Category: KVGM

KVGM “The Last Wave” (8/13/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (8/13/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of KVGM “The Last Wave”, with your host, Hammock. A biweekly VGM podcast bringing you the jammiest video game music from all your favorite composers and consoles. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

We’re heavy on the PlayStation by Sony this week but that’s okay, because they’re all jams. We’ve also got a guest appearance by PANDA, some hot summer baseball action, adult visual novelization, and some mahjong grooves from the Nintendo Wii.

Playlist

Lonely for the Road – Yuji Ohno
(Lupin Sansei: Columbus no isan wa Akanisomaru, Sony PlayStation 2)

Answer – Jun Kadoma
(Nejire, PC)

Results – Junko Shiratsu
(Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine ’98: Summer Action, Sega Saturn)

Game BGM 3 – Unknown
(Yakuman Wii: Ide Yosuke no Kenkou Mahjong, Nintendo Wii)

Hot Flashes – PANDA
(Yasoumu, PC)

Twilight – Tasogare ~Kamitsumihara II~ – KIM’s SOUNDROOM
(Momotsuki: Koufuu no Misasagi-Ou, Sony PlayStation 2)

Briefing Time – Hayato Sonoda
(The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III, Sony PlayStation 4)

Overcast Day – Hajime Asano
(Little Anchor, Sony PlayStation 2)

Exam – Unknown
(The Menkyou Shutoku Simulation, Sony PlayStation 2)

Credits – Yutaka Minobe and Yasufumi Fukuda
(Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Special Request

Out of Phase – Yoko Shimomura
(Parasite Eve, Sony PlayStation)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/30/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/30/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of KVGM “The Last Wave”, with your host, Hammock. A biweekly VGM podcast bringing you the jammiest video game music from all your favorite composers and consoles. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

This week, we hit up the Playstations 1-3, plus the Vita for good measure, a little stick and ball action on the Xbox, some PC visual novelization, and of course, the FM Towns to put the cherry on top. As always, if you have any track recommendations, let me know…kvgmradio@gmail.com.

Playlist

Gameplay BGM – Jun Washida
(Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament, Microsoft Xbox)

Secrets of the Heart – Nekono Comet
(Suika A.S.+, Sony PlayStation 2)

City Building – Unknown
(Machi-ing Maker 4, Sony PlayStation 3)

Tavern – g3ntlebreeze
(Avaria: Chains of Lust, PC)

Idol Days – Unknown
(Oshare Princess DS: Oshare ni Koishite!, Nintendo DS)

Comfortable Tiredness – Masatoshi Moriwaki
(Café Stella to Shinigami no Chou, PC)

BGM 14 – Unknown
(Shibasu 1-2-3 Destiny!, Sony PlayStation)

Gentle Evening – Takafumi Wada
(Kono Uta ga Owattara ~When This Song Is Over, Sony PlayStation Vita)

Panta and Duchan – Shinobu Ogawa and Tenpei Sato
(Cybercity: The Golden Age of Cybernetics, FM Towns)

Credits – Tsutomu Fuzawa
(The Volleyball: Break Volley Plus, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Honeymoon – Kohei Tanaka
(Gravity Rush, Sony PlayStation Vita)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/16/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/16/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of KVGM “The Last Wave”, with your host, Hammock. A biweekly VGM podcast bringing you the jammiest video game music from all your favorite composers and consoles. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

More tracks for you to enjoy this week on the show because here at the KVGM studio, we aim to please. Richard Jacques? Check. Billiards? Check. Miami-based dating simulator? Check. Naotoshi Nishino dropping panties? Check, please.

