Category: The Last Wave

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/30/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/30/24)

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’ve got all the one named jam babymakers, including MUSE, PANDA, SHIM and Witch…we’ve also got Barbarian on the Groove, Oliver Good making his KVGM debut, as well as some mahjong and visual novel naughtiness for good measure. Enjoy!

Playlist

Half-light Tone – Barbarian on the Groove
(Akatsuki no Goei ~Tsumibukaki Shumatsuron~, PC)

Basic Care (Recommendation) – Michiru Yamane, Akihiro Honda and Masanori Akita
(Saeki Chizu Shiki: Yumemihada Dream Skincare, Nintendo DS)

Words – SHIM
(Fuyu wa Maboroshi no Kagami, PC)

To Each Their Own Path – Oliver Good
(Soul Hackers 2, Microsoft Xbox One)

Morning Step – MUSE
(Blue Eyes, PC)

Daylight – Takeharu Nakahata
(Himawari: Pebble in the Sky Portable, Sony PlayStation Portable)

A Cup of Tea – Witch
(Be-Yond ~Kurodaishou ni Mirareterum, PC-98)

BGM 15 – Tomomi Hatakeyama
(Mahjong Gokuu Tenjiku 99, Sony PlayStation)

Track 9 – PANDA
(SPARK!, PC)

Ending 2 – Kenichiro Iwasaki
(Lost Heroes 2, Nintendo 3DS)

Special Request

Demon Haunt I – Ryota Kozuka
(Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance, Sony PlayStation 5)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/16/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/16/24)

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.

You know you’re in for a treat when the show opens and closes with MUSE, plus other certified jam-makers in Keiichi Yano, MANYO and Shinji Ishikawa. Plus a lot more to set the stage for whatever you’re looking to do – whether it’s a picnic in the park, a limo ride through downtown, or some sexy mahjong.

Playlist

Deep Pleasure – MUSE
(Blue Eyes, PC)

Gallery – Takayuki Mitsuhara
(Jump Ultimate Stars, Nintendo DS)

Puzzle Tutorial – Unknown
(Shin Noukyo Iku, Nintendo DS)

Days – Atsushi Shirakawa and Eiichiro Yanagi
(Trinoline, PC)

Limo BGM 2 – Keiichi Yano
(Rain Wonder Trip, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Love Badges – Hideki Higuchi
(Gunjou no Sora o Koete, PC)

What is a student’s duty? To enjoy school! – MANYO
(Himouto! Umaru-chan Ikusei Keikaku, Sony PlayStation Vita)

Riichi Deep Inside – Hiroshi Senba
(Sexy Idol Mahjong: Fashion Monogatari, PC Engine CD)

Looking Up at the Stars – Shinya Ishikawa
(White Album, Sony PlayStation 3)

Credits – MUSE
(Arabesque! Shoujo-tachi no Orinasu Ai no Monogatari, FM Towns)

Special Request

Bloodline of the Braves – Takashi Kanai
(Tecmo’s Deception: Invitation to Darkness, Sony PlayStation)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/2/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (6/2/24)

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’ve got some heavy hitters returning to the fold, like Akira Sato and Hikoshi Hashimoto, while also some new faces bring the heat for games like Scrabble Complete and Aion Garden. Can’t go wrong with a day of fishing, golfing, board games, and moderate sexual content.

Playlist

Track 3 – Akira Sato
(Ballade for Maria, FM Towns)

Back Alley Sign – Falcom Sound Team J.D.K.
(The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki, Sony PlayStation 4)

Clear Dawn – Yoshihiro Kawagoe
(Aion Garden, PC)

Menu Selection – Kenichiro Shinzawa
(Japan Pro Golf Tour 64, Nintendo 64DD)

Private Thoughts – Jake Kaufman
(My Secret World by Imagine, Nintendo DS)

Kureyuki – ebi
(Yukiiro ~Sora ni Rokka no Sumu Machi~, PC)

Falcon – Tony Trippi
(Scrabble Complete, PC)

Boat Fishing at Kenzaki – Hikoshi Hashimoto
(Fishing Koushien, Super Famicom)

BGM 16 – Kiyoko Hamada
(WoRKs DoLL, PC)

Ending – Shinichiro Sato
(SakaTsuku Tokudai Gou 2: J.League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou!, Sega Dreamcast)

Special Request

Costa del Sol (Fun in the Sun) – Nobuo Uematsu and Shotaro Shima
(Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Sony PlayStation 5)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/19/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/19/24)

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.

Come jam away, come jam away…come jam away with me. We’ve got #1 bad boy, Naotoshi Nishino, the hottest dogs in Falcom Sound J.D.K., the coolest cats in Doors Music Entertainment, plus many more special guest composers.

