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Episode 166: Game Boy Music You May Not Have Heard

In this episode, Karl shares a playlist of stellar Game Boy music, specifically from games you may not have heard before. There are truly some hidden gems in this episode. Enjoy some killer 8-bit goodness!

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Bomberman Quest – Keiji Ueki, Norihiko Togashi
-Clouds
Azure Dreams – Hiroshi Tamawari
-Title Screen
Tiny Toon Adventures: Dizzy’s Candy Quest – Joris de Man
-Title Theme
Gradius: The Interstellar Assault – Yoshiyuki Hagiwara
-Fatalist
Lethal Weapon – Neil Baldwin
-Track 3
Spirou – Alberto Gonzalez
-Track 2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Back from the Sewers – Yuko Kurahashi, Tsuyoshi Sekito
-Dead End
GB Harobots – Unknown
-Overworld 1
Lufia: The Legend Returns – Yasunori Shiono, Akiko Ishibashi, Tomoko Morita
-Deckard’s Ship
Medarot 3 Kabuto Version – Kinuyo Yamashita
-Track 48
Sakura Taisen GB2 – Kohei Tanaka
-Main Theme
Fuurai no Shiren GB2 – Koichi Sugiyama, Hayato Matsuo
-Going to Tabigarasu
Power Rangers: Time Force – Iku Mizutani
-Track 12
Warlocked – Jeroen Tel
-Intro
Atlantis: The Lost Empire – Jake Kaufman
-Track 6
Sylvanian Familes 2 – Unknown
-Opening
Tintin in Tibet – Alberto Gonzalez
-The Train
Action Man: Search for Base X – Iku Mizutani
-Moon Base Boss Battle
Tiny Toon Adventures: Wacky Sports – Jun Funahashi
-Trophy Presentation
Lufia: The Legend Returns – Yasunori Shiono, Akiko Ishibashi, Tomoko Morita
-Near the End

Episode 139: Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka

In this legendary episode, the guys close out Nintendo Month '14 in style, by dedicating an entire episode to the career of Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka! From his early days on NES launch games, to pushing the boundaries of 8-bit music, to his innovations on the Game Boy, and continuing his ingenuity on the SNES; this man has left a giant mark on the world of video games, music and culture. Long live Nintendo!

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Balloon Fight – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1985
-Main Theme
Duck Hunt – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1985
-Duck Hunt Medley
Wrecking Crew – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1985
-Stage Theme
Gyromite – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1985
-Game A BGM
Metroid – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1986
-Title, Brinstar, Ending
Kid Icarus – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1986
-Underworld, Overworld, Ending & Credits
Famicom Wars – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Famicom – 1988
-Mission BGM Type B
Super Mario Land – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Game Boy – 1989
-Birabuto Kingdom, Muda Kingdom, Rocket Ship Ride
Tetris – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Game Boy – 1990
-Type A
Mother – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Famicom – 1989
-Pollyanna
Knight Move – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Famicom Disk System – 1989
-BGM 3
Dr. Mario – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – NES – 1990
-Fever
Earthbound – Hirokazu “Hip Tanaka” – Nintendo – Super NES – 1994
-Snowman
Pokémon Pinball – Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka – Nintendo – Game Boy – 1999
-Catch’em & Evolution Mode in Blue Field
Super Marcato Bros. – Harmony of Heroes – 2014
-Full of Hot Air (Balloon Fight)