BGMania: A Video Game Music Podcast
Tropical Island Inspired

Tropical Island Inspired

July 2, 2020

Episode #156 of BGMania. 2020 sucks. Leaving the house, especially to go on a nice vacation, is next to impossible right now. So, let's go on a gaming adventure through music inspired by that tropical island feeling. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Dolphin Park (Wave Race 64) [1996]
  2. Koopa Troopa Beach (Mario Kart 64) [1996]
  3. Area 1, Level 1 (Hudson's Adventure Island) [1986]
  4. Seashore War (Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze) [2014]
  5. Tototon Toton To (Breath of Fire IV) [2000]
  6. Seashell Shore (Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon) [2000]
  7. Lurelin Village -Daytime- (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) [2017]
  8. Wave 131 (Streets of Rage 2) [1992]
  9. On the Beach (Pokemon Snap) [1999]
  10. Costa del Sol (Final Fantasy VII) [1997]
  11. Veniccio (Dark Cloud 2) [2002]
  12. Summers, Eternal Tourist Trap (Earthbound) [1994]
  13. Treasure Trove Cove (Banjo-Kazooie) [1998]
  14. Pirate Lagoon (Diddy Kong Racing) [1997]
  15. Tropical Wilds (Pikmin 3) [2013]
  16. Oho Oasis (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga) [2003]

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Radio Hour, Volume 36

Radio Hour, Volume 36

June 24, 2020

Episode #155 of BGMania. Half the year is gone. I guess that's a blessing since 2020 has absolutely sucked, but normally, I'd be telling time to slow the heck down! Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Main Theme (The Outer Wilds) [2019]
  2. Oishii Two Han Seikatsu (Metal Gear Solid 4) [2008]
  3. Hometown (Silent Hill 3) [2003]
  4. True Faith (The Last of Us, Part II) [2020]
  5. Clenching the Fists (Tales of Xillia) [2011]
  6. Azalea Town (Pokemon Gold / Silver / Crystal) [1999]
  7. Zombies on Your Lawn (Plants vs. Zombies) [2009]
  8. Forest Songs (Titan Souls) [2015]
  9. Time for Adventure! (Reventure) [2019]
  10. Goo Lagoon (Spongebob Squarepants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom) [2003]
  11. Final Boss Fight (Minecraft Dungeons) [2020]
  12. Erosion (Florence) [2018]

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Pause Screens

Pause Screens

June 18, 2020

Episode #154 of BGMania. We all need to pause from the craziness of the world right now, and what better way to do so than by listening to some nice, wholesome pause music. Enjoy the show!

Current Giveaway Offer: At 20 new reviews across all four of our podcasts, we're buying someone random lunch. At 40 new reviews, we're also giving away a $20 Amazon Giftcard.


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Pause Menu (Donkey Kong 64) [1999]
  2. Presenting VVVVVV (VVVVVV) [2010]
  3. Pause Screen (Banjo-Kazooie) [1998]
  4. Pause Screen (NHL '94) [1993]
  5. Pause Menu (Mario Strikers Charged) [2007]
  6. Pause Menu (Just Shapes & Beats) [2018]
  7. Pause Menu (Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon) [2013]
  8. Pause & Status Theme (Captain America and The Avengers) [1991]
  9. Watch & Pause Theme (Goldeneye 007) [1997]
  10. Pause Screen (Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two) [2012]
  11. Pause Menu (Perfect Dark) [2000]
  12. In The Greenwood (Hyrule Warriors) [2014]
  13. Pause Screen (Star Fox Adventures) [2002]
  14. Weapon Select (Gradius III) [1989]
  15. Frozen in Time (RiME) [2017]
  16. Pause Menu (Marvel's Spider-Man) [2018]

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Shantae and the Seven Sirens

Shantae and the Seven Sirens

June 10, 2020

Episode #153 of BGMania. Man oh man this is going to be a goodie. Bryan and Frank sit down to discuss and enjoy the newly released game and soundtrack, Shantae and the Seven Sirens. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Rise and Shine, Shantae & Beach Travel West (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  2. Arena Town (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  3. Risky Blows the Hatch (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  4. Sunken City Tour (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  5. Water Lilly's Domain (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  6. Boss Battle (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  7. Mountain Travel West (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  8. Tree Town (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  9. Turbulent Hip Shaking (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  10. Mossy Biome (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  11. Sea Vent Labyrinth (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  12. Mountain Travel East (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  13. Armor Town Shop (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  14. Sunken Shipyard (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  15. The Boiler (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]
  16. The Final Battle (Shantae and the Seven Sirens) [2019]

