My VG Music Picks #88 – Puzzle Plank Galaxy (Super Mario Galaxy 2)

Both Super Mario Galaxy games have amazing soundtracks, partly thanks to Nintendo using a symphonic orchestra to perform them. It’s still a crime that Nintendo never made the soundtrack CDs easily available outside of Japan (something Nintendo STILL does, seriously, people will pay you for your music). It’s actually shocking that I haven’t listed any of either games’ songs yet, so let’s rectify that. Continue reading

My VG Music Picks #46 – N64 Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 8)

I already explained why the redone version of Mario Kart 64‘s Rainbow Road in Mario Kart 8 is so good last week, but I only briefly touched upon the music. Considering it’s easily one of the best music pieces in the entire series, I felt I needed to shine the spotlight on it for a bit. Continue reading