Episode #44: Pan Flute Heroes

While often derided for its shallow trial-and-error gameplay, the release of Shadow of the Beast proved to be hugely influential in the Amiga gaming scene. It’s atmospheric score, featuring a mix of pan flute, synth pad, bass, and percussion, became a popular template for many games to come, eventually creating its own sub-genre of Amiga music.

Download Episode #44: Pan Flute Heroes (72 MB, mp3) here
…or watch it on Youtube

Track announcements provided by Ed Wilson of PixelTunes Radio
Intro music by Paul van der Valk

Playlist:

01 “Intro” – Leander (1991, Amiga) by Matthew Simmonds
02 “Options” – Full Contact (1991, Amiga) by Jimmy Fredriksson
03 “Welcome (To The Castle)” – Shadow of the Beast (1989, Amiga) by David Whittaker
04 “The Village” – Risky Woods (1992, Amiga) by José Martín
05 “Title Screen” – Cedric and the Lost Sceptre (1995, Amiga) by Andreas Oberdorfer
06 “Enchanted Forest (Edit)” – Nicky Boom (1992, Amiga) by Alain Lambin
07 “Tune A” – Loopz (1990, Amiga) by David Whittaker
08 “A Nice Present for the Monster” – Shadow of the Beast III (1992, Amiga) by Tim Wright
09 “The Forest” – Mysterious Worlds (1990, Amiga) by Charles Deenen
10 “Intro 1 (Edit)” – Australian Pioneers (1991, Amiga) by Jochen Hippel
11 “Cloud Ship” – Nicky Boom II (1993, Amiga) by Alain Lambin
12 “Forest of Dreams” – FastTracker Demo (1996) by Adam Skorupa (Scorpik)

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