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Episode 94 – SpooOOookyfest 2022

Episode 94 – SpooOOookyfest 2022

It’s that spooooooooooky time of year again! Celebrate Halloween with the video game music podcast hostesses with the mostestes….that’s a word. Justin and Mike host Spookyfest each year and now that they’re back to their normal outdoor festival activity, you’re in for a fright of a good time! From discussions of Peanuts characters becoming VGM composers to the nostalgia-dripping remembrance of Count Duckula’s airtime, the boils scare no expense as they share their love of spooky game tunes. Mike digs up the bones of his rare appreciation for industrial music and Justin learning that….GASP…he was replaced with a ROBOT?! It’s a howling romp of a VGM festival that we hope you’ll enjoy…PERMANENTLY! MUWAHAHAH!
What’d you think of this year’s Halloween episode? Enjoy the sponsors? Favorite track? What was your favorite track? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
We have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share a random or obscure VGM song you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn
Thanks to all of our wonderful Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Chris Hart, Scott McElhone, Jordan & Anson Davis, Rayjkayj, Llama Adam, Kung Fu Carlito, Nick Davis, Bedroth, Ryan McPherson, Marques Stewart, Scott Brackett, and Brad Austin. Become a Patron, get cool rewards, and more at http://www.Patreon.com/XVGMRadio
Our Twitter and Instagram are great ways to interact with us! Find us on there under our handle @XVGMRadio
If you’re an Apple Podcasts listener, please consider leaving a rating and a review to let us know how we’re doing! It also helps with getting the show to show up when others are searching for VGM!

TRACK LISTING:

Intro – Frankenstein: The Monster Returns (NES – 1990) “Stage 1” Linus, Cha♡Cha
1 – Ghoul Panic (PS1/ARC – 1999) “Challenge Stage 8” Manabu Namiki/Unknown Composer
2 – The Mummy (GB – 2000) “BGM #03” Junko Karashima
3 – Illbleed (DC – 2001) “A Losing Battle” Yukinori Kikuchi
4 – Count Duckula in No Sax Please – We’re Egyptian (C64 – 1989) “Main Theme” Unknown Composer
5 – Patreon Pick: Alex Messenger – Super Meat Boy (XB360 – 2010) “C.H.A.D.’s Broken Wind (Ch 2 Dark World)” Danny Baranowsky
6 – Cuphead (XBOne – 2017) “The Mausoleum” Kristofer Maddigan
7 – Spooky’s Jump Scare Mansion (Steam – 2014) “A Smile Beneath Your Skin” Akuma Kira
8 – Friday the 13th (NES – 1989) “Track 02” Hirohiko Takayama
9 -Evil Tonight (SWI/Steam – 2021) “Haven” Peter Jones
10 – Aliens (ARC – 1990) “Stages 5-1 & 5-2” Masanori Adachi

Episode 83 – Spookyfest 2021

Episode 83 – Spookyfest 2021

It’s that time of year again! Spooooooooooooookyfest has returned for it’s 2021 festival! Join Mike and Justin (and lots of zombies) for the most ghoulish “live” music event of the year! We’ve picked some really devilish tracks for you to sink your teeth into this Halloween season! From brand new Sega Genesis games to creepy crawly C64 classics, the XVGM Radio guys are making sure your late October festivities are at their most haunting of levels. With plenty of brand new “sponsors” for this event, coupled with some hilarious chats, you’d better check yourself before you Shrek yourself on this shriek of a good time…ONLY on XVGM Radio!
Be sure to also check out this year’s VIP Pass to the episode, which will take place on October 29th’s live show! We’ll have 7 more SPOOOOOOOOOOOOKY tracks that didn’t make the cut for this episode, exclusive to Patreon members!
What was your favorite track of the episode? What did you think of our sppooooooooky good time?  Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
Also, we have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share a random or obscure VGM song you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn
Thanks to all of our wonderful Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Chris Hart, Scott McElhone, Jordan & Anson Davis, Llama Adam, Kung Fu Carlito, Nick Davis, Ryan McPherson, Marques Stewart, Brad Austin, Nathan Cooper, Dan Laughton, Bedroth and The Autistic Gamer 89. Become a Patron, get cool rewards, and more at http://www.Patreon.com/XVGMRadio
Our Twitter and Instagram are great ways to interact with us! Find us on there under our handle @XVGMRadio
If you’re an Apple Podcasts listener, please consider leaving a rating and a review to let us know how we’re doing! It also helps with getting the show to show up when others are searching for VGM!

