Nitro Game Injection Presented by KNGI Network

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By: KyleJCrb

Nitro Game Injection (NGI) is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of video game music. Each episode of NGI features a curated selection of video game music arrangements and original works, with a focus on game music culture and the communities that surround it. The show also regularly includes informative interviews with composers, audio personnel, remixers, and arrangement artists. Email us at podcast(at)kngi(dot)org

Nitro Game Injection #510: Tubed You!
06/05/2022

The Tubers are at it again with a whole slew of new stuff, so let’s get caught up on some of it! 1:04 – Ferdk – Asgore (UNDERTALE [PC] :: YouTube) — 10:07 – Star Salzman – Pillar of Salt (Xenogears [PS1] :: OverClocked ReMix) 15:38 – VGR – Gerudo Valley (Legend of Zelda: Ocarina ...

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Nitro Game Injection #509: Doujin the Giant (Patron’s Choice Special: Doujin VGM)
05/29/2022

The patrons have voted, and they’ve chosen for Kyle to explore the world of doujin VGM arrangements! What IS “doujin,” you ask? Tune in for this extra-long episode and find out! PLAYLIST: 1:04 – OTONOHA – Moon Over The Castle (Gran Turismo [PS1] :: YouTube) — 17:23 – Harumi Shiina – Will to Pierce (Romancing ...

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Nitro Game Injection #508: Damn Dam
05/22/2022

Hot dam! PLAYLIST: 1:05 – DiscoCactus – Stupidopolis (Sonic Mania [MULTI] :: Bandcamp) — 11:45 – Ben Zimmermann, TeraCMusic – Theme of Laura (Silent Hill 2 [PS2] :: YouTube Music) 14:57 – Judgesteadguitar – Wilderness (Golden Axe [ARC] :: YouTube) 18:16 – Husky by the Geek – Nebula Gray (Mega Man Battle Network 5 [NDS] ...

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Nitro Game Injection #507: Alone on a Friday Night
05/15/2022

What better way to spend a Friday night alone than with a kickin’ episode of NGI? 1:04 – A-dash, Namihei – Speed Demon Killer [Rad Racer [NES] :: VGMdb) — 9:37 – Mykah – Battle 1 (Final Fantasy Mystic Quest [SNES] :: YouTube) 12:31 – Oxx – Meeting Surge Remix (Speedball II [C64] :: KWED) ...

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Nitro Game Injection #506: BONSAI!
05/08/2022

GOOD LUCK! OKAY! OOOKAY! GOOD! THAT’S GREAT! LOOKS LIKE TROUBLE! YOU ALMOST HAD IT! YOU GOTTA BE CAREFUL! PLAYLIST: 1:04 – Prince uf Darkness, JohnStacy, John Robert Matz, Danny Flam, The Tiberian Sons – El Nungino (Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War [PS2] :: Dwelling of Duels) — 15:04 – Dj Mystix – Dancing Spirits ...

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Nitro Game Injection #505: Into the Vibe Zone (Patron’s Choice Special: Lo-Fi Remixes)
05/01/2022

Patron’s Choice is back, with the patrons over on Patreon deciding this week’s playlist theme. They went with lo-fi, so come chill with Kyle as he vibes to the VGM hip-hop beats! PLAYLIST: 1:04 – Suzumebachi – Welcome Goombo Probably (Super Mario Land [GB], Super Mario 64 [N64] :: OverClocked ReMix) — 8:04 – Tune ...

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Nitro Game Injection #504: Time to Get Movin’
04/24/2022

You’re just trying to impress me! PLAYLIST: 1:05 – GaMetal – Thunder Tornado (Mega Man 9 [WII] :: YouTube) — 10:16 – BARx, Jabo – SynthWave Race (Wave Race 64 [N64] :: Dwelling of Duels) 15:02 – Michelle Heafy, Jonathan Young – Angel Inside (Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty [TCG] :: SoundCloud) 18:15 – MusicallyInspired – Sailing ...

