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David Collins

As a half-hour weekly radio show, BitNote gives fun, nuanced and energetic views of video games and the wide variety of music they have. Broadcasts Fridays, 3:30pm GMT on Dublin South FM.



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Jan 8, 2016 David Collins
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We deal with a set of games that take chances on new ideas, and wrap up with Shenmue. All In by Stephen Barton from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare by Infinity Ward; Forest Falls Zone: Act 1 by Chris Rezanson from Sonic Rivals by Backbone Entertainment and Sega Studio USA; Godot ~ The Fragrance of Dark-Colored Coffee by Noriyuki Iwadare from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations by Capcom; and Departure of Hope by Osamu Murata from Shenmue by SEGA
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Dec 11, 2015 David Collins
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We look at one game series that ended, and another that just had its newest continuation. The Gym by Thomas Regin from Blackwell Epiphany by Wadjet Eye Games; Fade by Alyssa Cristina ?A.C? Menes (vocals by April-Ann Tass) from Blackwell Epiphany by Wadjet Eye Games; Title Theme and Sky Music by Rob Lord from Just Cause by Avalanche Studios.
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Dec 4, 2015 David Collins
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I look at game that takes 3 time periods as its inspiration, examine a mini apocalypse and take about the rises and falls of city building games. Disco Incinerator by Mark Clark used in Roundabout by No Goblin LLC; Main Menu by Frey Vladimir (aka MoozE) from S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl by GSC Game World; Dirge For The Planet by Firelake from S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl by GSC Game World; Main Theme by Jonne Valtonen and Jani Laaksonen from Cities: Skylines by Colossal Order.
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Nov 27, 2015 David Collins
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Some seasonal video game music to help you celebrate the season. Ice Mountain Zone Act 1 by Tatsuyuki Maeda and Yutaka Minobe from Sonic Advance by Sonic Team and Dimps; A Merry Payday Christams by Simon Viklund, vocals by Pete Gold from Payday 2 by Overkill Software (then taken over and development continued as part of Starbreeze Studios); It's Not Supposed to be Snowing by Lifeformed from Dustforce by Hitbox Team; Deck the Zones, Jingle Coins, Jingle Stars, It Came Upon a Time so Clear by...
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Nov 27, 2015 David Collins
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We continue the story of a ghost, and somehow end up in a hellish musical? Rosa's Theme and Jamie's Song by Thomas Regin from Blackwell Deception by Wadjet Eye Games; Main Menu by Malcolm Kirby Jr. (I assume) from by Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Volition and High Voltage Software; When I Find Love by Larry E. Gates II (Music by), Steve Jaros (Music and Lyrics by), Ariel Gross (Music by), Austin Wintory (Arrangement orchestrated and produced by), performed by the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra...
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Nov 20, 2015 David Collins
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The best way to help ghosts is with a ghost, right? Ashes, NYU and Storm - The Rain Came Tumbling Down Mix by Peter Gresser from Blackwell Legacy by Wadjet Eye Games; Intro Theme and The Brown's Duet (alternate, unused) by Thomas Regin from Blackwell Unbound by Wadjet Eye Games; In the Wrong Place by Thomas Regin from Blackwell Convergence by Wadjet Eye Games; I Can See Into Forever (vocal) [ Sammy Allen (feat. Hypnogaja)] from Blackwell Convergence by Wadjet Eye Games.
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Nov 13, 2015 David Collins
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Sometimes technology helps, sometimes technology is all we have. First Light and Guardians by Inon Zur from Crysis by Crytek Frankfurt; Primordia by Nathaniel Chambers, Cycles by Kim Boekbinder (arrangement by Nathaniel Chambers) from Primordia by Wadjet Eye Games and Wormwood Studios.
