15 September 2021

LMH Mixtape #130: Free Play 13

Can't decide which particular soundtrack or theme suits your mood today?  Don't sweat it -- it's a Free Play day!  Let this assortment of miscellaneous unaffiliated tracks get you movin', courtesy of Brent and Rob.


KEYGLYPH'S AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS, JUST BECAUSE
 
Instant new favorite:  Sorcerian - Sigh & Tear
Other instant new favorite:  Sword World SFC - Ancient Garden in Rex
Brewed new favorite:  Light Crusader - Status Screen
Other brewed new favorite:  Solid Runner - Detective's Office

That groove though:  Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair - The Jungle
 
 
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01 September 2021

Episode 240: Competition

Competition is kind of the theme of Episode 240 -not just in sports but also on the streets and other things.  But also, guess what though?  More Pac-Man talk on this episode!  And more controversial theories about the Pac-Man universe.  Speaking of controversies, the boys also touch on the scam going on with retro video game prices these days.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Track - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Nekketsu! Street Basket: Ganbare Dunk Heroes - Kazuo Sawa (Bianki Sawa), Taku Urabe (Urabe-kun) - Hawaii - Technos - Famicom - 1993

Flying Warriors - Akinori Sawa - Kung Fu Match - Culture Brain - NES - 1991

Streets of Rage 2 - Yuzo Koshiro - Too Deep - Sega - Genesis - 1992

WakuWaku Ski Wonder Spur - Chiyomaru Shikura, Kaori Takazoe - Rainbow - Human Entertainment - Super Famicom - 1995

Tiger-Heli - Tatsuya Uemura - Look Out (Normal BGM) - Toaplan/Taito - arcade - 1985

Undercover Cops - Takushi Hiyamuta - An-non TO*KI*ME*KI Street - Irem/Varie - Super Famicom - 1995

Psycho Dream - Michiko Naruke - City - Riot - Super Famicom - 1992

Twin Cobra - Tatsuya Uemura, Masahiro Yuge, Takahiko Nagaya (arr.) - Good Figure (Stage 3, 8) - Micronics/American Sammy/Toaplan/Taito - NES - 1987

Super Turrican 2 - Chris Hülsbeck - Submerged - Factor 5/Ocean - SNES - 1995

Times of Lore - Katsuhiro Hayashi - Dungeon - Origin/Toho - NES - 1991

The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes - Joe Down Studio (Shōji Tomii, Minoru Endō, Makoto Igarashi, Daisuke Inoue) - Rusty Metal Corridors (Part 4-1) - Agenda/Epoch - Super Famicom - 1995

Spelunker - unknown - Main BGM - Irem/TOSE/Broderbund - NES - 1987

18 August 2021

LMH Mixtape #129: Twilight Games

Following up on their launch games focus, Brent and Rob took another suggestion from user Ryan and curated a selection of "twilight" games: games that were published during their console's final year (or years) of active title releases. Taken together, these two mixtapes form an engaging and symmetrical retrospective on composition and hardware -- like bookends, made of chiptune.


KEYGLYPH'S AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS, JUST BECAUSE
 
Instant new favorite: Metal Slader Glory: Director's Cut - Person in Charge at the Station
Other instant new favorite: Formation Soccer on J.League - Sudden Death
Brewed new favorite: J.League Winning Goal - Team Data

Gets me a little emotional: Power Tennis - Credits
This song needs lyrics: Zoda's Revenge: Star Tropics II - Ice Age Overworld (Chapter 2)

Blatant Favoritism Award: Sonic 3D Blast - Credits
 
 
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04 August 2021

Episode 239: The Olympics

This episode is Olympics themed, especially on Rob’s end of track selections.  Different years also come up a bit, years like 1996 and 1943 and so forth.  Should arm wrestling be an event at the Olympics? Should Rob become a full time psychic?  These questions and more might just be answered on the Legacy Music Hour.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Track - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Deae Tonosama Appare Ichiban - Masashi Kageyama - Stage Select - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1995

Track & Field II - Harumi Ueko - Arm Wrestling - Konami - NES - 1989

Tarot Mystery - Yasuaki Fujita - What is your birthday? - Ukiyotei/Visit - Super Famicom - 1995

Olympic Summer Games: Atlanta 1996 - Mark Ortiz - Skeet - Tiertex/Black Pearl - SNES - 1996

1943 Kai: Midway Kaisen - Tamayo Kawamoto (Tamatama) - Air Battle D (Round 4) - Capcom - arcade (Japan) - 1988

Shatterhand - Iku Mizutani - Ending - Natsume/Jaleco - NES - 1991

Cycle Race: Roadman: Gekisou!! Nihon Isshu 4000km - Michiharu Hasuya - Main Racing BGM - Advance Communication Company/Tonkin House - Famicom - 1988

Super Black Onyx - Hiroshi Suzuki, Haruko Seto, Jun Irie - Title - Bullet-Proof Software - Famicom - 1988

Wimbledon Championship Tennis - Crush-X - Password, Menu 2 - Sega - Genesis - 1993

Honkaku Mahjong: Tetsuman - unknown - Mahjong Theme 2 - Syscom/Naxat Soft - Super Famicom - 1993

Lagoon - Naizoh Uraomote, Hideki Suzuki, Akihito Okawa, Hideyuki Shimono, Naoyuki Kimura - Premonition - Kemco/Zoom - SNES - 1991

Funaki Masakatsu Hybrid Wrestler: Tougi Denshou - Chiaki Iizuka, Reiko Uehara, Kiyomi Kataoka - Balcony - Technos - Super Famicom - 1994

21 July 2021

LMH Mixtape #128: Launch Games

For Episode 128, the boizz followed a suggestion from user Ryan and took a sampling of the tunes from games that launched the same year their console debuted. Not only was this a fascinating snapshot of how the composers handled each piece of new hardware, but along the way, Rob F. Switch also coined that very particular pronunciation of "boy" that we can no longer live without.


KEYGLYPH'S AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS, JUST BECAUSE
 
Instant new favorite: Bikkuriman World - Round 1
Other instant new favorite: Super Mario Land - Ending
Other other instant new favorite: Soukoban - gameplay
Brewed new favorite: Shanghai - Round 3
Other brewed new favorite: Victory Run: Eikou no 13,000KM - Race Music 3

That Master System Sadness™: Great Soccer - Main Game
 
 
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