WaveBack Episode 87: Sega Genesis Anniversary Special

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Matt and Kris celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sega Genesis with some of the best music on the platform.

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Kris Randazzo

Kris is the Content Supervisor of Geekade. As an avid consumer of all things video game, Kris spent his formative years collecting cartridges, CDs, discs, and assorted paraphernalia in an effort to amass a video game collection large enough to kill an elephant. He works with Stone Age Gamer, writing for their blog and hosting the Stone Age Gamer Podcast right here at Geekade. He's also the host of the WaveBack Podcast, co-host of This Week's Episode, and can occasionally be found in the pages of Nintendo Force Magazine.

3 thoughts on “WaveBack Episode 87: Sega Genesis Anniversary Special

  • October 1, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    Loved this podcast as someone whose allegiances were split between Nintendo and Genesis. The one omission from this list was something from the Phantasy Star series, where I thought Sega did a great job of overcoming/managing the console’s limitations — particularly the intro to Phantasy Star 2 or almost any track from Phantasy Star IV (Thray/Rune, Motavia Town, Organic Beat, Dungeon Arrange 1, Dungeon Arrange 2 (!!), King of Terrors, End of the Millenium, etc. etc.). Maybe a future podcast!

    • October 2, 2019 at 10:01 pm

      Matt and I were thinking about Phantasy Star and Shining Force, but ultimately just barely didn’t make the list. We’ll be sure to give them the proper treatment one of these days though.

  • October 1, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    Also, while I’m at it I’ll give a plug to another set of games with great music, the Ys series. The Falcom/JDK sound team was incredible, and they also are the only game music composer group I know of that would release music videos where they’d play their songs as a live band (complete with electronic guitar and practically hair metal).

    Compare this (there’s a bunch of remakes of this going back to 1988): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c77bWGd8-J0

    With this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhO37PCNAu0


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