TRACK LISTING:

Intro – Super Mario 3D Land (3DS – 2011) “Boo Waltz (Waltz of the Boos-Arranged)” Mahito Yokota (Composer and Arranger), Kōji Kondō (Composer), Asuka Hayazaki, Takeshi Hama (arrangers)
1 – Monster in my Pocket (NES – 1992) “Last Battle at Monster Mountain” Hiroshi Takeyasu, Kozo Nakamura
2 – Friday Night Funkin’ (PC – 2020) “Week 2: Spooky Month – South” KawaiiSprite (Isaac Garcia)
3 – Banjo Tooie (N64 – 2000) “Haunted Zone” Grant Kirkhope (Old King Coal)
4 – Ottos Ottifanten: Baby Brunos Alptraum (GB – 1998) “Ghostphobia” Alberto Jose Gonzales
5 – Patreon Request: Ryan McPherson – Quake (PC – 1996) “Quake Theme” Trent Reznor/NIN
6 – Curse of Illmore Bay (GEN – 2020) “Scare Tonight” Sebastian Abreu
7 – Clock Tower 3 (PS2 – 2002) “A Shadow Creeping Near” Cozy Kubo, Norihito Kudo, Reiji Matsumoto
8 – Scary Monsters (C64 – 1986) “Main Theme” Keith Tinman
9 – Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia (WIN/XB360 – 2007) “MonsterFest” Afshin Toufighian
10 – DK: Jungle Climber (NDS – 2007) “Spooky Woods” Yuuichi Kanno, Yoshikata Hirota, Takashi Kouga

Episode 61 – Spookyfest 2020!

Episode 61 – Spookyfest 2020!

It’s Halloween time! Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the guys had to, of course, cancel the “live” festival of previous years for something more….virtual. Mike and Justin picked 11 scary, haunting, creepy, and most of all SPOOKY video game music tunes that will put the stalk in your scarecrows….the flaps in your bats….the lasagna in your….fat cats? Well, you’ll understand when you listen. A ghoulish mix of modern and classic tunes will flood your VGM well, and in 7 days, you’ll STILL be jamming to 2020’s SPOOKYFEST!
Don’t forget to check out Justin’s Extra Life page, and make a donation to help children with cancer, if you can.
We’d love to hear what you thought about our tunage tricks and VGM treats! Did you have a favorite tune? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
We have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share a random or obscure VGM song you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn
Big thank you to Cam Werme for his Patreon pick this time around! Also, thanks to all of our wonderful Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Chris Hart, Scott McElhone, Jordan & Anson Davis, Llama Adam, Peter Panda, Kung Fu Carlito, Bedroth, Nick Davis, Ryan McPherson, Marques Stewart, MixxMaster, Jason SuperJES Dos, Brad Austin, Muddle MADness, Dan Laughton, Matthew Hannola, Jeremy Rutz and The Autistic Gamer 89. Become a Patron, get cool rewards, and more at http://www.Patreon.com/XVGMRadio
Our Twitter and Instagram are great ways to interact with us! Find us on there under our handle @XVGMRadio
If you’re an Apple Podcasts listener, please consider leaving a rating and a review to let us know how we’re doing! It also helps with getting the show to show up when others are searching for VGM!

