barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast

Masters of VGM: Part 2

Episode 3.2

[Episode 3.2] Welcome back! This month barSILENCE is celebrating the Masters of VGM podcasting event with this episode in the series. We are going to listen to the enduring and memorable music of Akira Yamaoka and Shinji Hosoe.

If you are interested in learning more about the Masters of VGM Event, and the other 20+ shows that are participating, head to mastersofvgm.com. You can also follow along on Twitter by using the hashtag #MastersOfVGM

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Relic of Moirai by Akira Yamaoka [Contra Shattered Soldier]

00:06:03 - S-Power by Akira Yamaoka [Contra Shattered Soldier]

00:06:59 - Hell Drive by Akira Yamaoka [Contra Shattered Soldier]

00:09:29 - Fortress by Akira Yamaoka [Contra Shattered Soldier]

00:12:26 - A Man and The World by Akira Yamaoka [SDATCHER]

00:16:18 - Alloy Selector Spider by Akira Yamaoka [Sine Mora]

00:22:50 - Heaven's Night by Akira Yamaoka [Silent Hill 2]

00:24:53 - Alone in Town by Akira Yamaoka [Silent Hill 2]

00:27:07 - End of Small Sanctuary by Akira Yamaoka [Silent Hill 3]

00:28:46 - Maternal Heart by Akira Yamaoka [Silent Hill 3]

00:31:38 - Nightmarish Waltz by Akira Yamaoka [Silent Hill 4]

00:36:37 - Ridge Racer by Shinji Hosoe [Ridge Racer]

00:40:09 - Rhythm Shift by Shinji Hosoe [Ridge Racer]

00:46:05 - User's Entry Come Again by Shinji Hosoe [iS: Internal Section]

00:47:41 - Wind Ride Kids by Shinji Hosoe [Cyber Cycles]

00:51:51 - Dream Virus R by Shinji Hosoe [Mega Man Network Transmission

00:55:47 - Can't Come Back? by Shinji Hosoe [Under Defeat]

01:02:07 - Running Up! (Solo II) by Shinji Hosoe [Dirtfox]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

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Masters of VGM: Part 1

Episode 3.1

[Episode 3.1] Welcome back! This month barSILENCE is celebrating the Masters of VGM podcasting event with two shows. For this episode we're going to listen to music from my first two selections for as Masters of VGM, Jun Chikuma and Yasunori Mitsuda.

If you are interested in learning more about the Masters of VGM Event, and the other 20+ shows that are participating, head to mastersofvgm.com. You can also follow along on Twitter by using the hashtag #MastersOfVGM

Track Listing:

00:00:04 - BGM 2 by Jun Chikuma [Super Bomberman 3 - SNES]

00:03:43 - Stage Theme by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman - NES]

00:04:24 - Areas 1, 3 & 5 by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman 2 - NES]

00:05:56 - BGM 1 by Jun Chikuma [Super Bomberman 3 - SNES]

00:07:51 - Password by Jun Chikuma [Super Bomberman 3 - SNES]

00:10:10 - Battle Game Menu by Jun Chikuma [Saturn Bomberman - Sega Saturn]

00:11:30- Password Screen by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman World - Playstation 1]

00:12:26 - Staff Roll by Jun Chikuma [Saturn Bomberman - Sega Saturn]

00:16:48 - Foehn by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman Hero - N64]

00:19:58 - Supplemental by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman Hero - N64]

00:23:07 - Redial by Jun Chikuma [Bomberman Hero - N64]

00:26:20 - Peaceful Days by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Trigger - SNES]

00:28:54 - Corridors of Time by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Trigger - SNES]

00:31:44 - Battle with Magus by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Trigger - SNES]

00:34:34 - Last Battle by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Trigger - SNES]

00:38:55 - Heaven's Door by Yasunori Mitsuda [Front Mission: Gun Hazzard - SNES]

00:39:08 - Rainbow Castle by Yasunori Mitsuda [Mario Party - N64]

00:40:42 - The Blue Traveler by Yasunori Mitsuda [Xenogears - PS1]

00:43:49 - Parts Shop by Yasunori Mitsuda [Armodyne - PS2]

00:45:32 - Your Name Is... by Yasunori Mitsuda [Tobal No.1 - PS1]

00:47:20 - Arni Village (Home World) by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Cross - PS1]

00:50:38 - Between Life and Death by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Cross - PS1]

00:53:12 - Dragon God by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Cross - PS1]

00:57:15 - Scars of Time by Yasunori Mitsuda [Chrono Cross - PS1]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

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Einhander: after_image

Episode 2

[Episode 2] Achtung! Let’s listen to the ground breaking soundtrack of Einhänder composed by Kenichrio Fukui. This 2D side scrolling shooter was released by Squaresoft in 1997 for the original Playstation. So let's suit up and strap in for some amazing late 90s pulse pounding music.

