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Episode 110: Saigo no Free Picks

Download Episode 110: “Saigo no Free Picks” here! It’s a free picks show, and also a special “Thank You” episode! This one may be a little emotionally intense though, so make sure to have some tissues handy while you listen. … Continue reading

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Episode 109: BATMAN

Download Episode 109: “BATMAN” here! Ever dance to VGM in the pale moonlight? Mike and Ed heed the call of the Bat-Signal and swing into action with a utility belt full of awesome tunes! Join them as they explore the … Continue reading

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Episode 108: Isometric Jamz

Download Episode 108: “Isometric Jamz” here! It’s time to look at video game music from a whole new perspective! In today’s episode, Mike and Ed select their tracks exclusively from games that use an isometric viewpoint.  Prepare your ears for … Continue reading

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Episode 107: The Music of the PC-98

  Download Episode 107: “The Music of the PC-98” here! The PC-98 series of computers wasn’t really meant to play games. Ironically, it became the system with one of the most robust collections of it’s time. Packed with the option … Continue reading

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Episode 106: 4th Anniversary w/ Ryu and Snake

Download Episode 106: “4th Anniversary w/ Ryu and Snake” here! PixelTunes is officially 4 years old! Woohoo! Ed makes his return to the show and celebrates with Mike and special guest Ryu Hayabusa. Ryu’s picked some excellent VGM to share … Continue reading

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Episode 105: SNES Deep Cuts

  Download Episode 05: “SNES Deep Cuts” here! Uncovering unique tracks has always been a PixelTunes Radio staple, but on episode 105, we’re down-right hole punchy! Mike is joined by our guest co-host once again, Justin, as they go round … Continue reading

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Episode 104: Wario

Download Episode 104: “Wario” here! Aside from Bowser and Wart, Mario didn’t really have an arch nemesis…that is until Wario appeared. Since his 1992 debut as the antagonist in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, Wario’s anti-hero brand has … Continue reading

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Episode 103: John Baker, ToeJam, Earl, and More

  Download Episode 103: “John Baker, ToeJam, Earl, and More” here! Prepare for the funky fresh style of John Baker, as Mike and previous guest co-host Brian interview the ToeJam & Earl legend himself! They also explore some other games … Continue reading

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Episode 102: Final Fight with Cam Chiles

Download Episode 102: “Final Fight with Cam Chiles” here! On today’s episode, Ed and Mike team up with special guest Cam Chiles to celebrate the Final Fight game series (and horribly mispronounce Mike Haggar’s last name in the process!) Final … Continue reading

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Episode 101: Super Free Picks: Turbo Edition

Download Episode 101: “Super Free Picks: Turbo Edition” here! Ed and Mike start out the “Second Century” of PixelTunes Radio with a fantastic batch of free-pick music. As is usually the case with these shows, there’s a little bit of … Continue reading

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Episode 100: The 100th Episode Special Event!

  Download Episode 100: “The 100th Episode Special Event!” here! Mike and Ed celebrate 100 episodes of PixelTunes Radio in this very special podcast featuring guest appearances, all-time favorite VGM tracks, and directors’ commentary on memorable skits. Learn what goes … Continue reading

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Episode 99-2: Retroworld Expo VGM Panel 2017!

  Download Episode 91: “Sega Saturn Around the World” here! In this bonus episode, Mike and Ed share the live audio from their VGM panel at Retroworld Expo 2017! Joining them are Rob and Pernell from Rhythm & Pixels, and … Continue reading

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Episode 99 Part 1: SpookyTunes 4

Download Episode 99 Part 1: “SpookyTunes 4” here! It’s a bonafide Halloween party! On the evening before Retroworld Expo 2017, the PTR boys gathered VGM fans from far and wide: Emily from the VGM Jukebox, Pernell from Rhythm & Pixels, … Continue reading

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Episode 98: Amazing Openings with Cam Werme

Download Episode 98: “Amazing Openings with Cam Werme” here! Last time Ed and Mike had Cam Werme on the show, they all showed off some of their favorite ending tunes. So when it came time for him to return, they … Continue reading

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Episode 97: The Music of Ys – Volume I

  Download Episode 97: “The Music of Ys – Volume I” here! Nihon Falcom’s Ys series follows the adventures of Adol Christin as he battles the forces of evil across countless lands. As fantastic as the games are, the music … Continue reading

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Episode 96: Follin Back in Time II

Download Episode 96: “Follin Back in Time II” here! One year after exploring composer Tim Follin’s early works on episode 69, Mike and Ed are back with the long-awaited followup! In this show, they explore the latter half of his … Continue reading

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Episode 95: Remixes & Covers

  Download Episode 95: “Remixes & Covers” here! Ed and Mike color a bit outside their usual lines today, bringing you a selection of VGM covers and remixes! Some tracks are classic tunes from well-known remixers and VGM cover bands, … Continue reading

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Episode 94: Target Shooting Games

  Download Episode 94: “Target Shooting Games” here! It’s number 94 with a bang! This time around, Mike and Ed pick music that shot straight to the top of their VGM charts… from target shooting games! Join the guys as … Continue reading

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Episode 93: A Chat with Norrin_Radd

  Download Episode 93: “A Chat with Norrin_Radd” here! Today, Matt Creamer, AKA Norrin_Radd, joins Mike and Ed as guest host! The Retro City Rampage and Treasure Buster composer talks about his music writing process, the hardships of making NES … Continue reading

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Episode 92: Quintet with Todd

  Download Episode 92: “Quintet with Todd” here! Perhaps most well-known in North America for the ActRaiser and Soul Blazer series, the little development house known as Quintet went on to release some very unique titles in Japan long after … Continue reading

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