Best Video Game Music podcasts — Music from your favorite video games (Updated January 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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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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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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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. Two hobbies in one podcast. Episodes include news and brews, impressions of the latest video games, opportunities to discover new music, and a passion for ever-expanding record collections. All of this brought to you by three positive-minded hosts who, like you, balance both hobbies with life, family and career.
 
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Virtualosos - Video Game Music Podcast
 
The Virtualosos podcast.
 
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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…
 
Alien, quiet, and weird -- that's the Anarchy Online soundtrack for you in a nutshell. For the first episode of 2018, the ever-contentious Battle Bards are back to quibble about, gush over, and nitpick the score to one of the older sci-fi MMOs on the market today. Episode 113 show notes Intro (feat. "Seascape," "Spiritual Elysium," and "The Cup ...…
 
00:01 Donkey Kong Country - Fear Factory - SNES 02:03 Glider Rider - Main Theme - C64 03:57 Dragon Spirit - Glaceir Land - TG-16 06:09 D&D Warriors of the Eternal Sun - Lavapit Combat - SEGA 07:47 The Ninja Warriors - Daddy Mulk - TG-16 12:21 Midnight Resistance - Flood of Power - Sebdoom 17:19 Zero Wing - A New Day For Me - Sebdoom Hosted by R ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
For those who are about to Rockman, we salute you! This is the podcast’s second dive into video game rock music, and this time it’s personal. Pernell gives blood just before recording, so you’re in for an extra special treat. Rob sings his favorite fighting game moves, and Pernell reminisces about childhood games played in his neighborhood. (it ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In the Season 13 Premiere, Karl & Will explore the concept of nostalgia, and its significance on video game music. They discuss 5 different facets of nostalgia, and share tracks that embody each type. Enjoy this unique look at how video game music affects us all!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
00:01 Duck Game - Title - PC 02:12 Shadow of the Ninja - Air Fortress - NES 03:16 Castlevania - Out of Time - NES 04:30 Silent Mobius - Battle with Ghosts - X68000 07:31 Gordian Tomb - Title - C64 10:05 Devil's Crush - Main Table - TG-16 16:57 Aero Blasters - Mechanized Cave - TG-16 Hosted by Ramtin Gomer Deyhim Contact trackerpodcast@gmail.com ...…
 
Like lots of 10-year olds, Trevor Gomes was completely sucked into the world of Pokémon! Years later, he and a group of talented arrangers recreated all those happy memories of the classic Pokémon games with stunning piano arrangements and performances. A successful Kickstarter campaign meant that all together, the album contains every single m ...…
 
Like I said before, I had to choose between 8StaticFest and MAGFest. I don’t regret my decision but I wish I didn’t have to choose! Too many Fests… Well, for everyone like me who couldn’t go I had a special radio show just for them. And now you can listen too, you MAGFest-having lucky person. ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #246 (2018-01-0 ...…
 
2017 sucked in every way except for the music. In this episode I play as many of my favorite songs from last year as I can fit in a 2 hour format, as well as talking a lot about them. Another bright spot was that the few games I managed to beat & finish this ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #245 (2017-12-31): New Year’s Fackin’ Eve’ »…
 
This week on the show Jagan, Miqueas and Jackson run through their top three games of the year of 2017. There were plenty of great games this year so this was a tough one!Check out this week's set list at: http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44775/Jan. 10, 2018
 
The SPJ’s Kunkel Awards, celebrating excellence in video game journalism, is back for its third year. New director of the awards, Brittany Ferrendi, joins us to discuss the Kunkels and extol the splendiferousness of The Witcher 3. Check out the awards here: https://www.spj.org/kunkel.asp 2:06 – Brittany’s favorite game of 2017 6:24 – Andrew’s f ...…
 
Happy New Year from Ian & Kyle! On this episode we look both forward and back as we go tumbling into 2018. 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 Bum ...…
 
The 2017 Footys! Favorite video games and albums of 2017. 0:02:20 Side A Video Games Favorite video games of 2017 Karl Persona 5 (PS4) Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) CupHead (Xbox/PC) Yakuza Zero (PS4) Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch) Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4) NIER Automata (PS4) South Park: The Fractured But Whole ( ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
It’s the most MagFest’iest time of the year! That means Pernell is travelling and partying with hundreds of music and game enthusiasts, and Rob is all alone! ALL ALONE! So enjoy this super DJ mix of synthwave style remixes and original game tunes! Track list: last .wav (Outrun) – Rob Nichols Divide – Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number – Magna Everyt ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this very special episode, the guys share a recap of some of the highlights of MAGFest 2018. Also a Marcato Radio playlist featuring a combination of MAGFest live concert snippets, album tracks from artists featured at this year's festival as well as random good VGM. Enjoy!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
This week Jagan brings you a fully music packed episode as the guys all prepare their lists for their top games of 2017! Some tracks played are from games such as A Hat in Time, Darkest Dungeon, Dead Cells, and more!Check out the set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44710/Jan.3,2018…
 
