28 September 2022

LMH Mixtape #147: Golf Games

Time to pour yourself an Arnold Palmer, sit back, and enjoy a cool breeze and some even cooler music.  Golf games have a certain smooth quality that makes you just want to sing along.  For proof of that, look no further than LMH user Sentimental in San Gabriel, who took many of these tracks to the next level with his VGM Karaokes.

New favorite:  True Golf Classics: Pebble Beach Golf Links  - Main Menu
Other new favorite:  Top Player's Golf - Shiny Afternoon (Main 4) 
Another favorite:  Ganbare! Golf Boys - Take It Easy

This song has lyrics:  Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf - BGM 3*
This song also has lyrics:  New 3D Golf Simulation: Harukanaru Augusta - BGM 2*
This song also ALSO has lyrics:  Winning Shot - Menu*
This song also-also-also has lyrics:  HAL's Hole in One Golf - Take a Rest*
This song also also also, and you guessed it, also has lyrics:  True Golf Classics: Pebble Beach Golf Links - Main Menu*
This song also x 5 has lyrics:  Chi Chi's Pro Challenge Golf - gameplay*
This song ALSO ALSO ALSO ALSO ALSO ALSO™ has lyrics:  Putter Golf - Title Screen/BGM 2*

*Revisit Sentimental in San Gabriel's karaokes "Forever And A Day," "Legacy Music Hour," "Are You Gonna Be," "Baby Girl," "Dammit Girl," "Motorcycle," and "Ever Never" on his setlist at JT's VGM Karaoke Lounge and on the Legacy Music Hour Facebook Video Page!
Track listing and original episode:

21 September 2022

LMH Mixtape #146: Gambling Games

While the topic may be Gambling Games, if you're looking for great music, this is a sure thing.  In this episode the boizz dig into another often overlooked genre of games to share some truly amazing tracks.  Between pachinko games, casino games, card games, and more, there's a wealth of material to enjoy.  So pull up a seat and we'll deal you in.  You're guaranteed to walk away a winner.

New favorite: AV Poker: World Gambler - gameplay
Other new favorite: Pachinko Kuunyan - gameplay
Favorite track to play while "Talkin' 'Bout the Bad Boys": King of Casino - gameplay

Somebody please expand these lyrics: King of Casino - gameplay*

*Brent freestyles some partial lyrics at 00:39:23 in the original episode
Track listing and original episode:

14 September 2022

LMH Mixtape #145: New Age Music 3

Welcome to Applied Music Theory in Video Game Music.  Today we will be focusing on New Age Music: Volume 3.  Let these calming tracks wash over you, but no sleeping in class or you'll miss all this great music.

New favorite: Tenshi no Uta: Shiroki Tsubasa no Inori - Meeting
Other new favorite: The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt - House Interior
Best use of forest creature sounds: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest - Forest Interlude
Track listing and original episode:

07 September 2022

Episode 252: Dear My Brother

In this episode of the Legacy Music Hour, Brent, Rob, and Gabe REview or simply view (with their ears) some great tracks as usual, but they also figure out how to write a letter to someone special but not special enough to remember their name.  Rob also has an excellent arcade-style video game idea and some new (but actually old) ideas for online banking.  Full track listing below.

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

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys - Masaaki Kawai - Dear my Brother - Riot - Genesis - 1991

Ganbare Goemon 2 - Michiru Yamane (Tozan Yamane), Kouji Murata - Mechanical Castle (Inside the Castle) - Konami - Famicom - 1989

Trump Collection GB - unknown - Spit - Bottom Up - Game Boy (Japan) - 1997

Fighter’s History - Hiroaki Yoshida (comp., arr.), Mihoko Ando, Seiji Yamanaka (arr.) - Ending - Data East - SNES - 1994

Megalit - Tomoo Kasahara - Title Screen - ASCII Entertainment/Takara - Game Boy - 1992

Final Soldier - Masakatsu Maekawa (T S Kiyoshi) - Progression (Stage 3) - 
Now Production/Hudson Soft - PC Engine - 1991

Rushing Beat Shura - Atsuyoshi Isemura, Hyu - Waterfall Pass - Jaleco - Super Famicom - 1993

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link - Akito Nakatsuka - Temple - Nintendo - NES - 1988

Mega Anser - Tadahiko Inoue - Bank Menu 2 - Sega - Mega Drive Meganet - 1989

Ganbare Daiku no Gensan - Rikei Hirashima - Chapter 4-2 - Irem - Super Famicom - 1993

Tsume Shougi: Hyakuban Shoubu - Masayoshi Koyama - Pre-Round Screen - C-Lab/Imagineer - Game Boy (Japan) - 1994

Air Rescue - Yoko Wada (Nasubi) - Dangerous Holiday (Round 1) - Sanritsu/Sega - Sega Master System (Europe) - 1992

Love Quest - “Mya-N” Suzuki, Koji Morikawa - Hitomi - C-Lab/Tokuma Shoten - Famicom - 1994 (unreleased)