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Episode 307: Super Kirby Duo

In this adorable and high-energy episode, the guys double up on 2 classic SNES Kirby soundtracks! Super Star and Dream Land 3 both have so much delightful, jazzy, exciting music it's mind-boggling! This episode will surely put a smile on your face!

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Kirby Super Star - Jun Ishikawa & Dan Miyakawa - Nintendo - SNES - 1996
-Float Islands
-White Wing Dynablade
-Marshmallow Castle
-Candy Mountain
-Run, Kirby, Run!
-Hilltop Chase
-Grape Garden
-Meta Knight Defeated
-Floating Away
-Gladiator Kirby
Kirby's Dream Land 3 - Jun Ishikawa - Nintendo - SNES - 1997
-Grass Land 1
-Grass Land 2
-Ripple Field 1
-Ripple Field 2
-Sand Canyon 1
-Sand Canyon 3
-Mission Failed
-Iceberg
-Casting
-Credits

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
-Zero
-Gravity Beetle Stage
-Volt Catfish Stage
-Cast Roll
Mega Man X2 - Yuki Iwai - Capcom - SNES - 1994
-Panzer des Drachens (Play Out)

Episode 234: Rudra no Hihou

In this very special episode, the guys spotlight on one of the most beautiful SNES scores that you probably haven't heard of. Rudra no Hihou. The guys discuss why the score to this Square RPG (released 20 years ago) should be celebrated for many years to come.

Rudora no Hihou - Ryuji Sasai - Square - Super Famicom - 1996
-Rudra
-Beginning for the End
-The Quest for Rudra's Mines
-Sword of the Valiant (night)
-Between Two Worlds
-Crime of the Heart
-Ride on the Breeze
-Evil Eyes
-Earth Bound
-Holiday in the Village
-Echoes
-Waiting for the Moon
-Whistle Down the Wind
-Place in the Sun
-King of the Mountain
-Downfall
-Sanctuary
-Edge of Darkness
-Battle of the Last Enemy ~ Evolution
-Beyond the Rising Moon (part 1)

Episode 207: Terranigma

In this long-awaited episode, Karl & Will explore the gorgeous soundtrack to Terranigma! The guys discuss what makes this one of the most refined and sophisticated SNES scores ever produced. Enjoy!

Terranigma - Miyoko Takaoka & Masanori Hikichi - Enix - Super NES - 1995
-Fyda
-Light and Darkness
-Hometown
-Unforeseen Occurrence
-Light Side Field
-Underground
-Ever Green
-Sanctuary
-Fight Against Powerful Enemies
-Town
-Elle
-Castle
-Call at a Port
-Nomads in a Desert
-Perel
-The Gaia Stone
-Final Battle
-Rest
-Return to Mother Earth

Episode 195: Quintet Games

This week, Karl & Will explore the music of video games developed by Quintet. Mostly known for popular SNES titles, such as Actraiser and Terranigma, this company had a great track record of wonderful music! Enjoy some beloved classics, as well as some tracks you may not have heard before.

Actraiser - Yuzo Koshiro - Quintet - SNES - 1990
-Opening, Fillmoa, Sacrifices, Sky Palace
Soul Blazer - Yukihide Takekawa, Kazz Tomaya - Quintet - SNES - 1992
-Lonely Town
Actraiser 2 - Yuzo Koshiro - Quintet - SNES - 1993
-Overworld, Altheria, Ant's Cave
Illusion of Gaia - Yasuhiro Kawasaki - Quintet - SNES - 1994
-Lively City, Royal Anthem, Driftin Endlessly
Robotrek - Ayako Yoda - Quintet - SNES - 1994
-Hometown in Autumn, The World of Quintenix
Terranigma - Miyoko Kobayashi, Masanori Hikichi - Quintet - SNES - 1995
-Light and Darkness, Sanctuary
The Granstream Saga - Kouhei Tanaka, Miyoko Kobayashi - Quintet - PS1 - 1997
-Land of the Skies ~ World of the Setting Sun, Arcia, Windy Town