Playlist

Outside In – Richard Jacques
(Metropolis Street Racer, Sega Dreamcast)

Corner Pocket – Stephen Chaplin
(Virtual Pool, Sony PlayStation)

Sky Sound – Kenichi Okuma
(Kono Oozora ni, Tsubasa o Hirogete Cruise Sign, Sony PlayStation Vita)

Yacht – Jake Kaufman
(Miami Nights: Singles in the City, Nintendo DS)

Kissin’ Cousins – Naotoshi Nishino
(Onna Kyoushi Suzune: Itoko to no Himitsu na Kankei, PC)

Boxing BGM – Kiyoaki Kawabata and Hidehiro Akamatsu
(Soukoban Basic, Sony PlayStation)

Early Afternoon – Barbarian on the Groove
(Sanarara, PC)

Everyday Life – Manabu Namiki
(Eyeshield 21: Devilbats Devildays, Game Boy Advance)

BGM 5 – Compile Sound Division
(Imohori 2, PC-98)

Credits – Naoyuki Sato
(NBA In the Zone 2000, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Floating – Frank Klepacki
(Command & Conquer: Red Alert, PC)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/2/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (7/2/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of KVGM “The Last Wave”, with your host, Hammock. A biweekly VGM podcast bringing you the jammiest video game music from all your favorite composers and consoles. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

Lots of goodies this week but mostly, it’s about feeling good…in your neighborhood. Or wherever you live. After Burner III, a visual novel about making boobs bigger, crossword, medical sims, guardian angel dads, hack attack…even a special guest appearance by Crystal Beans from Dungeon Explorer.

Playlist

K-CITY – Takenobu Mitsuyoshi and Hiroshi Matsui
(After Burner III, Sega Mega-CD)

esprit geometrique – Soshi Hosoi
(Shuumatsu Shoujo Gensou Alicematic, PC)

Magical Sunrise – CUBE
(Negima!? Dream Tactic Yume miru Otome ha Princess, Sony PlayStation 2)

Cool Beauty – Atsushi Kitajoh
(Trauma Team, Nintendo Wii)

BGM 15 – Unknown
(SuperLite 1500 Series: Crossword, Sony PlayStation)

BOOBS – IOSYS
(Pai Touch!, PC)

Moment of Sweetness – Manack
(North Wind, Sony PlayStation 2)

Hack E. Sack – Takuto Kitsuta and Kinta Sato
(Project Hacker: Kakusei, Nintendo DS)

Beautiful Sunset – Eriko Tsukayama
(Guardian Angel, Sony PlayStation 2)

Staff Roll – Yoshio Tsuru, Jun Chikuma, and Tsukasa Masuko
(Crystal Beans from Dungeon Explorer, Super Famicom)

Special Request

Night Road – Andrew Jeremy
(Coffee Talk Episode 2, Nintendo Switch)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/18/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/18/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

It’s Father’s Day in America and here at the Last Wave, we’re wishing all the cool dads a happy birthday with some smooth jams across the board. New composers, old favorites, visual novels with and without sexual content, America’s past time, Russia’s past time, even a little Korean golf MMORPG.  You’re welcome, dad!

Playlist

Sticks and Balls – Stephen Chaplin
(Virtual Pool, Sony PlayStation)

Future of Spirit – Takeshi Abo
(Steins;Gate 0, Sony PlayStation 3)

Funky Future – Hideaki Kuroda
(Zettai Karen Children DS: Dai 4 No Children, Nintendo DS)

Green Dreams – Sung Hyun Yang
(Shot Online, PC)

Haruna Harukawa – Hiroyuki Mizuno
(Sora no Fudousan, Sharp X68000)

Checkmate – Waam
(Virtual Kasparov, Sony PlayStation)

Kanryou Camp – Kazuhiko Uehara, Motoaki Furukawa and Nobuyuki Arena
(Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 6, Nintendo 64)

Main Menu – Norihiko Togashi
(Nishijin Pachinko Monogatari 2, Super Famicom)

Street Weird – Kaori Tsutsui
(Juujigen Rippoutai Cipher ~ Game of Survival, Sony PlayStation 2)

Ending – Fusion Music Works
(Futaba☆Channel, PC)

Special Request

Player Select – Junko Ozawa
(LiberoGrande, Sony PlayStation)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/4/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/4/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

The PlayStation Dos is the star of the show this week but we’ve got some Nintendo representation from the Super Family Computer, the GBA, the DS and the Switch. Plus a little sneak preview of last month’s After Dark episode. Don’t miss out on the jams.

