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Episode 26 – Mike’s Picks!

Episode 26 – Mike’s Picks!

It’s co-host spotlight time…AGAIN! This time around, Mike picks the tracks for the episode. Hear tracks ranging from the NES to the Playstation 4 as Mike and Justin take you on a audio journey through Mike’s wacky mind. From conversations about Simon Belmont telemundo style, to handling calls from anyone from “Mike’s mom” to an angry planet devourer, and even a little jokey ribbing of Mike’s youtube game review show, this episode is a nostalgic trip full of mega hits and obscure picks from popular games.
We’d love to hear what you thought about this goofy list of Mike’s choices. What was your favorite track? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at www.Facebook.com/Groups/XVGMRadio
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TRACK LISTING:

Intro : Shadow of the Ninja (NES, 1990) – “Prologue Theme” Iku Mizutani, Kouichi Yamanishi
1 – Astyanax (NES, 1990) – “Marshy” Toshiko Tasaki
2 – Super Castlevania IV (SNES, 1991) “Spinning Tale” Masanori Adachi, Akira Soji, Taro Kudo
3 – X-Men (Arcade, 1992) – “Junk Factory” Yuji Takenouchi, Seiichi Fukami, Junya Nakano, Ayako Nishigaki
4 – Mega Man 6 (NES, 1993) – “Tomahawk Man” Yuko Takehara
5 – Chrono Trigger (SNES 1995) – “Corridors of Time”Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uematsu
6 – Jet Force Gemini (N64, 1999) – “Character Select Screen” Robin Beanland, Alistair Lindsay, Graeme Norgate
7 – Metroid Prime (GCN, 2002) – “Parasite Queen Battle” Kenji Yamamoto, Koichi Kyuma
8 – Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (GCN/PS2/XBOX/PC, 2004) – “Tower Encounter” Stuart Chatwood, Godsmack (Licensed Tracks)
9 – Gravity Rush (PS Vita, 2012/PS4, 2016) “The Phantom of Hekseville” Kohei Tanaka
10 – Saints Row IV (PS3/PS4, 360/XBONE, PC, Linux 2013) “Northeast City” Malcolm Kirby Jr.

Episode 25 – Freedom Planet with Composer Leila “Woofle” Wilson

Episode 25 – Freedom Planet with Composer Leila “Woofle” Wilson

Freedom Planet, the 2014 indie darling developed by Stephen Diduro (aka Strife) set the bar for games influenced by Sonic the Hedgehog and Rocket Knight Adventures. But a Sonic style game needed a Sonic styled composer…or did it? Enter Leila “Woofle” Wilson, who brought her love of JRPGs, Funk and New Jack Swing to compliment Strife’s more Mega Man focus, along with Shane Ellis aka Blue Warrior’s composition assistance, the three created the exciting soundtrack of Freedom Planet! Today, we’re honored to have Leila Wilson join us for a special interview where we find out the origin story of the game, hear Leila gush about her VGM influences, and learn all about Lilac, Carol and Milla’s fun and frantic journey!
Special thank you to our guest, composer Leila “Woofle” Wilson! Please check her content out here:

Leila’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/LRWoofle

Huge thank you to our Patrons who help donate to the show! We’re so grateful for each and every one of you! Thanks to: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Meyers, Scott McElhone, Chris Murray, Kung Fu Carlito, Peter Panda, Mixxmaster, The Autistic Gamer 89 and Jordan & Anson Davis.

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TRACK LISTING:

All songs composed by Leila “Woofle” Wilson, Stephen “Strife” Diduro and Shane “Blue Warrior” Ellis.
Intro: Freedom Planet Theme
1 – Major Boss Battle
2 – Target World (Shang Mu Academy)
3 – To The Rescue!
4 – Trap Hideout 2
5 – Dragon Valley 1
6 – Schmup Stage
7 – Fortune Night 2
8 – Here Comes Trouble!
9 – Aqua Tunnel 1
10 – Zao’s Airship

Episode 24 – Puzzle Games

Episode 24 – Puzzle Games

Jump that block, switch that dial and twist that piece! Puzzles make you think, wonder and learn and today on XVGM Radio, we aim to do the same. We’ll be playing video game music from all sorts of musical genres, all with the puzzle game commonality in mind. Join Justin and Mike as they try to speak to Q-Bert, talk about Jeddy and Fraison, and…boner jamz. Also, ZOOP! All on this super chill episode of XVGM Radio!
Big shout out and thanks to Kit Holden for doing a fantastic job as the voice of Catherine for our commercial this episode!
Huge thank you to our Patrons who help donate to the show! We’re so grateful for each and every one of you! Thanks to: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Meyers, Scott McElhone, Chris Murray, Kung Fu Carlito, Peter Panda, Mixxmaster, The Autistic Gamer 89 and Jordan & Anson Davis. Special thanks to Cameron Werme for choosing this episode’s Patron Pick!
Join our Facebook group to hear and see more about this episode, as well as chat with us about previous episodes, and other VGM and video game related goodness! www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMRadio
Our social media is another great way to stay in touch with us! Our Twitter and Instagram handle is @XVGMRadio , please follow us!
Want to reach out to us? Email us comments or suggestions at: XVGMRadio@gmail.com
Finally, we have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share VGM you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn

TRACK LISTING:

Intro : Tetris (CD-i – 1991) “Level 0” Jim Andron
1 – Zoop (SNES/Genesis – 1995) “Scattin’ Bones” – Bob Scumaci, Mark Davis, Brian Schmidt (Music Design),
2 – Puzzle Star Sweep (PS1 – 1997), “Sitora and Mint” Mitsuhiro Arisaka
3 – Q-Bert (NES – 1989) “Finale Congratulation” – David Thiel
4 – Puzznic (Amiga – 1990) – “Title Screen” Tim Follin
5 – I.Q. Intelligent Qube (PS1 – 1997) “Almost Dead” – Takayuki Hattori, Kōzo Araki (Coordinator), Akihiko Shimizu (Producer)
6 – Catherine (360/PS3/PC – 2011) “It’s a Golden Show” Shoji Meguro
7 – Scribblenauts (NDS – 2009) “New Frontier 1” – David J. Franco
Patron Pick – Cam Werme – Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (DS – 2007) Khalkus Theme Mark Derell, Bart Roijmans, Jan-Lieuwe Koopmans, Ruud van de Moosdijk
8 – Tetris Plus (GB – 1996) “Knossos” Iku Mizutani
9 – World of Goo (Wii – 2008) “Rain Rain Windy Windy” – Kyle Gabler
10 – Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure (Wii – 2007) “Descent of the Oracle” Shinya Okada, Tadayoshi Makino