Best Video Game Music podcasts — Music from your favorite video games (Updated September 2017; image)
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
A podcast which shares, discusses and analyzes the best in video game music from all different generations. Topics of discussion include: composition, melody, harmony, chords and rhythm, as well as technical aspects, such as hardware limitations and production. Enjoy a new episode every Monday!
 
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Top Score
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Some of the scores for video games are incredibly intricate and deserve recognition, which is why we've created Top Score: a series of podcasts dedicated to the music that accompanies soldiers through battle, sorcerers through forests and aliens through space.
 
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Battle Bards
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A musical journey through MMO soundscapes, Battle Bards reviews and discusses the soundtrack of MMORPGs with a trio of engaging hosts. The Battle Bards podcast alternates with Retro Reprise every other week, a half-hour podcast showcasing classic VGM from the ’80s and ’90s.
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Video Game Music Podcast with Rob and Pernell
 
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KNGI Network Podcast Master Feed
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The KNGI Network is the home of radio shows and podcasts dedicated to the promotion and preservation of video game music, independent music communities, and gaming culture.
 
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High Scores
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A weekly show about Video Game music where we cover all the bases. From retro 8-bit tunes to orchestral medleys, covers and even remixes, along with weekly discussion from your three hosts, Jackson, Mateo and Miqueas.
 
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Train Station at 8: A Video Game Music Podcast
 
 
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Past Episodes – Touhou Tuesday – KNGI Network
 
KNGI podcasts are dedicated to the promotion and preservation of video game music, independent music communities, and gaming culture.
 
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Music Respawn with Kate Remington
 
WSHU Public Radio’s Kate Remington combines her love of music and video games in this series of informal conversations with composers and performers of game soundtracks. Plus, there’s lots of music in the interviews, so you can hear it for yourself!
 
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VGM Tracker
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My gaming childhood is stored within this podcast.Memorable gaming bits and music taken from all forms of platforms.Enjoy.
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG) - Video Games & Music
 
Three best mates podcasting about video games and music. Formerly a more serious endeavor and now an excuse to hang out, talk about their favorite hobbies and drink a few brews. Listen in for gaming talk and to discover new music you may have missed otherwise.
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
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The Virtualosos podcast.
 
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EZK had technical problems so it’s another Andrew solo show. He talks a bit about IT (which he still hasn’t seen) and the recent Nintendo Direct but he spends most of the time complaining about amiibo. Fun stuff! If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the video replay on YouTube. ... Continue reading ‘Molehi ...…
 
Gareth Coker 's massive soundtrack for ARK: Survival Evolved is as huge as the dinosaurs you can train and battle! As he told me, developing the music while the game was in early access provided all kinds of unexpected challenges. Gareth says composing the soundtrack for a huge 93-piece orchestra and recording it in Abbey Road's gigantic Studio ...…
 
This week it's back to Miqueas for another music-packed solo episode, this time the theme is Warm Up/Cool Down! This episode starts with some intense, high-energy tunes from games like Furi and Metal Gear Solid 4, and slows down in the second half with some more relaxing music from games such as Owlboy and Transistor.Check out the set list at: ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle discuss Mario’s job status, and IDW’s animation expert Jon “WB” Gray comes on to talk about the past and future of the Disney Ducks.
 
Montreal composer Maxime Goulet ( Warhammer 40,000 ) wanted to do something really special to help celebrate the 375th anniversary of his city, which is home to more than 125 video game studios. He organized a spectacular concert, featuring music exclusively written for games made in Montreal. The concert is Friday, September 29th at the Place ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Welcome to the surface of RNP388. We need your help eliminating the alien threat. You alone can stop the invasion armed with your boom-box full of excellent Metroid music! This week on the show we celebrate the newest (and long overdue) Metroid title! We also discuss home organization, lost games, and what it’s like to be raised by birds. Track ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG) - Video Games & Music
 
ABOG Unpubbed new and improved with more Rick. Side A Video Games Nintendo Minified Punch Out! Arcade Expensive iPhone Gaming Second PS4 Everybody's Golf Madden NFL 18 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash Uncharted: The Lost Legacy NHL 18 Side B Music JD McPherson Live Death From Above 1979 Outrage! Is Now Th ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this episode, Karl & Will explore the excellent soundtrack to Nights of Azure! Composed by the Gust Sound Team, this score effortlessly fuses together elements of rock, classical and folk. The guys discuss why these Gust folks are some of the best in the biz. Enjoy!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Grant Kirkhope says he was stunned when he found out that instead of a new Rabbids game, he'd be working on a totally new idea: Mario and Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. As he told me in our conversation, once he realized he'd be drawing on Koji Kondo's legendary music for Mario, he was in shock! After he got over his fear of messing up some of the mo ...…
 