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Deep Dive: Jun Ishikawa

Deep Dive: Jun Ishikawa

June 4, 2020

Episode #152 of BGMania. One of our favorite things to do here occurs every three months when we get to talk about nothing but one particular composer and hear the evolution of their sound from their earliest works to their latest. This month, we're focusing on a man known for the Kirby franchise, Jun Ishikawa. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Stage 1 (Uchuu Keibitai SDF) [1990]
  2. Game Theme (Adventures of Lolo 3) [1990]
  3. Level 2 -Abandoned Subway- (New Ghostbusters II) [1990]
  4. Second Armageddon (Arcana) [1992]
  5. Green Greens (Kirby's Dream Land) [1992]
  6. Vegetable Valley 1 (Kirby's Adventure) [1993]
  7. Air Deck (Alcahest) [1993]
  8. Candy Mountain (Kirby Super Star) [1996]
  9. Above the Clouds (Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards) [2000]
  10. Metal -Top Ride- (Kirby Air Ride) [2003]
  11. Drawcia Sorceress (Kirby: Canvas Curse) [2005]
  12. VS. Yin-Yarn (Kirby's Epic Yarn) [2010]
  13. Funky Area (Kirby's Return to Dream Land) [2011]
  14. Dedede's Royal Payback (Kirby Triple Deluxe) [2014]
  15. Gorgeous-Go-Round (Kirby Planet Robobot) [2016]
  16. Friendly Field (Kirby Star Allies) [2018]

 CONTACT US

◘ Website: http://leveldowngames.com/
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AFFILIATE LINKS

Please consider supporting Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much!

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Radio Hour, Volume 35

Radio Hour, Volume 35

May 28, 2020

Episode #151 of BGMania. Wake up, wake up, wake up, it's the end of the month! I'm fairly certain I've used that dumb joke before, but as Frank always says... actually, he never has good advice. Enjoy an eclectic mix of music picked by the usual suspects of Bryan, Frank, Jessica, and you, the listener! Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Fungal Funk (Crypt of the Necrodancer) [2015]
  2. Noria 03 (MU Legend) [2017]
  3. Main Theme (Pirates: Tides of Fortune) [2012]
  4. Battle Theme #3 (Saibara Reiko no Mahjong Hourouki) [1995]
  5. Welcome to the Machine (ECCO the Dolphin) [1993]
  6. Battle! -Roc & Royalty- (Golden Sun: Dark Dawn) [2010]
  7. Escape (Metal Gear Solid) [1998]
  8. Sacred Ground, Esto Gaza (Final Fantasy IX) [2000]
  9. Warm Colors (Shining Song Starnova) [2018]
  10. Ready to Rock (Beavis and Butthead) [1994]
  11. City Ruins -Soul- (Soul Calibur VI) [2018]
  12. Court of the Avenger (World of Warcraft: Legion -Patch 7.3-) [2017]

 CONTACT US

◘ Website: http://leveldowngames.com/
◘ Discord: https://discord.gg/cC73Heu
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◘ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bryan.ldg/
◘ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leveldowngaming
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◘ Dan's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/kraizd11


AFFILIATE LINKS

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◘ Fanatical: http://bit.ly/2MGOFFF
◘ ORIGIN PC: http://www.originpc.com/?aid=5118
◘ RAZER: http://leveldowngames.com/razer


 

150 Episodes Baby!

150 Episodes Baby!

May 20, 2020

Episode #150 of BGMania. We continue to be blown away by so many things with each new episode of this show that we produce. Thank you all so much for continuing to listen to two dudes make fun of one another while having a good time and listening to great music every single week. To celebrate this week, we're joined by both Dan and Jessica from Level Down Games on a slightly extended episode as the crew explores music from games that they physically have in their homes on some type of display shelf. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Cut to the Chase (Uncharted 4: A Thief's End) [2016]
  2. MiiO (Bound by Flame) [2014]
  3. Savior (Astral Chain) [2019]
  4. Main Menu (Deadpool) [2013]
  5. Hi Hi Hi -Saturn Valley- (Earthbound) [1994]
  6. Dream Street (The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare) [1992]
  7. Chasing Shadows (Bioshock 2) [2010]
  8. The Travelers (White Knight Chronicles) [2008]
  9. Tournament Theme (Mortal Kombat 11) [2019]
  10. Diary (Rune Factory 4) [2012]
  11. Abigail's Rescue (Red Dead Redemption 2) [2018]
  12. Reach Out to the Truth -First Battle- (Persona 4) [2008]
  13. Eye of the Vortex (World of Warcraft: Cataclysm) [2010]
  14. Runaway (Dying Light) [2015]
  15. Good Bearning! (Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony) [2017]
  16. Snake Man (Mega Man 3) [1990]
  17. The Man They Called Cayde (Destiny 2: Forsaken) [2018]
  18. The Edge of Sanity (The Order: 1886) [2015]
  19. Vah Medoh Shrine B (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) [2017]
  20. By Firelight (Detroit: Become Human) [2018]
  21. Victorious (The Last Guardian) [2016]

 CONTACT US

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AFFILIATE LINKS

Please consider supporting Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much!

