Nitro Game Injection #114: Cheetah Light

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With a short show this week, Kyle and Larry discuss the virtues of VGMdb, Cheetahmen, Punch-Out!!, and SimCity, as well as news and announcements from around the game music community, and of course play some great music for you to enjoy. Take a listen!

==SHOW NOTES==

[6: 19] Host Segment 1 (background music from “Pinball Hall of Fame: The Gottleib Collection” :: http://www.vertexguy.com/ )
-T-Square and their relation to the Gran Turismo game series
-VGMdb, database that catalogs every video game music-related album release, both official and unofficial :: http://vgmdb.net/ )

[20:27] Host Segment 2 (background music from “Psyscapes”, by Ailsean and Travis Ragle | http://www.ailsean.net/ )
-NGI voicemail – 1-763-431-5121. Call us and leave a message, and we just might play it back on the show
-More Toyota Disco talk (http://olremix.org/remixes/99 )
-3 composer interviews on http://www.ocremix.org: David Wise, Rare composer – Christopher Tin, composer for Civ IV – Steffan Andrews (formerly Spekkosaurus ), composer for EA’s Facebreaker
-AE and RansomWrath from PlanetSkill perform ‘Clamato Fever’ from Street Fighter 2 HD ReMix at Game Developer’s Conference (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhhBjPwYIBo )
-The potential discrepency between the title of XMark’s “Mystic Chemicals” and what songs are actually covered

[39:05] Host Segment 3 (background music from “Jets’N’Guns :: http://jng.rakeingrass.com/ )
-More on the Cheetahmens (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2oZJ_0YkQw )
-Watch out for Another Soundscape, composing XBox Live Arcade games and other works (http://anothersoundscape.googlepages.com/vgm )
-Rumor: Megas are working on new stuff (album? ) (http://www.themegas.com/ )
-Exclusive Mega Man remix artists, like Mega Ran (http://www.megaran.com ) and Project X (http://www.projectxweb.com | http://www.clawjob.com/ )
-remixed.vg, new game remix site now in beta (http://www.remixed.vg )

[53:35] Host Segment 4 (Background music from “GoldenEye Source Beta 3 Soundtrack” :: http://goldeneyesource.net/ )
-Mega Man 9 soundtrack appreciation, and Mega Man 7s “dark horse” status
-Gigaman, the man of mystery. Always read the YouTube descriptions before commenting!
-AkumuHau and his doujin knowledge, as well as his “Street Musician” competition (http://akumunsf.good-evil.net/ )
-The new Punch-Out!! Wii remake. Looks awesome!

[68:56] Host Segment 5 (background music from “Gone in 30 Seconds, original album by various artists :: http://apmatthe.ws/gits/ )
-Kyle butchers Japanese names
-SimCity 2000 reminiscence
-Okkusenman!
-Chris Abbott is hosting a bad remix compo at remix64.com: Entries still being accepted! (http://www.remix64.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6191 )
-HardSID WinAmp, new plugin for HardSID 4U hardware (http://www.hardsid.com/ )
-Nitro Game Injection is now on iTunes! (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=312119573 )

[96:09] – {Stinger}

==PLAYLIST==
1. [0:11] T-Square – Knight’s Song (from “Blue in Red” :: http://vgmdb.net/album/10438 )

2. [10:33] Shinobu Amayake, Yoshiyuki Ito, Akira Hoshi – Title ~ Aqua Tunnel (Arrange Version ) (from Wild Trax – Real Trax for Driving Original Soundtrack :: http://vgmdb.net/album/4312 )
3. [16:09] Crow’s Claw – Terra’s Theme (arrangement of “Terra’s Theme” from Final Fantasy VI, from “Final Fantasy Heavy Metal Arrange” album :: http://www.crowsclaw.info/ )

4. [31:55] XMark – Mystic Chemicals (arrangement of “Mystic Cave Zone” and “Chemical Plant Zone” from Sonic The Hedgehog 2 :: http://abstract-productions.net/ )
5. [36:01] Another Soundscape – Livin’ Large! (arrangement of “Level Theme” from Cheetahmen II :: http://www.ocremix.org )

6. [47:49] LuIzA – Exploring The Rock Planet (arrangement of “Opening” from Turrican 3: Payment Day :: http://www.myspace.com/luiza177 )
7. [51: 05] Gigaman – Tornadoman Stage (arrangement of “Thunder Tornado” from Mega Man 9 :: http://www.youtube.com/user/GigamanGigaman | http://lumiere3831.seesaa.net/ )

8. [61:46] Game Over – Little Mac’s Confession (arrangement of “Match BGM” from Punch-Out!! :: http://www.ocremix.org | http://www.nintendometal.com )
9. [66:55] Toshinori Numata & Ryuichi Katsumata – Dawn Of City (arrangement of “Dawn of City” from SimCity 2000, from “Sim-Melody from Sim City 2000″ album :: http://vgmdb.net/album/1193 )

10. [84:25] OA, Scaredsim – Declaration of War (arrangement of “Cosmo Planet” from Gradius III :: http://www.ocremix.org | http://www.oceansend.com/ | http://ssternis.free.fr/ )
11. [88:13] Shael Riley – Music Ruined Video Games (original from “Toybox” album :: http://shaelriley.com/ )

==SITES MENTIONED==
OverClocked ReMix – http://www.ocremix.org
MAGFest – http://www.magfest.org
Dwelling of Duels – http://dod.vgmix.com
VGMix – http://www.vgmix.com
remixed.vg – http://www.remixed.vg
remix.thasauce.net – Remix:ThaSauce
OverLooked ReMiX – http://www.olremix.org
KWED – http://remix.kwed.org
Remix64 – http://www.remix64.org

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