favorites with friends

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 303: Favorites with Carlos

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

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Street Fighter II - Yoko Shimomura - Ryu's Theme
Life Force - Miki Higashino - Meteorolite
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest - Kenichi Matsubara - The Silence of the Daylight
Jackal - Shinya Sakamoto - Stage 2
Mega Man 3 - Yasuaki Fujita - Shadow Man
Super Castlevania IV - Masanori Adachi, Taro Kudo - Treasure Room
Secret of Mana - Hiroki Kikuta - Mystic Invasion
Kirby's Dreamland 2 - Hirokazu Ando - Red Canyon
Wave Race 64 - Kazumi Totaka - Castle City
Street Fighter Alpha - Naoshi Mizuta - Chun-Li's Stage
The King of Fighters '97 - Shinsekai Gakkyoku Zatsugidan - Bloody
R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 - Kouta Takahashi - Naked Glow
Star Cruiser - Toshiya Yamanaka - To the Distant Daylight
Guilty Gear XX - Koichi Seiyama/Daisuke Ishiwatari - Blue Water Blue Sky
La-Mulana - Houryu Samejima - Curse of Ocean
Super Hang-On 20th Anniversary Collection - Katsuhiro Hayashi/Koichi Namiki - Outride a Crisis -Mickey Arrange Ver.

Episode 158: Favorites with Matthew Tucciarone

In the third installment of 'Favorites with Friends', the guys welcome Matthew Tucciarone on the podcast! Matthew is known as 'Major Third' on Youtube, and makes awesome videos about game music. In this episode, the guys go through Matthew's very favorite game music from every era of his life. Enjoy this personal look at the lasting impact that great video game music can have.

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Shadows of the Empire – Xizor’s Palace (Joel McNeely and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra)
-Bomberman Hero – Redial (Jun Chikuma)
-Link’s Awakening – Tal Tal Heights (Kazumi Totaka)
-Star Fox Assault – Theme of Great Fox (Yoshie Arakawa and Yoshinori Kawamoto)
-Goldeneye 007 – Facility (Grant Kirkhope & Graeme Norgate)
-Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles – Moving Clouds on the River’s Surface (Kumi Tanioka)
-Pokemon G&S – Route 30 (Junichi Masuda)
-Solstice – Title Theme (Tim Follin)
-Chrono Trigger – Secret of The Forest (Yasunori Mitsuda)
-Final Fantasy VI – Awakening (Nobuo Uematsu)
-Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island – Yoshi’s Island (Koji Kondo)
-Shadow of the Colossus – Revived Power (Ko Otani)
-Dragon Quest VIII – To a Vast World (Koichi Sugiyama)
-Mount & Blade: Warband – Theme (Jesse Hopkins)
-Grim Fandango – High Roller (Peter McConnell)
-Fallout 3 – Civilization (The Andrew Sisters)
-Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater – Snake Eater (Norihiko Hibino and Cynthia Harrell)
-Shovel Knight – Strike the Earth (virt)

Episode 115: 'Favorites' with Tim Turi

This episode is the inaugural episode of "Favorites with Friends", a new series on the podcast! In these episodes, a friend of the show comes on and shares a playlist of their personal favorite video game music! In the first installment, we have Tim Turi- a senior associate editor at Game Informer, and an avid fan of VGM. Enjoy this more conversational, personal look at game music!

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Sonic Colors – Kenichi Tokoi, Tomoya Ohtani, Fumie Kumatani – Sega – DS – 2010
-Special Stage
Alien Carnage – Steve Baker & George Stamatiadis – Apogee – PC – 1993
-Mission 2 – Factory Zone 1
Castlevania: Bloodlines – Michiru Yamane – Konami – Genesis – 1994
-Reincarnated Soul
Sonic & Knuckles – SEGA Sound Team – Sega – Genesis – 1994
-Death Egg Zone Act 1
Nintendoland – Hajime Wakai & Ryo Nagamatsu – Nintendo – Wii U – 2012
-Main Plaza
Super Meat Boy – Danny Baonowsky – Team Meat – Xbox 360 – 2010
-The Battle of Lil’ Slugger
Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse – Hidenori Maezawa, Jun Funahashi, Yukie Morimoto – Konami – Famicom – 1989
-Prelude
Final Fantasy XII – Nobuo Uematsu – Square Enix – PS2 – 2006
-Final Fantasy Theme
Ninja Gaiden – Keiji Yamagishi & Ryuchi Nitta – Tecmo – NES – 1988
-Act 4 – Part 2
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots – Harry Gregson Williams – Kojima Productions – PS3 – 2008
-Metal Gear Saga
Super Mario World – Koji Kondo – Nintendo – SNES – 1990
-Castle
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – Power Glove – Ubisoft – X360/PS3 – 2013
-Blood Dragon Theme
Golden Axe – Tohru Nakabayashi & Y. “Dolphin” Takada – Sega – Genesis – 1989
-Battlefield
Silent Hill 2 – Akira Yamaoka – Konami – PS2 – 2001
-Promise (Reprise)
Asura’s Wrath – Chikayo Fukuda – CyberConnect 2 – X360/PS3 – 2012
-In Your Belief (Ethnic Version)
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins – Kazumi Totaka – Nintendo – Game Boy – 1992
-Athletic Theme
Doom – Bobby Prince – iD – PC – 1993
-Episode 1: Mission 1

Special thanks to Tim Turi for joining us on this episode!