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”Noise from the Hearts of Nerds” - “C1E65B: The Best of 2020 / 2021 – part 2”: Hugues’ Picks”

July 27, 2022

Today’s broadcast is C1E65B for Wayback Wednesday, July 27th, 2022. Today’s episode is "The Best of 2020 / 2021 pt 2: Hugues' Picks" - hosted by Hugues himself! :-) 

 

Track# / Track / Game / System / Composer(s) / Original Episode / Selected By / Timestamp 

 

01) Intro – 00:00:00 

02) Time's Scar – Chrono Cross – PS1 – Yasunori Mitsuda – C1E60 – Jeshua Lack – 00:01:51 

03) Track 4 – Starsky and Hutch – Multiplatform – Tim Follin – C2E3 – St. John – 00:04:12 

04) I'll Introduce – Yu Yu Hakusho: Makyou Toitsusen – Mega Drive – Satoshi Murata, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Aki Hata, and/or Norio Hanzawa – C2E5 – St. John – 00:06:57 

05) Get ARMS – ARMS – Switch – Atsuko Asahi and/or Yasuaki Iwata – Ch F: C2S1 Complete  - St. John – 00:09:21 

06) Misty Blue – Misty Blue – PC88 – Yuzo Koshiro – C1E56 – St. John – 00:11:25 

07) Title – TMNT – NES – Jun Funahashi – C1E60 – Phillip Vaughn – 00:14:20 

08) The Only Song in the Game – T&C Surf Design – NES – Tsukasa Masuko – C2E4 – Hugues Johnson – 00:16:02 

09) Trickster for Mayor – The Flash – Mastersystem – Jeroen Tel – C2E3 – Hugues Johnson – 00:17:52 

10) Fever – Dr. Mario – NES – Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka – C1E54 – St. John – 00:19:52 

11) Overworld Theme – Fester's Quest – NES – Naoki Kodaka – C1E56 – St. John – 00:22:09 

12) Computer Room – Zillion – Mastersystem – Tokuhiko Uwabo – C1E51 – St. John – 00:24:11 

13) Overworld Theme – Zelda II – NES – Akito Nakatsuka – C1E53 / C1E58 – St John / St Jesse – 00:25:13 

14) Stage 2 – TMNT: Fall of the Foot Clan – Gameboy – Tomoko Nishikawa and/or Michiru Yamane – 00:26:47 

15) Bar – Dungeon Explorer – TG16 – Tsukasa Masuko – C2E1 – Hugues Johnson – 00:28:59 

16) Demons Undulate – Alien Crush – TG16 – Toshiaki Sakoda – C2E1 – St. John – 00:30:31 

17) Simon's Theme – Super Castlevania IV – SNES – Masanori Adachi, Akira Soji, and/or Taro Kudo – C1E58 – St. Jesse – 00:32:09 

18) Outside – Home Alone – Genesis – Clifford Falls – C2E2 – St. John – 00:35:19 

19) Casino – Sonic 2 – Genesis – Masato Nakamura – C1E60 – Jeshua Lack – 00:38:57 

20) Door Into Summer – Knuckles Chaotix – 32X – Junko Shiratsu and/or Mariko Nanba – C2E4 – St. John – 00:40:52 

21) Passing Breeze – Outrun 2006: Coast to Coast – Multiplatform – c: Hiroshi Kawaguchi / a: Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Yasuhiro Takagi, and/or Fumio Ito – C2E4 – St. John – 00:43:14 

22) Behind the Cosmic Curtain – Samarost 3 – iOS / Android – Floex – C2E1 – St. John – 00:48:50 

23) Outset Island – LoZ: Windwaker – GameCube – Kenta Nagata, Hajime Wakai, Toru Minegishi, and/or Koji Kondo – C2E4 – Hugues Johnson – 00:51:10 

24) Mirage – Gran Turismo 5 – PS3 – Kemmei Adachi – Ch F: C2S1 Complete – St. John – 00:54:55 

25) Adore – Gran Turismo Sport – PS4 - I:Cube – C1E56 – St. John – 00:59:01 

26) December 2015 – N/A (eShop) - 3DS / Wii – Kazumi Totaka – C2E2 – St. John – 01:05:42 

27) Kara Kara Bazaar – LoZ: Breath of the Wild – WiiU / Switch – Hajime Wakai, Manaka Kataoka, and/or Yasuaki Iwata – C1E60 – St. John – 01:08:44 

28) The Streets of Rabanastre – Final Fantasy XII – PS2 – Hitoshi Sakimoto, Hayato Matsuo, and/or Masaharu Iwata – C1E58 – St. Jesse – 01:10:49 

