Episode 51: Evolution of the NES

In an exciting start to Season 3, the guys explore the technical and compositional evolution of NES music. Featuring a diverse playlist of tracks, starting chronologically from the earliest launch games to some of the final titles released on the legendary system. This episode gives a unique look into how much musical ground was covered throughout the NES's lifespan. Listen to Episode 51

Ice Climber - Akito Nakatsuka - Nintendo - NES - 1985 -Stage Theme Pinball - Akito Nakatsuka - Nintendo - NES - 1985 -Title Theme Clu Clu Land - Akito Nakatsuka - Nintendo - NES - 1985 -Stage Theme Balloon Fight - Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka - Nintendo - NES - 1986 -Balloon Trip Gradius - Miki Higashino - Konami - NES - 1986 -Stage 4 (Free Flyer) The Legend of Zelda - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - NES - 1986 -Overworld Theme Rad Racer - Nobuo Uematsu - Square - NES - 1987 -Race Music 1 Castlevania - Kinuyo Yamashita, Satoe Terashima - Konami - NES - 1987 -Wicked Child Super Mario Bros. 3 - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - NES - 1988 -Airship Double Dragon - Kazunaka Yamane - Tradewest - NES - 1988 -Title Theme Mega Man 2 - Takashi Tateishi - Capcom - NES - 1989 -Flash Man Ninja Gaiden -  Keiji Yamagishi & Ryuichi Nitta - Tecmo - NES - 1989 -Pushing Onward DuckTales - Hiroshige Tonomura - Capcom - NES - 1990 -African Mines Journey to Silius - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1990 -Stage 3 (Headquarters) Street Fighter 2010 - Junko Tamiya - Capcom - NES - 1990 -Planet 1- Area 3 Silver Surfer - Tim & Geoff Follin - Arcadia Systems - NES - 1990 -Stage Theme 2 Batman: Return of the Joker - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1991 -Deserted Tunnel M.C. Kids - Charles Deenen - Virgin Interactive - NES - 1992 -Stage 2 & 6

Play In: Street Fighter 2010 - Junko Tamiya - Capcom - NES - 1990     -Planet 1- Area 1 Journey to Silius - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1990     -Title Theme