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Nov 6, 2015 David Collins
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In which we cover a recently released Irish made video game, and the music that goes with it; then talk about Deadpool for some reason. This is the Guild of Dungeoneering by Steve Gregan (also Frankie Lane, Jason Farrell, Barry Keatley)(based on traditional 'Follow Me Up To Carlow') and Destiny by Steve Gregan from Guild of Dungeoneering by Gambrinous; Main Menu music by Julian Soule from Deadpool by High Moon Studios.
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Oct 30, 2015 David Collins
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Game music, or vaguely related to video game music? Celestial Fantasia by Seth "Beatfox" Peelle; Code Lyoko - A World Without Danger by Julien Lamassonne (Interprete in English by Noam Kaniel); "From the Ground Up" by Laura Shigihara inspired by Minecraft by Mojang; Sonic Electronic by Emerald Hill, Spike Shellcraker & Oscar Oberheim from Sonic the Hedgehog music album (1996).
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Oct 23, 2015 David Collins
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In which we deal with two awesomely fun low resolution games. Crazy Dave (intro), Watery Graves (fast) and Zombies on Your Lawn by Laura Shigihara from Plants Vs. Zombies by PopCap Games; Police Headquarters, I Will be There (ft Louiza Sofianopoulou) by Nikolas Sideris from Resonance by XII Games, published by Wadjet Eye Games.
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Oct 16, 2015 David Collins
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We celebrate the 150th episode of BitNote by playing whatever I want to play; so business as usual then! Star Light Zone (ACT 7 LUVhouse mix) by Megawolf77 (original by Masato Nakamura (and Dreams Come True) from Sonic the Hedgehog by SEGA/Sonic Team); Origin Awaken Theme Of Heroes by Szk from Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 9: Gain Ground (2004) by Sega & 3D Ages; Mind Over Metal by JP Neufeld (Guitars by Matt Wiesen and Brian James) from Solar 2 by Murudai; All Star originally by Smash Mouth,...
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Oct 9, 2015 David Collins
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In which explore one way of dealing with regrets, and then decide to do something that likely to cause regret. To The Moon - Main Theme by Kan R. Gao from To The Moon by Freebird Games; Everything's Alright by Laura Shigihara from To The Moon by Freebird Games; Chica by MandoPony (inspired by Five Nights at Freddy's and its fandom).
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Oct 2, 2015 David Collins
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In which we feel the future. Concept of Love, Funky Dealer, Like It Like This Like That, Oldies But Happies by Hideki Naganuma from Jet Set Radio Future by Sega/Smilebit; "Aisle 10 (Hello Allison) [feat. DJ Shortkut]" by Scapegoat Wax played in Jet Set Radio Future by Sega/Smilebit.
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Aug 24, 2015 David Collins
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Cyborg enhacing the world's population can have drastic societal and cultural changes, but first a 90s throwback! Wonderman by Right Said Fred; Icarus, Opening Credits and Singapore Ambient (Part 2) by Michael McCann from Deus Ex: Human Revolution by Eidos Montreal; and The New Black Gold by Miracle of Sound (inspired by Deus Ex:Human Revolution).
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Aug 7, 2015 David Collins
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Is it really that evil, the answer may not surprise you. Ingredients Level, Candy Order Level, Jelly Level by Johan Holmström from Candy Crush Saga by King; Candy Crush Soda Saga Theme by Johan Holmström from Candy Crush Soda Saga by King; and The Moon by Hiroshige Tonomura and Yoshihiro Sakaguchi from DuckTales by Capcom.
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Jul 31, 2015 David Collins
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We invade privacy and explore what happens when one big computer system has everyone's data. Jackson's Safety, Bunker, Helicopter Chase and Escape from Chicago by Brian Reitzell (additional by Peter Connelly, David Kristian, and Pavel Maximytchev) from WATCH_DOGS by Ubisoft.
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Jul 24, 2015 David Collins
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We pay our respects to a great man, and talk of the continuation of a game series made by another. Rainbow Road by Kenta Nagata from Mario Kart 64 by Nintendo; Tomato Conveniance Store by Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Yuzo Koshiro, Takeshi Yanagawa, Osamu Murata and/or Ryuji Iuchi from Shenmue by SEGA.