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Nitro Game Injection #503: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
04/17/2022

Oh no, it’s HIM. PLAYLIST: 1:04 – ThunderScott – Blitz It! (Splatoon 2 [NSW] :: YouTube Music) — 5:34 – BadHairlineProductions – Diddy Kong Racing Theme (Diddy Kong Racing [N64] :: YouTube) 7:39 – gabocarina96 – Ricco Harbor [Rock Cover] (Super Mario Sunshine [GCN] :: YouTube) 9:54 – Siolfor the Jackal – The Great Temple ...

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Nitro Game Injection #502: Crossing the Chronometer
04/10/2022

No more TV tunes this week, just TV game tunes! PLAYLIST: 1:14 – NateWantsToBattle – Open Your Heart (Sonic Adventure [DC] :: YouTube Music) — 12:32 – Ian Martyn, Ian Cowell, Teddy Grant – Caught in Paradise (Glover [N64] :: GameGrooves) 17:26 – Tremendouz – Call Of The Wild (Gran Turismo 2 [PS1] :: YouTube) ...

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Nitro Game Injection #501: AUEHHH?! (TV & Movie Special)
04/03/2022

Introducing Nitro AUEHHH?! Injection, a TV & movie music podcast! After 500 episodes of video game music, it’s time for a change. Join Kyle for the debut of something new! PLAYLIST: 0:56 – Prince uf Darkness – Paragon is an Asshole (NFL on FOX [TV] :: VGMdb) — 10:50 – NateWantsToBattle – Gotta Go Fast ...

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Nitro Game Injection #500: Bronze Age (19th Anniversary Special)
03/26/2022

This is it, the big one! 500 episodes and counting, NGI goes through 19 years with a song representing each one, reminiscing along the way. Enjoy this journey through the past as Kyle looks toward the future! PLAYLIST: 0:00 – WillRock – Nitroglycerin Injection [Live] (Theme of KNGI :: Bandcamp) 3:38 – Masahiro Andoh – ...

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Nitro Game Injection #499: I’m On a Boat (Boatnanza Special)
03/20/2022

I LIKE BOATS 1:14 – Ashley Barrett – Paper Boats (Transistor [PC] :: Bandcamp) — 8:28 – Machinae Supremacy – Space Boat (Original work :: Artist website) 11:59 – Creepue – Inside the Spaceship (Journey to Silius [NES] :: Bandcamp) 15:58 – Soul in Sadness – Sealed Vessel (Hollow Knight [MULTI] :: Pixel Mixers) — ...

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Nitro Game Injection #498: Much Radio. Very Show. Such Podcast. Wow.
03/13/2022

If there’s anything about NGI that will never change, it’s being perpetually stuck making references to memes from a decade ago. PLAYLIST: 1:14 – Daiki Kasho, Jonathan Underdown – 5OUL ON D!SPLAY [GT7 ver.] (Gran Turismo 7 [PS5]) — 13:41 – Sean Schafianski – 11th Street (Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition [ARC] :: VGMdb) 17:40 – ...

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Nitro Game Injection #497: Wood, Man
03/06/2022

Would, man? Wood Man would. PLAYLIST: 1:14 – GaMetal – Wood Man Stage (Mega Man 2 [NES] :: YouTube) — 8:49 – FamilyJules, Adriana Figueroa – Inkoming! (Splatoon [WIIU] :: YouTube) 11:14 – Lacey Johnson – Escape From The City (Sonic Adventure 2 [DC] :: YouTube) 14:40 – tibonev, Cavatina – The Hunt (River City ...

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Nitro Game Injection #495: Today is Football
02/20/2022

Well, football was actually last Sunday, but still. PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Lame Genie, LongestSoloEver – John Madden Football ’92 + Moon Base Alpha (John Madden Football ’92 [GEN] :: YouTube) — 7:57 – Megan McDuffee, DEMONDICE, AO – Mean Street (River City Girls Zero [NSW] :: Bandcamp) 10:47 – The OneUps – Time & Space ...