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◘ Fanatical: http://bit.ly/2MGOFFF
◘ ORIGIN PC: http://www.originpc.com/?aid=5118
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Streets of Rage 4

Streets of Rage 4

May 13, 2020

Episode #149 of BGMania. Another classic beat-em-up franchise returns with a killer soundtrack, as was expected! Bryan and Frank equip their baseball bats and metal pipes and hit the mean streets of Wood Oak City to explore the excellent tunes found in Streets of Rage 4. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Main Theme (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  2. They're Back (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  3. The Streets (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  4. Overflow (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  5. Call the Cops (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  6. The Commissioner (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  7. Nora (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  8. Shiva (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  9. Rising Up (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  10. Maximum (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  11. DJ K-washi (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  12. Mrs. Y (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  13. Ti un Fou (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  14. Mr. Y (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  15. Next of Kin Showdown (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]
  16. Staff Roll (Streets of Rage 4) [2020]

 CONTACT US

◘ Website: http://leveldowngames.com/
◘ Discord: https://discord.gg/cC73Heu
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AFFILIATE LINKS

Please consider supporting Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much!

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◘ Fanatical: http://bit.ly/2MGOFFF
◘ ORIGIN PC: http://www.originpc.com/?aid=5118
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Sorcerian

Sorcerian

May 7, 2020

Episode #148 of BGMania. Are you ready for some Nihon Falcom excellence? This week on the podcast, Bryan and Frank rave about the amazing soundtrack to Sorcerian that doesn't get enough recognition. The game released originally in 1987, but the arrangements of the tracks we'll be playing today come from the remastered Sorcerian Forever album, which released in 1996. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Let's Meet Here (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  2. Pentawa II (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  3. Hydra (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  4. Forest (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  5. Underground Dungeon (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  6. Sand Castle (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  7. Major Demon (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  8. Romancia Kingdom (Sorcerian Forever I) [1996]
  9. Giant Moth (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  10. Blue Dragon (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  11. After Disembarking (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  12. The Heavens (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  13. Medusa (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  14. Underground Fortress (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  15. Pillar Demons (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]
  16. Ending I (Sorcerian Forever II) [1996]

 CONTACT US

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AFFILIATE LINKS

Please consider supporting Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much!

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◘ Fanatical: http://bit.ly/2MGOFFF
◘ ORIGIN PC: http://www.originpc.com/?aid=5118
◘ RAZER: http://leveldowngames.com/razer


 

Radio Hour, Volume 34

Radio Hour, Volume 34

April 30, 2020

Episode #147 of BGMania. Another month in the chapter of 2020 has come and gone, and now we look toward May to see what unfortunate the world could cook up for us next month. In the meantime, listen to Bryan and Frank gush over Final Fantasy VII Remake and other great games on another installment of Radio Hour. Enjoy the show!


Please send all track requests for future episodes, feedback, comments, questions, and concerns to bgmania@leveldowngames.com


The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows:

  1. Nightfall in the Undercity (Final Fantasy VII Remake) [2020]
  2. Epilogue (Crysis 2) [2011]
  3. Seventh Heaven -Tifa's Theme- (Final Fantasy VII Remake) [2020]
  4. Receive You (Yakuza: Like a Dragon) [2020]
  5. Ending (Streets of Rage 3) [1994]
  6. Hollow (Final Fantasy VII Remake) [2020]
  7. Beyond the Horizon (Soul Calibur III) [2005]
  8. Downside Ballad -Acoustic- (Pyre) [2017]
  9. Athletic (Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island) [1995]
  10. Bubblegum K.K. (Animal Crossing: New Horizons) [2020]
  11. Home Again -Aerith's Theme- (Final Fantasy VII Remake) [2020]
  12. Here's To You (Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain) [2015]

 CONTACT US

◘ Website: http://leveldowngames.com/
◘ Discord: https://discord.gg/Vqfdeaf
◘ Twitter: https://twitter.com/OriginalLDG
◘ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bryan.ldg/
◘ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leveldowngaming
◘ LDG Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/leveldowngames
◘ Dan's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/kraizd11


AFFILIATE LINKS

Please consider supporting Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much!

◘ Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/?tag=levdowgam-20
◘ Audible: https://amzn.to/2uGf6Rm
◘ Green Man Gaming: http://bit.ly/2mwcnpd
◘ Fanatical: http://bit.ly/2MGOFFF
◘ ORIGIN PC: http://www.originpc.com/?aid=5118
◘ RAZER: http://leveldowngames.com/razer