22 June 2011

Episode 34: Latin Music

Rob comes back from Brazil, which is appropriate because in this episode, Brent and Rob focus on Latin and Latin influenced music from 8-bit and 16-bit video games.  Whistles, cuica drums, funky bass lines -all this and more on The Lambada Music Hour.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Sunset Riders - Motoaki Furukawa, Masahiro Ikariko (arr.). Hideto Inoue (arr.) - Adios, Amigo (Versus Mode: Round 2) - Konami - Genesis - 1993

The Little Mermaid - Yasuaki Fujita - Sunken Ship (Stage 2) - Capcom - NES - 1991

Earthworm Jim 2 - Tommy Tallarico - The Flyin' King - Shiny Entertainment - Genesis - 1996

Hudson's Adventure Island - Jun Chikuma - Wild Plains - Hudson Soft - NES - 1988

Super Mario Bros. 3 - Koji Kondo - Starman/Invincibility - Nintendo - NES - 1990

DoReMi Fantasy - Jun Chikuma - Through the Woods - Hudson Soft - Super Famicom - 1996

Super Hydlide - Shigeru Tomita - Chaos Separater - T&E Soft/Seismic Software - Genesis - 1990

Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Flight Club - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

Road Rash 3: Tour De Force - Don Veca - Brazil - Electronic Arts - Genesis - 1995

Super Mario Kart - Soyo Oka - Donut Plains - Nintendo - SNES - 1992

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine - David Javelosa, Masayuki Nagao, Masanobu Tsukamoto - Stages 1-4 Intro - Compile - Genesis - 1993

Zoop - Brian Schmidt, Bob Scumaci, Mark Davis - Mexican Flavor - Viacom New Media - SNES - 1995

Puyo Puyo - Akiyoshi Nagao (Einosuke Nagao), Masanobu Tsukamoto - Warning - Compile - Mega Drive - 1992

Star Tropics - Yoshio Hirai - The Sub-C - Nintendo - NES - 1990

Streets of Rage - Yuzo Koshiro - Moon Beach - Sega - Genesis - 1991

EarthBound - Keiichi Suzuki - The Jolly Flying Man - Nintendo - SNES - 1995

Sunset Riders - Motoaki Furukawa, Masahiro Ikariko (arr.). Hideto Inoue (arr.) - Ay, Chihuahua (Paco Loco) - Konami - Genesis - 1993

Final Fantasy II - Nobuo Uematsu - Samba de Chocobo! - Square - SNES - 1991

Side Pocket - Fox Productions - Midnight Kiss - Iguana Entertainment - SNES - 1993

16 June 2011

Video: The Legacy Music Dance Party

The Legacy Music Dance Party is the hottest new video game music dance party show.  With hosts Brent Weinbach and Rob F., this episode features music from Blaster Master (NES), Secret of Mana (SNES), and Gunstar Heroes (Genesis).   NOTE: The crowd in this video really is actually dancing to the music in the video.


15 June 2011

Episode 33: Running and Shooting

Music from "Run and Gun" games is the focus of Episode 33.  Brent and Rob play tracks from games like Contra III, Gunstar Heroes, and Rolling Thunder 3.  Rob also makes an interesting noise with his nose at the top of the show, so listen for that and enjoy it.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Gunstar Heroes - Kazuo Hanzawa (N. Hanzawa) - Empire: The Final Assault - Sega/Treasure - Genesis - 1993

Alien Soldier - Kazuo Hanzawa (N. Hanzawa) - Title Theme - Sega/Treasure - Mega Drive - 1995

Code Name: Viper - Junko Tamiya - Stage 3 - Capcom - NES - 1990

Atomic Runner - Masaaki Iwasaki (Koremasa), Adzusa Hara, Tatsuya Kiuchi, Hiroaki Yoshida - Let's Go Go - Data East - Genesis - 1992

Jackal - Shinya Sakamoto, Atsushi Fujio - Stage 2 - Konami - NES - 1988

Midnight Resistance - Azusa Hara, Tatsuya Kiuchi, Hitomi Komatsu, Hiroaki Yoshida, Hitoshi Sakimoto (arr.) - Home, Disappointment and Counterattack - Data East - Genesis - 1990

Sunset Riders - Motoaki Furukawa, Masahiro Ikariko (arr.). Hideto Inoue (arr.) - Draw Your Gun! (Forest Stage 2) - Konami - Genesis - 1993

