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Episode 150: Chris Huelsbeck

Featuring an Exclusive Interview!

We've made it to 150 episodes! To celebrate this milestone, Karl & Will, in typical Season Finale fashion, focus on the career of an acclaimed video game composer, and also sit down for an exclusive interview! This time, it's the legendary Chris Huelsbeck! You'll know his work from series such as Turrican and The Great Giana Sisters. Enjoy this insightful and exclusive look into one of the true pioneers of early Computer music. Also, the guys reflect on the first 150 episodes of the podcast. A big thank you to all the listeners over the past three years. This show wouldn't be what it is without you!

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Mega Turrican – Data East – Genesis – 1994
-Stage 3-3
The Great Giana Sisters – Rainbow Arts – C64 – 1987
-Menu Theme
R-Type – Rainbow Arts – C64 – 1988
-Intro Music
Jim Power in Mutant Planet – Loriciel – Amiga – 1992
-Ingame 1
Turrican – Rainbow Arts – Amiga – 1990
-Mountain Madness (Stage 1-1)
Great Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Black Forest Games – PC/Xbox 360/PS3 – 2012
-Ingame 4 (Machinae Supremacy Version)
Turrican II: The Final Fight – Rainbow Arts – Amiga – 1991
-The Desert Rocks
Turrican III – Rainbow Arts – Amiga – 1993
-Air Combat
Super Turrican – Factor 5 – Super NES – 1993
-Factory Action (Stage 1-1)
The Great Giana Sisters – Rainbow Arts – C64 – 1987
-Main Theme

-Special Thanks to Chris for taking the time to talk with us!

Episode 116: The Demo Scene

This week, the guys explore the overwhelmingly dense world of the Demoscene! This is all music made for demos on the Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST. Primarily the work of young amateur musicians, this scene became popular in the early 90s, and is still active to this day! Enjoy this in-depth look at a unique subculture of video game music.

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Eldorado – Zardax – C64 (1990) – Origo Dreamline
-Eldorado (part 1)
Oksen – Scortia – C64 (1992) – Starion
-The Loop
Elysium: The Search for Anarchy – Jester – Amiga (1991) – Sanity
-Elysium
Wonderland X – Danko – C64 (1993) – Censor Design
-Tapeloader, Groove
Edder Copper – 4-Mat – Amiga (1991) – Aero
-Back From Blue (edit)
Bondage 2 – Mitch & Dane – C64 (1999) – Crest
-Mountain Breeze
More Than Music – Moby – Amiga (1991) – Alcatraz
-More Than Music (edit)
Edge of Disgrace – Dane – C64 (2008) – Booze Design
-Edge of Disgrace (edit)
Blue House 2 – Tip & Mantronix – Amiga (1991) – Rebels
-Swamp Vamp
That’s The Wave It Is – Ole-Marius Pettersen – C64 (1991) – Panoramic Designs
-SolarumLirum
Bacteria – Dr. Awesome – Amiga (1990) – Crusaders
-12th Warrior
Spasmolytic – Swallow – C64 (1993) – Censor Design
-Song 1
Tempest – Amiga (2000)
-Acidjazzed Evening
One-Der – Fanta – C64 (1997) – Oxyron
-Challenger
Dark Side of the Spoon – Mad Max – Atari ST (1991) – Unlimited Matricks
-Tune 4
Moby – Amiga (1993)
-Livin’ Insanity
We Are All Connected – Scarzix & Kribust – C64 (2014) – Fairlight
-Talk to the Wind, Connected
Jesper Kyd – Amiga (1990)
-Garden of Life
Digital Delight – Lars Hoff & Stein Pedersen – C64 (1990) – Panoramic Designs
-Cow Jam, Funky
Enigma – Tip & Firefox – Amiga (1991) – Phenomena
-Hyperbased