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This podcast is for people who enjoy games, love music, and want to know more about how their favourite songs work. Each episode, we’ll focus on one piece of music from the video game corpus, and talk about one musical concept found in that piece. Our first series takes a deep dive into the music of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

This podcast is for people who enjoy games, love music, and want to know more about how their favourite songs work. Each episode, we’ll focus on one piece of music from the video game corpus, and talk about one musical concept found in that piece. Our first series takes a deep dive into the music of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
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This podcast is for people who enjoy games, love music, and want to know more about how their favourite songs work. Each episode, we’ll focus on one piece of music from the video game corpus, and talk about one musical concept found in that piece. Our first series takes a deep dive into the music of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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Episodes

24 - Tritone in Banjo-Kazooie's Mumbo's Mountain

9/20/2019
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Join Dan as he avoids devil's interval memes as much as possible and FREAKS OUT OVER BANJO-KAZOOIE!! ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Find me at overtonewarpzone.com!

Duration:00:24:19

23 - Symphony Orchestra in Dragon Quest's Unflinchable Courage

8/30/2019
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Join Dan learn the difference between Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras (finally)!

Duration:00:20:58

22 - Motif in Smash Bros. Ultimate's Master Hand / Crazy Hand

8/9/2019
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Join Dan as he makes a simple music topic sound complicated! ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Find me at overtonewarpzone.com!

Duration:00:23:13

21 - Public Domain in Tetris: Type A

7/26/2019
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Join Dan justify his constant use of copyrighted material, and explore the kinds of materials you DON'T have to worry about copyright for! ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Find me at overtonewarpzone.com!

Duration:00:21:45

20 - "Spy Music" in Metal Gear's Snake Eater

7/12/2019
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Join Dan as he explores the near plagiarism of the Metal Gear Solid 3 soundtrack! A list of media that influenced Metal Gear: https://metalgear.fandom.com/wiki/Media_influences_on_the_Metal_Gear_series ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast! Find me on Patreon at patreon.com/OvertoneWarpzone!

Duration:00:22:01

19 - Diegetic Music in Animal Crossing's KK Slider Tunes

6/21/2019
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Join Dan as he figures out the difference between music heard BY the characters in the fiction they exist in, and the music played to REPRESENT the scene around them! ---------- Overspace's KK Slider Cover of Old Town Road: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub2hm4FQWPM ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast! If you found some usefulness or enjoyment from this...

Duration:00:20:17

18 - Retrograde in The Legend of Zelda's Ballad of the Goddess

6/7/2019
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Join Dan play songs backward without the intention of finding hidden demonic messages! ---------- The Zelda timeline: https://zelda.gamepedia.com/Zelda_Timeline My guest episode on The Wayfarer's Guide to Worldbuilding: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-wayfarers-guide-to-worldbuilding/id1465978968 "The Song" we created on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/bergaliciousdef/the-song-wayfarers-guide-to-worldbuilding Overtone Warpzone on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/overtonewarpzone/...

Duration:00:22:32

17 - Sega Genesis Sound Hardware in Sonic's Emerald Hill Zone

5/26/2019
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Join Dan reflect on the failings of the Sega company, and how the Genesis differs from the Super Nintendo! ---------- GENNY VST (YM2612 emulator): http://gendev.spritesmind.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1062 Retro Game Audio Podcast - Sega Genesis: https://soundcloud.com/retrogameaudio/the-sega-genesis Andrew Huang on FM Synthesis: www.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DvvBl3YUBUyY&usg=AOvVaw10fy1_3VDZdIbmMqtzIDhn ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at...

Duration:00:21:22

16 - Traditional Japanese Music in King Dedede's Theme (Smash for Wii U)

5/10/2019
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Join Dan discover the wonders of the Japanese instruments, the Shakuhachi and the Shamisen, and the work of Japanese music duo HIDExHIDE! ---------- Resources for the episode: Info on the Shakuhachi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpJPnCaIy80, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOqaK7Ci2Us Shakuhachi music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsihxORASks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmRPECd9Yig Shamisen music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJouzJgQHtg,...