Playlist

Hard-Boiled Short Cake – Falcom Sound Team J.D.K.
(The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN-, Sony PlayStation 4)

BGM 4 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Twilight Theater, PC)

Fusion – Tenpei Sato
(Otona no Gal-Jong 2: Koishite Bai Man!, Sony PlayStation 2)

Come to My Garage – Muu Dogg
(Cyanotype Daydream: The Girl Who Dreamed the World, Nintendo Switch)

Usual Days – Doors Music Entertainment
(KOI-LABO, PC)

Opening – Yuki Nakayama
(Mesuneko Hishoshitsu, PC-98)

BGM 35 – Arte Refact
(Tsuki ni Yorisou Otome no Sahou~Days of Hidamari~, Sony PlayStation Vita)

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

Results – Hiromoto Nakaya and Akatsuki Shinto
(Suzumiya Haruhi-Chan no Mahjong, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Credits – Unknown
(Raku Raku Shindenzu Training DS, Nintendo DS)

Special Request

BGM 1 – Peak a Soul+
(Phase Paradox, Sony PlayStation 2)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/5/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (5/5/24)

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.

It’s Cinco de Mayo, mamacitas and papacitos! April showers bringin’ the May flowers…and the jams. Everything from a little baseball on the Nintendo Switch to very smart hamsters, no wheezing the juice to the latest electrocardiogram trends. Plus a couple of dirty bird visual novels to cherry it up. Enjoy.

Playlist

tropical fish swimming in the moon – ZeroSoftware
(Moon Strike, PC)

MIRAGE – Shuichiro Ishii
(Fuuraiki 3, Sony PlayStation Vita)

BGM 2 – Nobuhiko Isa
(Brilliant Hamsters!, Nintendo 3DS)

Treasure Team Entry – Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Sound Team
(Power Pros Switch, Nintendo Switch)

Kyoko – Naotoshi Nishino
(Tokusou Tenshi Shellsaver, PC)

It’s My Dream – sumiisan
(Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai, Sony PlayStation Vita)

Drums – Tomohiro Endo
(The Conveni 3, Sony PlayStation 2)

Point in Time – Unknown
(Raku Raku Shindenzu Training DS, Nintendo DS)

Route Sunday – Mitsuharu Ura and furani
(Gran Turismo Sport, Sony PlayStation 4)

Credits – Kyoko Ide
(De-Ru-Ta!, PC)

Special Request

Staff Roll – Toshiki Konishi
(Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, Sony PlayStation Portable)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/21/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/21/24)

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.

We’ve got mas jams this week, including a little detective boogie, some FUN GAMES on the X68000, of course, double penetration action, beach volleyball…even a little hoops courtesy of the arcade. And shout of to XVGM Radio for having me on as a special guest to talk rainy day jamz. We talk everything from the Weather Channel to birds eating yogurt like humans eat yogurt. Check it out.

Playlist

Antithesis of a Memory – C.G Mix
(V.G. NEO, PC)

Dark Detective II – Seiichi Hamada
(Tantei Jinguji Saburo: Innocent Black, Sony PlayStation 2)

Fun Games – Unknown
(Formula X, Sharp X68000)

Midsummer Heat Haze (Misaki’s Theme) – Hikoshi Hashimoto
(Zutto Issho: With Me Everytime, Sony PlayStation)

I Want You To Feel This Love – Hideki Higuchi
(SeptemCharm Magical Kanan, PC)

BGM 6 – Yoshitaka Hirota
(Hana Saku DS Gardening Life, Nintendo DS)

…have a good rest time – Kazuhiro Nakamura
(Tales of Innocence, Nintendo DS)

Met Her At the Woodstock – Thomas Petersen
(V-Ball: Beach Volley Heroes, Sony PlayStation)

Easy Afternoon Living – T. Sawamura
(Oshiete Goshujin-sama!, PC)

Magic Time (Ending & Staff Roll) – Tatsuya Kiuchi and Masaaki Iwasaki
(Street Hoop, Arcade)

Special Request

Seaside Memories – Tsukushi Sasaki
(Zero4 Champ, PC Engine)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/7/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (4/7/24)

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 bounce around to many different consoles and check out many different composers who composed many different jams. It’s a shorter episode this week but we sure do hope you enjoy everything here.

