Nitro Game Injection #116: Body Massage Machine

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After a quick break, the hosts of NGI are back! Kyle and Larry pimp the Commodore 64/Amiga remix and chiptune scenes, talk shooters, lament the loss of Chromelodeon, and a lot more!

==SHOW NOTES==

[5:46] Host Segment 1
-Kyle expresses his newfound joy in the Half-Life series, and finally unleashes the HALO HATE
-Larry drops the details on his attendance of Video Games Live in Virginia

(http://www.videogameslive.com )

[21:29] Host Segment 2
-Commodore 64 games on WiiWare
-Discussion of of RKO (http://rko.kwed.org ) and Remix64 (http://www.remix64.com )
-Kyle and Larry don’t know a damn thing about Last Ninja
-Check out the Doom II: Delta-Q-Delta remix album (http://doom2.ocremix.org/ )

[33:33] Host Segment 3
-gonzo discussion (sadly his site has disappeared )
-The sad overlooking of most arcade game soundtracks
-Game Music 4 All has an interview with Phlogiston and DisasterPEACE

(http://gamemusic4all.blogspot.com/2009/04/interview-with-eirik-phlogiston-surhke.html )
-Chiptune sites you need to check out: 8bitpeoples (http://www.8bitpeoples.com/ ), Pause

(http://www.iimusic.net/ ), and 2A03 (http://www.2a03.org/ )
-Nerdapalooza (http://nerdapalooza.blogspot.com/ )

[46:33] Host Segment 4
-The story behind videogame remix superband The Smash Brothers as the MAGFest house band,

their new EP and bacon (http://www.thesmashbrothers.com/ )
-Contra 4 kicks Larry’s ass
-MAGFest (http://www.magfest.org )
-Contra 4: Rocked n’ Loaded, upcoming Contra 4 arrange album (http://www.rockednloaded.com/ )

[65:00] Host Segment 5
-Progressive rock influences in video game music composition and the reflection of that in arrangements
-Comicket (http://www.comiket.co.jp/index_e.html )
-More Cheetahmen, please. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_52#The_Cheetahmen )
-Call from Kaleb.Grace (Give us a call! 1-763-431-5121 )

[80:27] Host Segment 6
-The immense presence of the SaGa series in the doujin scene
-Some background on Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
-Lamenting the loss of Chromelodoen

[101:48] {stinger}

==PLAYLIST==
1. [0:11] Masahiro Andoh, Vince DiCola and Doug Bossi – Moon Over The Castle GT5 Prologue

Version (from Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Original Game Soundtrack ::

http://vgmdb.net/album/6338 )

2. [12:37] Gerard Marino – God of War Montage (medley arrangement from Video Games Live:

Volume One :: http://vgmdb.net/album/5395 )
3. [16:14] Rebulus – CENTRAL PARK THEME (arrangement of ‘Central Park’ from Last Ninja 2 ::

http://remix.kwed.org/index.php?search=Rebulus )

4. [26:05] Big Giant Circles, LuIzA, The Joker – No Man is an Island (arrangement of ‘Into

Sandy’s City’ from Doom II: Hell On Earth :: http://www.ocremix.org/remix/OCR01646/ )
5. [29:57]gonzo – Wing and Wheel (arrangement of ‘Highland Raceway’ and ‘Bay Side Street’

from Indy 500 :: http://dod.vgmix.com/past/may06/ )

6. [40:56] Rushjet1 – Konamized (from ‘Sounds of the 2A03′ ::

http://www.8bitpeoples.com/discography/by/rushjet1 )
7. [42:46] Smash Bros – Missile Ride (arrangement of ‘Harbor’ from Contra 4 ::

http://www.thesmashbrothers.com/ )

8. [54:27] norg – I’ve Got 5 Skateboards Right Here (Medley arrangement of Skate Or Die [C64]

:: http://www.ocremix.org/remix/OCR01833/ )
9. [59:26] Aether – Meridian Dance [arrangement of ‘Meridian Dance’ from Secret of Mana ::

http://vgmdb.net/album/3053 | http://www.lkjp.net/]

10. [71:54] Best of Shape – Todfeind -Ray Trance Mix- (arrangement of ‘Todfeind’ from SaGa

Frontier 2 :: http://vgmdb.net/album/3626 | http://shapes.s54.xrea.com/ )
11. [76:52] Akineko – Turtle General (arrangement of ‘Into the Abyss – Turtle Island’ from

Ragnarok Online :: http://vgmdb.net/album/3189 )

12. [88:55] Preludio – Battle 1 ~ Battle 3 (arrangement from Final Fantasy Mystic Quest ::

http://vgmdb.net/album/5040 | http://homepage3.nifty.com/preludio/ )
13. [93:01] Chromelodeon – Higgeldy Piggeldy (from ‘The Final Recordings’ ::

http://www.iimusic.net/catalog/2008/04/the-final-recordings )

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