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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 ...

 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #3 Mario in the Underworld

Greetings, tonights topic is the famous 6-note sample from world 1-2 of the original Super Mario Bros. on NES: It is well known in the gaming community, that Koji Kondo has a knack for jazz and funk music, especially with latin-americ...

 
 
 
 

Phils Phindings #2

Greetings to my second entry of "Phils Phindings".    Topic of this entry is the eponymous palace theme of the second Legend of Zelda game on the NES: Mysterious with a sense of danger, just like a Zelda theme should be. Lik...

 
 
 
 

Video Game Music Findings

Greetings, my name is Phil. I like video games, mostly games from the 80s and 90s. I especially care about game music and its origins. Thus I embarked on a journey to find music that reminds me of the game music that I like. Some music...

 
 
 
 
 


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