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Jul 3, 2015 David Collins
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Also, who do you call when you want a man to do a hit? Say Goodbye by Timothy Lamb (AKA Trash80 or Tresk) and JemGirl; Main Title (Extended Version), Jungle Exploration and Dark Jungle by Jesper Kyd from Hitman: Codename 47 by IO Interactive.
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Jun 26, 2015 David Collins
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The forth iteration is always the best time to introduce space insects. Drunken Whaler by Copilot Strategic Sound + Music (based on sea shanty Drunken Sailor) from Dishonored by Arkane Studios; and The Swarm and Red Faction by Brian Reitzell from Red Faction: Armageddon by Volition
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Jun 19, 2015 David Collins
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Remember the destruction. Storm by Dan Wentz from Red Faction by Volition, Inc.; and Main Theme (Defiance) by Tim Wynn, Oppression Ambience by Jake Kaufman, Raison Varner and Dan Wentz from Red Faction: Guerrilla by Volition Inc.
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Jun 12, 2015 David Collins
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In which I talk about an underrated Wii game and then consider fantastical genocide. Boss and Story Mode Menu by Naoyuki Sato and Michiru Yamane from Eledees/Elebits by Konami; Castlemania, Bar Fight and Got Any Credits by Chris Rickwood from Orcs Must Die! by Robot Entertainment.
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May 15, 2015 David Collins
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In which I cover the 2012 documentary movie: Indie Game: The Movie. Proof Of Something, Trust, Harsh Tags Pt 1 and Sympathetic Syntax by Jim Guthrie from Indie Game: The Movie by James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot.
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May 8, 2015 David Collins
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In which I play some truly relaxing and chilled out game music. Dream Hill (Green Hill Zone remix) by Classroom Battles based on Green Hill Zone theme Masato Nakamura from Sonic the Hedgehog by Sonic Team; Cider Time, 9-bit Expedition and The Magnetic Tree by Lifeformed (Terence Lee) from Dustforce by Hitbox Team; and Lobby by Hideaki Kobayashi and Fumie Kumatani from Phantasy Star Online by Sonic Team.
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Apr 24, 2015 David Collins
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Last look ot the iDIG Music Festival, focusing on two important people. Tommy Tallarico talks about Video Games Live performing in China; Tommy Tallarico performs Earthworm Jim music at Video Games Live in Dublin (music composed by Tommy Tallarico, Earthworm Jim by Shiny Entertainment); Malach by Eimear Noone from World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor by Blizzard Entertainment, performed by the YouTube Orchestra and conducted by Eimear Noone.
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Apr 17, 2015 David Collins
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I dive into the Irish gaming scene bringing you news of Irish video games in development, and chat to some of the developers. Games covered: Floaty Ball by Good Man Lads (interview with Paul Bluefood and Danny Moffatt); The Little Acre by Pewter Games (interview with Christopher Conlan); The Darkside Detective by DoomCube; Gunsport by Necrosoft Games (interview with Shane Marks); Super Sword Sword Shield by Snozbot; Guild of Dungeoneering by Gambrinous (interview with Colm Larkin and Steven...
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Apr 10, 2015 David Collins
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In which I play some great excerpts from the game music festival that happened right here in Dublin, the iDIG Music Festival. Baba Yetu performed by the Triforce Quartet, composed by Christopher Tin from Civilisation IV by Firaxis Games; Interview with Grammy award winning game music composer Christopher Tin; and Blizzard composer Russell Brower talks about an emotional encounter with a fan after being asked what his favourite composition is.