Contra III: The Alien Wars - Miki Higashino, Masanori Adachi, Tachihi Iwase - Cease Fire - Konami - SNES - 1992

Rush'n Attack - Shinya Sakamoto (Rusher Sakamoto), Iku Mizutani (Iku Ikue Mizatani), Hevimeta Satoe, Masanori Adachi (Nanada Adachi) - Stage 1 - Konami - NES - 1987

ESWAT: City Under Siege - Tohru Nakabayashi (Dolphin) - Opening Theme - Sega - Genesis - 1990

Ikari Warriors - SNK Sound Team - Stage Music 1 - SNK - NES - 1986

Rolling Thunder 3 - Rose & Dick Boy!!! - Bad Shade - Namco - Genesis -1993

Journey to Silius - Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara, Shinichi Seya - Stage 1 - Sunsoft - NES - 1990

Alien Soldier - Kazuo Hanzawa (N. Hanzawa) - Sidelimits - Sega/Treasure - Mega Drive - 1995

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - Nobuyuki Shioda (Shiochan ), Yusuke Takahama (Takaha) - Mission 01 (Amazon Jungle) - KID/Taxan - NES - 1991

Dinosaurs for Hire - Paul Gadbois - Stage BGM 2 - Sega - Genesis - 1993

Commando - Tamayo Kawamoto - Title Theme - Capcom - NES - 1986

Rolling Thunder 3 - Rose & Dick Boy!!! - Bad Bob - Namco - Genesis -1993

B.O.B. - Michael Bartlow - Organic Life - Electronic Arts/Gray Matter Interactive - SNES - 1993

08 June 2011

Episode 32: Hudson Soft

For Episode 32, Brent and Rob focus on the game developer and publisher, Hudson Soft.  Sharing tracks from Hudson franchises such as Bomberman, Adventure Island, Milon, and more, Brent also springs a pop quiz on Rob at the beginning of the show.  How well does Rob score?  Listen and find out!  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Adventures of Dino Riki - unknown - Level 1-1 - Hudson Soft - NES - 1989

Super Bomberman - Jun Chikuma - Level 4 - Hudson Soft - SNES - 1993

Super Star Soldier - Nozomu Nakahashi, Keita Hoshi - Stage 1 - Kaneko/Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

Faxanadu - Jun Chikuma - Credits - Hudson Soft - NES - 1989

Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom - Tomotsune Maeno - Level 5 (The Resistance Base) - Hudson Soft - NES - 1991

Challenger - Takeaki Kunimoto - Scene 2 - Hudson Soft - Famicom - 1985

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball - unknown - Title Screen - Hudson Soft - SNES - 1991

Milon's Secret Castle - Takeaki Kunimoto, A. Akamatsu (arr.), S. Oita (arr.) - Inside Well and Towers - Hudson Soft - Game Boy - 1993

Super Star Soldier - Nozomu Nakahashi, Keita Hoshi - Stage 4 - Kaneko/Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

DoReMi Fantasy - Jun Chikuma - Haunted Castle - Hudson Soft - Super Famicom - 1996

Hagane: The Final Conflict - Takahito Abe - Stage 1-4 - Red Company/Hudson Soft - SNES - 1994

Mickey Mousecapade - Takeaki Kunimoto - Boss Battle - Capcom/Hudson Soft - NES - 1988

Super Bonk - Masaaki Nishizawa, Keiji Ueki, Kennosuke Suemura - Zero Gravity - Red Company/Hudson Soft - SNES - 1994

Xexyz - Hirohiko Takayama - Area Music (Outside) - Atlus/Hudson Soft - NES - 1990

Bomberman - Jun Chikuma - unknown - Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1991

Bomberman II - Jun Chikuma (Atsushi Chikuma) - Area Theme 3 - Hudson Soft - NES - 1992

Super Star Soldier - Nozomu Nakahashi, Keita Hoshi - Stage 6 - Kaneko/Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

New Adventure Island - K. Sakata - Stage 3-3 - Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1992

Dig & Spike Volleyball - Lucky Tocky - Result - Tonkin House/Hudson Soft - SNES - 1993

01 June 2011

Episode 31: Shorties

A "shorty," as defined by The Legacy Music Hour, is a video game music piece that is around ten seconds or less in length.  For Episode 31, Brent and Rob focus soley on shorties.  Some of them loop, some of them end, none of them are longer than fifteen seconds.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Masato Nakamura - Options - Sega - Genesis - 1992

