Best Video Game Music podcasts — Music from your favorite video games (Updated February 2018; 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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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Join Rob and Pernell as they listen to great video game music!
 
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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, a half-hour podcast showcasing classic VGM from the ’80s and ’90s.
 
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KNGI Network Podcast Master Feed
 
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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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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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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VGM Tracker
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I will track down the most epic video game music that i personally find appealing to me and place them here.May the nostalgia within you awaken.
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
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Video games and music. Stay current with the fast-paced gaming industry and discover new music. Episodes include news and brews, impressions of the latest video games, new records and community interactions. Join three postive-minded best mates every other week as they sip a few beers and share their love of gaming and music.
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
The Virtualosos podcast.
 
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It’s a 300th episode celebration as EVERYTHING gets fused with jazz, including Turtles in Time, Wave Race 64, Mega Man Zero 4, Undertale, and more! Want to win fabulous digital prize packs including albums from WillRock, The Megas, & Marshall Art? Email podcast[at]kngi(dot)org, messaging KNGI Network on Facebook, @KyleJCrb on Twitter, or become ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
It’s no secret we are obsessed with the music from the Ys franchise. It is a secret how to pronounce the game’s title. Why not enjoy this mixape of classic tracks from the Ys series! Track list: Dreaming – Ys – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro Palace – Ys – PC Engine – Yuzo Koshiro, arranged by Ryo Yonemitsu Ice Ridge of Noltia – Ys 2 – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro ...…
 
Everyone but the video game industry saw this coming. 20:30 – Loot Boxes and potential legislation 59:56 – Publisher banned from Steam for strong-arming employees to review their own game 1:07:20 – What do we think about the upcoming Five Nights At Freddy’s movie? If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can ... Continu ...…
 
Although it seems like a simple platform game at first, Celeste actually is a brutally difficult journey of self-discovery for Madeline, the main character, as she bravely faces challenges climbing the namesake mountain. Composer Lena Raine had her own set of difficult challenges writing a soundtrack for a game that turned out to be quite diffe ...…
 
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High Scores
 
The final episode of High Scores! Jackson, Jagan, and Miqueas are joined by the previous co-host of the show, Mateo! For the first half the guys discuss some iconic music from Nintendo games like Super Mario Galaxy, Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong 64. In the second half of the final episode of High Scores the guys talk about their favourite games ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle talk about the latest Marvel cinematic sensation, Black Panther! Don’t worry – they give you plenty of heads-up before they venture into spoiler territory. Support the show on Patreon! Check out BumbleKast Gaming on Twitch! Shop the BumbleStore! Show Information Subscribe and listen on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher and ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
 
Take a seat on a memorial park bench, it's time to listen to a new episode of ABOG. Slow news period in gaming but there's still plenty to rant about including anti-social media, cheap platinum trophies and the end of a long-running addiction. Recommended record from Khruangbin, Joel's Valentine's Day with Valerie June, Karl's guilty pleasure r ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Let me tell you, that walk to the village isn’t as safe as you think. Let me tell you, that walk to the village isn’t as short as you think. The road is dangerous with RANDOM BATTLES! This week it’s all about that random battle music! We’re joined by Rex and John from the band Random Battles! We talk about addictive MMORPG games, Gwent, and tea ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
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!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
00:01 The Monster's Lair - Daimyo Temple - PC 03:41 The Monster's Lair - Desert Zone (Hard) - PC 05:02 Shapeshifter - dEViLOCK - C64 09:01 Mega Man 4 - Dive Man - NES 12:01 Batman - Stage 2 - TG-16 14:23 Road Rash - Pacific Coast - SEGA 17:55 Battleship - BGM 03 - GB Hosted by Ramtin Gomer Deyhim Contact trackerpodcast@gmail.com VGM Shows Youtube…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Rob and Pernell celebrate their first holiday as podcast co-hosts. Rob reveals his secret love of Ristar, and Pernell double-dips into the Sonic games! Classic! Track list: Sphere 3 – Neutopia 2 – Turbografx 16 – Keita Hoshi Round 5-2 Ice Scream – Ristar – Genesis – Tomoko Sasaki, Naofumi Hataya, Masafumi Ogata Giants Cry – Lamulana – PC/Vita – ...…
 