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Mar 20, 2015 David Collins
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In which I didn't play the game but I saw the stream, and why exactly should you never buy a console at launch? Slipping Away originally by Jacob Miller, Matt Naylor and Steven Stern, also by VideoBlocks & Paris Music from Tormentum - Dark Sorrow by OhNoo; Game Launch Rock! (YT) by Brent "brentalfloss" Black; Music by Shoichi Koike from Polarium by Mitchell Corporation; Aquarium Park Act 1 by Tomoya Ohtani from Sonic Colours by Sega.
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Mar 13, 2015 David Collins
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In which I prepare everyone for the iDIG Music Festival. Baba Yetu (feat. Soweto Gospel Choir) and Hamsafar (feat. Sussan Deyhim) by Christopher Tin, Baba Yetu originally from Civilisation IV by Firaxis Games; Tetris Opera, based on the poem "Korobeiniki" by Nikolay Nekrasov, arranged by Greg Cox, from Video Games Live (Level 3), popularised by Tetris by Bullet Proof Software; Zelda 25th Anniversary Overture composed by Koji Kondo, Arranged by Laura Intravia from the Zelda series by...
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Mar 6, 2015 David Collins
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In which we play as an assassin, and an entrepreneur. Wrenhaven River by Voodoo Highway, and Honor for All by Jon Licht & Daniel Licht from Dishonored by Arkane Studios; Closed, Wandering Fairy and Theme (vocals by Sora Yuizuki) by Team m_box, Araibear, Sarumotto, Niya from Recettear: An Item Shop?s Tale by EasyGameStation (localised by Carpe Fulgur).
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Feb 27, 2015 David Collins
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In which we discover a not-so secret world and play royalty free music. Think of Tomorrow by Leitbur; In Golden Light by Simon Poole from The Secret World by Funcom; Wallpaper by Kevin MacLeod; and Cromlech Court by Graeme Norgate from Blast Corps by Rare.
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Feb 13, 2015 David Collins
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In which we interview video game and movie composer, Howard Drossin. Return to the Toxic Caves by Howard Drossin (remix of Toxic Caves by Howard Drossin from Sonic Spinball by Sega Technical Institute) from the album Virtual Sonic; Ten Thousand Knives by Roadkill based on Howard Drossinmusic from Comix Zone by Sega Technical Institute; Bow Down by Howard Drossin from Afro Saumrai by Namco Bandai Games.
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Feb 6, 2015 David Collins
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We go from Sega nostalgia to open world shenanigans to post apocalpytic Moscow. Sky Sanctuary ~ Work It Out (Sanctuary Falls) by Audissi Studios ( Richard Jacques, Pete Jones, Edward Blakeley, Marc Sylvan ) originally Sky Sanctuary (by Howard Drossin, Tokuhiko Uwabo (Bo), Sachio Ogawa, Yoshiaki Kashima (Milpo), Masaru Setsumaru, Tatsuyuki Maeda, Tomonori Sawada, Masayuki Nagao, Jun Senoue from Sonic and Knuckles by Sonic Team) also originally Back in Time (by Richard Jacques [originally sung by...
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Jan 30, 2015 David Collins
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In which we take the plunge. Adventure Begins, Ice Caves C, Mines Egg, and Lobby from Eirik Suhrke from Spelunky by Derek Yu.
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Jan 23, 2015 David Collins
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In which I take a little too long to figure out the relevance of a school's name and another game gets the drop on us. Love for my Insane Lover, Mirrorball Madhouse and Lewis Legend Boss Battle by Akira Yamaoka from Lollipop Chainsaw by Grasshopper Manufacture; Clotho by Tokuhiko Uwabo from Columns by SEGA.
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Jan 16, 2015 David Collins
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In which I recap the history of a British game dev Bizarre Creations. A New Day, What U Need and Wrapped in Black by Hideki Naganuma from Sonic Rush by Sonic Team and Dimps; Red Line and It Doesn't Really Matter (vocals by TJ Davis) by Richard Jacques from Metropolis Street Racer by Bizarre Creations.
