Episode #2: Sound Canvas

Roland’s Sound Canvas series was the reference hardware for many MIDI soundtracks of the 90s. In this episode of AudioPanicRoom we’ll have a look at some tracks that showcase the capabilities of these devices. From orchestral and piano pieces, to rock and cheesy pop songs – this podcast has it all.

Download Episode #2: Sound Canvas (97 MB, mp3) here
…or watch it on Youtube


01 “Faery Tales Come True (Orchestral Style) [SC-88]” – Princess Maker: Faery Tales Come True (1998, Windows) by Masahiro Kajihara
02 “The Return of the Champion [SC-88]” – Vantage Master (1997, Windows) by Falcom Sound Team jdk
03 “Finale [SC-88]” – Realms of Arkania: Star Trail (1994, MS-DOS) by Guido Henkel, Horst Weidle
04 “An Extended Fingertip [SC-88]” – Hinadori no Saezuri (1997, PC-9801) by Hiroaki Sano
05 “To the Other Side of the Sea [SC-88]” – MIDI Power Pro 2 ~Salamander 2, Twinbee Yahoo~ (1996, Audio CD) by Eisaku Nambu
06 “Bountiful Woods [SC-88]” – King’s Quest VII: The Princeless Bride (1994, MS-DOS) by Jay Usher, Neal Grandstaff, Dan Kehler, Mark Seibert
07 “Human Battle Theme 2 [SC-88]” – Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness (1995, MS-DOS) by Glenn Stafford
08 “Menu Theme [SC-88]” – Trophy Bass 3D (1999, Windows) by Matt Treder
09 “Tamao Mitsurugi [SC-88]” – Variable Geo Max (1999, Windows) by Giga
10 “Intro [SC-55]” – The Settlers (1994, MS-DOS) by Haiko Ruttmann
11 “FULL BLAST [SC-55mkII]” – Overtake (1992, X68000) by Hideyuki Shimono, Naoyuki Kimura
12 “Credits [SC-88]” – Rock’n Shaolin: Legend of the Seven Paladins 3D (1994, MS-DOS) by Accend
13 “BGM #08 [SC-55]” – The Grail Hunter (1994, PC-9801) by Motoi Sakuraba, Ryota Furuya, Shinji Tamura, Hiroya Hatsushiba
14 “It Doesn’t Amount To Anything [SC-55]” – Sion II: The First Attack (1992, X68000) by Zenji Nishikawa
15 “The Railroad Ode [SC-88]” – Monopoly (1995, Windows) by Frank Klepacki
16 “Monarch (Normal) [SC-88]” – Mona² Monarch Monarch (1998, Windows) by Falcom Sound Team jdk
17 “Beauty and the Beast [SC-88]” – King’s Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (1992, MS-DOS) by Chris Brayman, Dan Kehler, Mark Seibert
18 “Ending [SC-88]” – Extreme Assault (1997, MS-DOS) by Chris Hülsbeck, Fabian Del Priore

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