Category Archives: Game music

Electronica or Buttrock- What is Sega’s Musical Legacy?

As I listened to the final episode of Saturday Night Sega (RIP) recently, I was struck by the sheer variety of the tunes played during the show. Despite all the disparate styles of songs played, two genres were most prevalent: … Continue reading

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If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2 of the SEGAROCKS feature, check them out here and here. This is a live album released on December 15, 2004, from a show that SEGAROCKS played in Tokyo. The album was released … Continue reading

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If you haven’t read part 1 of the SEGAROCKS feature, check it out here. SEGAROCK Vol. 2

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As far as game music cover bands go, SEGAROCKS certainly was not the first officially sanctioned by a developer/publisher. They weren’t even the first for Sega (that honor would go to S.S.T Band, who are worth talking about at a … Continue reading

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I uploaded the Dreamcast EP to Youtube

In 2009, some musicians from Athens, GA (and beyond?) created a wonderful free downloadable EP of original songs (and a remix) about Sega and the Dreamcast. There is some seriously great stuff on here and I was bummed to see … Continue reading

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Club Sega (1997 CD)

“What’s that title? Ya ain’t know “CLUB SEGA”. Cool!” The text on the disc is almost as bizarre as some of the tracks on this album. Produced by the legendary Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Sega Rally, Rez, Sega Touring Car, Space Channel … Continue reading

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And someone posted a playlist of the whole thing on Youtube! Put it on if you need to demolish a house with your fists or something: Playlist here

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In Defense of: The Streets of Rage 3 Soundtrack

Like many others, Streets of Rage 2 is my favorite beat ’em up ever and one of my top games of all time. It is a near-perfect gaming experience that can still be picked up and played at any time, … Continue reading

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Sakura Taisen 3 credits

Fantastic song!

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