Nitro Game Injection #211: Radiance (featuring Shota Nakama of The Video Game Orchestra )

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This week, NGI features a very special guest: the founder, arranger, performer and conductor for The Video Game Orchestra, Shota Nakama! Shota details the upcoming VGO show at Boston Symphony Hall, as well as gives some history and insight into the the 70+ orchestra and rock band and his work with it. Kyle, Larry, and Slider also check out tracks from Neblix, Austin Wintory, diotrans, NESkimos, and more!

PLAYLIST:
1. Washudoll – Intruder Alert (arrangement of ‘Magna Centipede Stage’ from Mega Man X2 [SNES] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02403/ )
2. B33J, Cerrax, Sixto Sounds, nonsensicalalexis – Wanderer on the Offensive [Live Edit] (arrangement of ‘Counterattack’ and ‘The Open Way’ from Shadow of the Colossus [PS2] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01657/ )
3. Danimal Cannon – Roots (original work from ‘Roots’ :: http://danimalcannon.bandcamp.com/ )
4. Neblix – Blackout Tower (arrangement of ‘Plug Man Stage’ from Mega Man 9 [WII/XBLA/PSN] and ‘Elec Man Stage’ from Mega Man [NES] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02478/ )
5. Austin Wintory – The Road of Trials (original work from Journey [PSN] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/32221 )
6. NESkimos – Fever (arrangement of ‘Fever’ from Dr. Mario [NES] :: http://neskimos.com/ )
7. Prince of Darkness, SnappleMan – Fight For Your Right to Fight (arrangement of music from Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals [SNES] :: http://dwellingofduels.net )
8. Video Game Orchestra – Gusty Garden Galaxy (arrangement of music from Super Mario Galaxy [WII] :: http://www.vgo-online.org )
9. Video Game Orchestra – Theme of Laura (arrangement of music from Silent Hill 2 [PS2] :: http://www.vgo-online.org )
10. Video Game Orchestra – Time’s Scar (arrangement of music from Chrono Cross [PS1] :: http://www.vgo-online.org )
11. diotrans – The Ultimate Sacrifice (arrangement of ‘Asgard Did His Best, Didn’t He?’ from Wild ARMs [PS1] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02479/ )
12. Juja, auriplane – Runment (arrangement of music from Mega Man Battle Network [GBA] :: http://dwellingofduels.net )
13. CJthemusicdude – Last Lucky Planet (arrangement of ‘The Cove’ from Puggsy [GEN] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02473/ )
14. Playing With Power! – Lament for Argonia (arrangement of music from Startropics [NES] :: http://www.playingwithpower.com )
15. anterroir – Shikashi’s Dream (arrangement of ‘Astral Observatory’ from Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask [N64] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02481/ )
16. Tainkobone, witch – Quadruple Persona (arrangement of music from Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 [PS2] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/34274 )
17. Level 99, Benjamin Briggs – Radiance (arrangement of ‘Rainbow Road’ from Mario Kart 64 [N64] :: http://level99.thestuffoflegends.net/ )
18. Mega Ran – Nintendo Power (arrangement of music from RC Pro-Am [NES] :: http://random.bandcamp.com/track/nintendo-power )
19. TAM – Theme of love (arrangement of ‘Theme of Love’ from Final Fantasy IV [SNES] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/34202 )

BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYLIST:
1. Yuzo Koshiro – Sakusen ~Tactics~ (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
2. Yuzo Koshiro – Section 3 (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
3. Yuzo Koshiro – Kattou ~Complication~ (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
4. Yuzo Koshiro – Hishou ~Flight~ (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
5. Yuzo Koshiro – Kibou ~Hope~ (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
6. Yuzo Koshiro – Final Boss Theme (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )
7. Yuzo Koshiro – Hishou ~Flight~ (Slap Fight MD [Special Version] )