Playlist

Refreshing Soda – Kosuke Mizukami
(Buddy Mission BOND, Nintendo Switch)

Nice Shot! – Yasumasa Kitagawa, Tomoaki Hirono, Ryuko Yumishima, and Hiroyuki Fujigo
(The Prince of Tennis 2004: Glorious Gold, Game Boy Advance)

Sky High – Masayoshi Ishi and Satoshi Miyashita
(Pilot ni Narou 2, Sony PlayStation 2)

Love x Idol – team RETRONICA
(Lovedol: Lovely Idol, Sony PlayStation 2)

Fashionista – Kensuke Inage
(FabStyle, Nintendo DS)

BGM 14 – Nekono Comet
(Sora wo Tobu, Mitsu no Houhou Shokai Gentei ban, PC)

Museum Gallery Mode – Sota Fujimori
(J-League Winning Eleven 9: Asia Championship, Sony PlayStation 2)

Garage – Shinichirou Sato, Yasutaka Hatada, Chamy and Munetaka Sakamoto
(F-1 Challenge, Sega Saturn)

Paddock – Kayo Fujitani, Tsutomu Ohgura and Kazuhiko Uehara
(Jikkyou Keiba Simulation: Stable Star, Super Famicom)

Staff Roll – Takayuki Aihara
(Street Fighter EX 2 Plus, Arcade)

Special Request

Metropolis Stage – Kenji Yokoyama
(TAMA: Adventerous Ball in Giddy Labyrinth, Sega Saturn)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/21/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/21/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

This week, mas jams from all your favorite genres, including fashion simulation, mahjong, horse racing, regular racing, and of course, adult visual novels, with low sexual content, thankfully. Now mom and dad can jam out without having to take a shower afterwards…

Playlist

Spectacle – Dynamedion
(Imagine: Fashion Designer, PC)

Tax & Money (Arranged) – Ryuichi Katsumata
(SimCity 2000, PC)

Studio City of Zeiss – Wataru Ishibashi
(The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky FC, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Gameplay – Michał Brzeski and Mateusz Szymański
(1001 Touch Games, Nintendo DS)

Sunday Passes By ~ A Racetrack – Satoshi Arai and Youichi Yamazaki
(Winning Post, 3DO)

Truth Will Out (Epilogue) – feel
(Folklore Jam, PC)

Game Result – Tomomi Hatakeyama
(Tanoshii Mahjong, Sony PlayStation)

Final Wave – Unknown
(Deep Water, Sony PlayStation 2)

Labyrinth (Third Floor) – Unknown
(Digimon Battle Online, PC)

Movement (Bad Ending) – Katsuhiro Hayashi
(Zero4 Champ RR, Super Famicom)

Special Request

AWAKENING ~Nürburgring Suite~ – Masanori Akita
(Enthusia ~Professional Racing~, Sony PlayStation 2)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/7/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/7/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

First and foremost, big shoutout to Rob from the Rhythm & Pixels podcast for setting up the new 24/7 KVGM radio stream on YouTube. It will be a while before all the tracks from the show have been added but I hope you enjoy! And secondly, we have a brand new shirt available on the KVGM store, thanks to a listener recommendation. Check that out here!

