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A podcast which shares, discusses and analyzes the best in video game music from all different generations. Topics of discussion include: composition, melody, harmony, chords and rhythm, as well as technical aspects, such as hardware limitations and production. Enjoy a new episode every Monday!

Super Marcato Bros. Video Game Music Podcast Karl & Will Brueggemann

    • Music
    • 4.8 • 213 Ratings

A podcast which shares, discusses and analyzes the best in video game music from all different generations. Topics of discussion include: composition, melody, harmony, chords and rhythm, as well as technical aspects, such as hardware limitations and production. Enjoy a new episode every Monday!

    Marcato Radio: Community Showcase Edition

    Marcato Radio: Community Showcase Edition

    Marcato Radio returns! In this special installment, the first half of the playlist consists of VGM picks from the discord community, and the second half consists of original tracks by a handful of talented marcato fam composers! Enjoy!

    Marcato Classic: Kirby and the Forgotten Land

    Marcato Classic: Kirby and the Forgotten Land

     In this episode, Karl & Will return to their classic format to spotlight on the amazing new score to Kirby and the Forgotten Land! The guys discuss how this delightful score balances continuing the classic Kirby aesthetic while exploring some new sounds and styles as well. Enjoy!

    Composer Tips

    Composer Tips

     In this very special episode, Karl & Will share some insights and tips on composition! Will shares a segment about melody, Karl shares a full recorded documentation of his process of composing a tune, and composer and arranger Tyler Mire stops by for an intermission chat. Enjoy!

    Reflections: VGM CON 2022

    Reflections: VGM CON 2022

     In this casual episode, Karl, Will & Marty reflect on the previous weekend at VGM CON 2022 and all the fun that was had! The guys share a few tastes of some killer performances, and also a few marcato fam members pop in to share their highlights as well!

    Deep Dive: Cold Man

    Deep Dive: Cold Man

     In this unique and contrasting episode, Karl & Will dive deep into ONE piece of video game music! They explore one of their favorite tracks, Rockman & Forte's "Cold Man", and its theory, structure, implementation, groove and more. Also, Marty drops in for a fun segment as well! Enjoy!

    Discord Discotheque: 90s

    Discord Discotheque: 90s

     In this nostalgic and fun episode, Karl & Will present the first installment of a series called Discord Discotheque! These episodes feature playlists consisting of tracks suggested by the Marcato Discord community! The theme of this installment is 90s! Also, Bedroth stops by for a fun intermission segment about the TurboGrafx. Enjoy!

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
213 Ratings

213 Ratings

ParBran2022 ,

VGM music

Karl Will please do a spotlight series on music on Them's Fightin' Herds

Eman0217 ,

Hooked..

It’s not often that I do reviews, Started listening by stumbling upon this podcast and I’ve been listening since. The bros are always excited to share what they have every week! 👍💯

Keep up the amazing work and happy 500! 🎉

dlandfan ,

Best VGM podcast

Please read this review

I’m loving the VGM music :)

Check out music of a hat in time and them’s fighting herds.

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