Category: video games

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)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (10/8/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (10/8/23)

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.

Come for the jams, stay for the jams, return for the jams in two weeks. We’ve got Naotoshi Nishino and Yuji Ohno, horse racing RPGs, strip tease poker, and the most adorable game for the Nintendo 3DS.

Playlist

Make Love – Yayoi Kurebayashi and T. Sawamura
(Oshiete Goshujin-sama!, PC)

Blue Talk – Hiroyuki Mizuno
(Dennou Club, X68000)

Giddy Up – T’s Music
(Jockey’s Road, Microsoft Xbox)

At Sunset on the Sea – Takahiro Eguchi
(Teddy Together, Nintendo 3DS)

Vixen Maid – Masashi Hamauzu
(Musashi: Samurai Legend, Sony PlayStation 2)

Mother-in-Law May I – Naotoshi Nishino
(Gibo no Toiki ~Haitokushin ni Tadayou Haha no Iroka, PC)

Strip Please – Satoshi Nagano and Yusuke Takahama
(Tokimeki Card Paradise: Koi no Royal Straight Flush, PC-FX)

Highway – Chihiro Aoki
(Yakuza 5, Sony PlayStation 3)

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

Ending – Unknown
(Frontier Brain, PC)

Special Request

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

KVGM “The Last Wave” (9/24/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (9/24/23)

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’ve got new jams from the PlayStations, the PCs, even the Nintendo 64DD for a little Japan golf action. Naotoshi Nishino is back, Yuji Ohno is back, we’ve even got a special request from the Game Boy Advance (it’s been a minute).

Playlist

BGM 3 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Hissatsu! Satomi Attack!, PC)

Crumbling World – KIKU
(ATHENA: Awakening from the Ordinary Life, Sony PlayStation)

Course Overview – Kenichiro Shinzawa
(Japan Pro Golf Tour 64, Nintendo 64DD)

Limo BGM 3 – Keiichi Yano
(Rain Wonder Trip, Sony PlayStation Portable)

Slumber – Rage Kisaragi
(Friends, PC)

Johnson House – Yuji Ohno
(Lupin Sansei: Columbus no Isan wa Ake ni Somaru, Sony PlayStation 2)

After the Game – Thomas Petersen
(V-Ball: Beach Volley Heroes, Sony PlayStation)

A New Day – Shiki and Shade
(Final Gear, Apple iOS)

Crying in the Rain – Rokugen Alice
(Taishou Mebiusline: Teito Bibouroku Hare, Sony PlayStation Vita)

Multi-Channel – Takahiro Ogata
(T: Kara Hajimaru Monogatari, Sony PlayStation)

Special Request

Sunken Kuru Ruins (Area 3-2) – Go Ichinose
(Drill Dozer, Game Boy Advance)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (9/10/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (9/10/23)

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, Hammock turns 40?! (I still can’t believe it) and to celebrate, we’ve got…mas jams. Of course. Lifestyle jams, volleyball jams, thigh action jams, sudoku jams…even a little magic cellphone>panties jams. Also help the Last Wave’s YouTube channel make it to 1,000 subscribers! We’re close…so close…

Playlist

BGM 5 – Unknown
(Superlite 1500 Series: Sudoku, Sony PlayStation)

Dream of Seeing That Sky – I’ve Sound
(Ame ni Utau Tanshikyoku, PC)

MY $TYLE – Unknown
(Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live – Kira Kira My Design, Nintendo 3DS)

Just Having a Good Day – Thomas Petersen
(V-Ball: Beach Volley Heroes, Sony PlayStation)

CONNECT→YOU – Yuya Kobayashi
(Henshin!!! Pantsu ni Natte Kunkun Peropero, PC)

Title – Kiyotaka Sato
(ESSE Shikkari Kakeibo DS, Nintendo DS)

Prologue to Pursuit – TOY
(Himegoto Masquerade, PC)

Vacation – Yasutaka Hatade
(Konohana 4: Yami o Harau Inori, Sony PlayStation 2)

The Day She Waited for the Wind – Shinji Orito
(Kanon, Sega Dreamcast)

Epilogue – Hirokazu Oota
(Genei Toshi: Illusion City, Sega Mega CD)

Special Request

Vacation – Atsushi Kitajoh
(Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, Nintendo Switch)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (8/27/23)

KVGM “The Last Wave” (8/27/23)

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.

Hammock returns from Mexico with a new lease on life…and that lease involves more smooth jams. We’ve got another appearance by VGM Jam Master, Naotoshi Nishino, as well as some budget friendly jams, space station romance jams, zen jams, and of course, dirty dirty visual novel jams.

Playlist

World A – Martin Schioeler
(Art of Balance, Nintendo Wii)

BGM 3 – Otoo Nanahoshi and project lights
(Aniyome – Miboujin, PC)

The Distant Heavens – Hiroyasu Hoshi
(Choro-Q Jet: Rainbow Wings, Sony PlayStation)

Safehouse – Keiichi Okabe
(Soul Hackers 2, Microsoft Xbox One)

Credits – Unknown
(Simple 1500 Series: Vol.14: The Block Breaker, Sony PlayStation)

mellow out – Narucho
(Cheerfull!, PC)

BGM 8 – Yumiko Mori
(Renai Kouhosei: Starlight Scramble, Sony PlayStation)

Love Life – Takuma Terashima
(HimeHibi: New Princess Days!! Zoku! Ni-Gakki, Sony PlayStation 2)

BGM 15 – Naotoshi Nishino
(Fuuma Jinja, PC)

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

Special Request

Fun Time – GEORIDE
(Slow Damage, PC)

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)