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Episode 24: The Sharp X68000

Download “Episode 24: The Sharp X68000” here! <– (right click and “save as”) When it came to awesome music and fun, playable games, the Sharp X68000 was the system of choice for many hardcore Japanese gamers.  It boasted a fast … Continue reading

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Episode 23: Spotlight on David Wise

  Download “Episode 23: Spotlight on David Wise” here! <– (right click and “save as”) Many of us grew up with David Wise’s music.  His name is synonymous with blockbuster games like Battletoads and Donkey Kong Country.  In this episode, … Continue reading

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What Was Your Favorite Track from Episode 22: Unreleased Gems?

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Episode 22: Unreleased Gems

  Download “Episode 22: Unreleased Gems” here! <– (right click and “save as”) Join us as Aaron Hickman of Retro Obscura takes the PixelTunes guys on a journey through the seedy underbelly of video games, playing tracks from titles that never … Continue reading

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Episode 18 – Players’ Choice with Kory & Keaton of the Players’ Score Video Game Music Documentary!

  Download Episode 18: Players’ Choice w/ The Players’ Score <— Right Click and “Save As” We’re thrilled and honored to have two very special guests for this episode: Kory Caldwell and Keaton Slansky! They’re putting together a video game music documentary … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Viva la Indie! #indiedev

Download Episode 16: Viva la Indie! (MP3 – Right click and “save as…”) The PixelTunes guys are back with a sack full of indie titles!  We pick our favorite tracks from our favorite games, and round off the collection with a … Continue reading

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Episode 14: The Best of Contra

Episode 14: The Best of Contra Drawing inspiration from epic films like Alien and Predator, the Contra series defined the run ‘n gun genre with its manic, over-the-top action and visuals.  Each new entry brought equally rockin’ music along with it, … Continue reading

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Episode 13: Scott Returns!

Episode 13: Scott Returns! We had so much fun with Scott on our Racing Trax episode that we decided to invite him back for more!  He’s picked all of our music this time around, and he’s dug some great stuff … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 12: Game Boy Advance #GBAwesome

PixelTunes Radio Episode 12: Game Boy Advance #GBAwesome Sure, it wasn’t the FIRST color portable gaming system, but it was the was first one to offer a huge library of titles and a ton of great music!  The Game Boy … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 11: Totally Game Boy!

PixelTunes Radio Episode 11: Totally Game Boy! Nintendo’s portable system saw many different revisions over its run, starting with bulky monochrome devices, and evolving into sleek bodies with color displays.  Composers from all over the world made its tiny little speaker … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 10: Ed’s Picks

PixelTunes Radio Episode 10: Ed’s Picks Ed crowns himself king of the PixelTunes Basement Castle and selects all the music this time around!  Join us as he flexes his knowledge of obscure retro games, and plays some amazing tunes from … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 9: Racing Trax

PixelTunes Radio Episode 9: Racing Trax Finger perched on the accelerator button… wind in your hair… clock ticking down at the top of the screen… Racing games are always a thrilling experience, and racing soundtracks are equally intense. Join us, … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 8: Mike’s Picks

PixelTunes Radio Episode 8: Mike’s Picks Ed finally breaks down and lets Mike pick all of the tracks this time.  The result is one fine collection of tunes!  From obscure consoles like the Sharp X68000, to the old familiar NES, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 6: Beyond Chiptunes

PixelTunes Radio Episode 6: Beyond Chiptune Gaming music on CD and DVD is a glorious thing.  Composers have more freedom to write however they choose, without the limitations of software chips.  We’re back to bring you some of the best … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 5: Brian’s Tunes

PixelTunes Radio Episode 5: Brian’s Tunes We’re back with Episode 5!  This time out, our buddy Brian (who designed our awesome logo) plays a bunch of rad tunes for us.  We talk about how everything is Zelda to Brian, Mike has … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 4: Sound-alikes

PixelTunes Radio Episode 4: Sound-alikes Have you ever played a video game and thought, “Hey, that song sounds familiar?”  You’re not alone!  In this episode, Ed and Mike pick some tunes that sound suspiciously like songs you’d hear on the … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 1

PixelTunes Radio Episode 1 It’s Episode one of PixelTunes Radio!  We discuss some of the more popular video game composers of the 8 and 16 bit eras, and play some of their more obscure tracks followed by their popular works. … Continue reading

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