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BGMania is a video game music podcast found on Level Down Games. Every Wednesday morning, we take a particular game or group of games, pull music from the soundtracks, and put them together for your listening pleasure!

BGMania is a video game music podcast found on Level Down Games. Every Wednesday morning, we take a particular game or group of games, pull music from the soundtracks, and put them together for your listening pleasure!
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BGMania is a video game music podcast found on Level Down Games. Every Wednesday morning, we take a particular game or group of games, pull music from the soundtracks, and put them together for your listening pleasure!

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@OriginalLDG

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English


Episodes

Mario Kart (1992-2003)

7/17/2019
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Episode #106 of BGMania. A long overdue episode for a franchise that both Bryan and Frank adore, we're finally going to be exploring the music from the first four Mario Kart games on the podcast. In the future, we'll explore music from the newer games in the series as well, but for this one, we wanted to strictly focus on where it all began. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for...

Duration:01:22:31

2 Year Anniversary Celebration

7/12/2019
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Bonus Episode #17 of BGMania. It's hard to describe the feelings of joy we have in reaching this huge milestone for BGMania. Two years is a lot of time in terms of a podcast, but even more so when it comes to video game music podcasts, which seem to die off faster than new ones can rise up to replace and for those who enjoy these types of shows to consume. On this Bonus Episode, Bryan and Frank think back fondly on a few of our old episodes we've done, while keeping the dream alive for the...

Duration:01:59:43

Super Mario Maker 2

7/10/2019
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Episode #105 of BGMania. This week on the podcast, Bryan and Frank are exploring another new soundtrack for a recently released Nintendo game, Super Mario Maker 2. Best of all, we've got a few new Koji Kondo tracks for your listening pleasure. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Super Mario Maker 2Super Mario Maker 2Super Mario Maker 2Super...

Duration:01:16:49

Mass Effect Trilogy

7/3/2019
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Episode #104 of BGMania. Bryan and Frank go on an epic space odyssey adventure to explore the music of an amazing trilogy of games from the previous generation, Mass Effect. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Mass EffectMass EffectMass EffectMass EffectMass EffectMass Effect 2Mass Effect 2Mass Effect 2Mass Effect 2Mass Effect 2Mass Effect 3Mass...

Duration:01:28:58

Radio Hour, Volume 24

6/26/2019
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Episode #103 of BGMania. Two years of Radio Hour! We have an excellent assortment of tracks for your listening pleasure this month for Volume 24 of our eclectic mix. We're also featuring a bonus track from Kyle, another one of our cohorts here at Level Down Games. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Bloodstained: Ritual of the NightWangan...

Duration:01:26:34

Cadence of Hyrule

6/19/2019
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Episode #102 of BGMania. Bryan and Frank have the pleasure of listening to some amazing music composed by the wonderful Danny Baranowsky on this week's episode of the podcast. If you're unfamiliar, a little game by the name of Cadence of Hyrule recently released, and it's worth every cent you have to enjoy and experience this amazing adventure. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist...

Duration:01:26:25

Deep Dive: Jesper Kyd

6/14/2019
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Episode #101 of BGMania. We're bringing things back to normal this week after the huge celebration on the last episode with another Composer Deep Dive. This time, we're focusing on the music and career of the wonderful Jesper Kyd, someone both Bryan and Frank greatly enjoy thanks to his contributions to the Assassin's Creed and Borderlands franchises. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The...

Duration:01:29:33

Our Favorite Tracks of All Time

6/5/2019
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Episode #100 of BGMania. Celebrate good times, come on! On this milestone episode of BGMania, we've decided to open the flood gates and explore what we consider to be our favorite video game music tracks of all time. Of course, this means we're allowing for repeats! Bryan, Frank, Jessica, and several listeners of the podcast go into detail on their favorite tunes while celebrating the fact we made it to one hundred episodes. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future...

Duration:02:08:51

Radio Hour, Volume 23

5/29/2019
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Episode #99 of BGMania. OH MY GOD WE'RE JUST ABOUT TO 100! Bryan and Frank play some excellent music in this episode in spirits for our big celebration episode next week. Also, Bryan has been dealing with some health related issues the past week and has been in and out of the hospital twice, so apologies for the late posting. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode...