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Dec 19, 2014 David Collins
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In which we talk with Irish games music composer Eimear Noone, discuss the upcomming Dublin International Game Music Festival, and celebrate Christmas with music from How the Saints Saved Christmas. Malach Main Theme, Malach Battle and Shadowmoon Rising by Eimear Noone from Warlords of Draenor expansion from World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment; and DubstepChristamsGun and North Pole by Malcolm Kirby Jr. from How the Saints Saved Christmas DLC from Saints Row IV by Volition
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Dec 12, 2014 David Collins
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In which we listen to music that was made to be played in a car radio, in a video game. Volcano Valley Zone Act 2 by Jun Senoue, Tatsuyuki Maeda, Masaru Setsumaru, Seirou Okamoto from Sonic 3D Flickies Island (Mega Drive) by SEGA; Club Paris, I Can Still Believe (vocals by TJ Davis), Fallen Angel (vocals by unknown) and Low Lights by Richard Jacques from Metropolis Street Racer by Bizzare Creations.
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Dec 5, 2014 David Collins
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In which I revisit VVVVVV and go back to the start of a major game series. Potential for Anything and Pushing Onwards by Magnus 'souleye' Pålsson from VVVVVV by Terry Cavanagh;Theme Of Tara by Iku Mizutani, Shigehiro Takenouchi and Motoaki Furukawa from Metal Gear by Konami.
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Nov 28, 2014 David Collins
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In which we go to war! Forest and Outerspace by Bjorn Lynne (remixed by Oliver Wood and Jay Waters), Worms Reloaded by Team 17; Downed Plane, Sniper Combat and Truth Revealed by Elia Cmiral from Spec Ops: The Line by Yager Development.
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Nov 21, 2014 David Collins
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I do a Let's Play of Depression Quest. Depression Quest by Zoe Quinn, Patrick Lindsey and Isaac Schankler (music).
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Nov 14, 2014 David Collins
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In which we chill out. Main Theme from 'The Sporting News Baseball' by K-Byte (partly on Take Me Out to the Ballgame by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, and the other part used by Canadian Sketch group LoadingReadyRun); Lullaby by _ghost, Afternoon Snooze by Alec Holowka from Crayon Physics Deluxe by Kloonigames; The Shape of Things to Come and Forecast Fire by High Skies from Osmos by Hemisphere Games.
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Nov 7, 2014 David Collins
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In which I play video game music made by a Eurovision Song Contest contestant. bahamas, volley3, sidney, jingle-defaite, Victory by Jean Baudlot from Beach Volley by Ocean France; Security, Circuitry and You, Cold Halls and Footfalls by Ryan Ike, Main Theme (Melancholia) by John Robert Matz from Gunpoint by Tom Francis.
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Oct 31, 2014 David Collins
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In which we celebrate All Hallows' Eve with music from spooky videogames! Who is Herbert? and Pure Suite by Olivier Derivière (performed by Children choir of the Opéra national de Paris) from ObsCure by Hydravision Entertainment; The Suspended Doll, Infants, The Palace of Insane, The Theme of Alexia Type 2 and End Credits (COMPLETE Version) by Takeshi Miura, Hijiri Anze and Sanae Kasahara from Resident Evil Code: Veronica by Capcom.
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Oct 24, 2014 David Collins
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In which I am excited after getting Klonoa 2, and play music from it! Title Screen and The Lost Temple from Rick Dangerous by Core Design; Going to Lunatea by Kanako "P" Kakino, Stepping Wind (vocals by Kumiko Watanabe) by Kanako "P" Kakino, "Moonlight Museum Ver.1" (Maze of Memories) by Hiromi Shibano, Traveler by Asuka Sakai from Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil by Namco.
