Best Video Game Music podcasts — Music from your favorite video games (Updated November 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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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Video Game Music Podcast with Rob and Pernell
 
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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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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)
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Video games and music. Two hobbies in one podcast. An excuse for three best mates with many miles between them to hang out, talk about their favorite hobbies and drink a few brews together. Episodes include video game news, impressions and reviews along with new albums, gigs and record collecting.
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
The Virtualosos podcast.
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Brawlers. Beat’em ups. Punchy-kicky men. These are all terms for a popular style of arcade game that brings kids together, and tears families apart. Okay so I’m making some of this stuff up. This is our second look at the popular beat-em-up genre, but this time with no system restrictions. And oh my GOD, we’ve got some great music for you! We a ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
For the third week of Nintendo Month 2017, the guys focus on the incredible music to their favorite video game of all time: Metroid Prime! They also explore a handful of tracks from the other two entries in the trilogy. Enjoy some atmospheric and beautiful VGM!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Another World , released in 1991 by Eric Chahi, is a game that was far ahead of its time. It's a haunting, lonely experience as scientist Lester is transported to a harsh, dying world and taken captive. Composer and sound designer Rich Douglas has been playing the game every year since it came out, and on his most recent playthrough, he noticed ...…
 
Star Wars is going to make more Star Wars to go with our Star Wars! 22:07 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles added to Injustice 2 roster 31:13 – EA buys Respawn. Will probably kill it like all the others 41:34 – Star Wars announced even more Star Wars to go with all the Star Wars! ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 73 – The Fault In Ou ...…
 
This week Jagan is taking over again with a music-packed episode, where he talks about a recent news event and plays music from games like Fortnite, Battlefront 2, Sora, Nioh, and more!Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44182/Nov. 15, 2017
 
When you've got a club full of penguins overseen by the Mouse House itself, you know things are going to get both wacky and weird! Club Penguin may not be everyone's go-to MMO for music, but its wide array of simplified genres certainly give the Battle Bards a lot to discuss on this week's show. Episode 109 show notes Intro (feat. "Hello Yellow ...…
 
This week mostly focuses on remixes from YouTube, as well as celebrating recent milestone game releases this week with a new segment, along with a somber look back at the Wii U for its fifth anniversary. PLAYLIST: 1. SIDrip Alliance – Crayz Comeleon (Crazy Comets [C64] :: KWED) 2. FamilyJules, Adriana Figueroa – Snake Eater ... Continue reading ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle talk about Marvel’s latest cinematic outing: Thor: Ragnarok. 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 & ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Rob and Pernell leave the safety and protection of their studio so they can present awesome video game music to a crowd of unsuspecting cosplayers! This week is a live a recording from the weekend-long anime/video games/cosplay festival known as Thy Geekdom Con! Pernell brings the crowd-pleasers, but Rob just wants to fight with good-old battle ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
For the second week of Nintendo Month 2017, the guys focus on the incredible and underrated symphonic score to Star Fox: Assault! Developed by Namco for the Gamecube, this soundtrack successfully fused together definitive arrangements of Star Fox 64 music with equally gorgeous original music! Check your G-diffuser system and enjoy!…
 
Alexander Brandon has always loved writing music for games set in the future, including his iconic music for the original Deus Ex games. He had an opportunity once again to peer into what the future holds with his music for Aven Colony , from the small team at Mothership Entertainment. Aven Colony gives you the responsibility of setting up colo ...…
 
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High Scores
 
This week Mateo Linares returns! Jackson and Mateo talk about the games they've been enjoying like Super Mario Odyssey and Divinity: Original Sin 2! They also discuss the Overwatch World Cup. Some of the songs played this week are from games like Age of Mythology, Hitman, and Super Mario Odyssey. Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umf ...…
 
It’s a free-for-all playlist this week with new stuff from OverClocked ReMix, Dwelling of Duels, KWED, Pixel Mixers, and more! PLAYLIST: 01. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 02. Johan Andersson – Afterburner (After Burner [C64] :: KWED) 03. Pongball – Road Warriors Main Theme (Road Warriors [IOS/ANDROID] :: Bandc ...…
 
See you in Philly, folks! I’m headed off to 8StaticFest soon so I wanted to upload this show asap :>! It’s mostly chiptunes this week, I tried to fill the playlist with artists playing the fest though there are a few surprises in there. Dunno if I’ll be able to handle a show next week, ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #240 (2017-11-05): I’m ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
In the words of Kool & The Gang: Celebrate Podcasts! Okay I know that’s not what they said, but it’s what they meant. This episode marks 100 episodes of Rhtyhm and Pixels! That’s 100 MP3 files of great music, remixes, and friendship. We celebrate by revisiting our favorite topics from each “podcast world”, and choosing new tracks! Why did we do ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
For the first week of Nintendo Month 2017, Karl & Will share some of the very best music released for the 3DS! This system was responsible for some of the greatest and most expressive soundtracks in the past six years of video games. Enjoy!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
 
