Episode 343: The Wii Series

For the first week of Nintendo Month '18, Karl & Will focus on the delightful and underrated music of the Wii series. If a title was released for the Wii and started with the word "Wii", it's probably featured in this episode. Enjoy some feel-good Nintendo music!


Wii Sports - Kazumi Totaka - Nintendo - Wii - 2006

-Title Screen

-Tennis (Results)

-Baseball (Results)

-Bowling (Results)

Wii Fit - Toru Minegishi, Manaka Kataoka - Nintendo - Wii - 2007

-Training Music

Wii Music - Toru Minegishi & Mahito Yokota - Nintendo - Wii - 2008

-Game Introduction

Wii Sports Resort - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2009

-Golf Results

-Main Theme

-Wakeboarding Theme 1

-Bowling Results

-Power Cruising Results

-Air Sports Theme

Wii Fit Plus - Toru Minegishi, Asuka Ohta - Nintendo - Wii - 2009

-Hoop Dance

-Step Rhythm

-My Routine Menu (Yoga)

Wii Party - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2010

-Main Theme


-Swap Meet (One to Go)

-Globe Trot

Episode 333: Super Mario Galaxy

In this cosmic episode, Karl & Will dive deep into one of the greatest video game soundtracks of all time: Super Mario Galaxy! The guys discuss why Mahito Yokota's score to this 2007 Wii game is so groundbreaking. Enjoy some of the finest VGM in this galaxy or any other!


Super Mario Galaxy - Mahito Yokota & Koji Kondo - Nintendo - Wii - 2007
-Starbit Festival
-Enter the Galaxy
-Good Egg Galaxy
-Honeyhive Galaxy
-Space Junk Galaxy
-Rosalina's Story Theme
-Battlerock Galaxy
-Beach Bowl Galaxy
-To the Gateway
-Rosalina in the Observatory (2 & 3)
-Buoy Base Galaxy
-Enter Bowser Jr.!
-Gusty Garden Galaxy
-Bowser, Great Koopa King
-Ghostly Galaxy (Waltz of the Boos)
-Melty Molten Galaxy
-Bowser's Galaxy Reactor
-Battle for the Grand Star

Episode 190: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

For the third week of Nintendo Month '15, the guys explore the powerful soundtrack to Twilight Princess! Karl, Will & Marty discuss how the composers struck an effective balance of old and new for the series, to create something that sticks with the listener years after playing the game.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Toru Minigishi, Koji Kondo & Asuka Ohta - Nintendo - Gamecube & Wii - 2006
-Orchestral Piece 1
-Opening Demo
-Ordon Village
-Ordon Ranch
-Ilia's Theme
-Enter the Darkness
-Midna's Theme
-Faron Woods
-Hidden Skill Training
-Our Children Taken
-Hyrule Field Main Theme
-Kakariko is Saved
-Lake Hylia
-Prince Ralis is Saved
-Midna in Distress
-Ganondorf Battle Second Half
-Staff Roll

Episode 144: Kirby's Return to Dream Land

In this week's episode, the guys focus on one of the best Nintendo Wii soundtracks ever to be released: Kirby's Return to Dream Land! Karl & Will discuss what makes this soundtrack stand out and shine from what we've heard so far in the Kirby series, but also how it incorporates the traditions of the 8 and 16-bit generations. Enjoy some catchy, bouncy and fun music perfect for the holiday season! Happy New Year from SMB!


Kirby’s Return to Dream Land – Jun Ishikawa & Hirokazu Ando – Nintendo – Wii – 2011
-Title Theme
-Cookie Country
-Forest Area
-Peaceful Place
-Boss Battle
-Desert Area
-Oasis Area
-Snowball Scuffle
-Sky Waltz
-Sky Tower
-Another Dimension
-Super Copy Ability & Super Copy Boss (mix)
-Road to Victory
-A Visitor From Afar
-Aurora Area
-Nutty Noon
-Grape Garden
-Let Me Explain Everything
-Magolor Battle
-A Dream of Sky, In the Fountain of Rainbows