Episode 326: The Video Game Music Sound

In this exciting Season 14 Premiere, Karl & Will explore the many elements that coalesce to make up the classic and unmistakable video game music sound. Enjoy this unique look at what separates VGM as an art form!


Kirby: Planet Robobot - Hirokazu Ando - Lively Street (Town Area)
Super Mario Bros. 2 - Koji Kondo - Overworld
Castlevania - Kinuyo Yamashita & Satoe Terashima - Wicked Child
Street Fighter II - Yoko Shimomura - Guile's Theme
Actraiser - Yuzo Koshiro - Fillmoa
Plucky Montage (Intermezzo, Wind Scene, New Sunlight)
Dragon Slayer: Eiyuu Densetsu II - Mieko Ishikawa & Atsushi Shirakawa - Field
Rudra No Hihou - Ryuji Sasai - Earth Bound
Mega Man X - Alph Lyla - Boomer Kuwanger Stage
4-3-2-1 Montage (Green Hill Zone, Opening Demo, Run, Jump, Throw, Ilia's Theme)
Chrono Trigger - Yasunori Mitsuda - Secret of the Forest
Final Fantasy VI - Nobuo Uematsu - Battle Theme
Yoshi's Island - Koji Kondo - Final Boss
Star Fox Assault - Yoshie Arakawa & Yoshinori Kawamoto - Katina
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - Noriyasu Agematsu - Monument Valley
Ys Seven - Falcom Sound Team JDK - Vacant Interference
Zan 3 Spirits - Motoi Sakuraba - Ending

Episode 316: Reeeemix! 5

It's time once again to play nothing but outstanding video game remixes! This is an incredibly popular and active community of video game music that the guys like to check-in with every season or two. Most of these tracks are by amateur remixers. Enjoy some awesome music!


Kirby's Dream Band - Singles - Wave Race 64 Medley
Brandon Strader, halc - Kirby Super Star "Kirb Your Enthusiasm" OC ReMix
CarboHydroM & Friends - Mario Kart 8 - Mount Wario
MyNewSoundtrack - Best 8-Bit Hits (Volume 1) - Dragon Roost Island (8-bit Remix)
Kyle Landry - Chrono Trigger - 600 AD (Solo Piano)
halc - Secret of Mana: Resonance of the Pure Land - Sunny with a Chance of Thunder
insaneintherain feat. Gabe N. & Chris A. - Mii Channel Theme (Jazz Cover)
Prince of Darkness - DoD Dance Party Month - Super Skeet Fighter Turbo Alphamale IV
Super Guitar Bros - Ocarina of Time - Song of Storms
The Consouls - Consouls 1-1 - EP - Shy Guy Beach (From "Mario Kart Super Circuit")
WillRock - DuckTales "Apollo Duck" OC ReMix
Mr. Dooves - Undertale - Ruins (Acapella)
SEGA Sound Team - Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Games - Staff Credits (Super Mario 64)
MyNewSoundtrack - Undertale Remixes - Megalovania (Mega Man X Remix)
New Japan BGM Philharmonic Orchestra - Shin Onigashima Medley (Excerpt)
Flexstyle, XPRTNovice - Super Mario 3D World "Caravan Bowser" OC ReMix
The Consouls - Consouls 3-2 - EP - Super Smash Bros. Melee Main Theme
ACE - Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - Fortress Boss (Super Mario World)
NoTuX - Donkey Kong Country 3 "Chasing Waterfalls" OC ReMix

Episode 206: Marcato Radio 7

It's time for another installment of Marcato Radio! As the guys take this week off, they present a non-stop collection of excellent video game music. This playlist has a mini focus on Spring. How many tracks can you recognize?

Darkwing Duck - NES - Wolfduck's City
Etrian Mystery Dungeon - 3DS - Waltz of the Red Lion
Mega Man Zero 2 - GBA - Departure
Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland PS2 - Spring
Kirby Air Ride - Gamecube - Nebula Belt
Paladin's Quest - SNES - Beyond the Millenia
Transformers Devastation - PS4 - Autobot's Theme
Pokemon Black & White Versions 2 - DS - Route 22 (Spring)
Batman - Genesis - Stage 4-1
Skyrim: Dragonborn - PS3 - Under Redoran Watch
The Magic of Scheherazade NES - Spring
Formula One - Sega CD - BGM 3
Crisis Force - NES - Stage 1
Mario Kart 8 - Wii U - Animal Crossing (Spring)
Radical Dreamers - SNES - Day of Summer
Sonic Generations - Xbox360/PS3 - Seaside Hill Act 2
Final Fantasy VI Piano Collection - Cefca