Alright nerds, load up on quarters because we're going on a video game adventure from 8-bit chirps to orchestral symphonies in 7.1 surround sound. Whether at the arcade or in your mom's basement, Video Game Music (VGM) is the soundtrack that literally takes shit to the next level. From the sweeping melodies of Final Fantasy, to the underground punk rock of Tony Hawk Pro Skater, to the cinematic soundscapes of Call of Duty, VGM has become so critical it's now a music genre in and of itself. In this episode we explore the past, present and future of this world of VGM, which is much more than just a backdrop for mowing down pedestrians in Grand Theft Auto...
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