Joel proclaims 2017 the year of Nintendo and the guys chat about the SNES Classic and Super Mario Odyssey. Shane prefers a more realistic digital pinball game. New game discussions about Pinball FX3, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Cuphead and Gran Turismo Sport. Liam Gallagher's new record might be the third best Oasis album. Karl recaps ...…
 
Every game composer I've talked with has so much respect for the musicians who bring their music to life on the soundtracks. In this episode we'll meet three outstanding performers: oboist Kristin Naigus , who's recorded scores for Austin Wintory and many others; session violinist Patti Rudisill , who's a member of the Nashville Scoring Orchest ...…
 
Because that’s a far better name than “Pocket Camp.” 9:41 – EA and demands for high Metacritic scores 28:54 – Xbox One’s backwards compatibility would have arrived sooner if Microsoft didn’t have to spend a bunch of time and resources removing its ill-advised always-on DRM 39:46- Nintendo details Animal Crossing for mobile devices If you ... Co ...…
 
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High Scores
 
Jagan is taking over this week with a music-packed episode. He plays songs from games like Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein II: The New Colosus, and Guild Wars 2!Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44025/Nov. 1, 2017
 
Happy Halloween everyone! This weeks show featured everything from the cheesy to the scary to the downright depressing [sorry omg]. Read on for the full playlist: Akira Yamaoka – Silent Hill Nazo² Project – Bloody Tears Heosphoros – Elevator Music 11 (DOOM – E1M1) Carpenter Brut – Hang’em All .tao – .eijji Type O Negative ... Continue reading ‘ ...…
 
NGI spooks it up for Halloween, featuring tons of selections from the Danse Macabre collection and more. You’re in for a scare! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. The Tiberian Sons ft. norg – Welcome to Your Nightmare (Goosebumps [TV] :: Bandcamp) 3. CarboHydroM & Wild_Cat – Into the ... Continue re ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle count down their top five most chilling, memorable videogame moments. 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 ...…
 
The 1930's cartoon style of Cuphead , from Studio MDHR demanded a soundtrack just as unique. Kris Maddigan , a professional percussionist, spent years reverse-engineering the iconic jazz styles of the first half of the 20th century, including Ragtime, Dixieland and Big Band music. As he told me, it was a project that stretched all his musical m ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Well, you’ve finally done it. You’ve taken over the show! In this very special episode is powered by you, the listeners! Rob and Pernell play selections submitted to them over the past 2 years of the podcast, and there are some FANTASTIC picks in this one! There’s classic, there’s new, and there’s romantic-ninja-singing. Ya dig? Track list: Mai ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this frightening episode of the show, Karl & Will focus on the iconic and beloved music to the Silent Hill series! Focusing just on the first 4 entries, composed by Akira Yamaoka, this music will surely get you into the Halloween spirit!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Miqueas is back for another solo episode, this time the theme is environments in video games! Music from specific environments is played including areas such as the forest, desert, ocean, and more!Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43926/Oct. 25,2017
 
EA has closed one of its studios… again. 32:38 – Capcom grossly overprices its costume DLC for Marvel vs Capcom Infinite 37:10 – Disney finally revealed the official name of its upcoming Han Solo movie. It’s boring. 39:12 – Bethesda goes overboard with Season Pass and Preorder shenanigans for Wolfenstein 2 41:25 – Switch OS ... Continue reading ...…
 
Here's a musical episode that you can really sink your teeth into! Your... ear teeth? In any case, the Battle Bards are evaluating our Dark Masters this Halloween season to see which has the best music: vampires or werewolves. It's a sinister, gothic show with several first-time MMO appearances for the podcast, so check it out! Episode 108 show ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
It’s nearly Halloween, so Rob and Pernell get in the mood with some music from spooky and scary video games! That’s the plan anyway, Pernell comes up with his own episode theme. Your hosts talk about their favorite horror movies, and crack jokes at their listeners taking part in the live stream! Mark your calendars! Rob and Pernell are going to ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this very special episode, Karl & Will shine a light on the career of composer Kohei Tanaka! The guys share a smattering of his VGM work, starting back on the Turbo-Grafx, and moving chronologically up to his most recent work on the PS4. Enjoy some incredible music from one of the true masters!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
This week, NGI celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the finest 2D platformers of all time! PLAYLIST: 1. GaMetal – Wandering Ghosts (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night [PS1] :: YouTube) 2. Ryan8bit – What is a Man? (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night [PS1] :: Dwelling of Duels) 3. Random Battles – Dance of Palewood ... Continue reading ‘Nit ...…
 
Sorry I’m so late posting this but I spent all week editing a new YouTube video. Anyway, in this episode (the title of which I’m immature enough to be super proud of!) we discuss the evils of DLC in all its most insidious forms from microtransactions to loot boxes. 42:15 – IGN buys Humble Bundle. ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode ...…
 
