Tag Archives: SNES

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 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 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 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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Episode 90: Densetsu no Free Picks

  Download Episode 90: “Densetsu no Free Picks” here! On today’s show, Ed and Mike go freestyle and pick some tracks they’ve been listening to lately, and the result is a collection of really energetic and danceable tunes. Join them … Continue reading

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Episode 89: Same Song Different System: Undercover Cops

  Download Episode 89: “Same Song Different System: Undercover Cops” here! Today’s episode is a focus on Undercover Cops, an arcade beat ‘em up developed by Irem in 1992  that was later ported to the Super Famicom in 1995.  It … Continue reading

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Episode 88: Fan Favorites 3 with VGMJB

  Download Episode 88: “Fan Favorites 3 with VGMJB” here! On this extra special (and extra long) episode of PTR, Ed and Mike share yet another round of fan submissions. Joining them are the two co-hosts that perfected the craft … Continue reading

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Episode 87: Yoshi!

  Download Episode 87: “Yoshi!” here! Mario’s pal Yoshi has captured the hearts of Nintendo fans everywhere since his debut on the SNES back in 1991. The little green dino with the super long tongue and voracious appetite has become … Continue reading

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Episode 85: Wild West Hoedown!

  Download Episode 85: “Wild West Hoedown” here! Saddle up for our Wild West Hoedown! Rootin’ Tootin’ Shootin’ Mike and Cowpoke Ed round up some of their favorite western-themed VGM tracks in today’s show. There’s a lot of variety here, … Continue reading

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Episode 84: TurboGrafx-16 & PC Engine

  Download Episode 84: “TurboGrafx-16 & PC Engine” here! It was back in 1989 that NEC and Hudson Soft’s TurboGrafx-16 game console took North America by storm… well, maybe not by “storm.” It was more like a passing shower. But … Continue reading

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Episode 81: Free Picks Monogatari

  Download Episode 81: “Free Picks Monogatari” here! It’s Free Pick time again!  Mike and Ed have dug deep this time around, sharing some of the best music they’ve discovered over the past few months. There’s a little of everything … Continue reading

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Episode 79: Talkin’ TMNT with Cygnus Destroyer

  Download Episode 79: “Talkin’ TMNT with Cygnus Destroyer” here! Let’s kick shell! Today’s theme revolves around the Heroes on the Half Shell — The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Joining Mike and Ed is fellow TMNT and video game fanatic … Continue reading

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Episode 78: Winter Special 3

  Download Episode 78: “Winter Special 3” here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! PixelTunes Radio is back for their 3rd annual winter special, sharing some songs that remind Mike and Ed of of the frosty weather … Continue reading

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Episode 77: Tough Tunes with Cameron Chiles

Download Episode 77: “Tough Tunes with Cameron Chiles” here! What makes video game music sound tough? How tough is TOO tough? Why do the toughest sounding VGM tunes always feature both guitar and keyboard?  These are all very tough questions. … Continue reading

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Episode 76: Software Serenade – Our Favorite Tunes with Vocals

  Download Episode 76: “Software Serenade – Our Favorite Tunes with Vocals” here! Video game music is predominantly instrumental. Sometimes though, a composer’s creative vision needs to be expressed through words, and that’s when vocalists are brought in to make … Continue reading

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