29) 5am – Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Switch – Yasuaki Iwata, Yumi Takahashi, Shinobu Nagata, Sayoko Doi, and/or Masato Ohashi – C1E60 – St. John – 01:13:38 

30) Birdman – Pilotwings 64 – N64 – Dan Hess – C1E53 / C2E3 – St. John / Hugues Johnson – 01:17:04 

31) My Blaze, My Truth – Tokyo Xanadu – Vita / PS4 / Windows – Falcom Sound Team JDK – Ch F: C2S1 Complete – Hugues Johnson – 01:20:37 

32) Legacy [Episode 3 Town Square Edit] - Saturday Morning RPG – Multiplatform – Vince DiCola – C1E60 – St. John – 01:23:22 

33) Spider Dance – Undertale – Multiplatform – Toby Fox – C1E60 – Jeshua Lack – 01:25:53 

34) Jungle – Wolfchild – Genesis – c: Martin Ieveson / a: Matt Furniss – C1E60 – St. John – 01:29:18 

35) Jungle – Popful Mail – PC Engine – c: Atsushi Shirakawa / a: Hirofumi Matsuoka – C1E59 – Hugues Johnson – 01:31:24 

36) Synchronicity #23 – Trails of Cold Steel IV – PS4 – Mitsuo Singa – C2E3 – Hugues Johnson – 01:33:34 

37) Enforcers – Trails in the Sky SC – PC / PSP – Takehide Murayama – C1E59 – Hugues Johnson – 01:36:33 

38) Heated Mind – The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II – Multiplatform – Falcom Sound Team JDK – Ch F: C2S1 Complete – Hugues Johnson – 01:38:14 

39) Sand Hell – Lightening Force – Genesis – Toshiharu Yamanishi – C1E56 – St. John – 01:40:51 

40) Sunshine Coastline – Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana – Multiplatform – Hayato Sonoda, and/or Takahiro Unisuga – C1E59 / C1E60 – Hugues Johnson / Trey Johnson – 01:42:56 

41) Turning Death Spiral – Ys V – Super Famicom – Satoshi Arai – C1E59 – Hugues Johnson – 01:46:01 

42) Poem for Everyone's Souls – Persona IV – PS2 / PS3 – Kenichi Tsuchiya, Atsushi Kitajoh, and/or Ryota Koduka – C1E58 – St. Jesse – 01:48:32 

43) Noire Clarinet – L.A. Noire – Multiplatform – Andrew and/or Simon Hale – Ch F: C2S1 Complete – Hugues Johnson – 01:51:24 

44) Terra – Final Fantasy IX – PS1 – Nobuo Uematsu – C1E58 – St. Jesse – 01:53:36 

45) Tear-Stained Eyes – Snatcher – Sega CD / PC Engine – Konami Kukeiha Club – C1E51 – St. John – 01:57:26 

46) Ice Cavern – LoZ: Ocarina of Time – N64/3DS - Koji Kondo – C2E2 – St. John – 02:02:19 

47) The Frostlands – Octopath Traveler – Multiplatform – Yasunori Nishiki – C2E2 – St. John – 02:04:06 

48) The Place I'll Return to Someday – Final Fantasy IX – PS1 – Nobuo Uematsu – C1E58 – St. Jesse – 02:07:54 

49) Ending Theme – Super Mario 2 – NES – Koji Kondo – C1E54 – St. John – 02:09:50 

50) Results Parade – Check Mii Out Channel – Wii – Kazumi Totaka – C1E56 – St. John – 02:11:38 

51) Merry X-Mas & Funky 1999 – BreakQuest – Multiplatform – Jeroen "WAVE" Tel – C2E2 – Hugues Johnson – 02:13:41 

52) Outro – 02:16:21 

 

Music Block Runtime: 02:15:20, Total Episode Runtime: 02:17:45 

 

Our Intro and Outro Music is Funky Radio, from Jet Grind Radio on the Sega Dreamcast, composed by BB Rights (although in this episode, you only get to hear the first few seconds of it!) :-) 

 

The production of this episode was a collaborative effort between Hugues and St. John. Here's the breakdown: 

 

  • Track selection and track run-order specification: Hugues 
  • Music Block production: St. John (according to Hugues' specifications) 
  • Intro and Outro production: Hugues 
  • Final Episode production (gluing all the pieces together): Hugues 
  • Show notes, timestamps, and podcast feed upload: St. John 

 

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Thanks for listening! Join us again in August (exact dates TBD) for a special guest on Ch 1, and on Ch 2, our focus on desert biome music...on a program we're calling "Just Deserts". Delicious VGM on Ch 1, as well as Tasty VGM and Talk on Ch 2....and wherever you are....FLY THE N! 

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