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KVGM “The Last Wave” (2/25/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (2/25/24)

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’re back at it with a PS2-centric episode…but also another FM Towns baby bopper of an opening track from MUSE’s own Akira Sato. Plus a return to form with some Sega Mega-CD baseball jammage. And I didn’t realize that the Discord invite expires after seven days so if you’re looking to hang out with some smooth operators, just reach out to me via e-mail at kvgmradio@gmail.com for an invite.

Playlist

Track 3 – Akira Sato
(Jankirou, FM Towns)

Congratulations – Takayuki Aihara
(Victorious Boxers 2: Fighting Spirit, Sony PlayStation 2)

On the Catwalk – T’s Music
(JS Girl: Doki Doki Model Challenge, Nintendo 3DS)

Hidden Truth – Naotoshi Nishino
(Meshimase Roman Sabou, Sony PlayStation 2)

Results – Unknown
(Egawa Suguru no Super League CD, Sega Mega-CD)

All Green – Takayuki Genshin
(Taisen Hot Gimmick: Axes-Jong, Sony PlayStation 2)

Base – Tsuyoshi Kanenko
(Black Jack: Hi no Tori Hen, Nintendo DS)

Green Barley Road – sumiisan
(Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: Library Party, Sony PlayStation Vita)

The Love Affair in the Box – Simmy
(Hako no Naka no Jouji, PC)

Staff Roll – Noriyasu Agematsu
(Sweet Legacy: Boku to Kanojo no Namonai Okashi, Sony PlayStation 2)

Special Request

Catching Gravity – Marskye
(Thirsty Suitors, Nintendo Switch)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (2/11/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (2/11/24)

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.

Another week, another PlayStation-centric episode with some MUSE thrown in for good measure to open and close the show. As mentioned, the KVGM Discord is officially open to any and all – please come and join us, hang out with the other smooth operators, share some music you love!

Playlist

Track 13 – MUSE
(Sayaka: Gibo, FM Towns)

Opaque Air – Tetsuya Shibata
(Auto Modellista, Sony PlayStation 2)

Fuzz Arpeggio – Takashi Okamoto
(The Princess Guide, Sony PlayStation 4)

Checks and Balances – Kiyotaka Sato
(ESSE Shikkari Kakeibo DS, Nintendo DS)

Zygmunt – Sung Hyun Yang
(Shot Online, PC)

Cool Down – Takayuki Aihara
(Victorious Boxers 2: Fighting Spirit, Sony PlayStation 2)

Dress Code – SONO MAKERS and Suzumaru
(Sugar*Style, Sony PlayStation 4)

Gameplay BGM – Tenpei Sato
(Simple 1500 Series Vol. 9: The Chess, Sony PlayStation)

BGM 1 – Katsuya Yoshida
(Soshite Bokura wa,…and He Said, Sony PlayStation 2)

Ending – MUSE
(Lipstick Adventure 3, FM Towns)

Special Request

Neo Tokyo – Takanori Arisawa
(Galaxy Fraulein Yuna, PC Engine CD)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (1/28/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (1/28/24)

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.

Plenty of jams this week, to satisfy every mood, for moms, dads, and kids alike. Like Street Fighter? Well we got a fresh hot jam straight from #6? Want something from your dad’s youth? We’ve got something from the Sega Genesis. What about something for your creepy uncle? Uh, yeah, Japanese PC visual novels – we’ve got ’em!

Playlist

Track 6 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Sorceress Empire ~Teiritsu Mahouin~, PC)

Daily Life – Yasuhisa Watanabe
(Umisho, Sony PlayStation 2)

Gallery – Shigeyuki Kameda
(Street Fighter 6, Sony PlayStation 5)

Post-Season – Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Sound Team
(Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 4, Sony PlayStation Portable)

BGM 2 – Katsuya Yoshida
(Soshite Bokura wa,…and He Said, Sony PlayStation 2)

Story: Heartwarming – Raito
(Melty Blood: TYPE LUMINA, Nintendo Switch)

Map – Takashi Okamoto
(Cardfight!! Vanguard: Lock On Victory!!, Nintendo 3DS)

Strategy 1 – Takashi Okamoto
(The Princess Guide, Sony PlayStation 4)

Play House – Hideki Yamamoto
(Tounosawa Majutsu Kenkyuukai, PC)

Ending – Unknown
(Shove It! The Warehouse Game, Sega Genesis)

Special Request

Castle Zone (Inside) – Shohei Bando
(Bomberman Land Touch!, Nintendo DS)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (1/14/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (1/14/24)

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.

Welcome to the inaugural Last Wave of 2024, where we’re kicking out so many jams…all the PlayStations, some Dreamcast because it’s so dreamy, why not? Also the GBA since it’s been a minute and we all know how much I love those bouncy tunes, a couple of adults only games for the real perverts out there…we’re back in business, baby!

