27 September 2013

Bonus: Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 4

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach's fourth installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations of non-video game music -just pure, original, dancy music from the Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and more!


25 September 2013

Episode 152: Free Play 15.2

Yet another Free Play with Brent and Rob.  Good music, bad Seinfeld impressions.  The boys also unpackage a bunch of gifts.  Also, Brent does a reggae mini-focus.  Full track listing below.



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

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Toshiharu Yamanishi - Air Raid (Stage 3B) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Star Cruiser - Toshiya Yamanaka - Restaurant - NCS/Arsys Software - Mega Drive - 1990

Chi Chi's Pro Challenge Golf - Masahito Miyamoto - Main BGM 4 - Virgin Interactive/Soft Machine - Genesis - 1993

Wagyan Paradise - Eriko Imura - Continental Shelf - Namco - Super Famicom - 1994

Super Pachinko Taisen - Kenji Yamazaki - Outer Space - Banpresto - Super Famicom - 1995

Ys V: Ushinawareta Sunano Miyako Kefin - Mieko Ishikawa, Naoki Kaneda, Satoshi Arai, Atsushi Shirakawa, Masaru Nakajima - Stormy Town - Falcom - Super Famicom - 1995

Tenchi Souzou - Miyoko Kobayashi - Zue - Quintet/Enix - Super Famicom - 1995

Uncharted Waters - Yoko Kanno - Other Port - Koei - SNES - 1993

Jumpin' Derby - Nobuyuki Shioda - Seaside - KID/Naxat Soft - Super Famicom - 1996

Mario Paint - Kazumi Totaka, Ryoji Yoshitomi, Hirokazu Tanaka - Flyswatter: Level 2 - Nintendo - SNES - 1992

King Salmon: The Big Catch - Masaharu Iwata, Hitoshi Sakimoto (prog.) - A New World Record (Ending Theme) - Vic Tokai/Sage's Creation - Genesis - 1993

Kyouraku-Sanyo-Maruhon Parlor! Parlor! 5 - Motoi Sakuraba, Shinji Tamura - In Pachinko Parlors - Nippon Telenet - Super Famicom - 1996

Power Tennis - Masakatsu Maekawa - World Tour - Hudson Soft/Now Production - PC Engine - 1993

Vectorman 2 - Jon Holland - Intro A (Vectorman's Jam) - Blue Sky Software - Genesis - 1996

Tadaima Yuusha Boshuuchuu Okawari - Yayoi Okumura, Hideto Maeda, Shunichi Sigematu, Nobuo Fujii - Peril Islands - Human Entertainment - Super Famicom - 1997

18 September 2013

Episode 151: Free Play 15.1

This week, Brent is joined by Brett Elston, host of the video game music podcast, VGMpire.  Brett also works at Capcom Unity as does Brent's other guest, Chris Antista, host of the Laser Time podcast.  Also sitting in is Brent's little brother, Nicky Weinbach.  Good music and lots of talk about Disneyland versus Disney World, that is, "Land versus World".  Full track listing below.



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

Wagyan Paradise - Eriko Imura - Smiley Tree - Namco - Super Famicom - 1994

Heracles no Eikou II: Titan no Metsubou - Shogo Sakai, Masaaki Iwasaki, Yuji Suzuki, Takafumi Miura, Seiichi Hamada, Yusuke Takahama - In a Crowded City - Data East - Famicom - 1989

Streets of Rage 3 - Motohiro Kawashima - The Poets II - Sega - Genesis - 1994

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen - Hitoshi Sakimoto - Overture - Quest/Enix - SNES - 1995

Fun House - George Sanger - Stage 2 - Mind's Eye/Hi-Tech Expressions - NES - 1991

Super Solitaire - Marshall Parker - Funky - Beam Software/Extreme Entertainment Group - SNES - 1994

Valkyrie no Densetsu - Hiroyuki Kawada - Epilogue II - Namco - arcade (Japan) - 1989

Gunstar Heroes - Kazuo Hanzawa (N. Hanzawa) - Military on the Max-Power - Sega/Treasure - Genesis - 1993

Magical * Taruruuto-kun - Studio 401 - It's Dok-kun! - TOSE/Bandai - Game Boy (Japan) - 1991

Legendary Wings - Tamayo Kawamoto, Manami Matsumae (arr.), Yoshihiro Sakaguchi (arr.) - Area 3 - Capcom - NES - 1988


Relevant Links:

Brett Elston's VGMpire video game music podcast...

http://www.vgmpire.com/

Chris Antista's Laser Time podcast...

http://www.lasertimepodcast.com/podcast/

Capcom Unity...

http://www.capcom-unity.com/

13 September 2013

Bonus: Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 3

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach's third installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations of non-video game music -just pure, original, dancy music from the Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and more!