Playlist

Track 6 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Pure Partner, PC)

Melancholy – Eriko Tsukayama
(Guardian Angel, Sony PlayStation 2)

Pennant Race – Yuji Takenouchi
(Namachuukei 68, Sharp X68000)

Solitaire #2 – Ariel Gross
(Mahjong Party Pack, Nintendo Wii)

Murder Bop – Hiroki Matsunaga
(Akagawa Jiro Mystery: Tsuki no Hikari, Nintendo DS)

Kimito Futari (Amusement Type) – Hikoshi Hashimoto
(Zutto Issho: With Me Everytime, Sony PlayStation)

Stage 4 – Martin Iveson
(Premiere, Amiga)

BGM 8 – THE THRILL
(Ao No Rokugou: Antarctica, Sony PlayStation)

Title – Unknown
(AV Tanjou, PC Engine CD)

Ending -Crossed in Love- – Isao Abe
(X-Men: Children of the Atom, Arcade)

Special Request

Ending – Armadillo
(Record of Lodoss War, FM Towns)

“The Last Wave” After Dark – Realize: Panorama Luminary (9/22/21)

“The Last Wave” After Dark – Realize: Panorama Luminary (9/22/21)

That’s right, your eyes aren’t deceiving you – this is, in fact, an episode of After Dark, our Patreon exclusive show. Because I figured, why not let the people take a sample from the candy jar? It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m feeling generous. For this episode, originally released on September 22, 2021, we headed to the Playstation 2 for some visual novel goodness in Realize: Panorama Luminary, with a fantastic soundtrack by M.S, Manack, OdiakeS, and Shinji Orito. Get ready to vibe the heck out! And if you like what you hear, please consider subscribing here!

Playlist

Urban Twilight – M.S
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

I’ll Never Forget Your Name – M.S
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

The Bench in the Tree’s Shade – OdiakeS
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

Sweet Afternoon – M.S
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

Sweetest Affair – M.S
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

Beat 330 – Manack
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

A Shabby Crow – M.S
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

Amber Glass – Manack
(Realize: Panorama Luminary, Sony PlayStation 2)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (3/24/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (3/24/24)

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.

Happy Spring! The equinox has come and gone, the flowers are in bloom, the allergies are kicking butt – but that’s life, baby! And to help get you through that life, we’ve got another 45 minutes of smooth VGM, form all sorts of consoles and genres. Mahjong? Check. Flight simulator? Check. Bass fishing? Check. MELTY HEALING?! Check, please!

Playlist

Smirk – Tryad
(Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Sega Dreamcast)

Map – Tomohiro Endo
(The Conveni DS: Otona no Keiei Ryoku Training, Nintendo DS)

Main Menu – Neil Biggin
(Actua Golf, Sony PlayStation)

Untouchable Scenery – Masatoshi Moriwaki
(Prism◇Recollection!, PC)

Bright Evening – Junpei Fujita
(Yatohime Zankikou: Ken no Maki, Sony PlayStation 2)

Story End – Kennosuke Suemura
(Super Real Mahjong Dousoukai, Game Boy Advance

Is it possible? – Kyohei Nishizaka
(RE CATION ~Melty Healing~, PC)

Staff Roll – Eurhythm
(JB: The Super Bass, Super Famicom)

1×4 Romantic Feelings – Yoshiki Ara
(Raine Days, PC)

Ending – Hiroyuki Hamada
(Wing Over 2, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Dire, Dire Docks – Koji Kondo
(Super Mario 64, Nintendo 64)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (3/10/24)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (3/10/24)

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.

We’re already in March, my mom’s birthday already happened, my wife’s birthday is at the end of the month, lots of moms and dads got busy in the summer, apparently. And as a special treat for all the March birthdays, we’ve got some real special jams picked out…like always.

Playlist

Track 5 – MUSE
(Custom Mate 2, FM Towns)

Next to You – Naotoshi Nishino
(C’ ~can’t live without you~, PC)

Garage – Daichi Hasemi
(Inuwashi: Urabure Tantei to Ojou-sama Keiji no Ikebukuro Jiken File, Nintendo Switch)

ZENKYO – Unknown
(Chou Kousoku Igo, Sony PlayStation 2)

Life in Love – Sound AMS
(Suto Mani ~Strobe☆Mania~, Sony PlayStation Portable)

SNOW LIGHT – Tadayuki Itou
(Love Escalator, PC-98)

District Select – Masafumi Ogata
(Simple 1500 Series Vol. 12: The Quiz, Sony PlayStation)

Menu – Unknown
(Mahjong Kaigan Monogatari: Mahjong-kyou Jidai Sexy Idol-hen, Sega Saturn)

BGM 18 – Nash Studio
(Seikan Chiryou Massage, PC)

Flying to Horizon – Takeshi Abo
(Yume no Tsubasa: Fate of the Heart, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

GT Mode 5 – Isamu Ohira
(Gran Turismo 4, Sony PlayStation 2)