Sound Byte Radio Episode 4: Castlevania, Journey, Bastion

This week's session is filled with arranged music and remixes aplenty, alongside with some Journey and Bastion.

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Greetings and salutations, avid music fans of all ages. Our selection for this week's aurally-driven podcast is filled with all manners of delights, regardless of whether your preferences are leaning towards the nostalgic or new age.

We've added some tracks from indie darlings such as Journey and Bastion for the show, as well as crammed in an esoteric urban concoction from that one game with the electricity-shooting hero/anti-hero exclusive on the PS3. Bionic Commando and Castlevania fans are also in for a musical treat, so get onto the player below and listen/download away:

If you want more than this, you can check out and download episode one, two and three on the respective links. Do leave your comments and feedback on this week's show, whether you like the selection I picked or abhor it like the furious heat of a thousand suns.

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Music From Today's Show:

Akumajo Dracula Tribute Vol. 2

Song: An Empty Tome ~Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (DS)~
Composer: Hideki Sakomoto
Buy from Konamistyle.

Journey: Original Soundtrack

Song: Apotheosis
Composer: Austin Wintory
Buy from iTunes.

inFamous: Original Soundtrack

Song: The Courier
Composer: Amon Tobin
Buy from Sumthing Digital.

Bionic Commando Rearmed (The Soundtrack)

Song: Leap of Faith
Composer: Simon Viklund
Buy from Sumthing Digital.

Immortal 4

Song: Wing Commander
Composer: Dave Govett and Team Fat
Buy from MAZ Sound Tools.

Bastion Original Soundtrack

Song: Setting Sail, Coming Home (End Theme)
Composers: Darren Korb and Ashley Barrett
Buy at SuperGiant Games.

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Journey music is very emotional, beautiful

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The final sequence from Bastion was my favourite gaming moment ever - the perfect marriage of writing, game design and music.

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Bastion's music was soo awesome i was sure it came from Outer Space !

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castlevania....that reminds me its been ages since we received news from the legendary Iga....

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Bionic commando remix is always a pleasure to hear

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bastion music is something that you will remember till death...Masterpiece!!!

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Very true.

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Loved the selections. Amon Tobin and Austin Wintory are both my favorite composers.

The dialogue, on the other hand, felt totally scripted and unnatural. Why not just talk about your actual opinions on the songs, instead of reading Wikipedia articles or CD quotes?