Comix Zone - Howard Drossin - Sega Logo - Sega - Genesis - 1995

Secret of Mana - Hiroki Kikuta - Menu - Square - SNES - 1993

Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryƫ to Hikari no Tsurugi - Yuka Tsujiyoko (Yuka Bamba) - Ally Falls - Nintendo - Famicom - 1990

Metroid - Hirokazu Tanaka - Enter: Samus - Nintendo - NES - 1987

Melville's Flame - Yukihiko Kitahara - unknown - Interlink/Gakken - Famicom - 1988

Karnov - unknown - The End - Data East - Famicom - 1987

Bad Dudes - Azusa Hara, Hiroaki Yoshida, Shogo Sakai (arr.), Takafumi Miura (arr.), Yuji Suzuki (arr.), Yusuke Takahama (arr.), Junichi Uchida (arr.), Y. Nakamura (arr.) - Stage Clear - Data East - NES - 1989

Mega Man 2 - Takashi Tateishi - Password Screen - Capcom - NES - 1989

Super Mario Bros. 3 - Koji Kondo - Level Completed - Nintendo - NES - 1990

Mega Man 3 - Yasuaki Fujita - Enter Your Password - Capcom - NES - 1990

Who Framed Roger Rabbit - David Wise - Game Start - LJN - NES - 1989

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Map - Capcom - SNES - 1992

Kings of the Beach - unknown - End Of Game - Ultra Games - NES - 1990

Contra - Kazuki Muraoka, Hidenori Maezawa (arr.) - Title Screen - Konami - NES - 1988

Double Dragon - Kazunaka Yamane - Victory! - Tradewest/Technos Japan - NES - 1988

Rockman and Forte - Naoshi Mizuta, Akari Kaida, Kirichan - Player Select - Capcom - Super Famicom - 1998

Beast Wrestler - Shinobu Ogawa, Takaharu Umezu - Game Over - Telenet Japan - Genesis - 1991

F-Zero - Yumiko Kanki - Select Time Theme - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

To The Earth - unknown - Game Over - Nintendo - NES - 1989

Super Mario Kart - Soyo Oka - Bowser's Ranks - Nintendo - SNES - 1992

M.U.S.H.A. - Toshiaki Sakoda - Round Clear - Seismic/Compile - Genesis - 1990

Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Choose Aircraft - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! - Kenji Yamamoto, Akito Nakatsuka, Yukio Kaneoka - Get Up Little Mac!! - Nintendo - NES - 1987

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Mari Yamaguchi - Game Over - Capcom - SNES - 1991

Genghis Khan - Yoko Kanno - unknown - Koei - NES - 1989

Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Tamayo Kawamoto - Continue - Capcom - Genesis - 1989

Son Son II - Manami Matsumae (Manami Gotoh) - Continue - Capcom - PC Engine - 1989

Street Fighter II Turbo - Yoko Shimomura - Continue? - Capcom - SNES - 1993

Vectorman - Jon Holland - Stage Clear - BlueSky Software - Genesis - 1995

Legacy of the Wizard - Yuzo Koshiro (comp., arr.), Mieko Ishikawa (comp.) - Overworld - Falcom/Broderbund - NES - 1989

Tiny Toon Adventures: Wacky Sports - Minako Matsuhira - Success Results! - Konami - Game Boy - 1994

Kirby's Adventure - Hirokazu Ando - Butter Building - HAL Laboratory - NES - 1993

Aero Blasters - Tatsuya Watanabe - Game Over - Kaneko - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

Gradius III - Shinji Tasaka, Motoaki Furukawa, Kenichi Matsubara, Seiichi Fukami, Kazuki Muraoka (arr.), Kazuhiko Uehara (arr.), Harumi Ueko (arr.), Yukie Morimoto (arr.) - Boss 2 - Konami - SNES - 1991

Bravoman - Norio Nakagata - Stage Clear - Namco - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

Super Mario World - Koji Kondo - Forest of Illusion (World 5) - Nintendo - SNES - 1990

The Tower of Druaga - Junko Ozawa - Entering Level - Namco - PC Engine - 1992

Actraiser - Yuzo Koshiro - Descent - Enix - SNES - 1991

Blades of Steel - unknown - Game End - Konami - NES - 1988

Nosferatu - Masanao Akahori - March 8, 1990 - SETA - SNES - 1995

W Ring: The Double Rings - unknown - Stage Clear - Naxat Soft - PC Engine - 1990

Secret of Mana - Hiroki Kikuta - Close Your Eyelids - Square - SNES - 1993