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The Legacy Music Hour Video Game Music Podcast

The Legacy Music Hour podcast was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. for the purpose of sharing and talking about video game music from specifically the 8-bit and 16-bit eras. No remixes, no covers, no video game inspired music -just pure, original music from the NES, SNES, Genesis, and more.

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Episode 202: TurboGrafx-16 3

Yet another TurboGrafx-16 focus, although it’s mostly all PC Engine tracks this time.  In this episode, the boizz get cross-wibed, the boizz talk cereal, and Brent shares some special food recipes of... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #1

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LMH Mixtape #67: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Remember in 2012 when Legacy Music Hour released their Racing Games 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episodes back-to-back?  Had life ever been so good?  Well, get ready to relive the magic through... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #2

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LMH Mixtape #101: Free Play 10.1

Episode 101 was the first in a small cascade of free plays leading up to the Legacy Music Hour's second anniversary celebration.  Enjoy the extra legroom as the boizz suspend the theme requirements... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 230: Reading Rainbow

Episode 230 gets a little bit Halloween themed with a couple of the tracks, but it’s more of a general episode where the boizz talk about the suggestive nature of playing pool and try to understand... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #4

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LMH Mixtape #52: Best Of Year In Review

This is it, users!  To celebrate the end of each LMH year, both boizz count down their top ten favorite new musical discoveries.  Brent and Rob switch (haha) off their selections at each level, so... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #5

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LMH Mixtape #98: Shorties 2

Get ready for another blistering wave of tiny tracks, because it's Shorties 2!  These forty-one tunes fold up into a compact twenty-five minutes, leaving you feeling productive and... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #6

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LMH Mixtape #42: Boss Music

Get pumped up for the boss music mixtape!  Pop this in the next time you're headed off to an audition, job interview, or championship game, and you'll get yourself in the mindset you need to nail... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #7

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LMH Mixtape #107: Board Games

Board games and video games might seem like apples and oranges at first glance, but that analogy really sells their relationship short -- especially when they're combined!  The mixtape result of this... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #8

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LMH Mixtape #66: Racing Games 2

Remember how amazing the original Racing Games setlist was?  Well, buckle in for your 2nd lap, because Racing Games 2 is just as incredible as the first.  You'll definitely be tasting the bitterness... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #9

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LMH Mixtape #41: Only In Japan

If you weren't living in Japan during the 8-bit and 16-bit eras, you might have missed out on some excellent video game music.  Don't worry, though; Brent and Rob went ahead and imported some of... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #10

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LMH Mixtape #16: Horror Games

While many of the tunes from episode sixteen are guaranteed to make you do the shiver ™, the boizz also proved that a horror focus doesn't have to be exclusively spooky.  Sink your teeth into this... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #11

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LMH Mixtape #40: Free Play 4

The headquarters was in free play mode again for its 40th anniversary, and this episode brought up a lot of difficult questions.  Are the Ninja Turtles superheroes?  Is Steve Rogers' transformation... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #12

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LMH Mixtape #62: Comic Books

Comic books were one of the primary sources of video game fodder in the 80s and 90s, and although neither Brent nor Rob were "comic book guys" growing up, they made sure to give the genre a proper... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #13

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LMH Mixtape #37: Movies

The Legacy Music Hour Official Rulebook states that straight-up adapted music is illegal, but original compositions from movie tie-in games?  Those are fair play!  Have a listen to what some of the... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #14

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Episode 168: Nintendo Power

This month, Brent and Rob picked two issues of Nintendo Power each, and chose music selections only from games featured in those issues.  They talk about top selling games, video game help hotlines,... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #15

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Episode 65: Water and Underwater

They've done Fire, they've done Ice, but now, The Legacy Music Hour focuses on Water for Episode 65.  Brent and Rob select tracks from levels that take place underwater or feature water prominently. ... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #16

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LMH Mixtape #85: Ending Music 2

Ah, that feeling when you complete a game and get to enjoy the emotional catharsis of its ending music.  These tunes are often some of the most emotionally resonant in a soundtrack, and there are so... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #17

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Episode 3: Experimental Music

In this episode of The Legacy Music Hour, Brent and Rob present 16-bit and 8-bit "experimental" video game music.  They picked tracks which they found to be either unusual or progressive or both when... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 4: Junko Tamiya

In this episode of The Legacy Music Hour, Brent and Rob present a composer focus on Junko Tamiya. They explore her music across several games and analyze her style (and various styles).  NOTE:... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2020

Rank #19

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LMH Mixtape #81: Secret of Mana

After eighty-one episodes, Brent and Rob decided to do their first focus on one individual game's soundtrack: Secret of Mana.  Although opinions were mixed as to whether the game itself was one of... The Legacy Music Hour was created by Brent Weinbach and Rob F. specifically for the purpose of talking about video game music from the golden age of gaming (16-bit and earlier).

30 Sep 2021

Rank #20