Category: video game music

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)

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)