With several earlier Star Wars games under his belt, composer Gordy Haab was ready to take on a new challenge: creating an iconic theme for the new character of Iden Versio, who has an incredible story arc in Star Wars Battlefront II. In our conversation, Gordy shared an exclusive cue of battle music that's never heard in the game! Writing musi ...…
 
Part 2 of 3 of the High Scores finale. This week the guys talk about PlayStation games and play music from some of their favourites like Shadow of the Colossus, Little Big Planet, and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/45270/Feb. 14, 2018…
 
Forgettable ambient noise or entrancing space sounds? This is the debate that's at the core of today's episode, as the Battle Bards take on EVE Online's beloved and perhaps misunderstood soundtrack. It's a journey that goes far beyond our galaxy to one full of intrigue, industry, and space discotheques! Episode 115 show notes Intro (feat. "Belo ...…
 
As NGI sits on the cusp of its 300th episode, join Kyle in celebrating a Sonic 3 song that’s waaaaaaay better than Ice Cap (and maybe better than any other song in the series): ‘Hydrocity Zone’! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: Bandcamp) 2. WillRock – HydroFunk (Sonic the Hedgehog 3 ... Continue reading ‘Nitro G ...…
 
Germany’s rating board fails gamers once again. 16:54 – Gal*Gun 2 denied classification in Germany 32:29 – Harley Quinn animated series character breakdowns 47:58 – Child’s Play TV series If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the video replay on YouTube. Alternatively, you can catch audio versions of the sh ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
High adventure and HEAVY METAL! We listen to great Zelda game music from all across the generations. Joining us this week is the Zelda-inspired heavy metal group Master Sword! We talk hook-shots, operatic metal, and winding stair-cases. It’s dangerous to go alone, listen to this podcast! Follow Master Sword at their Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter, ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
This week, the guys check back in with the world of Modern Chiptunes! There is some incredible music being created in this passionate community, and this episode showcases some of the very best of it. WARNING: Extremely good music lies ahead...By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Dark, moody, and rhythmic. We love the music of Shin Megami Tensei, and this mixtape was an absolute pleasure to put together. Enjoy the Mega-Ten sounds of Tsukasa Masuko and Shoji Meguro! Track list: Ginza – Shin Megami Tensei – SNES – Tsukasa Masuko Game Over – Shin Megami Tensei – SNES – Tsukasa Masuko Labrynth of Amala – Shin Megami Tensei ...…
 
Flesh-eating monsters roaming the streets and stalking the living are no reason you can’t still find love! 19:08 – Kaz Harai steps down as Sony CEO and Andrew floats a silly conspiracy theory! 27:40 – Yakuza 6 is delayed but gets a demo! 44:52 – Song of Memories is a dating sim with a setting ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 84 – ...…
 
Matthew Carl Earl's music for Honor of Kings, created by China's Tencent Studios, has been heard by tens of millions of players. A North American version of the game, Arena of Valor , launched in December 2017. In our conversation, Matthew said writing music for Tencent's games is a dream come true because he gets to write music for games he'd ...…
 
This week the three guys are back to play some songs that were from games exclusive to the Xbox (and some Windows games)! They play songs from games like Halo, Fable, Sunset Overdrive, and Halo.Check out the set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/45168/Feb. 7, 2018
 
Head back to the Toxic Caves, check out new albums from Pixel Mixers and LONELYROLLINGSTARS, celebrate February 2018’s gaming anniversary milestones, and more on this week’s episode! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: Bandcamp) 2. GaMetalAndrew Wrangell – Big Bad Baby Bowser (Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island [S ...…
 
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KNGI Network Podcast Master Feed
 
