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Episode #53: Namnam Special

For the last show of this year, we have a selection of great game and demo tracks that touch on a wide variety of themes such as disorderly legislation, dinosaurs, Finnish polka, and the first CPC track ever to be played on the podcast. Continue reading

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Episode #52: Vox Femina

The rumors are true, we are back with a new episode! This time, it’s all about tracks with female vocals – in seven different languages, no less. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Episode #51: Streets of Rage

During the late 80s new genres of electronic music like house and techno were hitting the mainstream. These styles were also adopted by game composers and demo artists and became an ingredient of many soundtracks of the following decade. This podcast features a selection of tracks inspired by club music of that era arranged for contemporary FM sound hardware. Continue reading

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Episode #50: Moby

No, not that one. Frédéric Motte aka Moby is a French composer who had his start in the Amiga demo scene and also composed a number of game soundtracks for companies like Coktel Vision, Atreid Concept, and Kalisto. This playlist features a selection of tracks from the early part of his career that draw from from a wide range of influences – from rock to funk to blues and jazz. Continue reading

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Episode #49: Adlib Noraebang

A look at the Korean music scene of the 1990s. Drawing from an eclectic mix of influences ranging from arcade soundtracks to old K-pop and anime scores, it created an impressive catalog of music for the FM chips commonly found in PC sound cards of that era. Continue reading

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Episode #48: Micro Cabin

A podcast with music by developer and publisher Micro Cabin, best known for the Xak series and its various spin-offs. Many of their early releases originated on Japanese computers and featured an excellent line-up of composers like Tadahiro Nitta, Ryuji Sasai, Yasufumi Fukuda, and Yukiharu Urita who created some spectacular soundtracks, especially for the ‘lesser’ FM chips like OPLL and OPN. Continue reading

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Episode #47: Knick-Knack

An episode with fantastic music covering a wide area of topics such as other-worldly champions,cat secretaries, questionable learning methods, and whatever happens in Nancy’s room. Enjoy! Continue reading

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