Playlist

Options – Unknown
(All Star Soccer, Sony PlayStation)

Stay – Naotoshi Nishino
(Chikan Shoudou, PC)

Reversi Theme 2 – Takahiro Wakuta
(Game no Tatsujin, Super Famicom)

Flying High – Eric Hammond
(Racing Aces, Sega CD)

Blue Lavender – Takahiro Yonemura
(Magical☆Antique, PC)

Theme of Madeleine – Youichi Iwasaki
(Merry Go Round, PC-98)

A Good Thing is Possible – Kensuke Inage
(G1 Jockey 4, Sony PlayStation 2)

Intension – Takayuki Ishikawa
(Great Sluggers, Arcade)

Goodnight – u-ma
(Neko Kawaigari! ~Crane Inuneko Byouin Shinsatsuchuu, PC)

Ending (Normal) – Naohiro Furukawa
(Densha de Go: Nagoya Tetsudou Hen, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Bobsleigh – Christian Hartung and Tilman Sillescu
(Fit & Fun, Nintendo Wii)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/23/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/23/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

This week, we revisit some old favorites and explore some new ones, while avoiding some very inappropriate ones. Sorry moms and dads, not even you are allowed to play this particular visual novel. ENJOY!

Playlist

Lake of Tears – Watson
(Murasaki Tsurugi, PC)

Trade Wind – Saki Ishii and Hiroaki Takahashi
(Gallop Racer 2004, Sony PlayStation 2)

Options and Name Entry – Unknown
(Cadillac, Sony PlayStation)

Groove City – Satoshi Kadokura
(Itadaki Street 3 Okumanchouja ni Shite Ageru: Kateikyoushi Tsuki, Sony PlayStation 2)

H-Scene – Unknown
(Futari Gurashi, PC)

Citrus Bowl – John Hancock
(World Cup USA ’94, Sega-CD)

Special Record Vol. 3 – 83key
(Judgement, Sony PlayStation 4)

Main Menu – Yumi Kinoshita
(Harukanaru Augusta 3: Masters New, Super Famicom)

BGM 15 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Kairaku Izonshou, PC)

The Place You Must Return To (Staff Roll) – Yoshino Aoki
(Mega Man Star Force, Nintendo DS)

Special Request

Snowfall (Senzafine Remix) – Michael “Garoad” Kelly
(VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action, PC)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/9/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/9/23)

Do you hear that sound? Can you feel it? The cool ocean breeze in your hair, the salt on your tongue. It’s the smooth crash of the Last Wave on KVGM with your host, Hammock, bringing you thirty minutes of the best video game jams(z) from all your favorite composers and consoles, each and every week from our beachside studio in sunny Aqua City Island. Sit back, relax, and get ready to catch…the Last Wave.

If you haven’t subscribed to our YouTube channel yet, you can find talk-free mixtapes of all the shows, past and present, as well as a currently updated playlist of ALL the music played on the show, including individual track uploads for stuff not previously available on YouTube. And stay tuned, because we’re working on something else special…but for now, please, enjoy the jams… responsibly.

Playlist

Edge of Cage – Shikemoku
(Nobashita Kono Te wa Todokanai, PC)

Large Wars – Stephen Root and Neil Palmer
(The Fantastic Four, Sony PlayStation)

Day She Went – Hiroshi Tanabe
(Magician’s Quest: Mysterious Times, Nintendo DS)

Prologue – Hideki Yamamoto
(Chronicle of Dungeon Maker 2, Sony PlayStation Portable)

BGM 4 – Manack
(Fluorite ~Hotaruishi~, PC)

Main Menu – Akinori Sawa
(Honkaku Taisen Shougi: Ayumu, Game Boy Color)

Track 4 – Unknown
(Love Smash! 5: Tennis Robo no Hanran, Sony PlayStation 2)

Steamy Moment – Takafumi Inamori
(Dead or Alive Xtreme: Venus Vacation, PC)

Lotus in Dam – Akimasa Yamada
(Gran Turismo Sport, Sony PlayStation 4)

Staff Roll – Shuichiro Ishii
(Fuuraiki 2, Sony PlayStation 2)

Special Request

Star Stream – Zenji Nishikawa
(Sion, X68000)