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Nitro Game Injection #494: No Talk Good
02/13/2022

But at least Kyle tries. 1:13 – CarboHydroM – Castle Of Darkness (Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse [NES] :: Artist website) — 7:32 – MkVaff – Dark Waters (Sonic the Hedgehog 2 [GEN] :: OverClocked ReMix) 11:23 – JLD – Crush (Stellan Andersson remix [C64 DEMO] :: KWED) 14:41 – Linus – Simon and Motherfunkel (Linus ...

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Nitro Game Injection #493: A Little Farty
02/06/2022

Just a little. Don’t want your horns having too much brap. PLAYLIST: 1:13 – The Arkadian – Shredluigi Shredball (Mario Kart DS [NDS] :: Dwelling of Duels) — 9:42 – GaMetal – Cool, Cool Mountain (Super Mario 64 [N64] :: YouTube) 12:41 – Flying Raccoon Suit – 3 Raceways & Wario Stadium (Mario Kart 64 ...

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Nitro Game Injection #492: A Rejoicing Neon Mitt
01/30/2022

It’s either an anagram or the Arby’s Glove got into the tie-dye stash. You decide! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Super Strikers – Gentlemen, Start Your Engines (Daytona USA [ARC] :: Dwelling of Duels) — 9:32 – Retro Game Remix – Outset Island (Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker [GCN] :: YouTube) 12:10 – Krzysztof Słowikowski – Karma ...

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Nitro Game Injection #491: Born to be a Weiner
01/23/2022

…of the hot dog variety. What were YOU thinking?! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – GaMetal – Burning Aviation (After Burner II [ARC] :: Bandcamp) — 11:03 – Machinae Supremacy – We Are The Ones Who Will Change The World (Original work :: Bandcamp) 14:26 – Stone McKnuckle – Machine King (Original work :: YouTube) 18:04 – Dinnick ...

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Nitro Game Injection #490: Put The CD In Your Computer
01/15/2022

No matter how thin, no matter how THICC, Kyle’s back and doin’ it brick by brick! PLAYLIST: 1:16 – Vargskelethor – Brick By Brick (LEGO Island [PC] :: YouTube) — 10:05 – FamilyJules – Halo (Halo: Combat Evolved [XBOX] :: YouTube) 13:50 – Nico Moratino, Tony Bustamante & Pato Geijo – Force Your Way Cover ...

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Nitro Game Injection #489: Blowin’ Snow (RadioSEGA WinterFest 2021 Special)
12/21/2021

It’s that time again: RadioSEGA has graciously invited NGI back to their airwaves this year for WinterFest 2021, rocking the joint with SEGA music, Nintendo music, Christmas music, and just plain good music! PLAYLIST: 1:16 – Hyper Potions – Snowball Fight (Original work :: Bandcamp) — 7:05 – GaMetal – Racing in a Winter Wonderland ...

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Nitro Game Injection #488: Nitro Funk Tacticians
12/19/2021

Kyle gets into NFTs. No, not those NFTs. PLAYLIST: 1:13 – insaneintherainmusic Collective – Bramble Blast (Super Smash Bros. Brawl [WII] :: YouTube) — 9:57 – Lame Genie – Main Theme (Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty [PS1] :: YouTube) 13:36 – FamilyJules – Battle! Champion Cynthia (Pokemon Diamond & Pearl [NDS] :: YouTube) ...

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Nitro Game Injection #487: Go Shaq-Fu Yourself
12/12/2021

Did you know Shaq-Fu actually has some pretty bangin’ tunes? It’s true! PLAYLIST: 1:14 – The Good Ice – Clockwork Pyramid (Team Sonic Racing [MULTI] :: SoundCloud) — 11:16 – 8-Beats VGM – Corneria (Tribute Format) [8-B’s Original Long Mix] (Star Fox [SNES] :: YouTube) 15:26 – Loeder – Demon Forest 8-bit (Super Castlevania IV ...