Duration:01:17:04

Missed Connections

5/22/2019
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Episode #98 of BGMania. Have you ever been browsing for a new game.. and something catches your eye? But for whatever reason, you ignore it. You don't whip out the plastic and walk home with a shiny new game.. no.. instead, you leave, head home, and think. Man.. I wonder what that game is like? Well, Bryan and Frank feel that way about all the music featured in this week's show.. what were we thinking not playing these tracks yet?! Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future...

Duration:01:16:53

Childhood Memories

5/15/2019
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Episode #97 of BGMania. As we march closer and closer to our hundredth episode, we've been having a bit of fun exploring different topics and ideas we've kicked around for a while. On today's podcast, Bryan and Frank pick music from the first games they thought of when tasked with coming up with childhood memories for the show. The duo recount some fun and nostalgic stories about the games themselves while enjoying the particular songs chosen. Enjoy the show! Please send all track...

Duration:01:43:22

Katana ZERO

5/8/2019
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Episode #96 of BGMania. We have a very special synthwave focused and retrowave infused episode for your listening pleasure this week. A recent release, Katana ZERO has been dominating discussions in and around Level Down Games, so Bryan and Frank decide to sit down and really explore this soundtrack. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Katana...

Duration:01:26:36

Sonic the Hedgehog (Retro)

5/1/2019
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Episode #95 of BGMania. Can you honestly believe we have gone almost 100 episodes without doing a single showcase on Sonic the Hedgehog? Thanks to a listener suggestion, we're finally taking that dive into another part that is near and dear to both Bryan and Frank's childhood. What a special episode this ends up being. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as...

Duration:01:22:00

Yoshi's Crafted World

4/29/2019
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Bonus Episode #16 of BGMania. For the month of April 2019, we decided to showcase a recent release on the Nintendo Switch in Yoshi's Crafted World. An excellent game from start to finish, the soundtrack is super catchy and fun to listen to. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Yoshi's Crafted WorldYoshi's Crafted WorldYoshi's Crafted WorldYoshi's...

Duration:00:29:51

Radio Hour, Volume 22

4/24/2019
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Episode #94 of BGMania. What a tracklist this ended up being! For those unfamiliar, Radio Hour is an eclectic mix of music presented by Bryan, Frank, Jessica, and a listener at the end of every month. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Last Bible IIIF-Zero GXLeague of LegendsEpic Mickey 2: The Power of TwoA Nightmare On Elm...

Duration:01:21:17

Sakura Wars Series

4/17/2019
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Episode #93 of BGMania. Spurred by a recent announcement from SEGA that Project Sakura Wars is not only being developed, but also releasing in North America Spring 2020, Bryan decided it was time to take Frank and everyone else on a trip. A trip to a game franchise that most outside of Japan are not familiar with. Sit back and relax as we journey into the world of Sakura Wars. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to...

Duration:01:23:58

Reggie! Say It Ain't So!

4/10/2019
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Episode #92 of BGMania. This episode is a special one for both Bryan and Frank, two Nintendo kids at heart. Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring from Nintendo on April 15th. 5 days before his official last day, we pay tribute to him by taking a journey through some video game music that only Nintendo can provide. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as...

Duration:01:35:40

Farewells & Goodbyes

4/3/2019
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Episode #91 of BGMania. This is a listener suggested episode topic, coming to you courtesy of Stephan. Bryan and Frank explore the idea of farewells and goodbyes in gaming through music, from a major character death, to the end of a beloved franchise, to a tearful goodbye between characters. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Chrono CrossCall...

Duration:01:48:13

Radio Hour, Volume 21

3/27/2019
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Episode #90 of BGMania. 10 more freaking episodes until we reach 100! Feels like so long ago we started this journey, and we cannot believe we're closing in on the big 1-0-0. But it's the end of the month, and you know what that means! RADIO HOUR, BAY-BEEEEE! An eclectic mix of music, we have picks from Bryan, Frank, Jessica, and a listener submission. Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The...

Duration:01:24:02

Data East

3/20/2019
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Episode #89 of BGMania. It's no secret that Data East both published and developed quite a few bad games in their time. But did you know that they also have some amazing soundtracks behind a good majority of their games? On today's extremely fun episode, Bryan and Frank explore 16 different games each featuring some excellent music, while cracking jokes on Data East along the way! Enjoy the show! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to...

Duration:01:28:35