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Episode 244: Soyo Oka

For the final week of Nintendo Month '16, the guys explore the career of classic Nintendo composer Soyo Oka! Her music is as iconic as any in the heyday of VGM, but she is not a household name. The bros do their part to change that. Enjoy some of the best Nintendo music ever composed!

Ice Hockey - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - NES - 1988
-Team Selections
Vs. Excitebike - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - FDS - 1988
-Title Screen & Vs. Edit Mode
Famicom Mukashibanashi: Yuyuki - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - FDS - 1989
-Ending
Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - SNES - 1990
-Opening & Flight Club
-Light Plane
-Skydiving
-Rocketbelt
SimCity - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - SNES - 1991
-Title
-Town
-Megalopolis
-Bad Evaluation
Super Mario Kart - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - SNES - 1992
-Title Screen
-Mario Circuit
-Donut Plains
-Koopa Beach
-Vanilla Lake
-Rainbow Road
Super Mario All-Stars - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - SNES - 1993
-Title, Bonus
Wario's Woods - Soyo Oka - Nintendo - NES - 1994
-Title Screen
Nurse Witch Komugi - Soyo Oka - Kid - PS2 - 2004
-Exploring
Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally - Soyo Oka - Nintendo
-Title Screen

Episode 204: Fusion!

This week on the podcast, Karl & Will explore the many instances of Jazz Fusion in video games! The guys discuss some of the distinct characteristics of this genre. This topic was suggested via Patreon by Carlos. Enjoy!

Cosmic Carnage - Hikoshi Hashimoto - Zena-Lan's Stage
Border Down - Yasuhisa Watanabe - Bye-Bye Mars (Stage 3G)
Pop'n TwinBee -  Kazuhiko Uehara, Masahiro Ikariko - A Walk on the Bottom of the Ocean
Metropolis Street Racer - Richard Jacques - Freeway
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha - Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso, Takayuki Aihara - Sakura Mankai
Side Pocket GB - Yusuke Takahama - BGM 2
Pilotwings 64 - Dan Hess - Birdman
Ace Combat 2 - Kohta Takahashi - Sunset Glow
Under Defeat - Yousuke Yasui - Don't Look Back
Spindizzy II - Toshiya Yamanaka - Uranus
Final Fantasy XI - Naoshi Mizuta - Luck of the Mog
Street Fighter Zero 2 - Shun Nishigaki, Setsuo Yamamoto - Dan's Stage
Gran Turismo - Masahiro Andoh & Ted Namba - Green Monster
Galaxy Force II - Koichi Namiki - Thunder Blade (BGM1)
Ginga Force - Yousuke Yasui - Aeronaut [Chapter1]
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha - Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso, Takayuki Aihara - Strange Sunset
Out Run - Hiroshi Kawaguchi - Passing Breeze
Wario Land: Shake It! - Tomoya Tomita - Foulwater Falls Return
Pu.Li.Ru.La - Kazuko Umino - BGM 1: Rucksack & Mel's Town
Virtua Fighter 3 - Takenobu Mitsuyoshi - Wolf