11 September 2013

Episode 150: Free Play 15 (Live)

For the 150th anniversary, The Legacy Music Hour records live.  Jordan Morris, Andrew DeWitt, Jerry Rocha, and some LMH users join in and listen to 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  Also, one particular listener contributes a very special portion to the episode.  Note: Like last year, the photo is missing some people.  Full track listing below.



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

Susano O Densetsu - Takahito Abe - Credits - Alfa System/Hudson - PC Engine - 1989

Tetris Blast - Niwaka‑Zu, Bunbunmaru, Lah++, Gockey7 Arrived - Contest Theme - TOSE - Game Boy - 1996

Chi Chi's Pro Challenge Golf - Masahito Miyamoto - Main BGM 1 - Virgin Interactive/Soft Machine - Genesis - 1993

Wagyan Paradise - Eriko Imura - Cape - Namco - Super Famicom - 1994

Knight Rider Special - Shigehisa H., Junichi Saito - Stage 3: New York - Pack-In-Video - PC Engine - 1989

Chuugoku Janshi Story: Tonpuu - Hitoshi Akashi - Main BGM - Natsume/Zap - Famicom - 1989

Ganbare! Golf Boys - Atsuhiro Motoyama - Fair Wind - Masaya/Dual - PC Engine - 1989

Contra Force - Kenichi Matsubara, Yasuhiko Manno, Tomoya Tomita, Jun Funahashi, Jun Chuuma - Last Boss - Konami - NES - 1992

Timeball - unknown - Credits -  Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

Classic Road II: Real Kouma Simulation - Hayato Matsuo, Hitoshi Sakimoto (prog.) - Opening - Opera House/Victor - Super Famicom - 1995

TwinBee - Yoshinori Sasaki (?), Shigeru Fukutake (?) - Powered Up - Konami - Famicom - 1986

04 September 2013

Episode 149: Horse Racing and Fishing Games

Horses and fish are the focus of Episode 149.  That is, horse racing games and fishing games, two marginalized types of video games, though more popular in Japan.  Two topics, one episode.  Brent and Rob do a lot of horse talking, a bit of fish talking, and Rob does a little bit of sleep talking.  Break it down.  Full track listing below.



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

Classic Road II: Real Kouma Simulation - Hayato Matsuo, Hitoshi Sakimoto (prog.) - Summer - Opera House/Victor - Super Famicom - 1995

Battle Jockey - Hiroshi Ebihara, Kennosuke Suemura - Race Theme 2 - Virgin Games/Nova Games - Super Famicom - 1994

Classic Road - Hayato Matsuo, Hitoshi Sakimoto (prog.) - Opening - Opera House/Victor - Super Famicom - 1993

Jumpin' Derby - Nobuyuki Shioda - New Horse - KID/Naxat Soft - Super Famicom - 1996

GI King! Sanbiki no Yosouya - unknown - Hear Prediction - Vic Tokai/Graphic Research - Game Boy (Japan) - 1993

Keiba Eight Special 2 - Kazunaka Yamane - Mode Select - C-Lab/Imagineer - Super Famicom - 1994

Gamble Hourouki - unknown - Horse Racing - Vap - Super Famicom - 1996

Derby Jockey: Kishou e no Michi - Fumito Tamayama (Batsunen Tamashikabane), Shigenori Masuko (Geeshii Kohmasu), Yoko Kawashima (Yoko Suzuki) (Hime Suzuki), Yoshio Akimoto (Ackey) - Jockey School - Asmik/Graphic Research - Super Famicom - 1994

Grander Musashi RV - Mi-chan Sutajio - Fishing - TOSE/Bandai - Game Boy (Japan) - 1998

King Salmon: The Big Catch - Masaharu Iwata, Hitoshi Sakimoto (prog.) - TItle Theme - Vic Tokai/Sage's Creation - Genesis - 1993

The Blue Marlin - unknown - Fish Got Away - Hot-B - NES - 1992

The Black Bass - unknown - gameplay - Hot-B/Another - Famicom - 1987

Super Black Bass 3 - Tsukushi Sasaki, Michiya Hirasawa - Hit! - Starfish - Super Famicom - 1995

The Black Bass - unknown - Fishing - Hot-B/Another - NES - 1989

Tsuri Taro - Katsuhiro Hayashi (?) - Fishing for Pale Chub - Pack-In-Video - Super Famicom - 1994

The Blue Marlin - unknown - Title Part 2 - Hot-B - NES - 1992

Pocket Bass Fishing - unknown - gameplay - Bottom Up - Game Boy (Japan) - 1998