The original Now Youre Playing With Powar by temp sound solutions, available now

It's the one that started it all! Remastered and available on bandcamp! The track mappyland is just a wonderful assault of beautiful sound that feels good to my ears. 

released in december of 2002, this album laid the groundwork for the NYPWP series, with thousands of video game covers to come. 4 bonus tracks are included in download. this is AFX 63.
— temp sound solutions

genoboost talks about the best and worst NPCs in The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past

Giving my vague and emotional reasons for my favorite, as well as most hated NPCs in the SNES classic, The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past. I've got a lot of opinions about this game. A lot.

Treasure Buster Original Soundtrack is a love letter to Sega Genesis by Norrin_Radd

Norrin Radd drops an infectious collection of Sega Genesis FM chip based arrangements, 

This is Norrin_Radd meets Sega Genesis!

It is my humble pleasure to be able to present this album to all of you. I have to thank Reggie Schreiber for putting this project together and for letting me get *plenty* weird with the music. The entire soundtrack is written using accurate Sega Genesis 4OP FM synthesis, and accurate percussion.

Follow my ongoing series “Treasure Buster Composition Methods” on YouTube for an inside look at how all this crazy stuff was created and what my influences were.

And don’t forget to play the game! Reggie has outdone himself in every possible way and is a fantastic collaborator! Without him I wouldn’t have had the ability to dedicate 4 months making and paying tribute to Sega Genesis FM music!

Wondering what the big deal is about FM? Check out the #SummerOfFM

Artwork by Reggie Schreiber
— Matt Creamer Audio

Debut album of chiptune pop punk 'Cool Weird Future' by Weird At Last

The four track debut of Weird At Last, a chiptune pop punk group out of Long Island, New York. 

Recorded at Jon’s Apartment in West Babylon, NY
And Garrett’s apartment in Brooklyn, NY
Engineered by Jon Greco, Garrett Weinholtz, and Mike Costa
Produced by Mike Costa
Mixed and Mastered by Nick Zinnanti
Album Artwork by Joe Hogan
Logo designed by Nick Palermo
— Weird At Last

Genesis inspired techno in Sega System by Potential differenSe

Fall into a world of FM chip based techno, IDM, and more with Sega system by Potential differenSe and DETROIT UNDERGROUND

The specificity of this Ep is that 90% of the samples are from Sega™ mega drive 16 bit console.

The man behind the music project is a musician / programmer from Saint Petersburg in Russia, active for many years already, releasing on several net labels like Nenormalizm, SKRM ,Phonocake and others as well as via self promotion on Bandcamp.Starting in 2008 was released official remix on Xestatic’s “tlc” as Ivan L. at Ninja tune.

Album design by eBoy™ www.eboy.com

soundcloud.com/potentiald
potentialdifferense.bandcamp.com
vk.com/club6493064
— DETROIT UNDERGROUND

Listen to SUBCON Podcast 51 Nintendo Switch Launch, Pokemon Moon Review, & Pokemon Red memories

Listen to SUBCON Podcast 51 Nintendo Switch Launch, Pokemon Moon Review, & Pokemon Red memories

This week we celebrate the Nintendo Switch launch, sort of. I also give my final take on Pokemon Moon, some thoughts about Pokemon Red, and already outdated predictions about Pokemon Go. Then I complain about racing games for a minute. All this plus dope new hip hop from Swych, Tomatoveli, Lil D.J. and more!

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Theophany returns to Termina in 'Time's End II: Majora's Mask Remixed'

Theophany returns with a sequel to one of his most popular albums. Time's End II rearranges ten more memorable themes from the Nintendo 64 classic Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask. It's been nearly four years since the original Time's End was released, and folks like I are still more than excited for more remixes from perhaps the most misunderstood game in the Zelda franchise.

Time’s End II is the follow up to Theophany’s original remix album of Majora’s Mask, released in 2012. Building on the apocalyptic themes of Majora’s Mask, the new album explores Link’s journey through Woodfall and the southern swamps of Termina. The first album focused on Link’s struggle during the 3-day cycle while Disc 2 builds toward the first major turning of the game. It harkens back to the players’ feelings of hope as Link discovers a way to stop the moon from falling. This free album is a tribute to Majora’s Mask and a thank you to fans who have patiently supported Theophany since the release of Disc 1.
— Materia Collective

Metal tribute to Legend of Zelda, 'Hey, Listen!' from A Sense of Purpose

Can't get enough of new interpretations of Legend of Zelda! Ohio based metal group A Sense of Purpose lays down this four track tribute to the classic Nintendo franchise.

Produced by Steve Perrino at Compass Audio
Additional production, mixing, and mastering by Danny Cullman at Central 8 Studios
— A Sense of Purpose

Debut album of retrogame inspired metal 'Collateral Jammage' by The Tiberian Sons

I can't say enough how much I love the title of this debut album. Not only are there some great game covers, but also some classic Cheap Trick, and TV shows like Goosebumps and sports.

The year is 2030. War has desolated much of the Earth. From over the distant hills comes the deafening shriek of a thousand decibels of pure, face-melting, torso-destroying, jimmies-rustling metal. At the center of the sound are four sentinels of destruction, bathed in amber light and wielding instruments of sonic decimation: The Tiberian Sons.
— The Tiberian Sons

c&sstockreports lays down thirty minutes of NAMCO remixes in tribute to Masaya Nakamura

c&sstockreports lays down thirty minutes of NAMCO remixes in tribute to Masaya Nakamura

t's a good thing I post about New Temp Sound Solutions / Shawn Phase once a month now, because that almost (but not quite) matches his musical output. I began temp sound solution Tuesdays in the apparently futile attempt to dig into the very, very extensive backlog of TSS albums I have never written about, or in some cases, even heard yet.

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The latest hard rock release from Yes, Mayhem, 'Molly'

No, this is not technically anywhere near video game music per se, but when your band has talent like members of Metroid Metal, Xoc, Viking Guitar and more on your project, it doesn't really matter what music results, It's going to be fantastic and I'm going to talk about it.

I don't go talking about every non VGM album I hear, but I damn well will with this one. The tracks are so infectious, and speak to me on a primal level. the 90's is strong here, and I can't escape it. It's like a black hole of the exact sounds, instruments, tones, you name it. I'm sold. 

Some of my favorite tracks aren't even on the album proper. You better download this album right now to hear some Dope-Ass Owls.

Answering the question, “can a band be a band when they’re not all in the same area code or even time zone?” for the third time.
— Yes, Mayhem

Collection of retrogaming hip hop beats in 'Nintend-oh Instrumentals' by doughboytheproducer

A dope collection of beats from DoughBoy The Producer. Classic NES and SNES beats to nod your head to. Smooth hip hop instrumentals from Donkey Kong Country, DuckTales, Castlevania, and plenty more!

Head over to the Nintendo-oh Instrumentals datpiff page to check out the album. Be sure to follow Doughboy on his SoundCloud page as well

I plan to bump quite a few of these tracks on the SUBCON podcast, so listen out for them on the show as well!

NEW Instrumentals Mixtape including HOT Beats made with CLASSIC Nintendo Video Games! DMV producer #doughboytheproducer presents the highly demanded “NINTEND-OH Instrumentals” Mixtape!...FOR PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY
— Doughboytheproducer