Episode 306: Xenoblade Chronicles

In this long-awaited episode, the guys dive deep into the incredible music of the Xenoblade Chronicles series! The composers of this series have created a diverse musical tone that carries the torch of classic video game music, while also standing on its own. Enjoy some beautiful music!


Xenoblade Chronicles - Manami Kiyota , ACE+, Yoko Shimomura - Nintendo - Wii - 2010
-Satorl, the Shimmering Marsh (Night)
-Main Theme
-Colony 9 (Night)
-Gaur Plains (Day)
-Frontier Village (Day)
-Imperial Capital Agniratha
-Mechanical Rhythm
-Engage the Enemy
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Yasunori Mitsuda, ACE+, Kenji Hiramatsu, Manami Kiyota - Nintendo - Switch - 2017
-Elysium, in the Blue Sky
-Spirit Crucible Elpys
-The Ancient Vessel
-Where We Used to Be
-Kingdom of Uraya (Night)

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!


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
-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