Sound of Play

Sound of Play: 25 – 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, Joshua Garrity and special guest insaneintherainmusic.

 

Track listing for this show is as follows:

Track 1: Wild World Title (cover) by insaneintherainmusic (originally composed by Kazumi Totaka) – Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2015
Track 2: Schala’s Theme by Yasunori Mitsuda – Chrono Trigger, 1995
Track 3: Endings and Beginnings by Yoshino Aoki – Breath of Fire IV, 2000
Track 4: Unknowable Geometry by Jim Guthrie – Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, 2011
Track 5: Your Name Please by Hirokazu Tanaka – Earthbound, 1994
Track 6: Mr. Handagote by Tomáš Dvo?ák – Machinarium, 2009
Track 7: Virtuous Mission by Harry Gregson-Williams – Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, 2004
Track 8: K.K. Cruisin’ by Kazumi Totaka – Animal Crossing, 2001
Track 9: Mt. Coronet (cover) by insaneintherainmusic (originally composed by Go Ichinose) – Pokémon Diamond / Pearl / Platinum, 2015

Sound of Play: 25 was edited by Ryan Hamann.

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