This is the annual Pledge-O-Rama episode! Miqueas and Jagan talk all about the Pledge-O-Rama fundraiser and the purpose of it, incentives, and more! They also talk a bit about what they've been playing recently, and the first Super Mario Odyssey review. They play music from games such as Diablo 2, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and Residen ...…
 
As the season shifts from “blazing hot” to “slightly less hot” in Kyle’s neck of the woods, join him in celebrating the changing seasons with a special NGI dedicated to fall! Or is it autumn? Does it really matter? PLAYLIST: 01. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 02. The OneUps – These Autumn ... Continue reading ‘ ...…
 
There's no music as you're racing your 1974 E-Type Jag around legendary tracks like Spa. Instead, composer and sound designer for Project Cars 2 , Stephen Baysted says his music is created to set the scene and get the player anticipating the racing action that's about to start. That included some very personal recollections about the mental gam ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle do a quick overview of Sonic’s comic book legacy. 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 Fa ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Deep bass, deep grooves, and mountains of lush synthesizer sounds. This week we look for the perfect driving music, and end up finding the best synthwave ever composed for video games. Also, check out our good friend Joseph Campo’s fund raising campaign over at Extra Life! He’s playing video games for 24 consecutive hours for Altruism Inc! Trac ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this legendary episode, Karl & Will focus on the wonderful music of the Legend of Heroes series! This Falcom RPG series started back on the PC-88 and is still going strong to this day. The guys discuss what makes these soundtracks so special, as well as how they have evolved over the years. Enjoy some fantastic, underrated VGM!…
 
Once he got over his surprise at the new direction Bungie was going to take Destiny 2 – destroying everything that's been familiar for the last three years – Mike Salvatori embraced the exciting prospect offered by new planets, new enemies and a totally fresh vibe for the game. As he told me, Mike and the team: Skye Lewin and C. Paul Johnson, w ...…
 
No matter how old I get, I still laugh at the most immature things. We spend most of the first half of the show talking about superhero cartoons then discuss which games Nintendo might include on a hypothetical N64 Classic Edition (42:10). If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the ... Continue reading ‘Mole ...…
 
This episode he guys talk about the games they've been playing recently and also some of the details of Pledge-O-Rama 2017! They play music from games such as Dream Daddy, Void & Meddler, and Cuphead. Thanks again Trevor for the recommendation!Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43753/Oct. 11,2017…
 
After 50 episodes, the Battle Bards have made the brave decision to revisit the hallowed lands of Blade and Soul to look at two of the soundtrack expansions. The team combs through The World and Silverfrost Mountain albums to see what bounty can be harvested. It's another lively episode with plenty of upbeat music, so what are you waiting for? ...…
 
NGI races into October with a playlist dedicated to old-school racing games! 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. Stemage feat. Adam Henry – 386 Cylinder (Stunts, Indianapolis 500: The Simulation, Test Drive III: The Passion [PC] :: Dwelling of Duels) 3. xoc – Prepare to Qualify (Pole Position [ARC] :: Bandcamp ...…
 
The irregular schedule is getting to me I think. Forgot to turn on my mic until an hour into the show, but hey, what’s there sounds good! Especially the new Timeline EP from Marshall Art [Bandcamp, $4 or more] which I played in its entirety tonight. The real special treat is getting it in vinyl ... Continue reading ‘RadioOverCoat #238 (2017-10- ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
Join us on a deep-dive exploration of cave related music! Creepy caverns, dangerous dungeons, and um.. uh… murky mines? Pernell’s tracks make Rob feel like he’s in a chill and romantic underground grotto, hanging with all of his magical friends with none excluded. Keep listening for the Bonus Round part of the show, it’s an awesome one this wee ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this episode, the guys share and discuss a bunch of wonderful VGM that, for one reason or another, was never featured previously on the show! Ranging from the NES to the PS3, this is a collection of outstanding, long-overdue video game music. Better late than never!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Seriously, what’s with that guy? 33:17 – Andrew opines that game journalists who were confused by the Wii U were lying or terrible at their jobs 42:05 – Senran Kagura producer wants to make a game that appeals to women 46:25 – What is and is not clickbait? 51:50 – What is and is not ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 68 – Andrew Is ...…
 
Jessica Curry won a BAFTA award for her soundtrack for The Chinese Room's Everybody's Gone to the Rapture , so when it was announced that she was working on music for a new game, the excitement was palpable. As she told me, the story of So Let Us Melt is like a fairytale, and it was so much fun to write joyful music for it. Even if you don't ha ...…
 
This week Jackson is back to solo with some awesome music from games like Shadow of War, Cuphead and Killer Instinct!Check out the set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/43661/ Oct. 4, 2017
 
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