WaveBack Music Podcast

Episode 145 – 2021 WaveBack Awards

The best we heard last year

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the best music they heard for the first time in 2021.

Useful Links

  • No spoilers!

Background Music

  • That would be a spoiler too!

Social Stuff

Episode 144 – Ecco the Dolphin

Swimming with the fishes

Show Notes

Matt and Kris take a dip in the ocean with the wonderfully weird music of Ecco the Dolphin for Sega Genesis.   

Useful Links

Background Music

  • Ecco the Dolphin (Sega CD)

Social Stuff

Episode 142 – Kid Icarus 35th Anniversary Special

Flying like our wings don't work... because they don't.

Show Notes Matt and Kris celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Kid Icarus series by listening to some originals, great covers, and all manner of goodness spanning Pit’s career. Useful Links

Background Music

  • Other songs from the Kid Icarus series, mostly Uprising

Social Stuff

Episode 141 – The Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past

A truly legendary soundtrack

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the 30th anniversary of A Link to the Past by listening to its memorable soundtrack and reminiscing about their first time traveling to 16-bit Hyrule.

Useful Links

Background Music

  • Other songs from the Zelda series, mostly A Link Between Worlds

Social Stuff

Episode 140 – Halo: Combat Evolved

Master Chief and his excellent music turn 20

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the 20th anniversary of Halo by listening to the original game’s soundtrack for the very first time!    

Useful Links

Background Music

  • Other songs from Halo 

Social Stuff

Episode 138 – Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

Portable Castlevania Gets Good

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy classic Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge. It’s got crunchy bass, spooky atmosphere, and classic Castlevania composition. Enjoy!

Useful Links

Background Music

  • The Castlevania Adventure
  • Castlevania Legends
  • Castlevania II covers by Banjo Guy Ollie

Social Stuff

Episode 137 – Outrun (Arcade)

THE Arcade racing game

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the 35th anniversary of OutRun, Sega’s arcade racer that left a serious impression.    

Useful Links

Background Music

  • Various OutRun covers

Social Stuff

Episode 136 – Crash Bandicoot

Hey plumber boy, your worst nightmare has arrived!

Show Notes

Matt and Kris celebrate the 25th anniversary of Crash Bandicoot, the unofficial platforming mascot for the Sony PlayStation.

Useful Links

Background Music

  • Crash N Sane Trilogy

Social Stuff