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  1. aaron p. matthews - Mike's Graduation: StarTropics DJ Starfish - Atsui no Taiyo: Golden Sun DrSeuss - Savior: The Guardian Legend Goolancer - Release Your Mind (Horror Mix): beatmania completeMIX 2 Nemo - Last Gasp: Mega Man 6 Werewolf - Airbase - Heavyarms: Gundam Wing: Endless Duel
  2. I really like Hiroki Morishita's music for Heroes. If you like it, check out what he did for FE Awakening and Fates too, or vice versa!
  3. So the process went something like this: Being a huge nerd who spends way too much time on VGMdb, I knew that M.S is a sometimes-game composer who writes a lot of original chiptunes. (This one specifically I'm pretty sure is a PC-88 tune written for Masahiro Kajihara's PMD.) Since Liontamer already went through M.S's discography on VGMdb and didn't find a song with that name, I loaded up his defunct site in the Wayback Machine to see if he used to have either a discography/works page (in case the song was on an album that's not in VGMdb yet or from a game without a soundtrack album) or a free music download page. And sure enough, the song was there in his original FM music section. Luckily, the actual audio file itself was archived as well; a lot of times the web pages will be saved but the music downloads will be dead. Honestly, like 90% of the time my research trick is just "used the Wayback Machine in the right place."
  4. It's an original, fake RPG song by that person Liontamer linked, M.S. As the animation says at the bottom, the title is just "An Encounter." Archived download: http://web.archive.org/web/20051226105149/http://sgd.sakura.ne.jp/mus/ms_88_enc.mp3
  5. Do you have permission to / were you planning to release Soshiro Hokkai's music too?
  6. Gario's got the business down, so I just want to say this: It's working, trust me. A lot of people are going to dig this.
  7. It's a demo for Factor 5's MusyX system. IGN posted two of them, one by Hulsbeck and one by Rudolf Stember: http://www.ign.com/articles/2000/08/24/the-sounds-of-the-game-boy-advance (Thanks for never changing the filename from chris_gba.mp3 because that was the only reason I was able to find this)
  8. It's also present in Undyne's amped up themes "NGAHHH!!" and "Spear of Justice," and I think the other Waterfall overworld theme "Quiet Water" is supposed to be a loose version of it too. Given most of its uses are for Waterfall maps and a character who lives there, it makes the most sense to me as a general theme for the area, and I'm not really sure there's a deeper meaning behind it being in "Ruins" too. I'm definitely open to theories, but I'm willing to buy it's there just because Toby likes how it sounds. I believe this is only present in "Heartache" and "ASGORE." Since Toriel and Asgore were married, I think the meaning is pretty direct here.
  9. The first and third themes of the pacifist route final boss, "Hopes and Dreams" and "SAVE the World," prominently include Flowey's theme, "Your Best Friend"1. In the final phase, as you touch Asriel's soul and he regains his emotions and himself, Flowey's theme goes away and the music switches to "His Theme," which the title basically asserts is Asriel's true theme. The music box version "Memory" playing in the cutscene right after reinforces this. The neutral route final boss theme "Finale" includes both Flowey's and Asriel's motives in the same song, which is sly as hell. 1: In both songs, "Your Best Friend" is also set as a countermelody to the main theme seen in "Once Upon a Time" et al., which is possibly worth commenting on in its own right.
  10. Expanding what's being cited here (for zircon in particular I guess): Leigh Alexander has said some unfortunate things on Twitter: talking negatively about "hood" people a few times and an "Irish people drink a lot" joke (sorry that Encyclopedia Dramatica is somehow the best reference for this). The tweets are 2+ years old and I'm honestly unsure if there are any more recent remarks than those, but every time I've seen a "Leigh Alexander is a racist" comment it's been referencing one or more of those five tweets. About Steve Sawyer (@RevueMage): http://i.imgur.com/qsUhEWX.jpg. He was crashing with his girlfriend a few days while looking for his own place, and by his own admission the relationship was not going particularly smoothly. About a week later, he's physically forced out of the apartment by his girlfriend's friends because they found his Twitter account, decided he was a misogynist due to GG activity, and wanted to remove him from his girlfriend's life. He doesn't think they're involved with opposing GG in any way, but were acting on whatever they found. He's said he was going to file a police report. Can we not compare anything that's happened around GG with nine hundred years of rumors that Jewish folks murder children and harvest their blood? That would be swell, thanks.
  11. Episode 4 is up, dedicated to Sega. Features interviews with Hiroshi Kawaguchi (early arcade works) and Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage).
  12. Episode 2 is out! It features Konami and Sunsoft NES games. Unfortunately they didn't interview any Konami sound staff (ultimate sad face), but they talked with Masashi Kageyama about Gimmick and that's neat. They don't mention the name of the music label that Nobuhiro Yoshikawa is the producer for; it's Clarice Disc: http://vgmdb.net/org/829. They've released a lot of really cool compilations.
  13. Junko Ozawa is a badass, really glad to see this video giving her some credit and spreading the word (with results in this thread, even). Her showing off her waveform book was AMAZING. I was really pleasantly surprised at the quality of this: the production is great and the info is—well, sadly my bar for this kind of thing is so low that I'd be happy if it's merely mostly accurate, but it's not just accurate but good. Hally was an excellent person to get on board because he knows everything, and man, Hiroshi Okubo wiring up that board to a keyboard just to show off the sounds. Absolutely looking forward to the rest of these.
  14. CHz

    Happy game music

    is my go-to when I need an enormous, goofy smile ASAP.
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