The Sound of Play podcast

Sound of Play: 20 – The videogame music podcast

Welcome once again to our podcast about our favourite videogame music – Sound of Play.

For many of us, it’s hard to think of almost any videogame without our minds conjuring up the music that accompanied it.

Over the decades they’ve evolved from simplistic monaural beeps and bloops to full orchestral scores recorded in 7.1 surround, but from their earliest days right up to today, soundtracks have played an integral part of our memories of the games we played, and the times in our lives when we were playing them.

What we aim to bring you with Sound of Play is a diverse sample of our favourites pieces from the many air-punching, spine-tingling, tear-jerking and grin-inducing videogame soundtracks we’ve heard over the years.

Of course it’s not just about what we like, so if you venture over to our forum at caneandrinse.com you can put forward your favourites and we’ll start to include a selection in the playlist for each show.

This show’s presenters were: Ryan Hamann, Jay Taylor and C.J. Black (Twin Humanities)

Community contributors were: Fieldy, Cwenchdesign and Metal Gear Fanatic.

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Track listing for this show is as follows:

Track 1: Leaving Earth by Sascha Dikiciyan & Cris Velasco – Mass Effect 3, 2012
Track 2: March of the ilomilo by Daniel Olsén – ilomilo, 2010
Track 3: Song Of The Ancients Devola ~ Song Of The Ancients Popola by Sasakure UK – Nier, 2010
Track 4: Rooftop Run: Act 1 by Tomoya Ohtani – Sonic Generations, 2011
Track 5: Icarus (Main Theme) by Michael McCann – Deus Ex: Human Revolution, 2011
Track 6: The Knights theme by Jason Graves – The Order: 1886, 2015
Track 7: Final Battle ~ Mana Palace by Sexy Synthesizer – Final Fantasy Gaiden
Track 8: Discovering Banjoland by Grant Kirkhope – Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, 2008
Track 9: That’s Death by Eric Idle – Discworld II: Missing Presumed…!? / Mortality Bytes!, 1996

Sound of Play: 20 was edited by Jay Taylor.

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