WaveBack Music Podcast

Episode 154 – Super Castlevania IV

Wiggly whip at the ready!

Show Notes

Matt and Kris continue their October tradition with the next chronological Castlevania release, Super Castlevania IV for Super NES. This game was a watershed moment for SNES sound design, and has more than earned its legendary status. Enjoy!         

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  • Various other Castlevania songs from the series history
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Episode 153 – Gimmick!

A Sunsoft hidden gem is making a comeback

Show Notes Matt and Kris come back from Summer break with a hidden NES Sunsoft gem, Gimmick! Filled with beautifully impressive music, especially by NES standards, this game has more than earned its cult status. Enjoy!        

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Episode 152 – Masters of VGM Vol. 2

Matt's Masters of VGM picks!

Show Notes Episode 152: Matt and Kris join up with various other podcasters for Masters of VGM, a month-long celebration of the very best in video game music composers. This week’s episode is all about Matt’s picks. Enjoy!

NOTE: We'll be going on hiatus for the summer thanks to our busy schedules. We'll be back in September though! Have a great summer, everyone!

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Episode 151 – Masters of VGM Vol. 1

Kris' picks for Masters of VGM!

Show Notes

Matt and Kris join up with various other podcasters for Masters of VGM, a month-long celebration of the very best in video game music composers. This week’s episode is all about Kris’s picks. Two are obvious, and two may be a bit less so. Enjoy!

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Episode 150 – The Best of What We Missed

Celebrating 150 episodes of almost getting it right

Show Notes

Matt and Kris are joined by Vicky to go over the best songs they neglected to cover in previous episodes.

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Episode 149 – Katamari Damacy Reroll

I want to wad you up into my life... again!

Episode 148 – IronSword: Wizards & Warriors II Revisited

Matt and Kris get back with Kuros

Show Notes Matt and Kris revisit IronSword: Wizards & Warriors II for NES! This David Wise classic was originally covered by Kris back in episode 7 from July 2015, but this time Matt’s here! And Matt makes everything better. Useful Links

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  • Wizards & Warriors
  • Wizards & Warriors X: Fortress of Fear
  • Wizards & Warriors III: Kuros - Visions of Power

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Episode 147 – Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Simply one of the best remakes ever

Show Notes

Matt and Kris revisit the music of Wonder Boy III, only this time instead of the Master System original, they go with the phenomenal remake Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. Useful Links

Background Music

  • Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap
  • Various Wonder Boy covers by Banjo Guy Ollie
  • Dragon’s Curse
  • Side Crawler’s Dance by JerryTerry

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Episode 146 – Mega Man X Revisited

Revisiting the topic of our second episode ever

Show Notes

Matt and Kris travel back in time to revisit the topic of the second episode ever of the WaveBack Podcast, Mega Man X.

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  • Mega Man: Maverick Hunter X

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