Let’s get upset about the internet getting upset about things! 0:00 – We talk about IT even though neither of us have seen it. 12:17 – Google labels us a file sharing site for… hosting our own podcast? 18:19 – All of YouTube’s changes are terrible. All of them. 29:35 – My patience pays off! ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 65 – N ...…
 
This week the guys talk about the technical skill (or apparent lack thereof) of video game journalists and the rise of digital media as a standard for all platforms. They play music from games such as Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Thumper, and SOMA.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43379/Sept. 13, 2017…
 
Set sail for amazing adventure and an assortment of audio discoveries! This week, Cap'n Steff and her lackeys board Uncharted Waters Online to see what bounty this soundtrack holds. It may not be to everyone's liking, but the sea is a fickle mistress that doesn't appeal to everyone! Episode 105 show notes Intro (feat. "Login Screen," "Central S ...…
 
Hit the thrusters, it’s time for a Zone 5 carrier takeoff with Nitro Game Injection! This episode features arrangements of music from the legendary Hiroshi Kawaguchi’s After Burner soundtrack, including a vocalized Source Tune Spectrum! 01. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI [ARC] :: SoundCloud) 02. GaMetal – After Burner (After ...…
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
The final episode of Virtualosos! It’s been a hoot, but takes a lot of time to produce and frankly is pretty orthogonal to my other professional interests. The second part of our David Logan interview, this time with… wait for it… genuine video game music! Podcast as always under a SOCAN 22F tariff. Tracklist: 01. Startup — Pitfall 3D 02. Boss ...…
 
00:01 SWiV - Main Theme - GB 03:01 Armageddon Man - Main Theme - C64 05:28 Mario Kart - Rainbow Road - SNES 07:22 Turrican - Main Theme - C64 11:07 After Burner II - After Burner - Arcade 14:25 Quiz Master - Main Theme - Atari Hosted by Ramtin Gomer Deyhim Contact trackerpodcast@gmail.com VGM Shows Youtube…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Tune in as we focus on the works of composer Yoko Shimomura! She has worked in the business since the 80s with such amazing music ranging from Street Fighter II to Kingdom Hearts. Rob and Pernell share tracks from her amazing career, and share stories of old arcades, and mythical animals. This episode is the first of our monthly Patreon-only li ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this greasy episode, the guys bring the FUNK! Enjoy this celebration of some of the best Funk Music ever composed for video games! WARNING: This is the funkiest episode of the podcast thus far, and may cause uncontrollable grooving.By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Stephan Schutze says the stars lined up when he was approached by the small studio Prideful Sloth to provide the music and sound design for Yonder, the Cloud Catcher Chronicles . As he told me, the kind of lush orchestral music he wanted to write was exactly what they had in mind! In addition to writing over two hours of interactive music, Step ...…
 
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This week Jagan brings you an episode with music from start to finish! He plays tracks from games like Super Mario Galaxy, Catherine, and Final Fantasy VII Check out the set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43322/ Sept. 6, 2017
 
Now you can enjoy this podcast with a bunch of crap you don’t want or need! 19:14 – eSports are probably not coming to the Olympics any time soon 38:09 – GameStop says console bundles are convenient for customers 53:28 – Mario + Rabbids update adds enough content and fixes that makes us question whether ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain E ...…
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
Part one of a two-part interview with David Logan. Our first Virtualosos without video game music in it! David’s had a long and storied career, and just getting up to speed was a one-episode endeavour. We’ll be back next week to talk Pitfall 2000 and subsequent game work. Tracks this episode: 1. Largo — David Logan, Composer (under intro) [talk ...…
 
RIP Walter Becker, thanks for all those years of amazing Steely Dan music. Download Mitch Murder’s ZERO STRIKE OST [Bandcamp, Name Your Price]. Read on for the full playlist. Steely Dan – My Old School Yukihiro Takahashi – Haruka Naru Omoi Yukihiro Takahashi – Fuyu No Silhouette 鼻そうめんP – Youthful Days’ Graffiti Cocoa – ANGEL ... Continue readin ...…
 