TRACK LISTING:

Intro – Oxenfree (Mobile,/Switch – 2016) “Dead Light” C. Andrew Rohrmann (credited as SCNTFC)
1 – Dead of the Brain: Shiryo No Sakebi (SX68K/FMT/MSX/PC-98 – 1992) “Track 5” Muse, Ryu Takami
2 – Costume Quest (XB360 – 2010) “Winterland Suburban Houses” Peter McConnell
3 – Garfield: Caught in the Act (GEN/GG – 1995) “Count Slobula’s Castle” Tristan des Prés, Dwight Stone, Jeffrey Glenn Tveraas
4 – Bloodborne (PS4 – 2015) “Living Failures” Ryan Amon, Tsukasa Saitoh, Yuka Kitamura, Nobuyoshi Suzuki, Cris Velasco, Michael Wandmacher
5 – The End is Nigh(PS4 – 2019) “Catastrovania: Retro Dante Symphony(Liszt 1857)” Ridiculon, And a bunch of dead dudes (Franz Liszt), Matthias Bossi, Jon Evans
6 – Undertale (Mac/PC – 2015) ”Death by Glamour” Toby Fox
7 – Gargoyle’s Quest 2 (NES – 1992) “The Ghoul Realm” Yuki Iwai
Patreon Request: Cam Werme – Willow (NES – 1989) “Cave Theme” Harumi Fujita
8 – Shadow Hearts (PS2 – 2004) “Demon’s Gig” Yoshitaka Hirota, Yasunori Mitsuda
9 – Obscure 2: The Aftermath (PS2/WIN – 2007) “Infested People” Olivier Deriviere
10 – Dead Island (PS3/XB360/PC – 2011) “They’re Coming” Paweł Błaszczak

Episode 37 – SPOOKYFEST 2019

Episode 37 – SPOOKYFEST 2019

It’s that time once again for…SPOOKYFEST….2019! Yes, Spookyfest has returned to a backyard near us. Every year we host a special Halloween-themed episode of our show, but it’s totally done outdoors like a concert festival! Hear the crowds roar in between songs as Mike and Justin dig up 10 ghoulish tracks, a ghastly outro…and even a Patreon request! Listen to the guys discuss Knuckles’ mode of transportation,debate about Phantom of the Opera’s melodies, and try to figure out if a track is Cukey or Spute. All this, and more on XVGM Radio’s SPOOKYFEST 2019!
We’d love to hear what you thought about SPOOKYFEST 2019! What was your favorite SPOOOOOOKY track? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
We have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share Halloween related VGM you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn
Thanks to all of our wonderful Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Scott McElhone, Jordan & Anson Davis, Peter Panda, Kung Fu Carlito, Bedroth, Brad Austin, Jeremy Rutz and The Autistic Gamer 89. Become a Patron, get cool rewards, and more at http://www.Patreon.com/XVGMRadio
Our Twitter and Instagram are great ways to interact with us! Find us on there under our handle @XVGMRadio
If you’re an Apple Podcasts listener, please consider leaving a rating and a review to let us know how we’re doing! It also helps with getting the show to show up when others are searching for VGM!

TRACK LISTING:

Intro – Sonic Adventure 2 (DC/GCN – 2001) “A Ghost’s Pumpkin Soup (Pumpkin Hill Theme)” Fumie Kumatani, Tomoya Ohtani, Jun Senoue, Kenichi Tokoi, Hunnid P.
1 – The Haunting of Magnolia Manor (PC – 2011) “Frantic Haunting” Big Giant Circles
2 – Blazblue Continuum Shift (Arcade – 2009) “Howling Moon” Daisuke Ishiwatari
3 – Ms. Pac Man’s Maze Madness (DC/N64/PS1/PC/GBA – 2000) “Haunted Halloween” Jon Holland
Patreon Pick: Carlito – Double Dragon Neon (360/PS3 – 2012) “Ghost Forest” Jake Kaufman
4 – Mega Man 7 (SNES – 1995) “Shade Man (Horror Fortress)” Tatsuya Nishimura, Yūko Takehara, Toshihiko Horiyama, Makoto Tomozawa, Hiroshi Shimada, Noriko Ando, Atsushi Mori, Nariyuki Nobuyama, Ippo Yamada
5 – Taz: Wanted (GCN/PS2/Xbox/PC – 2002) “Taz: Haunted: (Spin)” Nimrod Productions
6 – Puppeteer (PS3 – 2013) “Hallowee Ville” Patrick Doyle
7 – Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle (ACPC/ZX81/ZXS/C64 – 2009) “In Game” Sascha “Linus” Zeidler, Mikael Backlund
8 – Kingdom Hearts 2 (PS2 – 2005) “Spooks of Halloween Town” Yoko Shimomura (Danny Elfman original comp)
9 – Blobcat (PC – 2017) “Halloween” Ben Zimmerman (The Green Piano on Youtube)
10 – Mario Party 2 (N64 – 1999) “Horror Land” Hironao Yamamoto, Shōhei Bandō, Kazuhiko Sawaguchi, Yasunori Mitsuda