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Oct 17, 2014 David Collins
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In which I show how one game can have two completely different soundtracks. Rusty Ruin Act 2, Panic Puppet Act 1 by Jun Senoue, Tatsuyuki Maeda, Masaru Setsumaru and Seirou Okamoto from Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island (MegaDrive version) by Traveller's Tales and Sonic Team; Rusty Ruin Act 2, Panic Puppet Act 1 and You're My Hero (vocals by Debbie Morris) by Richard Jacques from Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island (Saturn version) by Traveller's Tales and Sonic Team.
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Oct 10, 2014 David Collins
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In which I fail at not having a theme. Main Plaza by Ryo Nagamatsu from Nintendo Land by Nintendo; The Moon & The Prince by Akitaka Tohyama (vocals by Kenji Ninuma & Fumina [chorus]) from Katamari Damacy by Namco; Kingdom of Ixa'taka theme by Yutaka Minobe and Tatsuyuki Maeda from Skies of Arcadia by Sega; Credits by Yutaka Minobe and Tatsuyuki Maeda from Sonic Advance by Sonic Team and Dimps.
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Oct 3, 2014 David Collins
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In which we roll on from Katamari Damacy and refuse to let our spirits be dampened. "Lonely Rolling Star" (LONELY ROLLING STAR) by Yoshihito Yano (vocals by Saki Kabata), and Roll Me In by Hideki Tobeta (vocals by Yui Asaka & Mika Sato [chorus]), from Katamari Damacy by Namco; Enjoy's Water, Pixel Bear and Granular Anatomy by Arnaud Noble from Puddle by Neko Entertainment
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Sep 26, 2014 David Collins
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In which we remaster the past, then roll things up. Bridge Zone Classic - Sonic Generations Remix by NicoCW from Bridge Zone theme by Yuzo Koshiro from Sonic the Hedgehog (8 bit) by Ancient; Que Sera Sera by Asuka Sakai & Natsuki Isaki (vocals by Charles Kosei), Katamari of Love ~ Ending Theme by Yoshihito Yano & Akitaka (vocals by Shigeru Matsuzaki) from Katamari Damacy by Namco.
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Sep 19, 2014 David Collins
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In which I finally get around to talking about the great Minecraft. calm1 and hef3 by Daniel "C418" Rosenfeld from Minecraft by Markus "notch" Persson and Mojang.
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Sep 12, 2014 David Collins
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In which we present a humble proposition. Sounds Like It's Going To Bundle (Main Humble Bundle Theme Song) by John Graham from Humble Bundle; Med Sci 1 and Ops 2 by Eric Brosius, Josh Randall, Ramin Djawadi from System Shock 2 by Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios.
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Sep 5, 2014 David Collins
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In which we wish our listeners a good night. Music by Stephen "increpare" Lavelle from Oíche Mhaith by Terry Cavanagh and Stephen "increpare" Lavelle; Main Theme by Gustaf Tivander from Goat Simulator by Coffee Stain Studios; Speak With Your Heart by Alex Makhlouf & Jean Paul Makhlouf (of the band Cash Cash) from Sonic Colours by Sonic Team.
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Aug 25, 2014 David Collins
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In which we recall the past and complete a journey. Déjà Vu (vocal by Joanna Koike) by Takeharu Ishimoto from The World Ends with You by Square Enix and Jupiter; The Road of Trials, I was Born For This (vocals Lisbeth Scott) by Austin Wintory from Journey by Thatgamecompany
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Aug 18, 2014 David Collins
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In which we decide between flowers or muder. Murdered Main Theme, Julia and My Name is Ronan by Jason Graves MURDERED: Soul Suspect by Airtight Games; Lazy Daydream and Life as a Flower by Vincent Diamante from Flower by Thatgamecompany.
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Aug 11, 2014 David Collins
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In which we go with the flow! Birth and Glass by Austin Wintory from flOw by Thatgamecompany; Inside Armored Unit and Main Theme by Nathan Grigg from F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin by Monolith Productions.
