VGM Wednesday – Aurora (Meet Me in the Stars) by Anamanaguchi

“Aurora (Meet Me in the Stars” from Summer Singles 2010, by Anamanaguchi. I want to do something different with VGM Wednesday this month. Instead of finding tunes from games, I want to flip that expression around and find game-inspired tunes.  That could mean a lot of things and over the next five weeks, it will 🙂 The first is from the fabulous 8-bit band, Anamanaguchi.  … Continue reading VGM Wednesday – Aurora (Meet Me in the Stars) by Anamanaguchi

VGM Wednesday – The Wedding Edition

“The Merry Mary Bell Rings” from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, by Yoko Shimamura, and released in 1996. Well, tomorrow is the day! Tomorrow, I will be married 🙂 It seems only fitting that today’s VGM Wednesday reflects this exciting 48 hours because that’s what video games do, don’t they? They resonate with us at the common times of the games and … Continue reading VGM Wednesday – The Wedding Edition

VGM Wednesday – “Battle with the Masked Man” from Mother 3

“Battle with the Masked Man” from Mother 3, by Shogo Sakai and released in 2006. I had a great chat with my friend Joey, at a social* this past Saturday, about this very sequence in Mother 3 for GameBoy Advance. (there appears to be too many commas in that sentence, but if I wrote “I had a great chat with my friend Joey about this event … Continue reading VGM Wednesday – “Battle with the Masked Man” from Mother 3

VGM Wednesday – Ending Theme (Orchestrated) from Final Fantasy VI

“Ending Theme” from Final Fantasy VI, by Nobuo Uematsu and released in 1994. I know that I’ve posted this before, but this version is different and it celebrates the completion of a project that I’ve been working on for quuuuuuuuite some time.  But first the music… I’ve heard just about every FF6 live performance/arrangement/orchestration on the web and I was SO happy to finally find this. … Continue reading VGM Wednesday – Ending Theme (Orchestrated) from Final Fantasy VI

VGM Wednesday – “Super Mario RPG Medley” by GaMetal

“Almost every song” from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, by GaMetal, posted by January 9, 2012. I don’t have words… Actually, his comments say everything for themselves, so here they are: Almost EVERY song from the soundtrack is featured. This song itself is split into 7 ‘acts’ as I’d like to call them, combined together to form this enormous tribute. Over 40 different … Continue reading VGM Wednesday – “Super Mario RPG Medley” by GaMetal