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Episode 105 – The Musical History of Natsume Part 3
September 20, 2023

Continued from Episodes 99 and 102, Mike and Justin close out the musical history of the developer, Natsume Co. Ltd. After the split between Natsume Co. Ltd. and Natsume Inc, Natsume Co. Ltd. would co

Episode 104 – Shantae Tunes
August 16, 2023

Wayforwards Shantae on the Game Boy Color was the swansong release on the handheld and the beginning of a franchise in the making. Now, Shantae has not only blossomed into a 5 (soon to be 6) game ser

Episode 103 – Video Pinball VGM
July 19, 2023

PING! BLAM! DING-DING-DING-DING! CH-CHUNK! Pinball certainly has some exciting sounds. Video pinball brings the experience of pinball home to consoles, PCs or on the go. But what rarely gets discussed

Episode 102 – The Musical History of Natsume Part 2: Natsume Inc.
June 21, 2023

Continued from Episode 99, Mike and Justin hit the dusty trail of Natsumes musical history for a second time to uncover the North American-based publishing (and sometimes development) side of the com

Episode 101 – Elevator Action Returns
May 24, 2023

Step into the world of Elevator Action Returns: A place full of guns, explosions and most importantlyelevators! Justin and Mike climb back into the world of Taitos in house band, Zuntata; more speci

Episode 100 – Request Hotline
April 19, 2023

WE DID IT! 100 EPISODES OF XVGM RADIO! Were still thrilled to be able to bring you engaging topics and themes, a wide variety of VGM related guests and of course, fun wacky times with a dash of game

Episode 99 – The Musical History of Natsume (Part 1)
March 15, 2023

Its Technostasy! Since 1987, Natsumi, a company created by ex-Konami employees, has been one of the best developers from the 8 and 16 bit eras of gaming. However, their history has been muddled by co

Episode 98 – Arwing Odyssey w/ Ro Panuganti
February 14, 2023

Star Fox 64 is sometimes viewed as the evolution in the Star Fox franchises musical journey. But with this more cinematic orchestral vision, the sounds of a more popular style of music has disappeare

Episode 97 – Super Famicom Japan Exclusives w/ NIKOTENGOKU
January 18, 2023

New Year! New Episode! Starting off 2023, our 5th year as a podcast, were joined once again by our good pal, NikoTengoku! The Super Famicom (or as we know it outside of Japan, the Super NES) is host

Episode 96 – Slayin’ 2 with composer Matt Creamer
December 28, 2022

Matt Creamer (AKA Norrin Radd) has been one of our favorite guests (and composers) for some time now, but hes been holding back from us. Hes unleashed his final musical form in the mold of Slayin 2