PixelTunes Radio VGM Podcast – Episode 79: Talking TMNT w/ Cygnus Destroyer



Let’s kick shell! Today’s theme revolves around the Heroes on the Half Shell — The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Joining Mike and Ed is fellow TMNT and video game fanatic Matt Ezero, from the YouTube channel Cygnus Destroyer 20XX. It’s an episode filled with fantastic TMNT tunes, nostalgic TMNT memories, and lots and lots of TMNT lore. Cowabunga!

Big thanks to Niko AKA the WiiGuy for helping us with Leonardo’s voice for the commercial! Check him out here: https://www.youtube.com/user/Wiiguy309

Matt (LJN Defender/Cygnus Destroyer) Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/user/CygnusDestroyer20XX

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The Tracklist:

Format: Game Title (System, Year) – Track Title – Composer(s)

1 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES, 1989) “Area 2-1: Underwater” – Jun Funahashi

2 – TMNT3 Radical Rescue (GB, 1993) – “Stage Warehouse” – Akihiro Juuichiya, Minako Matsuhira

3- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan (GB, 1990) – “Epilogue” – Tomoko Nishikawa, Michiru Yamane

4 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game (NES, 1990) “Scene 2-1: Streets of New York” – Mutsuhiko Izumi, Miki Yanagisawa, arranged by Kōzō Nakamura

5 – TMNT: Hyperstone Heist (Genesis, 1992) “Boss Theme” – Mutsuhiko Izumi, arranged by Masahiro Ikariko, You Takamine, Kaori Kinouchi, Hideto Inoue

6 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Arcade, 1991) – “Boss Battle” – Mutsuhiko Izumi, Miki Yanagisawa

7 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (SNES, 1992) – “Bury My Shell at Wounded Knee” – Mutsuhiko Izumi, arranged by Kazuhiko Uehara, Harumi Uekō

8 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003, GBA) “Kite Flight/Donatello Act 3” – Junichirō Kaneda, Yasuhiro Ichihashi

9 – Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: The Coin-Op (C64, 1991) – “Medley” – Jeroen Tel

10 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, 2012) – “Explore 7” – GL33K Studios, Tyler Piersall

11 – TMNT Danger of the Ooze (PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS, 2014) – “TCRI Building” – Jake Kaufman

12 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Project (NES, 1992) – “Scene 3: Brooklyn Bridge is Falling Down” – Kozo

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