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Jul 28, 2014 David Collins
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In which we dive into the sometimes serious, sometimes crazy world of Saints Row. Main theme and End Game by Malcolm Kirby Jr. from Saints Row The Third by Volition; Main theme and Matt's Text Adventure by Malcolm Kirby Jr. from Saints Row IV by Volition.
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Jul 21, 2014 David Collins
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In which we soar above the sky. Title theme & elevator music by Greg LoPiccolo, Tim Ries from System Shock by Looking Glass; intro1, cloud, credits by Vincent Diamante from Cloud by students from University of Southern California.
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Jun 30, 2014 David Collins
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In which we go on a great journey with two siblings to help their Dad. Main Theme, Winged Hope, Flight into Memories and Naia by Gustaf Grefberg from Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons by Starbreeze Studios.
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Jun 23, 2014 David Collins
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In which we enter a puzzling world. Beginnings I composed by Siddhartha Barnhoorn from Antichamber by Alexander Bruce; Main Theme and Credits theme by Joshua R. Mosley from SafeCracker : The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure by Kheops Studio.
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Jun 16, 2014 David Collins
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In which we get to the heart of gaming, and the patient doesn't survive the procedure. Surgeon Stimulator (Ambulance), Take a Number and Are you Kidney-ing me (Operating Theatre) by Black Heron from Surgeon Simulator 2013 by Bossa Studios; The Dessert by Tommy Tallarico and Donald S. Griffin, and Ending (A Whole New World) by Tommy Tallarico and Donald S. Griffin (originally by Alan Menken) from Aladdin (MegaDrive/Genesis version) by Virgin Games USA with assistance from Disney Interactive...
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Jun 9, 2014 David Collins
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In which we take a generally futuristic series back to the 60s. 1moretime by Forest San Filippo from Race the Sun by Flippfly; Snake Eater by Norihiko Hibino performed by Cynthia Harrell, Don't Be Afraid by Rika Muranaka performed by Elisa Fiorillo,Metal Gear Solid Main theme (Metal Gear Solid 3 Version) originally by Tappi "TAPPY" Iwase arranged by Harry Gregson-Williams, from Metal Gear Solid 3 by Konami.
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May 19, 2014 David Collins
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In which I celebrate my 100th episode with an hour long special! At Dawn by Jun Senoue, Azure Blue World by Jun Senoue, Welcome to Station Square by Masaru Setsumaru and Jun Senoue from Sonic Adventure by Sonic Team; Intro by Hideaki Kobayashi from Sonic Mega Collection (Plus) by Sonic Team; Into The Zone and Last to Follow by Roadkill based on Howard Drossin music from Comix Zone by Sega Technical Institute; Traps and The Great Bath by Chris Huelsbeck from Turrican Soundtrack Anthology Vol. 2;...
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May 12, 2014 David Collins
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The strange and wonderful puzzles of independent games. Infiltrate and Badvoca by Ian Hicks from A Virus Named Tom by Misfits Attic; A Strange New World, A New Hope, Liberation by Brian D'Oliveira from Papo & Yo by Minority.
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Apr 28, 2014 David Collins
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In which I travel between dieselpunk and steampunk. Moneta Point-C, High Score and Cardinal Canyon-B by Akira Yamaokai from Sine Mora by Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture; Pleasure Quarter, Discovery of Gravitation and Douse Shinundakara by Kohei Tanaka from Gravity Rush by Project Siren [SCE Japan Studio].
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Apr 14, 2014 David Collins
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In which I dedicate an episode to the classic, Jet Set Radio. Funky Radio by B. B. Rights, Sneakman by Hideki Naganuma, Bout the City by Reps, Sweet Soul Brother by Hideki Naganuma, Rock It On by Hideki Naganuma from Jet Set Radio by Sega/Smilebit.
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Apr 7, 2014 David Collins
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In which we indulge in some good old sci-fi noir. Menu and Noon by Michael Henry from San Francisco Rush 2049 by Atari Games; Level 1 entryway by Robert "Bobby" Prince from Doom II by id Software; Sayuri and Credits by Nathan Allen Pinard from Gemeni Rue by Joshua Nuernberger, published by Wadjet Eye Games.