Playlist

With the Murakumo Squad 13 – Yuzo Koshiro
(7th Dragon 2020, Sony PlayStation Portable)

BGM 8 – Shikemoku
(Hitozuma Koukan Nikki, PC)

Premonition of a Beginning – Doors Music Entertainment
(Canvas ~Sepia-iro no Motif~, Sega Dreamcast)

BGM 5 – Mitsuteru Furukawa
(Mini-Moni: Mika no Happy Morning Chatty, Game Boy Advance)

Stage 1 – Ariel Gross
(3-D Cube Hopper, PC)

Thinning Feelings – Hiroyuki Namba
(Machi, Sega Saturn)

Trade Market – Tetsuo Otake
(Kinkou Myaku Tansa Simulation: Ingot 79, Sony PlayStation 2)

Gameplay 3 – Unknown
(Shin Honkaku Hanafuda, Sega Dreamcast)

Even teachers want to learn – PANDA
(Katekyo ~Akaruku Tanoshiku Koku Ecchi~, PC)

Ending – TSUKUSHI
(N-Gauge Unten Kibun Game: Gatan Goton, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Laid-back Lighthouse (Stage 4) – Catonator
(Khimera: Puzzle Island, PC)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/31/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/31/23)

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.

It’s the eve of the new year, the calm before the storm, and what better what to bring in the ensuing chaos than with 45 minutes of maximum jammage. We’ve got everything from PS2 detective jams to stock production music to fashion design sophisti-bops and of course, a little funky chess title screen music to the party started in the right way.

Playlist

High Score – Joost Egmond
(The Apprentice, Philips CDi)

BGM 24 – Shunichi Shigematsu
(Triangle Again 2, Microsoft Xbox)

Title – Kenichiro Iwasaki
(Wii Chess, Nintendo Wii)

BGM 21 – Konami Kukeiha Club
(Tennis no Oujisama: Doubles no Oujisama – Girls, Be Gracious!, Nintendo DS)

Activity – Dynamedion
(Imagine: Fashion Designer, PC)

Starting – Energy Field and Soshi Hosoi
(Sekai no Subete: Two of Us, Sony PlayStation 2)

Club Catamaran – Network Music Ensemble
(Jack Nicklaus’ Turbo Golf, TurboGrafx CD)

London Underground Blues – Masahiko Hataya
(Digital Holmes, Sony PlayStation 2)

BGM 11 – Naoto Ishikawa
(Ouka ~Kokoro Kagayakaseru Sakura~, Sony PlayStation 2)

Credits – Unknown
(Greco Kara no Chousenjou! Kanji no Yakata to Obake-Tachi: Shougaku 1 Nensei, Nintendo 3DS)

Special Request

Ezuke 0 – Kohichi Tanaka and James Matsumura
(Aqua World: Umi Monogatari, 3DO)

RadioSEGA’s WinterFest 2023: KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/17/2023)

RadioSEGA’s WinterFest 2023: KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/17/2023)

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 are thrilled to be a part of RadioSEGA’s WinterFest 2023 line-up this year and bring you some wintry smooth jams to help you celebrate the holidays in style! We’ve got a good mix of consoles and composers, including some old favorites and some new friends. Be sure to check out the other shows participating in this year’s event! And credit goes to From Ashes To Fire for the event artwork.

Playlist

Winterville – Soichi Terada
(Ape Escape 3, Sony PlayStation 2)

Powder Snow Dance – Hideki Hashimoto
(Zutto Issho: With Me Everytime, Sony PlayStation)

Victory – Hiroaki Yoshida
(Winter Heat, Sega Saturn)

Class (Winter) – Starbit Light
(Daigaku Gurashi, PC)

Snow Mountain – Junya Matsuoka
(Tenerezza, Microsoft Xbox)

Winter Morning – Zbigniew Siatecki
(Ultimate Card Games, Game Boy Advance)

Menu 2 – Frank Herrlinger and Gösta Feiweier
(RTL Winter Games 2007, Sony PlayStation 2)

Naoto (Winter) – Shoichiro Hirata
(Aitakute…Your Smiles in My Heart, Sony PlayStation)

Winter Vacation – Shinya Ishikawa
(White Album, Sony PlayStation 3)

Winter Outside the Window – Naotoshi Nishino
(Last Escort 2: Shinya no Amai Toge, Sony PlayStation 2)

Special Request

A Road Where the Wind Dances – Akari Kaida
(Luminous Arc 2, Nintendo DS)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/3/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (12/3/23)

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 in the holiday season and what better way to celebrate than with more jams…a lot of personal computer jams but jams nonetheless. Please enjoy them responsibly.