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Nitro Game Injection #486: Insert Reference to “Stage of History” Here (Patron’s Choice Special: Soulcalibur)
12/05/2021

This week, NGI visits the stage of VGM history with a special dedicated entirely to the long-running fighting game series Soulcalibur, thanks to patrons! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Suzi Kim – THE EDGE OF SOUL (Soul Edge [ARC] :: VGMdb) — 10:10 – Husky by the Geek – The Brave New Stage of History (Soulcalibur VI ...

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Nitro Game Injection #485: Thanksgiving Leftovers
11/28/2021

The one where Kyle tries to call Nobuo Uematsu but gets hung up on. PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Mustin – Hearth Afire (Castlevania [NES] :: Scarlet Moon Records) — 6:37 – Vector U, Firaga – Smart Race (DELTARUNE: Chapter 2 [PC] :: Tiny Waves) 10:14 – Tee Lopes, Verbal Ase – Tetris (Tetris [PC] :: YouTube ...

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Nitro Game Injection #484: Explosive Amusement Interjaculation
11/21/2021

So…much…Zelda… PLAYLIST: 1:14 – Ferdk – Battle at the Big Bridge (Final Fantasy V [SNES] :: YouTube) — 9:28 – Nah Tony, Joshua Taipale – Molgera (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker [GCN] :: YouTube) 12:52 – FamilyJules, Lollia – Love the Subhuman Self (Guilty Gear: Strive [PC/PS4] :: YouTube) 18:01 – Jett Swole ...

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Nitro Game Injection #483: Super Pretendo Verbal Clown Soul
11/14/2021

Uh, I think you mean “Nintendo Wii Virtual Console…” PLAYLIST: 1:15 – Krzysztof Słowikowski – Strike the Earth! [Plains of Passage] (Shovel Knight [MULTI] :: Bandcamp) — 8:31 – Nico Moratinos – Tokkyuu Shirei Solbrain (Shatterhand [NES] :: YouTube Music) 15:12 – Husky by the Geek – Egg Reverie (Sonic Mania [MULTI :: YouTube) 18:41 ...

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Nitro Game Injection #482: Halloween Leftovers
11/07/2021

Catching up with Halloween this week, along with a lot of other rad new music! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Emi Jones, RoBKTA – My Sweet Passion (Sonic Adventure [DC] :: YouTube) — 10:47 – Grospixels – Title Theme (Vapor Trail [GEN] :: Artist website) 15:52 – tibone – Staff (Werewolf: The Last Warrior [NES] :: Bandcamp) ...

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Nitro Game Injection #481: Swordlandia (Patron’s Choice Special: Too Many Swords)
10/31/2021

There are too many swords in this episode. Way too many. I blame the patrons. PLAYLIST: 1:14 – ConSoul, Tiggs – Lifelight [Studio Version] (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate [NSW] :: YouTube) — 8:01 – ROCK-MEN – ZERO (Mega Man X3 [SNES] :: VGMdb) 10:46 – Yohsui O’asa – Scattering Sparks (Tales of Vesperia [XB360/PS3] :: ...

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Nitro Game Injection #480: Iron Maiden? Excellent!
10/24/2021

*insert sweet air guitar riff here* PLAYLIST: 1:13 – insaneintherainmusic, Nico Mendoza, Josh Vasquez, Dom Palombi, 88Bit – A Cyber’s World (DELTARUNE Chapter 2 [PC] :: YouTube) — 10:38 – GaMetal – The Red Wings (Final Fantasy IV [SNES] :: YouTube) 13:37 – ToxicxEternity – Silent Guardians [METAL VERSION] (Hyrule Warriors [NSW] :: YouTube) 17:13 ...