On this episode of the BumbleKast, Ian and Kyle talk about the fine art of cooking – and how they’re not really artists. 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 Ne ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
 
Karl leads a book club for ladies who are never squeamish. Joel designs the ugliest Pinewood derby racer to never fall out of the starting gate. Shane limits his friends list to four and has an imaginary cat named Bernie. Side A Video Games News XBOX Game Pass expands to include new release games from Microsoft Studios God of War will release i ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
We are seeing so many great new games recently with a retro-aesthetic, and we love it! Whether it’s pixelized 16-bit style artwork, or classic gameplay mechanics, it’s something that we’re drawn to immediately. The music is no different, borrowing from the sounds of past hardware and putting an original spin on it. We talk about music that make ...…
 
In which I reminisce about the old web series, Yacht Rock. Go look it up on Youtube, it’s still fantastic. Read on for the full playlist: Sandii – alive Robby V – Elemental Master – Setting Out Casiopea & Jimsaku – Tokyo Tower of Power Toshiki Kadomatsu – Sea Song 空と海と風と…SSW – 留寿都高原でまた逢いましょう aran – ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #248 (201 ...…
 
I’m here to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and I’m all out of ass. Also for this show I played a few tracks from Starcadian’s newest album Midnight Signals (Bandcamp, $9.90+). Go buy that cuz it’s incredible! Read on for the rest of the playlist: Kouji Makaino – Tokyo, 2032 Starcadian – FAMVS Sakuzyo – ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #247 (2 ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this episode, the guys spotlight on the wacky and adorable music of the Katamari series! Focusing on Katamari Damacy, We Love Katamari, and Katamari Forever. The composers of this series deftly fused together jazz, lounge, pop and electronic with delicious results. This playlist is guaranteed to make you smile!…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Who knew that a little bass instrument sample would change Rob’s life? Enjoy these FINE selections of Sunsoft’s greatest hits on the Nintendo Entertainment System! Track list: Area 5 – Blaster Master – NES – Naoki Kodaka Area 7 – Blaster Master – NES – Naoki Kodaka Stage 4 – Batman – NES – Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara Stage 3 – Batman – NES – Na ...…
 
EZK is out sick so Andrew rambles about Monster Hunter World, the end of Miitomo, video game pricing and more Monster Hunter World. If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the video replay on YouTube. Alternatively, you can catch audio versions of the show on iTunes. Molehill Mountain streams live ... Continu ...…
 
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Music Respawn with Kate Remington
 
More than four years after it was finished, Music of the Spheres , the prequel suite for Bungie Studios' game Destiny by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori, was released in its original form – by a pair of devoted fans on Christmas Day 2017. Now that the authentic version of Music of the Spheres is out in the world, for the very first time ...…
 
This week the guys theme the episodes around jazz! We play some songs from De Blob, Mario Kart 8, Rhythm Thief and more and talk about some recent news about Destiny 2, Xbox Game Pass and Monster Hunter: World.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/45045/Jan. 31,2018…
 
Yes officer, these Battle Bards were well above the speed limit and violated many noise complaints in the local neighborhoods. But it was for a good cause, sir! This music from vehicular MMOs is just way too good to keep quiet! What's that? You'll let them go with just a warning? You only know they're going to peel out and look for another scor ...…
 
In the near future, Nitro Game Injection has become more than just podcast. In a dystopian city under the authoritarian hand of megacorporations, information from the outside is at a premium, and NGI is dedicated to bringing that information to the inner resistance by any means necessary. Episodes are recorded in a secret bunker, then ... Conti ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
When I think of shmups, I think of grazing bullets, exploding pop-corn, 1CC’s, and the STG bible: The Full Extend of the Jam. But let’s get into the music! We’re joined by VGM rock-MASTER Chris Baines to share our favorite 2D shooter music! He shares his love of all things Gradius, and we get into how there’s so many awesome jazz-licks in these ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
It's time for another installment of Favorites with Friends! This time, Karl & Will welcome longtime friend of the show- the infamous Carlos! He brings in a wonderful playlist of some of his favorite VGM to share and discuss with the guys. Enjoy!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
The short-lived Sega Dreamcast had an excellent library which included some great vertical and horizontal shmups! Enjoy this mixtape from one of our earliest episodes with great classic Sega composers! Track list: I Hate Tha Sun – Radirgy – Dreamcast – Daisuke Nagata 24/7 – Radirgy – Dreamcast – Kou Hayashi Step of Battle – Bangai-O – Dreamcast ...…
 