Duration:00:20:23

15 - Quotation in Super Mario's Jump Up, Super Star!

5/4/2019
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"Join Dan as he discusses how quotation is used by all kinds of artists, including Tchaikovsky, Sonny Rollins, Yoko Shimomura, and Naoto Kubo!" - Dan I was certainly inspired this episode by Kenley Kristofferson's podcast Into the Score, from his episode where he discusses the Super Mario RPG soundtrack and Yoko Shimomura's use of quotation. Check him out! https://kenleykristofferson.com/ ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at...

Duration:00:21:56

14 - Disco in Persona 5's Beneath the Mask

4/26/2019
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Join Dan get groovy with the addition of Joker to Smash! JOIN THE CRITICAL CAUSE CHARITY STREAM! Starts June 15th at noon, I will be joining at 9pm CDT! All information here: https://criticalcause.org/ Bass Cover of Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0jsBAaeEVw Rhodes Music used in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3Zom0wPRg0 ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and...

Duration:00:20:29

13 - Extended Guitar Techniques in F-Zero's Mute City (Brawl)

4/19/2019
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Join Dan as he does his darndest to shred some guit-box for y'all! Relax Alax on C. Falcon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZ6Ke-HJ2cs ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:18:00

12 - Flamenco in The Legend of Zelda's Gerudo Valley

4/12/2019
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Join Dan on his journeys through southern Spain and the Gerudo desert! ---------- Rasgueado examples: Sledge Azem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcXtI7nG9yI Buleria: Justo Fernández "El Tuto" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V86zYV3QXnk ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:14:44

11 - Death Growl in F-Zero's Car Select

4/5/2019
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Join Dan in his regrets for picking this as a podcast topic! Research: Polyphonic - The Surprising Origins of the Death Growl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnQamJtPNOQ Andrew Hatch - Harsh Vocals: A History http://www.heavyblogisheavy.com/2017/01/19/harsh-vocals-a-history/ ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:13:29

10 - Lydian Mode in the Super Mario Galaxy Theme

3/29/2019
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Join Dan travel to a galaxy far, far away, and discover the mystery of the #4 from the Lydian mode! ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:17:28

9 - Cuica in Donkey Kong's Map Page / Bonus Level

3/22/2019
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Join Dan learn that this particular video game sound is not just a person furiously moving a McDonald's straw up and down inside their cup! Behind the scenes of Cuphead’s recording: https://youtu.be/v6h1vM9W2NM Cuica sounds: Fabiano Salek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmlK94QvwiA ---------- Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:14:47

8 - Overcoming SNES Limitations in Donkey Kong's Stickerbrush Symphony

3/15/2019
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Join Dan as he fanboys over David Wise! (Thanks to Jesse B on Facebook for the episode suggestion!) Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast! ---------- Nerdwriter1 video on How Music Was Made On Super Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvIzIAgRWV0

Duration:00:12:31

7 - SNES Sound Hardware in F-Zero's Mute City (and more)

3/8/2019
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Join Dan relive his youth through this classic system and see how it worked! Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast! ---------- Adolfo Baez Mario Paint Composer cover of the Smash Ultimate Theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlbr_orPki8 Mario Paint Composer: http://www.mariomayhem.com/downloads/mario_paint_composer_download/ Retro Game Audio Podcast:...

Duration:00:16:06

6 - Dynamic Music in Street Fighter II's Ryu's Theme

3/1/2019
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Join Dan and explore the unique-to-gaming music category of dynamic music - the songs that evolve as you interact with the game! Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast! May 25 2019 EDIT - I erroneously said in the first publication of this episode that all Type A songs were the arcade version of the game, and Type B songs were the SNES version. In truth, Type A is the...

Duration:00:17:05

5 - Aleatoric Music in Electroplankton

2/22/2019
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to random music! would Dan figure he as Join why compose someone out tries The Mozart dice game: http://www.amaranthpublishing.com/MozartDiceGame.htm Have comments/suggestions/ideas for a song or musical concept? Email me at overtonewarpzone@gmail.com, and follow me on social media everywhere @OTWZpodcast!

Duration:00:13:11