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Mar 31, 2014 David Collins
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In which I continue to think with portals (apologies for distortion in first part). Music of the Spheres, Die Cut Laser Dance, Cara Mia Addio by Mike Morasky from Portal 2 by Valve; Aarbron's Revenge by by David Whittaker from Shadow of the Beast (MegaDrive version) by Reflections Interactive.
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Mar 24, 2014 David Collins
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In which I do a Let's Play of classic text adventure, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy! Journey of the Sorcerer by Eagles, redone by Joby Talbot; The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Infocom (mainly Steve Meretzky and Douglas Adams).
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Mar 10, 2014 David Collins
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In which I play music from Dust: An Elysian Tale. Falana, The Glade, Abadis Forest, No Rest of the Wicked, Legend of Mithrarin, Gone Home (Journey's End) by HyperDuck SoundWorks (Chris T Geehan, Dan Byrne-McCullough) and Funky Rustic (Alexander Brandon) from Dust: An Elysian Tale by Humble Hearts LLC .
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Mar 3, 2014 David Collins
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In which I intentionally play bad Sonic music. Metropolis and Battle 4 by Steven Sim and Richard Jacques from Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood by BioWare; Footprint and Free Flowing by Andrew Curnock a.k.a. Beat Therapy from Pop by Nnooo.
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Feb 24, 2014 David Collins
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In which I play music from Visual Novel games. Cherished and Memories by Marc Conrad Tabula from Ripples by Sakevisual; Calling to the One by Aural Wave from Jisei by Sakevisual; Subterranean (Lorenzens Soil / ISO 9001) and Anything But Tangerines by Tommy Tallarico from Earthworm Jim 2 by Shiny Entertainment.
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Feb 10, 2014 David Collins
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In which all that is old is new again, especially with video games. Let Mom Sleep, That's Enough by Hideki Naganuma from Jet Set Radio by SEGA; Octodad (Nobody Suspects a Thing) by Ian McKinney from Octodad: Dadliest Catch by Young Horses; The Desert Rocks by Chris Huelsbeck from Turrican Soundtrack Anthology Vol. 2; originally from Turrican 2: The Final Fight by Factor 5 and Rainbow Arts.
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Feb 3, 2014 David Collins
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In which I interview game music composer, Spencer Riedel. Iceboop and Fancy Rockets by Spencer Riedel from Charlotte Seeker by BEARCOWBOY. Menu by Spencer Riedel from Splatformer by Colin McInerney and Ian.
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Jan 27, 2014 David Collins
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In which I point out how the little touches matter. IK+ Theme by Rob Hubbard (Amiga version arranged by David Lowe) from IK+ by System 3/Archer MacLean; Outside Maketas kitchen, Charter Attic Music, Tram Station, by Simon D'souza from The Journey Down: Chapter One by Sky Goblin
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Jan 20, 2014 David Collins
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I which I try to answer one simple question, then fail at doing so. Main Theme and Prelude by Chris Remo from Thirty Flights of Loving by Blendo Games (Brendon Chung); Pac-Man Fever by Buckner & Garcia (parody of "Cat Scratch Fever" by Ted Nugent) based on Pac Man by Namco; Mt. Fuji, Speedup and Credits by Pierre-Eric Loriaux from Pang (Amiga version) by Capcom (adapted by Ocean Software).
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Jan 13, 2014 David Collins
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In which I play music from Sonic Lost World and Gone Home. Wonder World - Title Theme and Tropical Coast Zone Act 3 (Sea Bottom Segue) by Tomoya Ohtani from Sonic Lost World by Sega; At the New House/First Day at School and Life Moves On by Chris Remo from Gone Home by The Fullbright Company; Some Special by Bratmobile used in Gone Home by The Fullbright Company.