zelda

Episode 372: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

In this exciting and overdue episode, Karl & Will focus on the wonderful and underrated score to A Link Between Worlds! The guys discuss how Ryo Nagamatsu struck a perfect balance by both honoring the existing music in the series and exploring new directions.

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - 3DS - 2013

-Kakariko Village

-A Kingdom's Legend

-Hyrule Field

-Peaceful Castle

-Yuga

-Safety in the Sanctuary

-Minigame

-Hyrule Castle

-Milk Bar

-Hilda's Theme

-History of Lorule

-Lorule Main Theme

-Death Mountain

-Yuga Battle (Hyrule Castle)

-Thieves' Hideout

-Lorule Castle

-Yuga-Ganon Battle

-Final Battle

-Return of the Hero

-Staff Roll

Episode 344: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In this long-awaited episode, Karl & Will finally dive deep into the music of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The guys discuss their standout musical moments of the game, as well as their frustrations. Enjoy this spotlight on one of the most popular and acclaimed games in recent memory!

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Manaka Kataoka, Yasuaki Iwata - Nintendo - Switch - 2017

-Main Theme

-Shiekah Tower Activated

-Kakariko Village

-Hateno Village

-Kass's Theme

-Link's Memories: "Mipha's Touch"

-Divine Beast Vah Ruta Battle

-Rito Village

-Divine Beast Vah Medoh Battle

-Windblight Ganon Battle

-Reunion with Revali

-Reunion with Daruk

-Tarrey Town

-Mini-Game: Bird-Man Research Study

-Divine Beast Vah Naboris Battle

-Kass: "Champion Revali's Song"

-Korok Forest

-Hyrule Castle

-Calamity Ganon Battle - Second Form

-Epilogue

Bonus Episode: Hero of Legend

In this very exciting Bonus Episode, Karl, Will & Marty share their brand new album "Hero of Legend" in its entirety. This album of original 8-bit music is the first in a 3-part series honoring the legendary music of the Zelda series, particularly that of Koji Kondo. Enjoy this journey into the world of Hyroica! You can download the album by clicking the image below!

01. Prologue (Waterfall)
02. Hyroica Field (Overworld)
03. Wizard’s Tale
04. Dungeon
05. Angel's Song
06. Iona Village
07. Aurelia Sea
08. Skulls & Bones (Graveyard)
09. Cordella Village (Waking Up & Setting Off)
10. Shop
11. Akari Forest (Night)
12. Sword & Shield
13. Courtyard of the Forgotten King
14. Dark Palace
15. The Demon Prince
16. Prince Koji
17. The Hero's Triumph (Ending)

Episode 257: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

In time to celebrate the launch of the Switch, and a brand new Zelda game, the guys spotlight on the series' previous console entry- Skyward Sword! This beautiful but controversial score was the first in the series to feature a real recorded orchestra. Enjoy some wonderful music and discussion!

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Wakai/Fujii/Yokota/Hama/Kondo - Nintendo - Wii - 2011
-File Select
-Prologue - Legend of the Goddess
-Ballad of the Goddess
-Skyloft Introduction
-Skyloft
-Romance
-Meet Groose
-Crimson Loftwing
-Zelda's Missing
-Knight Academy Theme
-Fi's Theme
-Exploring the Skies (Overworld)
-Story Unfolding
-Sailing the Sand Sea
-Groose on the Surface
-Lake Floria
-Going Through The Time Portal
-Ghirahim Third Battle (Phase 1)
-Fi's Farewell
-Staff Roll

Episode 252: Zelda Handhelds

In this exciting episode, Karl & Will explore the wonderful music of the Zelda Handheld games! Starting with Link's Awakening, all the way to the recent Tri Force Heroes. Enjoy some incredible and slightly under-appreciated Zelda music!

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - Minako Hamano, Kozue Ishikawa - Nintendo - Game Boy - 1993
-Mabe Village
-Koholint Island
-House
-Mysterious Forest
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages - Kiyohiro Sada & Minako Adachi - Nintendo - Game Boy Color - 2001
-Sadness
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons - Kiyohiro Sada & Minako Adachi - Nintendo - Game Boy Color - 2001
-Din's Theme
-Credits
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap - Mitsuhiko Takano - Nintendo - GBA - 2004
-Introduction
-Minish Village
-Hyrule Town
-Vaati Battle
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - Kenta Nagata & Toru Minegishi - Nintendo - DS - 2007
-Mercay Island
-Oshus's Theme
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - Toru Minegishi, Manaka Kataoka, Asuka Ota - Nintendo - DS - 2009
-Aboda Village
-Byrne
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - 3DS - 2013
-A Kingdom's Legend
-Peaceful Castle
-Hilda's Theme (Milk Bar)
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - 3DS - 2015
-Stage 2 - Riverside
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords - Yuko Takehara - Nintendo - GBA - 2002
-Zelda's Theme

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
-Sanctuary
-Lake Hylia
-Prince Ralis is Saved
-Midna in Distress
-Love
-Ganondorf Battle Second Half
-Ending
-Staff Roll

Episode 189: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

In this exciting episode, the guys explore the wonderful soundtrack to Wind Waker! This game and score was a bit of a departure for the series, and the bros discuss how it balances swashbuckling elements with classic Zelda goodness. Marty also joins the fun!

The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker - Kenta Nagata, Hajime Wakai, Toru Minegishi, Koji Kondo - Nintendo - Gamecube - 2003
-Title
-The Legendary Hero
-Outset Island
-Aryll's Kidnapping
-Graaandma
-Inside the Pirate Ship
-Windfall Island
-Ocean
-Mini Boss
-Dragon Roost Island
-Gohdan
-Aryll's Theme
-The Fairy Queen
-Medli's Awakening
-Molgera
-Hero of the Wind
-Ganondorf Battle
-Ending
-Staff Credits