Playlist

A Moment of Rest – Tomohito Nishiura
(Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, Nintendo DS)

Hide and Seek – PELVISMUSIC inc.
(Tsuki no Hikari Taiyou no Kage -Another Moon-, PC)

Opening – Kazuhiko Naruse
(Shining Crystal, MSX2)

Pizza 3 – Daisuke Shiiba
(Practice English, Nintendo DS)

Illusion of Youth – PANDA
(Aoi Tori ~L’Oiseau Bleu, PC)

Darts Theme – Shinya Watabe
(Deca Sports 2, Nintendo Wii)

Dark Night – Donmaru
(First Love: One Over One, PC)

Player Turn – Goji Tsuno
(Gotha: Ismailia Seneki, Sega Saturn)

Hoshiyuki – SENTIVE
(Yukiiro ~Sora ni Rokka no Sumu Machi~, PC)

Satisphée (Staff Roll) – Hiroaki Takahashi
(Toukidenshou -ANGEL EYES-, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Cool Bell “Extra Stage” – Takenobu Mitsuyoshi
(Virtua Fighter 3, Arcade)

KVGM “The Last Wave” Five Year Anniversary (11/19/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” Five Year Anniversary (11/19/23)

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.

Wow! Five years! Half a decade, on the air, maxing and relaxing all cool with the world to best VGM on the planet! Thank you all for making five years a reality when in all honesty, this wasn’t meant to last more than maybe 2 or 3 years. But we’re still here, every other week, bringing the jams from Aqua City to your earbuds. WE LOVE YOU!

Playlist

BGM 15 – Soshi Hosoi and kt2
(Eien no Owari ni, PC)

Opening – Unknown
(Honkaku Mahjong: Tetsuman II, Super Famicom)

Chalk It Up – Stephen Chaplin
(Virtual Pool, Sony PlayStation)

Magnum Dance – Yuji Ohno
( Lupin the Third: The Greatest Brain Battle in History, Nintendo DS)

BGM 14 – Satoshi Kadokura
(Itadaki Street 3 Okumanchouja ni Shite Ageru: Kateikyoushi Tsuki, Sony PlayStation 2)

Rachael (Mellow) – g3ntlebreeze
(Futa Fix Dick Dine and Dash, PC)

BGM 11 – Unknown
(Shibasu 1-2-3 DESTINY!, Sony PlayStation)

Opening – Soshi Hosoi
(Jango Simulation Mahjong-do, Nintendo 64)

breath & breath – Meeon
(Yamiiro no Snow Drops, PC)

Staff Roll – T’s Music
(Hanabi Shokunin Ninarou 2, Sony PlayStation 2)

Special Request

Gumshoe Gab – Masafumi Takada
(Master Detective Archives: Rain Code, Nintendo Switch)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (11/5/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (11/5/23)

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, post-Halloween, we’re jamming out…yet again…no surprises here. I hope you’ve got plenty of candy sitting around because we’re hitting all the console sweet spots. And as always, remember, if you’ve got something real special you want played for the masses on the show, hit me up – kvgmradio@gmail.com. PEACE!

Playlist

BGM 3 – Soshi Hosoi and kt2
(Eien no Owari ni, PC)

Event 25 – Sota Fujimori
(Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Tag Force 5, Sony PlayStation Portable)

BGM 5 – Unknown
(Simple DS Series Vol. 19: Yareba Dekiru! The Micro Step Gijutsu de Oboeru Eitango, Nintendo DS)

Salon – Tomoaki Oga
(Pokémon Sun & Moon, Nintendo 3DS)

Track 11 – MANYO
(Nagisa no ~Around the Seaside~, PC)

BGM 10 – Takeshi Ike
(Kita e: Photo Memories, Sega Dreamcast)

Asphalt – Masashi Kageyama
(Robot Construction R.C., Sharp X68000)

BGM 8 – Manami Matsumae
(Game no Tatsujin, Super Famicom)

Lilly (Mellow) – g3ntlebreeze
(Futa Fix Dick Dine and Dash, PC)

Forty Year Plan, Are You Over Yet? – Hirofumi Murasaki, Kenichi Tokoi, Teruhiko Nakagawa and Eiki Abe
(Pro Yakyuu Team mo Tsukurou!, Sega Saturn)

Special Request

Miami – Jasper Byrne
(Hotline Miami, PC)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (10/22/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (10/22/23)

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 getting close to our FIFTH YEAR ANNIVERSARY, can you believe it? But until then, we’ve got more great music from all your favorite consoles. If you like your jams hot or chilled, we’ve got both.

Playlist

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

Exploration – Unknown
(My Fair Link: Yousei Byakuya Monogatari, PC)

Black Forest – Nanae Suizu
(Ski Champ, Arcade)

Is It Pop? – Kenji Nakazawa
(Interlude, Sony PlayStation 2)

BGM 1 – TrioDesign
(Hyoui Kanojo ~ Tsukikano, PC)

Nostalgia – Koichi Ishibashi
(Saki Portable, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Sport Festival – Akari Uchida
(LovePlus, Nintendo DS)

Level 4 – Ramon Braumuller
(Hoi, Amiga)

Snowish Morning – Meeon
(Yami-iro no Snow Drops, PC)

Ending Theme 2 (Galaxy Championship) – Yoshinori Kawamoto and H. Umino
(Ball Jacks, Sega Mega Drive)

Special Request

Title – Jonathan Dunn
(RoboCop, Game Boy)