Episode 301: Nostalgia

In the Season 13 Premiere, Karl & Will explore the concept of nostalgia, and its significance on video game music. They discuss 5 different facets of nostalgia, and share tracks that embody each type. Enjoy this unique look at how video game music affects us all!

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Yoshi's Island - Koji Kondo - Flower Garden
NBA Jam - Jon Hey - Team Select
Pacman 2: The New Adventures - Fuken Tajimaa - Home Sweet Home
Chip's Challenge - Unknown - BGM 2
Sonic & Knuckles - SEGA Sound Team - Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1
Mario Kart Double Dash - Shinobu Tanaka, Kenta Nagata - Balloon Battle
Super Mario World - Koji Kondo - Overworld
Sonic the Hedgehog - Masato Nakamura - Star Light Zone
The Secret of Monkey Island - Michael Land - The SCUMM Bar
Mario Kart 64 - Kenta Nagata - Frappe Snowland
Tetris - Hirokazu Tanaka - Theme A
Super Mario Bros. - Koji Kondo - Overworld
Pop'n Music 12 - The Ucchies - Magical Voice Shower
Shatterhand - Iku Mizutani & Hiroyuki Iwatsuki - Final Area BGM
Shovel Knight - Jake Kaufman - Waltz of the Troupple King
Undertale - Toby Fox - Fallen Down (Reprise)
Cave Story - Daisuke Amaya - Title Theme
Sam & Max Hit the Road - M. Land, C. Bajakian, P. McConnell - Trixie's Trailor
Pushmo World - Naoko Mitome & Chika Sekigawa - A Puzzling Afternoon
Monkey Island II - Michael Land - Captain Dread

Episode 300: Tricentennial Celebration!

The 300th episode of the Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast! Karl, Will & Marty celebrate and reflect, share some classic VGM, play a name-that-tune game, answer fan questions, and more! You can watch the video version below as well!

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Super Mario 3D World Theme (Yoshi's Island SNES Remix) - Jimmy52905
DK: King of Swing - Takashi Koga - Bonus Stage
Voodoo Vince - Steve Kirk - Main Street
Monkey Island II - Michael Land - Men of Low Moral Fiber
Plok - The Follin Brothers - Beach
Aladdin - Donald S. Griffin - Turban Jazz
Shovel Knight - Jake Kaufman - Strike the Earth
Jump Up Super Star (Acoustic Guitar Cover) - Sam Griffin
Live From the Lair - Super Marcato Bros. - Donut Lifts

Episode 299: Original Showcase 12

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!

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Will Brueggemann - Dr. Acula's Malevolent Manor - 2017
-Labyrinthine Laboratory
Karl Brueggemann - 2017
-Stay on the Line
Will Brueggemann - Dr. Acula's Malevolent Manor - 2017
-Prologue
Karl Brueggemann - 2017
-Fly the Coop
Will Brueggemann - Dr. Acula's Malevolent Manor - 2017
-Battle of the Blastphemous
Karl Brueggemann - 2017
-Frolics & Flurries
Marty Brueggemann - 2017
-Robogirl (BATTLE UP)
Will Brueggemann - Osseo: Son of the Evening Star - 2017
-Scene IX
Karl Brueggemann - In Days of Old - 2017
-Long Lost Hope
Will Brueggemann - In Days of Old - 2017
-Annabelle's Garden
Karl Brueggemann - 2017
-Manrock Stage Five (Spicy Manrock)
Super Marcato Bros. - Unreleased Sidescroller - Not Yet Released
-Main Theme (BGM Version)
Will Brueggemann - Antigone - 2017
-The Senators of Thebes - Enter Creon
Karl Brueggemann - Micropower - 2017
-Telemart
Marty Brueggemann - My Favorite Forehead - 2017
-My Favorite Forehead (Live)
Will Brueggemann - Antigone - 2017
-Antigone's Theme
Karl Brueggemann - Sonic Panic - Not Yet Released
-Magnificent Magnet Act 1
-Will Brueggemann - Antigone - 2017
-The Funeral
Karl Brueggemann - 2016
-Showdown at the Ranch

Episode 298: Show & Tell 23

It's FINALLY time for another installment of Show & Tell! Karl & Will each bring in their own playlist of tracks that the other hasn't heard. And as a first for Show & Tell, they try out a new method of deciding the track of the week. Enjoy a diverse assortment of great VGM!