On this episode, Kyle and Ian celebrate the anniversary of a console taken before its time: the SEGA Dreamcast. Support the show on Patreon! Check out BumbleKast Gaming on Twitch! Shop the BumbleStore! Show Information Subscribe and listen on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play RSS Feed Check out BumbleKing Comics and the KNGI Network Lik ...…
 
00:01 Myth - Main Theme - C64 04:27 Monty on the Run - Metal Remix - Aki Jarvinen 09:41 Iji - 3 Cans Later - PC 13:10 Super Castlevania IV - Theme of Simon - SNES 16:24 Rambo II - Metal Remix - Aki Jarvinen Hosted by Ramtin Gomer Deyhim Contact trackerpodcast@gmail.com VGM Shows YoutubeBy trackerpodcast@gmail.com (Ramtin Gomer Deyhim).
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
This week we take a second look at music composed specifically for world maps in games. We are honored to have a musical guest joining us, Amanda Lepre from the band Descendants of Erdrick! She brings her vast musical knowledge and love of fantasy RPG’s to the conversation. We discuss how important it is for world map music to create the mood, ...…
 
NGI celebrates 20 years of Goldeneye goodness with a playlist of remixes James himself would be proud of. Join KyleJCrb for a rearranged exploration of the seminal console first-person shooter! PLAYLIST: 01. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 02. Uncle & the Bacon – 007 (Goldeneye 007 [N64] :: Bandcamp) 03. Arc Imp ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
It's time for another installment of Marcato Radio! Once again, it's another non-stop collection of outstanding video game music. Some you've heard before, and many you have not. How many tracks can YOU recognize? Enjoy!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Video games, movies, ham sandwiches. You know, the usual. 32:53 – The Secret of Mana remake has mind-numbingly awful voice acting. 39:20 – Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle locking content behind pre-order bonuses, four different amiibo and now a $20 Season Pass 54:06 – Which upcoming movies are we most excited to see? 1:07:53 – ... Continue read ...…
 
The only way to escape from the Downside, where you begin your journey in Pyre , is through a series of battles against other bands of exiles known as The Rites. Pyre is the most ambitious game yet from Supergiant Games. Its three-year development gave composer and Audio Director Darren Korb plenty of time to create a unique identity for the mu ...…
 
This week the guys talk a bit about their favourite games of the summer as well as talk about Mateo's (Miqueas' brother) gaming habits. They play sweet tracks from games like Donkey Kong Country 2, The Sims, and Destiny 2. Thanks for the recommendation this week, Jesse Jace Thomas!Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programmin ...…
 
And lo, as the Battle Bards walk through the zone of the shadow of death, they will fear no evil, but they will listen to evil's soundtrack because that is what they do! In today's episode, the crew looks at the darker side of MMORPG soundtracks, dwelling in the wicked, the profane, and the deliciously macabre. Also, Syp does his Cookie Monster ...…
 
The legendary Commodore 64 turns 35 this month, so what better way to close out August than celebrating the musical legacy of the best-selling personal computer of all time? This episode of NGI explores remixes of songs from legendary games like Turrican, Warhawk, Giana Sisters, Skate or Die!, International Karate and a double dose of ... Conti ...…
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
A career overview of the great Daniel Licht, who passed away at the beginning of August. Tracks: Children of the Corn II – The Final Sacrifice (Medley) Hellraiser Bloodline – Chez La Reve Dexter – Blood Theme Silent Hill Downpour — Bus To Nowhere Silent Hill Downpour — The Downpour Dishonored – Wrenhaven Dishonored – Drunken Sailor Silent Hill ...…
 
This episode is dedicated to all those cyberpunks who fight against injustice every day of their lives. Also David Hasselhoff. Read on for the full playlist: Garoad – CALICOMP 1.1 Startup Billy Idol – Power Junkie Kouji Makaino – Bloody Killer OverCoat – NYCStreets3.umx Alexander Brandon – NYCStreets_Music machinae supremacy – cryosleep Skaven ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
It’s still summer time, so let’s get these podcasts heated up! Wait, slow down! It’s getting too hot! We throw down our favorite musical selections, competing for “Most Dry”, and “Most Dehydrated”. Joining us on the “WORLD 9 SEASON FINALE” episode is Matt from the YouTube show Pernell and Matt Play Games! Let’s do this! Track list: Dune Variati ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG) - Video Games & Music
 
