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Episode 53: Sweatin’ With the Indies

  Download Episode 53: “Sweatin’ With the Indies” Here! Happy New Year!  Ed and Mike are pumped for what PTR has in store for 2016, and they’re starting it off with a bang. This show is a collection of fantastic … Continue reading

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Episode 52: Famicom Exclusives with WiiGuy

  Download Episode 52: “Famicom Exclusives with WiiGuy” Here! WiiGuy is back! Mike and Ed had so much fun hanging out with the NES soundtrack fanatic and retro gaming YouTuber last time that they’ve invited him to do another episode. … Continue reading

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Episode 51: Winter Special 2

Download Episode 51: “Winter Special 2” Here! ‘Tis the season! Winter is upon us, and Mike and Ed thaw out a new batch of chilly, wonderful ice level tunes to get you in the mood for the holidays.  The also … Continue reading

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Episode 50: Free Picks 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting

  Download Episode 50: “Free Picks 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting” Here! Round 2! Fight!  Ed and Mike duke it out again with another Free Pick episode!  The guys roll out some of their favorite tunes from Iku Mizutani, Alberto J. … Continue reading

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Episode 49: Movie Mayhem

  Download Episode 49: “Movie Mayhem” Here! Lights!  Camera!  VGM! Video games based on movies have generally garnered themselves a bad reputation. While it does seem that most of them were rushed out the door by their publishers, many of those … Continue reading

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Episode 48: Jaleco Jams

  Download Episode 48: “Jaleco Jams” Here! Game developer and publisher Jaleco was the underdog, struggling for a foothold in the gaming industry alongside giants like Capcom and Konami. While they may not have been as successful as their competitors, they … Continue reading

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Episode 47: Spooky Tunes 2

  Download Episode 47: “Spooky Tunes 2” Here! It’s SpoOOoOoOOky Tunes 2! THRILL – To a collection of monstrous VGM tracks, from ghastly composers like Alberto Jose Gonzalez, Jake Kaufman, and Naoki Kodaka! CHILL – As Mike and Ed dig their … Continue reading

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Episode 46: Castlevania vol. 2 – Handhelds

  Download Episode 46: “Castlevania vol. 2 – Handhelds” Here! It’s our first show of October, and as promised 1 year ago this month, Mike and Ed are back with another podcast focusing on Castlevania!  This time, the guys tackle the portable … Continue reading

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Episode 45: Classic Sportstacular

  Download Episode 45 – “Classic Sportstacular” Here! Shoot! Dive! Kick! Run! Mike and Ed swing for the fences in this super-sporty episode of PixelTunes Radio. Jam to a bunch of classic tracks from names like Koji Kondo and Jeroen Tel, … Continue reading

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Episode 44: Shmup Trax 2

  Download Episode 44 – “Shmup Trax 2” Here! Mike and Ed take to the skies again in an episode featuring more music from their favorite shoot ’em up titles!  Expect tons of danceable grooves, some hard rock, and… the blues? … Continue reading

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Episode 43: Epic Endings with Cam Werme

  Download Episode 43 – “Epic Endings with Cam Werme” Here! There’s something amazing about the music that plays at the end of games. Is it the sense of accomplishment?  The flourish and emotion? Or is it something else? Mike and … Continue reading

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Episode 42: Mega Man 2 vs. Mega Man 3

Download Episode 42: “Mega Man 2 vs. Mega Man 3” Here! Two of the best NES soundtracks ever recorded are on show in this episode: Takashi Tateishi’s amazing music from Mega Man 2, and the outstanding Mega Man 3 soundtrack, composed … Continue reading

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Episode 41: Free Pick Championship Edition

Download Episode 41: “Free Pick Championship Edition” Here! Havoc vs. Socket. Morrigan vs. Blinx. Giana vs. Trace! It’s a free pick episode with a twist! Mike and Ed have selected some of their favorite songs to share, and they’re pitting them … Continue reading

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Episode 40: Fan Favorites

Download Episode 40: “Fan Favorites” Here! It’s our first listener-powered episode!  Every track in this podcast was submitted by our awesome community of VGM fans.  Enjoy an eclectic selection of amazing tunes as Mike and Ed share their thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Episode 39: Violent Storm

Download Episode 39: “Violent Storm” Here! “Who’ll be the hero?” Ed and Mike bust through the gates and bring you Violent Storm, a hilarious Konami arcade brawler featuring an eclectic and fantastic soundtrack! The music was co-composed by Kenichiro Fukui, … Continue reading

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Episode 38: Metamorphic Force

  Download Episode 38: “Metamorphic Force” Here! Four warriors from across the globe unite to defeat the evil Death Shadow, powered by animal spirits and some of the most amazing music to ever grace a coin-op.  Metamorphic Force was Konami’s … Continue reading

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Episode 37: Same Song, Different System vol.2

Download Episode 37: “Same Song, Different System vol.2” Here! You loved our last “Same Song, Different System” episode, so the guys are back with more awesome tunes from multi-platform games! Mike and Ed debate their favorite versions of tracks from Golden … Continue reading

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Episode 36: Shreddin’ with Brendan

Download Episode 36: “Shreddin’ with Brendan” Here! Ed wasn’t the only video game obsessed kid growing up in his house – his younger brother Brendan was always right beside him, playing the same games and loving the same tunes.  This … Continue reading

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Episode 35: N64 Nvasion

  Download Episode 35: N64 Nvasion Here! The N64 was a very unique console compared to its competitors.  While Sony and Sega opted to use the CD-ROM format allowing for high-quality streaming audio, the N64’s cartridges used sequenced music. This … Continue reading

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Episode 34: Marvel Melodies

Download Episode 34: Marvel Melodies here! To celebrate the release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” it’s a Marvel Comics episode! There was no shortage of Marvel Superhero-based games in the 80’s and 90’s.  Kids got to live out their dreams … Continue reading

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