PixelTunes Radio VGM Podcast – Episode 73: The Sounds of Silent Hill With Avalanche Jared



PTR’s spoooooky October festivities continue with a focus on one of the most disturbing series of the last decade: Silent Hill. Jared Smith from the YouTube channel Avalanche Reviews joins Mike and Ed for an in-depth look at the music from the games, composed by Konami and Grasshopper Manufacture composer Akira Yamaoka.

Learn about the mythos behind the eponymous town, find out what the games share in common with television series Stranger Things, and listen to Mike rant about Resident Evil! All this and more, on an extra-spooky edition of PixelTunes Radio!

Thanks to Cam Mount, Cam Werme, Cam Chiles, KeyGlyph, and Anthony Pigg for sending in today’s PixelChat questions. Want to ask Mike and Ed a question of your own? Send an email to [email protected]!

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The Tracklist:

Introductory Track

“Theme of Laura” from Silent Hill 2

Silent Hill (PSX, 1999) – Akira Yamaoka

1 – “Silent Hill Theme”

2 – “Fear of the Dark”

Silent Hill 2 (PS2, XBOX, 2001) – Akira Yamaoka

3 – “The Reverse Will”

4 – “Forest”

Silent Hill 3 (PS2, Xbox,PC, 2003) – Akira Yamaoka

5 – “Please Love Me… Once More”

6 – “Dance With Night Wind”

Silent Hill: The Room (PS2, Xbox, PC, 2004) – Akira Yamaoka

7 – “Your Rain feat. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn”

8 – “Nightmarish Waltz”

Silent Hill Origins (PSP, PS2, 2007) – Akira Yamaoka

9 – “Wrong is Right”

10 – “Shot down in Flames feat. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn”

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii, PS2, PSP, 2009) – Akira Yamaoka

11 – “Different Persons”

Silent Hill: Homecoming (PS3, X360, PC) – Akira Yamaoka

12 – “Witchcraft”

About PixelTunesRadio

PixelTunes Radio is a celebration of video game music in an hour long (give or take a few minutes) podcast format. Created by Ed (Ruiner9) Wilson and Michael (Miketendo) Levy, the concept is simple: every two weeks a new episode with a different theme is released. There's tons of colorful commentary, awesome video game music and of course, hilarious gamer-related fake commercials to enjoy. Please make sure to also download our podcast on iTunes and also on Youtube.com/dongled for a video-streaming option.