Tag Archives: C64

Early Game Music with They Create Worlds – PA127

We once again return to the earliest days of game sound and music and trace the evolution from 1977 through 1984 in this historically focused episode. We go from the arcade boom, to early home consoles and computers, to the video game crash, and end just before the rise of the NES. The show is… Read More »

Harald Hårdtand: Kampen om de rene tænder – PA125

Harald Hårdtand: Kampen om de rene tænder (or Harold Hardtooth in The Fight for Clean Teeth) or simply “Colgate” for short, is an advergame platformer released in 1992 for the C64, Amiga and DOS. The game was developed by SilverRock Productions, a Copenhagen-based Danish company founded in 1988 and renamed in 1992 to Interactive Television… Read More »

Gyruss – PA116

Inspired by our talk at the Library of Congress, we have a shorter show covering the music of Gyruss over about 25 years of releases. Gyruss was originally developed by Konami with ports developed and published by many companies over its history. We even find the game showing up in a few unexpected places. The… Read More »

LIVE: Library of Congress: A Brief History of Game Audio – PA112

We’re back from the Library of Congress and what a rare honor it was to be included in their inaugural weekend long event celebrating the music of games. Our talk, which you’ll hear today, covered the early history of video game audio with a few detours into film and pop culture for context. In addition… Read More »

Game On: Quadrant (C64) – PA70

Today we bring you the tunes from a lesser-known Commodore 64 title called Quadrant composed by Thomas Detert. While the game might not be all that amazing, it has an awesome soundtrack that will definitely get you moving. We’ve also snuck in some bonus content to showcase Detert’s other work around the time the game was released from… Read More »

Expansion Pack XIII – PA50

We’re extremely proud to have made it to episode 50 and put together a great show worthy of that milestone. So, with much thought and many show ideas kicked around, we finally decided on a plus sized Expansion Pack! Get ready for 14 tracks from several different systems, game genres, and styles! http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601501.us.archive.org/3/items/PixelatedAudio50/PixelatedAudio50.mp3Podcast: Play in… Read More »