - GBC - 2002 - Sequin Land East ~ Day Travel
Contra 4 - Jake Kaufman - DS - 2007 - Jungle 1
Mighty Flip Champs - Jake Kaufman - DSi - 2009 - World Final
Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Jake Kaufman - PC/DSi - 2010 - Burning Town
Thor: God of Thunder - Jake Kaufman - DS - 2011 - Valhalla Awaits
Mighty Milky Way - Jake Kaufman - DSi - 2011 - World 1 (Space)
Bloodrayne: Betrayal - Jake Kaufman - PC/Xbox 360 - 2011 - Dusk Falls (Mix)
Mighty Switch Force! - Jake Kaufman - PC/Wii U/3DS - 2011 - Whoa I'm in Space Cuba
Double Dragon Neon - Jake Kaufman - PC/Xbox 360 - 2012 - City Streets 2 (Mango Tango)
Mighty Switch Force 2 - Jake Kaufman - 3DS/Wii U - 2013 - Rainbow Love Zone
Ultionous: A Tale of Petty Revenge - Jake Kaufman - PC - 2013 - Zone 1
Shovel Knight - Jake Kaufman - Everything - 2014 - Main Theme
Boot Hill Heroes - Jake Kaufman - PC - 2014 - Doc's Theme
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse - Jake Kaufman - 3DS/Wii U/PC - 2014 - DO U EVEN WHIP?
Adventures of Pip - Jake Kaufman - PC - 2015 - Sir William (the Ghost Knight)
Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows - Jake Kaufman - Everything - 2015 - The Final Note
Supreme League of Patriots - Jake Kaufman - PC - 2015 - Stan's Theme
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Jake Kaufman - PC/PS4/Switch - 2016 - Counterfeit Mermaids
Cat Girl Without Salad - Jake Kaufman - PC - 2016 - BGM Radical Galaxy
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment - Jake Kaufman - Everything - 2016 - Hidden by Night