Episode 04 – Hockey with The Messenger

The VGMbassy hits the ice with the admin of the VGM Podcast Fans Facebook group, Alex Messenger, exploring music from hockey games.

Sharpen your blades, lace up those skates, and start up that Zamboni! Today The VGMbassy hits the ice with the admin of the VGM Podcast Fans Facebook group, Alex Messenger, exploring music from hockey games and the history of one of the very first sports to be featured in the video game format. We’ll check out music from composers like Matt Furniss, NBA Jam Maestro Jon Hey, and C64 legend Rob Hubbard. Come join us for a free skate!

A huge thank you to Indira J (The Misadventures of Buddy and Friend, Sacrimony) for the amazing VGMbassy artwork and design, and to Trevin Hughes (aka chiptune composer Jredd) for the podcast theme song!

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The Tracklist:

1 – “Intro” from Power Play Hockey: USA vs USSR (C64, 1988) Composed by Rob Hubbard

2 – “Character Select” from Hit the Ice (Arcade, 1990) Composed by Hiroshige Tonomura

3 – “Title Theme” from Face Off! (Amiga, 1991) Composed by Matt Furniss

4 – “In-Game Music” from Blades of Steel (Game Boy, 1991) Composed by Hidehiro Funauchi and Akiko Itoh

5 – “Title Theme” from Ike Ike! Nekketsu Hockey-bu – Subette Koronde Dairantou (Famicom, 1992) Composed by Kazuo Sawa, Michiya Hirasawa, and Yoshihiro Kameoka

6 – “Game Setup” from NHL ’94 (SNES, 1993) Composed by Michael J Sokyrka

7 – “Let’s Play Hockey! – 1st Period” from Pro Sport Hockey (SNES, 1993) Composed by Takeshi Ichida

8 – “Game BGM” from NHL 2 on 2 Open Ice Challenge (PS1, Arcade, 1995) Composed by Jon Hey

9 – “Ice Hockey” from Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii, 2009) Composed by Fumie Kumatani, Naofumi Hataya, Hideaki Kobayashi, Jun Senoue, Tadashi Kinukawa, Teruhiko Nakagawa, and Tomonori Sawada

10 – “Menu Theme 1” from NHL ’18 (XB1, PS4, 2017) Composed by an Uncredited Composer

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