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Super Spy Hunter - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1991
-Stage 5 Plane Fight
Sion IV - Tetushi Takahashi - Soft Bank - Sharp X68000 - 1995
-Mission 1
Super Spy Hunter - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1991
-Stage 2&6
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Vento Aureo - Mitsuhiko Takano - Capcom - PS2 - 2002
-Buccellati Arrange
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Grant Kirkhope - Ubisoft - Switch - 2017
-Mid Boss Mayhem
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Kenji Hiramatsu - Ninendo - Switch - 2017
-Battle!!
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Grant Kirkhope - Ubisoft - Switch - 2017
-Icicle Golem Freeze
Final Fantasy Dimensions II - Naoshi Mizuta - Square Enix - iOS/Andriod - 2015
-Space Map
Battletoads - Dave Wise - Tradewest - NES - 1991
-Level 4: Arctic Caverns
Nama Baseball '68 - Yuji Takenouchi - Konami - Sharp X68000 - 1991
-End of Game 1
Monopoly - Koichi Sugiyama - Tomy - SNES - 1993
-Game on 1F
Soundshock 2: FM Funk Terror - virt - Ubiktune - 2012
-Bubble Bath Aftermath
Who Wants to Be a Millionare? - Jake Kaufman - Eurocom - Game Boy Color - 2000
-Track 3
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Kenji Hiramatsu - Ninendo - Switch - 2017
-Counterattack
Gundam Wing: Endless Duel - Hiroyuki Iwatsuki, Hauo Ohashi - Bandai - SNES - 1996
-Versus Screen
The Scorching Fire Live - Tsuyoshi Matsushima - PC-98 - 1996
-Title Theme
Trip World - Massayuki Iwata, Tsutomu Ishida - Sunsoft - Game Boy - 1992
-World 3 Part 1
Wii Sports Resort - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2009
-Power Cruising Results

Episode 297: Yoko Kanno

In this episode, Karl & Will focus on one of the most talented and diverse multimedia composers in the world: Yoko Kanno! The guys explore mostly her video game music work, but also share a few of her Anime tracks as well. Enjoy an assorted mix of incredible music!

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Uncharted Waters - Yoko Kanno - Koei - PC-88/SNES/PC - 1990
-Kohoku Section
-Portugal
-Southern Twilight
-Meeting the Princess
-Offshore South
Nobunaga's Ambition Haohden - Yoko Kanno - Koei - PC-98 - 1992
-Blue Whitecaps, Yonder Auspicious Clouds
Uncharted Waters: New Horizons - Yoko Kanno - Koei - SNES - 1993
-Theme of Pietro
Nobunaga's Ambition: Chronicles of Heaven - Yoko Kanno - Koei - PC/Playstation/Saturn - 1994
-Spring Waves
-Distant Fields
-Flowery Wind
Napple Tale: Arsia in Daydream - Yoko Kanno - Sega - Dreamcast - 2000
-Cecil's Garden
-Be a Frog
-Wild Wind
Cowboy Bebop (Anime) - Yoko Kanno - Sunrise - 1998
-Rush
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie - Yoko Kanno - Sony Pictures - 2001
-Time to Know ~ Be Waltz
-What Planet is This?!
Cowboy Bebop: Tsuioku no Serenade - Yoko Kanno - Bandai - PS2 - 2005
-Einstein Groovin'
Ragnarok Online 2: The Gate of the World - Yoko Kanno - Gravity - PC - 2012
-Yoru Vo
-Din Don Dan Dan

Episode 296: Cuphead

Featuring an Exclusive Interview!

In this very swanky episode, Karl & Will explore the music of Cuphead! The score to this run and gun game masterfully incorporates big band jazz, ragtime and latin for a delightful love letter to a bygone era. The guys sit down and chat with Cuphead composer, Kristofer Maddigan, to discuss his work on this incredible score. Enjoy!

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Cuphead - Kristofer Maddigan - StudioMDHR - PC/Xbox One - 2017
-High Sea Hi-Jinx
-Don't Deal With The Devil
-Elder Kettle
-Threatin' Zeppelin
-Floral Fury
-Inkwell Isle Two
-Inkwell Isle One
-Carnival Kerfuffle
-Pyramid Peril
-Die House
-Funhouse Frazzle
-The King's Court

Episode 295: Super Mario Odyssey

For the final week of Nintendo Month 2017, the guys saved up a monster of an episode: Super Mario Odyssey! Released exactly one month ago from this episode's posting, this game is already being heralded as one of the best in the entire series. Karl & Will explore the incredibly exciting, diverse, and unforgettable score, led by newcomer Naoto Kubo. Enjoy some masterful Nintendo music!

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Super Mario Odyssey - Naoto Kubo, Shiho Fujii, Koji Kondo - Nintendo - Switch - 2017
-Jump Up, Super Star!
-Bonneton
-Fossil Falls
-Tostarena: Town
-Tostarena: Ruins
-Tostarena: Jaxi
-Steam Gardens
-Lake Lamode
-New Donk City: Daytime
-New Donk City: Cafe
-Bubblaine
-Shiveria: Town
-Mount Volbono: Town
-Ruined Dragon Battle
-Bowser's Castle 2
-Honeylune Ridge: Caves
-Bowser Battle 2
-Honeylune Ridge: Collapse
-Run, Jump, Throw! 1
-Peach's Castle
-Credits