Head bang to this fast paced heavy metal tribute to the Mega Man 2 soundtrack. Been quite a minute since the last time I got to write about an entire tribute to the Mega Man 2 soundtrack. There are many artists, bands, and remixers that have taken on the wall to wall classic that is the MM2 OST. There is plenty of room for more interpretations of this VGM standard though.Read More
These c&s stock reports are my favorite thing these days.
As if Shawn Phase himself were to say, 'Hey geno, want to hear half an hour of classic game soundtracks along with some murderous drumwork and esoteric intro's that sometimes sound more like an in ring promo than an album opening.'
That is a world we live in, right now thanks to shawn phase and his long running series of c&s stock reports.Read More
A while back, the VGM duo Frog & Cid were kind enough to share this track from their debut album of VGM rearrangements, Boss Chamber Music. The Frog & Cid arrangement starts off appropriately slow, letting each note rise and fall up until the Skull Kid's sudden appearance. The mood shifts quickly into the upbeat sounds of Lost Woods, and seems to careen out of control up until the end. Be sure to grab this track an the full Boss Chamber Music album for approximately $10 from Loudr, iTunes, Spotify, and/or Google Play.
The Number Sixes lay down a somber but stirring groove based on the incredible Terra's Theme by Nobuo Uematsu for the Final Fantasy VI (or III, if you can't stand change).
Nothing to do with video games you say? Too bad, this is my blog and I love singer-songwriters Shael Riley and Tom Waits both. So deal with it, and enjoy Shael's wonderful acoustic cover of this classic Tom Waits track.
Chiptuned rock, rocked out chiptunes
This wonderful OCReMix dropped right around the same time I took my first shot at Final Fantasy IX. Not just on of my favorite FF remixes (in a world inundated with them) but also one of my favorite OCR tracks. Damn fine work.
Unfortunately, this song ends the week on a Melencholy note. For many folks such as myself, I feel that the Final Fantasy series, as well as Square-Enix as a company have diverged largely from what made their classic games so memorable. You can decide for yourself whether that is a good, or necessary move for S-E.
In more upbeat news, it appears that rumors are circulating already that the FFVII reboot for PS4 is only the beginning of a full PSX FF trilogy series of reboots. That would include Final Fantasy VII, VIII, and IX.
Share your memories of Final Fantasy IX with us! Would you love to see FFIX get an HD reboot much like the upcoming remake of FFVII?
I'm just an unbelievably huge fan of this theme, itdefinitely makes my top 3 staff rolls of all time. Kondo kills it on this ending, it's like he took his skills to a new dimenstion much like Mario himself.
G&S kicks some ass too, both musically as well as in the new additions he's been adding to his videos lately.
Who will eat, and who will be eaten?
I love P4A! Still need to buy the latest one though. If only I had friends to play against.
Tactical remix action
Mad gets bad
When you hear this tune, you just know that some dude will be bad enough to rescue the kidnapped president.
One dreamy Sonic remix
Check out another music video of classic VGM by Game & Sound.
You know you want to start a new save file after hearing this
It's truly hard to believe that MPFM has been at it for over ten years now. This track is one of my favorites from her debut album,©®@~ Mystery, though I didn't have the pleasure to hear it until the CD got a re-release sometime after the follow up album Wheelo Exgirlfriends was released.
One of the first times I heard someone rap over the nearly sacred track Time's Scar from Chrono Cross as well, and MPFM nailed it oh so long ago.