The Sound of Play podcast

Sound of Play: 26 – 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 presenter was: Leon Cox (@ratsoalbion) with special guest Dan Rodrigues (@Composingdan)

 

Track listing for this show is as follows:

Track 1: Alien Porch Crawl by Dan Rodrigues – Get Off My Lawn, 2014
Track 2: Devil’s Doom Music Suite by Brian Gair – Devil’s Doom, 2015
Track 3: Bedknobs and Glowsticks by Dan Rodrigues – Runbow, 2015
Track 4: Lone Star by Jim Guthrie – Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, 2011
Track 5: Stay Awhile and Listen by Maggie Mclean – Titans, 2014
Track 6: Waters (Serenity) by Robby Duguay – Fate Tectonics, 2015
Track 7: Ruler’s March by Dan Rodrigues – Supreme Ruler 1936, 2014
Track 8: Crystal C by Ryan Henwood – Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, 2015
Track 9: Two Feet and a Heartbeat by Dan Rodrigues – Runbow, 2015

Sound of Play: 26 was edited by Jay Taylor (@Jaysevenzero).

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