Even if the games suck, the DIY cardboard stuff is neat! 25:35 – We think wannabe Steam competitor Robot Cache is DOA 39:13 – Nintendo Labo: super cool. Super overpriced. If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the video replay on YouTube. Alternatively, you can catch audio versions of the ... Continue readin ...…
 
Michael Wandmacher's been a fan of the epically difficult Dark Souls games by the studio From Software for years, so he was thrilled when he was asked to contribute music for Bloodborne , by the same studio. As in the earlier Dark Souls games, the player wanders throughout a ruined landscape in search of redemption, with many tortured bosses to ...…
 
This week all of the guys are in the studio to bring you a special chiptune-themed episode! We play some songs from Pictionary, Castlevania, and Pokemon Pinball, and talk about recent interesting announcements from Nintendo and HTC.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44946/Jan. 24,2018…
 
It’s over 2 hours of ‘Dancing Mad’–what else could you want? PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. zircon, Sixto Sounds – Demon, Fiend & Goddess (Final Fantasy VI [SNES] :: OverClocked ReMix) 3. JM – Act I: Kefka Palazzo ~ Act II: Hell ~ Act III: Purgatory ~ Act ... Continue reading ‘Nitro Game Injecti ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle talk about fightin’ games! 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 Like BumbleKing Comics & KNGI on Facebook Follow @IanFlynn ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
 
Amazing how talking about some cardboard can help even three old dudes remember they used to be kids. Nintendo might be onto something. Join Joel, Shane and Karl for another episode of weather reports, gaming and music. Perhaps they'll even teach you how to fold yourself a record player by the end of this one. Pour yourself a strawberry beer an ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Let’s listen to music that can get you powered up! Music that makes you feel like you can save the world even though your just a high school kid with magical powers! We explore the world of Shonen Jump video games and video game cross-overs! Pernell dreams of being a bird, and Rob discovers his connection to the world of anime through the Delaw ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In yearly tradition, once again Karl & Will look back on the very best music that was played on the podcast in 2017! And what an incredible year for VGM it was. Enjoy this collection of the cream of the musical crop. Here's to another wonderful year of VGM!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
New every Friday! We are releasing classic-VGM-only mixtapes of our old shows! Enjoy Contra-jams from classic to the present! This was our first real episode, and we still hadn’t settled on a format yet. But we did stick with some jams! Track list: Energy Zone Stage 6 – Contra – NES – Hidenori Maezawa, Kiyohiro Sada The Mechanic Factory Stage 4 ...…
 
Seven The Days Long Gone is set on a post-apocalyptic prison island, where scavenging and stealth are the main ways to stay alive. As bleak as the game world is, composer Marcin Przybylowicz felt strongly that music should be an integral part of the experience because, as he says, "music is part of our humanity." As he told me, his soundtrack i ...…
 
Why pay full price for a video game when you can pay full price for HALF a video game? 0:15 – We start the show! I played the Dragon Quest Builders demo and EZK watched The Punisher on Netflix 28:37 – Half of the new BlazBlue game’s characters will be paid DLC 36:41 – Sony ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 81 – No Rush For Gravity ...…
 
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High Scores
 
This week Miqueas is back as the host for what may be the final solo episode! Fittingly, he plays all sorts of credit themes and ending themes from games such as Super Mario Galaxy, Halo Reach, and Persona 3.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44873/Jan.17,2018…
 
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