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Phils Game Music Similarities Classics #3

Greetings fellow game music lovers. Today's classic similarity is the title theme of the C64 version of the action classic "Turrican" (1990): And as a comparison, the theme "Escape" from the 1986 movie of the Transformers franchise: ...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Similarities Classics #2

Second classics entry, this time for the PC game Doom 2 (1994). The song "Running From Evil" (which plays in the very first level) has often been compared to sequences in Megadeths Hangar 18 (1990): Oh, but maybe one new fact: I thin...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Similarities Classics #1

Hello, since I'm on vacation only a small update today. It contains a match that has already made its way through the web, but may not have been caught by everyone. It's the stage 1 theme from the 1986 NES/arcade game "Rygar": As ever...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #19 - Chocobo Tango

Greetings, todays topic is the Chocobo theme, the main theme of the fluffy yellow bird that, besides Moogles, has become one of the primary mascots of the series. Their theme song, introduced along with its master in Final Fantasy 3 (F...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #18 April in March

Few people who dived into the genre of rock music have not heard of the british veteran rock band Deep Purple. The band belongs to one of the most enduring representatives of hard rock and heavy metal music, although they have often ta...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #17 Latin Breeze

And so again, the Final Fantasy series. One of the paramounts of musical creativity and diversity. Composer Nobuo Uematsu has demonstrated influences from many different music genres, including rock, classic music, jazz etc. Today I wa...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #16 Crackers

Greetings, today I present you several videogames that make use of the "March" portion of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite (1892): Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun; (Multi, 2018): Gokujō Parodiusu - Kako no Eikō o Mo...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PhilsPhindings #11 Vecchio come il fugue

Greetings, originally this was going to be an article about the usage of Bachs Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 ( ca. 1704 ) in video game soundtracks: Then I realized listings like this had been generated to death since the begi...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #8 Klaatu tortuga nikto

Today's topic is the game Turtles 2 - The Arcade game 1990 for the Nintendo NES, sequel to the already commercially successful Turtles from 1989. The song "April Kidnapped" from the game has an intro that sounds like a mad piper gettin...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #6 The Square Contra Affair

Greetings, todays topic is a song from the extremely popular game Final Fantasy VI for the SNES (1994). It references an emotional scene when the Characters Edgar and Sabin (twin brothers) decide to determine the fate of their kingdom ...

 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #5 Mysterioso Pixxelcato

Ah, the Mysterioso Pizzicato. The musical cue no decent novelty-bearded Vaudeville villain can live without.  The probably quickest and most efficient wait to establish the attributes of sneakyness and scariness in a situation or...

 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #4 Mazes and Hedgehogs

Good evening everyone, after the first three entries have been all Nintendo, I think it is about time we come to a Sega game. It has been a well known fact in the games community that the songs of the first two Sonic games on the Sega ...

 
 
 


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