The old timers crawl out of retirement and get the band back together in a new, relaxed format. No agenda and no edits. So basically like 99% of the gaming podcasts out there. Side A Video Games Gamescom XBOX One X Preorders Minecraft XBOX One S Crackdown 3 delay Shenmue 3 SNES Mini What We're Playing Side B Music Queens of the Stone Age Villai ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this episode, Karl & Will focus on the delightful music of under-rated composer Hikoshi Hashimoto! He got his start for Sega in the late 80s, and went on to make some of the most cool and unique music the Sega Genesis ever saw. Enjoy this spotlight on an unsung VGM hero! #HASHBy supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
As the player in the chilling VR game Edge of Nowhere, it's up to you to figure out what went wrong on previous expeditions to the frozen Antarctic landscape. Michael Bross created a haunting soundtrack that, as he told me, is inspired in part by the epic adventures of 19th Century explorers. Michael said he loved working on this game because t ...…
 
This week Jackson runs solo with a load of awesome tracks from games old and new! He plays music from games like Nighogg 2, Persona 5 and Lawbreakers! Thank you to Chris Baines for the recommendation! Check out more of his work here: https://chrisbaines.bandcamp.com/Also check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/ep ...…
 
Some choice tracks from MYRONE’s latest release, a slew of remixes from Super Mario Odyssey, a tribute to a fallen VGM remix community member, and more on this episode of Nitro Game Injection! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. MYRONE – STRAFE: Jump Zone (Original work :: Bandcamp) 3. ... Continue r ...…
 
EZK returns to talk to Andrew about the Disney XD’s new Duck Tales and Spider-Man shows, Marvel’s The Defenders, and the upcoming slate of Star Wars side-story movies! 23:41 – We discuss the premier of the new Duck Tales show 48:58 – We discuss the premier of the new Spider-Man show 54:21 – The way ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episod ...…
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
Let’s run through some of the classical music behind some of the great moments of both classic and modern gaming history, including… Korobeiniki (from Tetris) Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies (also from Tetris) March of the Trolls (from Trolls and Tribulations) Pachabel’s Canon (from Lemmings) Sonata no. 14 in C Sharp Major (Moonlight Sonata) (f ...…
 
In this week’s show I attempt to make up for barely playing any videogame music despite being on a VGM radio network, so I played selections from a few recent games I’ve beaten or are playing. I mixed it up with a few of my favorite chiptunes and vgm covers too. Also played some STAFFcirc ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #233 (2017-08-20): ...…
 
On this special episode, we have the debut of Tee Lopes’ remix of the BumbleKast theme, an extra large BumbleRaffle, Q&A and an interview with head of Sonic marketing, Aaron Webber! Support the show on Patreon! Check out BumbleKast Gaming on Twitch! Show Information Subscribe and listen on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play RSS Feed Chec ...…
 
You’re training hard, but there isn’t enough time to show everyone? That’s when you need a montage! We’re talking tough-hard-hitting music for pumping iron. But we’re also talking about fun, harmonica-filled jams for the end of a 90s sitcom. Like Family Matters. What if that actually was Carl Winslow helping out Bruce Willis in Die Hard? We ask ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this very exciting and long-overdue episode, Karl & Will celebrate the incredible music of Hitoshi Sakimoto! The guys share a smorgasbord of tracks old and new, and discuss why his music consistently stands out from the crowd. Enjoy some top-shelf VGM!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Composing the score for a game with minimal music and making it have an impact is exactly the kind of challenge Jason Graves loves! Good thing, too, because that was the assignment for Ready at Dawn's VR adventure game, Lone Echo. In our conversation, Jason explains that the little music there is in the game is meant to provide comfort for a pl ...…
 
This week all three of the guys are back to talk about some news from older games like No Man's Sky, but also play some recommendations and music! Some game music includes tracks from ARMS, Call of Duty, Sonic Mania, Patapon, and more! Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43055/ Aug.16,2017…
 
You think you've heard strange MMORPG soundtracks before, but Wurm Online is about to take you to the odd frontier. With two distinctive soundtracks that skew away from typical composition, Wurm baffles, amuses, and bewitches the Battle Bards in today's show! Episode 103 show notes Intro (feat. "Sunrise," "Long Summer," and "Traveling") "Waking ...…
 
Join KyleJCrb for a special listening party presentation featuring the latest OverClocked ReMix tribute album, Mirror Image: A Link to the Past ReMixed: a reinterpretation of the soundtrack to Nintendo’s SNES masterpiece The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. Wil ...…
 
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