Episode 11 – XVGM Radio Presents SPOOKYFEST 2018!

Episode 11 – XVGM Radio Presents SPOOKYFEST 2018!

It’s that SPOOOOOOOOKYYYY time of year again, and the XVGM Radio gentleghouls are here to host a radio festival styled show, live, called SPOOKYFEST 2018! Grab a Belmont’s Wall Meat turkey leg and make a reservation for Boosette’s bed and breakfast, because we’ve got tons of creepy, crawly tracks from a wide variety of games, all with that SPOOOOKYYY sound that’s perfect for this time of the year.
We’d love to know what you thought of this style of episode? Did you like SPOOKYFEST?! Leave a comment or send us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com with your favorite track or the episode!
Please join our Facebook group so you can celebrate with your fellow podcast listeners! www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMRadio is the place to go to share your own favorite SPOOKY tracks too!
Our Twitter & Instagram are great ways to reach us and see extra stuff we share as well! Our handle on both of those is @XVGMRADIO
If you have iTunes, we’d LOVE a rating and review! Let u know how we’re doing, what you think of our show, and ways we can improve. Do you like the selections of music? Do you want more commercials and callers? Let us know!
Thanks to Cam Werme for this episode’s PATREON Pick! Become a Patron of the podcast to get exclusive title card reveals early, as well as tons of extra bonuses and exclusive content! Thanks to our current Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Scott McElhone

There’s still a few more days to donate to Justin’s Extra Life campaign to help kids with diseases. Check it out here.

TRACK LISTING:

Intro: New Ghostbusters 2 (NES – 1990) “Level 4: The River of Slime” – Jun Ishikawa, (Original Track: Bobby Brown, Dennis Austin, Larry White, Kirk Crumpler)
1 – Monster House (GBA – 2006) “Floor 4” Manfred Linzner
2 – Medievil (PS1 – 1998) “The Hilltop Mausoleum” Paul Arnold, Andrew Barnabas
3 – Nightmare Circus (Genesis – 1996) “Wall of Death” Kurt Harland, Jim Hedges, Andy Armer
4 – Tiny Toon Adventures – Buster Busts Loose! (SNES – 1992) “Stage 03/Spooky Mansion” Kazuhiko Uehara, Yukie Morimoto
5 – Killer Instinct (XBOne – 2013) “Lycanthropy (Saberwulf’s Theme)” Mick Gordon , Robin Beanland and Graeme Norgate (callback)
6 – Patreon Pick: Cam Werme – Castlevania Bloodlines (Genesis – 1994) “The Discolored Wall” Michiru Yamane
7 – Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines (PC – 2004) “Vesuvius” Rik W. Schaffer
8 – Dr. Franken 2 (Game Boy – 1997) “Track 4”- Mark Cooksey
9 – Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (N64 – 2000) “Ripple Star Catacombs” Jun Ishikawa, Hirokazu Ando
10 – Alundra (PS1 – 1997) “Nightmare” Kohei Tanaka
11 – Super Mario World (SNES – 1990) “Haunted House” Koji Kondo