PixelTunes Radio Episode 7: Shmup Trax

PixelTunes Radio Episode 7: Shmup Trax

Shmups.  Shooters.  Shoot ’em ups.  No matter what you call them, one fact is true:  They showcase some of the best music that their consoles have to offer.  In this episode, we find out that Mike compares everything to UN Squadron, and Ed brings out his inner shoot ’em up snob.

Also, don’t miss our hilarious Zero Wing commercial, and learn about our (almost legal) Shmup Helper kit!

The Tracklist:

1. Summer Carnival ’92 Recca (Famicom) – Recca  – Composer: Shioda Nobuyuki

2. Thunder Force IV (Genesis) – Metal Squad (Stage 8)  – Composer: Toshiharu Yamanishi

3. Super EDF (SNES) – Boss Attack – Composer: Tsukasa Tawada

4. Zero Wing (Genesis) – New Day for Me – Composers: Tatsuya Uemura, Toshiaki Tomisawa, Masahiro Yuge

5. Super R-Type (SNES) – R Dance  – Composer: Takushi Hiyamuta

6. Under Defeat (DC) – Go on a Mission – Composer: Shinji Hosoe

  1. Hyper Zone (SNES) – Credits – Composer: Jun Ishikawa

8. U.N. Squadron (SNES) – Project 4 Fortress – Composers: Mari Yamaguchi & Yoshihiro Sakaguchi

9. Dangun Feveron (Arcade) – Dancing Bomber  – Composers: Ryuichi Yabuki and Nanpei Misawa

10. Omega Five (Xbox 360 Live Arcade) – The Glacial Fortress  – Composer: Hideyuki Iwatsuki

Outro: Section Z (NES) – Level 1 – Composer: Kumi Yamaga, Tamayo Kawamoto

 

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One Response to PixelTunes Radio Episode 7: Shmup Trax

  1. Johnny Null says:

    Re: Chance to show off visuals: Totally! Gaiares, Silpheed, and Viewpoint come to mind. Hell, even Zaxxon back in the day.

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