Swatting got someone killed last week. It’s an unpleasant topic and one we spend the first part of the show yammering about anything and everything to avoid it. But, as former GamePolitics writers, we felt we needed to discuss it. 46:00 – Gamers kill someone via swatting 1:13:08 – Copyright extensions keep hundreds of games ... Continue reading ...…
 
Christmas is overrated, so let’s listen to my Christmas Eve show! Where I play not a lot of Christmas music, except the stuff I do play is actually good. Maybe not the Toto remixes, though I love them anyway. I also found a sweet album from DV-i put out by Maltine Records that you can ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #244 (2017-12-24): Bah ...…
 
Tonight is a solo show with E. Zachary Knight. He discusses the Net Neutrality vote by the FCC, Patreon’s fee fiasco, PlayerUnknown’s odd misunderstanding of Intellectual Property law, and more. 17:32 – PlayerUnknown’s misunderstanding of IP law 29:47 – Patreon’s terrible fee change and reversal 43:44 – FCC votes to end net neutrality If you .. ...…
 
1Can you solve the mystery of this episode? I’ll require multi-colored blocks, marbles, obscure moon logic, cookies, pipes, and other implements of puzzle insanity! This playlist theme was voted on by KNGI patrons on Patreon. Become a patron to vote in the next poll! 1.WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2.Retro Rem ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
The 300th episode of the Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast! Karl, Will & Marty celebrate and reflect, share some classic VGM, play a name-that-tune game, answer fan questions, and more!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Grab your keyboards let’s celebrate all the great things Yamaha did for classic game consoles and computer systems! We focus strictly on FM synth music composed for games, particularly anything with big chunky bass and funked up keyboard leads! We are joined this week by FM synth aficionado, Ed! Not only is he an avid admirer fo ...…
 
It's time to take a diversion to play -- and listen -- to the minigames tucked inside of our MMOs! The Battle Bards haul out their last show of 2012 with an eclectic and fun assortment of minigame soundtracks. While minigame-specific music might be hard to hunt down, this trio did their best and are reasonably satisfied with the result. Which i ...…
 
On our season finale, Ian and Kyle interview Tracy Yardley! about the upcoming comic: Cosmo! 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
 
This very special episode was recorded in front of a live Facebook studio audience! We listen to great snowy and icy tunes! We talk about GameBoys of Christmas’s past! And we goof off with everyone on Facebook during the live stream! So let’s have some fun! Track list: Frozen Beach Side – New Adventure Island – TurboGrafx 16 – Kenji Sakata Scen ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
It's time for another installment of Original Showcase! These episodes, done once a season, are when the guys share their own original music they have composed for various projects and albums. Enjoy an eclectic mix of music by the Super Marcato Bros!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Little quick something for your stocking. Ear stuffing for the drive to grandma's house. Happy Holidays and Merry New Year from ABOG! See you in 2018. Side A Video Games Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Gran Turismo Sport Side B Music Amos Pitsch Lake Effect Todd Wisenbaker Christmas in Silver Lake Vol. 1 Music Played In ...…
 
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Music Respawn with Kate Remington
 
The latest chapter in the Dead Rising story sees hero Frank West heading back to the little town of Willamette, Colorado, to handle another Christmas zombie outbreak. This time, he has help from some Capcom Heroes! Composer Oleksa Lozowchuk said he and the music team at Capcom Vancouver had a blast mixing themes from Mega Man , Ryu and others i ...…
 
Happy Holidays from High Scores!This week Jackson brings you some chilly tunes to enjoy this holiday! Songs from games like Super Mario World, Animal Crossing and Donkey Kong Country are played.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44610/Dec. 20, 2017
 
Quadruple your music blocks, quadruple your fun! This episode features new albums from Bandcamp and OverClocked ReMix, a selection of new tracks from the resurrected ContraBand, an Odyssey-filled Source Tune Spectrum, and more! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2. HyperDuck SoundWorks – Never Stop Sne ...…
 
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A Band of Gamers (ABOG)
 
Shane and Karl called this episode Biblical. Either they are celebrating Christmas with a full dose of Jesus or perhaps they think it's a large scale, epic or intense show. Listen to find out. Side A Video Games Game Awards PSX PUBG XBOX One Fortnite Monster Hunter Worlds BETA (PS Plus) Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker BETA Yakuza Zero Xenobla ...…
 
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Rhythm and Pixels Video Game Music Podcast
 
