Second instalment of our video game music. Lochlan and Stéphane talk about and play VGM from the last 34 years.

Special homage to Mark Bell from LFO.

If you want to know more about VGM, here are a few links:

  • Red Bull Music Academy’s Diggin’ in the Carts documentary series about Japanese VGM;
  •, a resource by OverClocked ReMix, an organisation “dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of video game music as an art form” since 1999;
  • VGMdb, a database about VGM.
  1. Alexander Brandon - Pull Back the Bass (1998, USA) – from Jazz Jackrabbit 2 by Epic MegaGames
  2. SoulEye (Magnus Pålsson) - Potential for Anything (PPPPPP, [no label], 2010, Sweden) – from VVVVVV by Terry Cavanagh
  3. Toshio Kai (甲斐敏夫) - Pac-Man Theme (1980, Japan) – from Pac-Man by Namco
  4. Konami Kukeiha Club (コナミ矩形波倶楽部) - Starfield (NES version?) (1986 or 1988, Japan) – from Life Force (originally Salamander) by Konami
  5. seagaia - Anodyne (Mathbonus remix) (Anodyne Remix Album, [no label], 2013, USA / USA) – from Anodyne by Analgesic Productions
  6. Jim Guthrie - The Ballad of the Space Babies (Sword & Sworcery LP: The Ballad of the Space Babies, Dark Flute, 2011, Canada) – from Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP by Superbrothers and Capybara Games
  7. David Kanaga - Worm Choir / Intro (Proteus Worms Present: Nodeland Dreams & Memories, [no label], 2012, USA) – from Proteus by Ed Key and David Kanaga
  8. Salkinitzor - Normal (Rymdkapsel Soundtrack, label, 2013, Sweden) – from Rymdkapsel by Grapefrukt
  9. Christof Dienz - Canyon (Secrets of Rætikon OST, Broken Rules, 2014, Austria) – from Secrets of Rætikon by Broken Rules
  10. Christoph Binder - Credits (And Yet it Moves, [no label], 2011, Austria) – from And Yet it Moves by Broken Rules
  11. LFO (a.k.a. Mark Bell) - Flu-Shot (Kringlan) (LFO / AFX, Warp Records, 2005, England)
  12. Dark0 - Mako March (Fate, Gobstopper Records, 2014, England)