Barry "Epoch" Topping
Sound of Play

Sound of Play: 267 – Barry “Epoch” Topping

On this week’s Sound of Play, Tom Quillfeldt speaks to Barry “Epoch” Topping, the composer & sound designer for KaizenGameWorks‘ Paradise Killer

Every Wednesday in Sound of Play, we bring you some of our favourite pieces from the many videogame soundtracks we’ve enjoyed over the decades. So venture over to our forum at and put forward your own suggestions so that we might include them in future shows.


Music featured in this podcast:

1. Paradise (Stay Forever) by Barry “Epoch” Topping – Paradise Killer, 2020

2. Underground Cave – Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes II, 1992

3. GO!GO!STYLE by  Barry “Epoch” Topping – Paradise Killer, 2020

4. Vanguard X1 by Barry “Epoch” Topping – Encounters, 2020

5. Hot-Blooded Man (Submarine Castle) by Shigeru Araki, Yusuke Kato, Saiko Miki, Yasumasa Kitagawa – Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon, 1997

[snippet] Big Battle – Japanese name of Castlevania 3

6. Athletic by Barry “Epoch” Topping – Jack B. Nimble, 2018

7. Mad Forest by Hidenori Maezawa, Jun Funahashi, Yukie Morimoto, Yoshinori Sasaki – Akumajou Densetsu Castlevania 3, 1989

[Snippet] Kirby’s Adventure (NES) Music – Overworld 7

8. Time to Fight! (Bionis’ Shoulder) by Manami Kiyota and ACE+. – Xenoblade Chronicles Future Connected, 2020

9. Last Dance XX by Barry “Epoch” Topping – Paradise Killer, 2020

Sound of Play 267 was edited by Tom Quillfeldt

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