Archive for the ‘PokeMusic’ Category

Tawada’s Song

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Pokémon as a franchise is fairly large. Not only does it have the main game series by Game Freak that churns out a game every two years at worst for a good while, it has a large number of spinoff titles to complement that list. It also has the anime series coupled with it. Given all that, one can imagine the number of staff working on the music of the series.

Among the bunch, there has been one music composer which has popped up on the credits list for a few spinoff games for Pokemon. He is Tsukasa Tawada. He’s been in the music business for the video game industry for many years, but a curiosity of his work that has only cropped up in Pokémon titles is a short tune that appears time and time again.
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PokeMusic: Viridian Forest

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

PokeMusic: Viridian Forest

Every now and again, we’ll be looking into some tunes from the world of Pokemon and discussing their points of interest, leave a youtube video or few, and discuss if these tunes should have a jazz-style remix.

First up is Viridian Forest. The first major obstacle, if you will, for the player to overcome in RBY! As it’s from Kanto it has a number of versions of tunes having appeared four times, once for each of the first four generations in the main games (not counting Green). So there’s plenty to look into.

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