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Episode 128: Chrono Cross/Xenogears

This week on the podcast: Chrono Cross/Xenogears! it's a dual spotlight on two PS1 JRPGs composed by the wonderful Yasunori Mitsuda. The guys are joined this week by Sean Schönherr, an active listener of the show, and more importantly an expert on Chrono Cross. Sean brings some welcome insight and context to the music's use in the game. Enjoy this exploration of these two stellar Mistuda scores!

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Chrono Cross – Yasunori Mitsuda – Square – PS1 – 1999
-Time’s Scar
-Arni Village [Home World]
-Arni Village [Another World]
-Singing Emotions
-Quitting the Body
-The Bend of Time
-Chronomantique
-Garden of God
-The Girl Who Stole the Stars (mix)
-Time of the Dreamwatch
-Radical Dreamers ~Unstealable Jewel
Xenogears – Yasunori Mitsuda – Square – PS1 – 1998
-My Village is Number One
-The Valley Where Wind is Born
-Steel Giant
-Shattering Egg of Dreams
-Grahf, Emperor of Darkness
-In a Prison of Peace and Regret
-October Mermaid
-Shevat, the Wind is Calling

Episode 95: Best of the Playstation

In the first of this two-part series comparing both of the main rival 5th generation consoles, the guys focus on the best music to be found on the Playstation! All the classics you'd expect are present, as well as some lesser-known stuff. Enjoy a great playlist of the best PS1 music anywhere!

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night – Michiru Yamane – Konami – Playstation – 1997
-Dracula’s Castle
Chrono Cross – Yasunori Mitsuda – Square – PlayStation – 1999
-Time’s Scar
Breath of Fire III – Akari Kaida & Yoshino Aoki – Capcom – Playstation – 1997
-Fight!
Parasite Eve – Yoko Shimomura – Square – Playstation – 1998
-Theme of Aya
Rayman – Rémi Gazel – Ubisoft – Playstation – 1995
-Dream Forest
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha – Takayuki Aihara, Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso – Capcom – Playstation – 1996
-Strange Sunset
Tomb Raider II – Nathan McCree – Eidos – Playstation – 1997
-Main Theme
Command & Conquer: Red Alert – Frank Klepacki – Virgin – Playstation – 1997
-Hell March
Mega Man X5 – Naoto Tanaka, Naoya Kamisaka, Takuya Miyawaki – Capcom – Playstaion – 2001
-Opening Stage X
Suikoden – Miki Higashino – Konami – Playstation – 1996
-Theme of Sadness (Ensemble Version)
Wild Arms -Michiko Naruke – Sony – Playstation – 1996
-Morning Journey
Final Fantasy VII – Nobuo Uematsu – Square – Playstation – 1997
-Tifa’s Theme
Silent Hill – Akira Yamaoka – Konami – Playstation – 1999
-Tears of…
Tomba! – Harumi Fujita – SCEA – Playstation – 1998
-Evil Pig Boss
Medal of Honor – Michael Giacchino – EA – Playstation – 1999
-Medal of Honor
Final Fantasy Tactics – Masaharu Iwata & Hitoshi Sakimoto – Square – Playstation – 1997
-Hero’s Theme
Xenogears – Yasunori Mitsuda – Square – Playstation – 1998
-The Valley Where Wind is Born
Gran Turismo 2 – Masahiro Andoh – SCEA – Playstation – 1999
-Moon Over the Castle
Sailor Moon SuperS Shin Shuyaku Soudatsusen – Takanori Arisawa – Playstation – 1996
-Credits
Persona 2: Innocent Sin – Toshiko Tasaki / Masaki Kurokawa / Kenichi Tsuchiya – Atlus – Playstation – 1999
-Boss Battle