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Chase

00:04:28 - Street

00:07:08 - Warning

00:11:00 - Bad Lands

00:16:45 - Rebellion

00:18:08 - Breakthrough

00:20:58 - Conflict

00:24:05 - Afterimage

00:27:17 - Dawn

00:31:30 - Factory

00:34:41 - Impatience

00:37:36 - Bloody Battle

00:41:50 - Shudder

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

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Announcing 8Beats

Episode 1.5

[Episode 1.5] Big news! barSILENCE is taking residency with 8Beats Radio starting this month. This special .5 edition of the show features songs that were discovered while listening to 8Beats Radio and a few additional tracks that will be featured in upcoming shows.

Track Listing:

00:00:03 - Back in the 2000 by Sota Fujimori [Pro Evolution Soccer 2008]

00:03:31 - Clickable Beats by Masashi Ogata [Eve: The Lost One]

00:05:46 - Ordering Fast Food by Kazumi Totaka [Nintendo Food Delivery Channel]

00:08:06 - GS & Wakaba Bank by Noriko Matsueda & Takahito Eguchi - [Racing Lagoon]

00:10:26 - Brobudin, The Sun Palace (First Half) by Kenji Ito [Culdcept Saga]

00:15:00 - Snibbit by Klaus Veen [Lethal League Blaze]

00:18:14 - Space Pirates by Waterflame [Castle Crashers]

00:21:48 - Divas by Hiroshi Okubo [R: Racing Evolution]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

Instagram - @barSILENCE

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BlueSky - @barsilencevgm.bsky.social

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More ways to listen:

Listen to past episodes at barsilence.com

8Beats Radio - 24/7 VGM Music & Mixes

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Yo Dude! Skate or Die!

Episode 1

[Episode 1] Yo dudes! This is Episode 1 of barSILENCE: A VGM Podcast. In this feature episode, we're rocking out to the gnarly tunes produced by Rob Hubbard for the Skate or Die series on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Skate or Die 2 Main Theme (VX Edition) [Skate or Die 2]

00:04:19 - Downhill Race - [Skate or Die]

00:07:04 - Downhill Jam - [Skate or Die]

00:09:28 - Ramp Freestyle - [Skate or Die]

00:11:54 - Score for Ramp - [Skate or Die]

00:14:13 - High Scores Board - [Ski or Die]

00:15:43 - Ski or Die Main Theme - [Ski or Die]

00:17:47 - Ski Shop - [Ski or Die]

00:20:43 - Snowboard Halfpipe [Ski or Die]

00:23:39 - Intertube Thrash - [Ski or Die]

00:28:15 - Warehouse and Sewers [Skate or Die 2]

00:29:16 - Another Beautiful Day [Skate or Die 2]

00:30:27 - Sidewalk Shredding [Skate or Die 2]

00:35:10 - Mallrat [Skate or Die 2]

00:38:13 - Secret Bonus Track [Skate or Die 2]

00:40:53 - Ramp [Skate or Die 2]

00:43:46 - It's Finally Done!!! [Skate or Die 2]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

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BlueSky - @barsilencevgm.bsky.social

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8Beats Radio - 24/7 VGM Music & Mixes

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Let's Get Started!

Episode 0

[Episode 0] Thanks for checking out the introductory episode of barSILENCE. Let's get to know each other a bit and then listen to some fantastic music from a variety of games.

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Take Off - Kenichiro Fukui [Einhander]

00:03:41 - Stage Music 1 - Kazumi Totaka [Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins]

00:05:30 - Track 1 - Nobuo Uematsu [3-D WorldRunner]

00:08:23 - Jumping Tiger - Sinkon Kiyoshi [Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu]

00:10:16 - Vs Shadow Team - Kazuo Sawa [Super Dodge Ball]

00:13:23 - Identity Believer - Masashi Kageyama & Naohisa Morota [Gimmick!]

00:16:19 - Morning (Fretless 2 Slap) - Ryu Takami & Ryu Umemoto [Grounseed]

00:20:17 - Ice Groove - Yuzo Koshiro [Super Adventure Island]

00:23:03 - Column Dive - Morihiko Akiyama [Columns III]

00:25:15 - Games of Happiness - Kazumi Totaka [Yoshi Story]

00:27:17 - Opening Title - Norio Hanzawa [Mischief Makers]

00:28:31 - Redial - Jun Chikuma [Bomberman Hero]

00:31:41 - Garage Talk - Asuka Sakai [R4: Ridge Racer Type 4]

00:33:31 - The Apple Market - Makoto Tomozawa [Mega Man Legends]

00:35:28 - Welcome to Station Square - Jun Senoue [Sonic Adventure]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

Connect with the show!

Patreon - /barSILENCE

Twitter - @barSilenceVGM

Instagram - @barSILENCE

Threads - @barSILENCE

BlueSky - @barsilencevgm.bsky.social

Tumblr - barSilenceVGM

More ways to listen:

Listen to past episodes at barsilence.com

8Beats Radio - 24/7 VGM Music & Mixes

Terra Player App - VGM & Gaming Podcasts & More

YouTube - Monthly Videos

Support barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/barsilence

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.