This week we listen to game music used typically in desert stages, often to create the atmosphere of Arabic architecture and landscapes. Stereotypes aside, there are some fantastic melodies and rhythms to be found in these games. So take off your shoes and dive in with us! Track list: Sandopolis Act 1 – Sonic and Knuckles – Genesis – Sachio Oga ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
It's FINALLY time for another installment of Show & Tell! Karl & Will each bring in their own playlist of tracks that the other hasn't heard. And as a first for Show & Tell, they try out a new method of deciding the track of the week. Enjoy a diverse assortment of great VGM!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Here’s what we think about some of the things we think about. 13:53 – Here’s what we think about The Game Awards 39:53 – Here’s what we think about the trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 48:33 – Here’s what we think about the trailer for Alita: Battle Angle and Gally’s enormous eyes 54:38 – ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episod ...…
 
Went with another half & half show this week – first chunk of the show is a non-stop trance mix with the second half being my more usual eclectic mix of chill, experimental, and vintage. Read on for the full playlist: Garoad – Neo Avatar Dachs & mi – Galaxy Flow Lix – BotPack ... Continue reading ‘Radio OverCoat #243 (2017-12-10): The Deadly La ...…
 
Who murdered Nikola Tesla? It's up to you to find out. Composer Cris Velasco says he was hooked the moment he read the stories of the characters in Tequila Works' Virtual Reality experience, The Invisible Hours . On the surface it seems like a straightforward murder mystery: you're a fly on the wall as a detective tries to determine who murdere ...…
 
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High Scores
 
This week everyone is back and ready to talk about recent news in the gaming world, including the recent announcements and wins at The Game Awards! The guys also play songs from games like Xenoblade, Nier, and Panzer Dragoon.Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44524/Dec. 13, 2017…
 
The Battle Bards are always up for a musical bargain, and on today's episode, they'll deliver two MMORPGs for the price of one (sitting)! It's a look at two rather obscure eastern MMOs, Cabal Online and Cabal 2, both of which have some surprisingly good music tucked away. So expand your video game musical horizons with this show! Episode 111 sh ...…
 
Tons of gaming classics are celebrating milestone anniversaries this month, so this week’s NGI focuses on remixes from them! Xevious celebrates its 35th(!) birthday, along with selections from Wizards & Warriors, Mega Man, Phantasy Star, Gran Turismo, Wind Waker and more! PLAYLIST: 1. WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCl ...…
 
On this episode, Ian and Kyle talk it up about the most famous plumber in the world – Mario! 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
 
Happy characters, beautiful scenery, and extra catchy melodies. This is what we mean by “Blue Sky” games. Get ready for a shower of positive energy and good times with some good friends! Track list: Blue Sky Laundry – Battle Mania Daiganjou – Mega Drive – Hiroto Kanno Bonus World – Adventures of Cookie and Cream – Playstation 2 – Kota Hoshino B ...…
 
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Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast
 
In this episode, Karl & Will focus on one of the most talented and diverse multimedia composers in the world: Yoko Kanno! The guys explore mostly her video game music work, but also share a few of her Anime tracks as well. Enjoy an assorted mix of incredible music!By supermarcatobros@gmail.com (Karl & Will Brueggemann).
 
Composer Anthony Willis ' film credits include How To Train Your Dragon 2 , Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Jason Bourne , but writing the score for Knack 2 was an entirely new adventure, and one he thoroughly enjoyed! Anthony was brought on board to provide a cinematic soundtrack for Knack 2, and he says that while there w ...…
 
Another solo show! I didn’t think I had enough material for 30 minutes but I ended up yammering for two solid hours! 0:41 – I have more thoughts on LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens 53:53 – I rant about net neutrality 1:03:40 – The Avengers: Infinity War trailer left me cold 1:17:55 – The ... Continue reading ‘Molehill Mountain Episode 76 – Hey ...…
 
This week all of the guys are slammed with exams, so PAST JACKSON is bringing you some awesome music from Ep. 62: Getting Deep. Some of the tracks played are from games such as Super Mario 64, NieR Automata and Undertale!Check out this week's set list at:http://www.umfm.com/programming/shows/episode/44443/Dec. 6, 2017…
 
What is this, a Mega Man-themed show with NO Mega Man remixes?! How does that work? You’ll just have to listen to this episode and find out! This playlist theme was voted on by KNGI patrons over at Patreon! 1.WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection (Theme of KNGI :: SoundCloud) 2.Viking Guitar – Power Crunch! (Stinkoman 20X6 ... Continue reading ‘Ni ...…
 
I’m back and I’m feeling almost as fabulous as Kakyoin. I feel “chiptune fatigue” after a few shows of doing only that, so I went and played my other favorite kind of music: Japanese doujin music and city pop! Also threw in some choice synthwave/synthpop in there and finally got those Zalza albums because that’s ... Continue reading ‘Radio Over ...…
 
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