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Episode 236: Mega Man X (1-3)

In this very rocking episode, the guys focus on the first 3 entries in the Mega Man X series! These SNES scores perfectly encapsulate what was so special about 16-bit era video game music!

Mega Man X - Setsuo Yamamoto, Makoto Tomozawa, Yuki Iwai, Yuko Takehara, Toshihiko Horiyama - Capcom - SNES - 1993
-Opening Stage
-Launch Octopus Stage
-Chill Penguin Stage
-Storm Eagle Stage
-Boomer Kuwanger Stage
-Armored Armadillo Stage
-Spark Mandrill Stage
Mega Man X2 - Yuki Iwai - Capcom - SNES - 1994
-Plot of the X-Hunters
-The Mavericks' Last Stand
-Weather Wizard
-Dangerous Reef
-Volcano's Fury
-Red Alert
-Sinister Gleam
Mega Man X3 - Kinuyo Yamashita - Capcom - SNES - 1995
-Opening Stage
-Gravity Beetle Stage
-Volt Catfish Stage
-Cast Roll
Mega Man X2 - Yuki Iwai - Capcom - SNES - 1994
-Panzer des Drachens (Play Out)

Episode 225: Manami Matsumae

Featuring an Exclusive Interview!

In the Season 9 Finale, Karl, Will & Marty spotlight on the career of the legendary Manami Matsumae! The guys were fortunate to have an exclusive interview with the composer behind the music of Mega Man, U.N. Squadron, Mighty No. 9, and many more. Enjoy this insightful look at one of the biggest talents in video game music.

Mega Man - Manami Matsumae - Capcom - NES - 1987
-Elec Man Stage, Cut Man Stage, Fire Man Stage
F-1 Dream - Manami Matsumae & Takashi Tateishi - Capcom - Arcade - 1988
Dynasty Wars - Manami Matsumae - Capcom - Arcade - 1989
-Sishuiguan (Round 2)
U.N. Squadron - Manami Matsumae - Capcom - Arcade/SNES - 1989
-Thunder Cloud ~ Round 2, Front Line Base
Carrier Air Wing - Manami Matsumae - Capcom - Arcade - 1990
-Boss 2, Raid the Dockyard (Mission 4)
Batman: Return of the Joker - Manami Matsumae - Sunsoft - Game Boy - 1992
-Boss Fight
Looney Tunes - Manami Matsumae - Sunsoft - Game Boy - 1992
Adventures of Lolo - Manami Matsumae - HAL - Game Boy - 1994
-Area 1
Derby Stallion - Manami Matsumae - ASCII - PS1 - 1996
-Birth of A Legendary Horse
World 1-2 - Manami Matsumae - Brave Wave - 2013
-One Shot, One Kill
Shovel Knight - Manami Matsumae - Yacht Club Games - Wii U/PS4/Xbox One - 2014
-A Thousand Leagues Below (Iron Whale)
Mighty No. 9 - Manami Matsumae - Comcept - Wii U/PS4/Xbox One - 2016
-Main Theme, Beyond The Watery Vortex
Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions - Manami Matsumae - Sunsoft - Game Boy - 1994
-Boss Music

--Thanks to Matsumae-san for taking the time to talk with us!--

Episode 210: Mega Man 9 & 10

In this electrifying episode, Karl & Will explore the music of Mega Man 9 & 10! These games were love letters to the unforgettable 8-bit joy that was found in the original Mega Man games for the NES. Enjoy some killer VGM!

Mega Man 9 - Ippo Yamada, Ryo Kawakami, Yu Shimoda & Hiroki Isogai - Capcom - Wii/Xbox 360/PS3 - 2008
-Magma Burning
-Opening 1
-Concrete Jungle
-Plug Electric
-Splash Blue
-Hornet Dance
-Overdrive Scramble
-Thunder Tornado
-Flash in the Dark
-Staff Roll
Mega Man 10 - Ippo Yamada, Ryo Kawakami, Yu Shimoda & Hiroki Isogai - Capcom - Wii/Xbox 360/PS3 - 2010
-Desert Commando
-Fireball Strike
-Nitro Rider
-Solar Inferno
-Dr. Wily Stage Boss
-Abandoned Memory
-No Turning Back
-Heart of Enker
-Farewell to Ballade
-King of Blades

Episode 119: Mega Man 2

In this episode, the guys spotlight on the legendary soundtrack to Mega Man 2! Truly one of the greatest video game scores ever created, Karl & Will go in-depth to explore what makes Takashi Tateishi's music so darn captivating, and why it left such an impact on the series, and video game music in general. Also, Marty dissects the Password theme in another Marty's Corner! So sit back and enjoy every single track from this NES classic!


Mega Man 2 -Takashi Tateishi – Capcom – NES – 1988
-Title Screen
-Stage Select
-Game Start
-Metal Man Stage
-Air Man Stage
-Bubble Man Stage
-Quick Man Stage
-Crash Man Stage
-Flash Man Stage
-Heat Man Stage
-Wood Man Stage
-Dr. Wily Stage 1
-Dr. Wily Stage 2
-All Stage Clear
-Staff Roll

Check out the IndieGoGo page for "Fireflower", Marty's video game-inspired musical! Fireflower: An Original Musical Comedy