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Nitro Game Injection #479: Oncoming Jet Inertia
10/17/2021

Megan McDuffee’s soundtrack for Atari Recharged and Machinae Supremacy’s Jets’N’Guns 2 are in the spotlight this week, along with some self-indulgent Wave Race 64 goodness, a good ol’ Roundabout into the Ankah Zone, and more! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – longestsoloever, Lacey Johnson – Simple And Clean (Kingdom Hearts [PS2] :: YouTube) — 8:00 – Lame Genie ...

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Nitro Game Injection #478: You Had to Be A
10/10/2021

…Big Shot, didn’t you? PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Iris ~Pamela Calvo~, Daniel C. Müller – Open Your Heart (Sonic Adventure [DC] :: YouTube) — 10:37 – Retro Game Remix – Dolphin Park (Wave Race 64 [N64] :: YouTube) 13:26 – Jayhan – Corneria (Star Fox [SNES] :: YouTube) 15:52 – Hyde209 – Diving Deep (Mega Man ...

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Nitro Game Injection #477: Turnabout Trials
10/02/2021

Kyle comes from the past to warn the future about remixed video game music! Wait, you already know about remixed video game music… PLAYLIST 1:13 – The Tiberian Sons – What in the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lychee Wrap (World of Warcraft [PC] :: Dwelling of Duels) — 9:49 – With Ether – ...

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Nitro Game Injection #476: Oops! All Vocals (Patron’s Choice Special: Vocal Tracks)
09/26/2021

The patrons are back at it, demanding a show dedicated entirely to vocal tracks, so here it is! PLAYLIST: 1:14 – Lacey Johnson – Good Riddance (Hades [MULTI] :: YouTube) — 9:11 – Little V. – Camel by Camel (Sandy Marton cover :: YouTube) 13:09 – Nivan Sharma, Vincent Moretto – Otherworld (Final Fantasy X ...

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Nitro Game Injection #475: Very Good Music
09/19/2021

Another episode of Nitro Game Injection? Here on YOUR internet? It’s more likely than you think! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Metal Fortress – Hell March [Metalstep Remix] (Command & Conquer: Red Alert [PC] :: YouTube) — 7:12 – Little V – Find Your One Way (Guilty Gear -Strive- [ARC] :: YouTube) 10:50 – Stefan Norlin, Nestalgica ...

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Nitro Game Injection #474: Giant Conjoiner Item
09/12/2021

What is an NGI? A miserable little pile of music! But enough talk, have at the Play button! PLAYLIST: 1:12 – Lacey Johnson – Plastic Love (Mariya Takeuchi cover :: YouTube) — 9:08 – streifig, Jer Roque, Shu Kang, jmr – Not Halo by Beyonce (Halo: Combat Evolved [XBOX] :: Dwelling of Duels) 12:35 – ...

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Nitro Game Injection #473: Seeing Red (Patreon’s Choice Special: Radical Reds)
09/05/2021

The patrons come through yet again and wanted to hear a whole episode dedicated to gaming’s raddest red characters! Knuckles? Check. Mario? Check. Shantae? Check. Red XIII? Check. Zero? Triple check! They’re all here and more! PLAYLIST: 1:14 – Nightmare Sequence – Broken Dreams (Sonic the Hedgehog 3 [GEN] :: OverClocked ReMix) — 10:16 – ...

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Nitro Game Injection #472: Caught Up, Except Not Really (YouTube Catch-Up Special Part 2)
08/29/2021

We’ll never be truly caught up with all of the video game music remixes out there, but at least this is a valiant effort! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – The Consouls, Glenn Lumanta – Life Will Change (Persona 5 Royal [PS4] :: YouTube) — 10:46 – RichaadEB – Flying Battery Zone (Sonic & Knuckles [GEN] :: YouTube) ...

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Nitro Game Injection #471: Catch-Up Catsup Ketchup (YouTube Catch-Up Special Part 1)
08/22/2021

So many amazing VGM tunes have been dropping on YouTube lately that Kyle can’t even fit them all into one show! Come back next week for part 2! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – FamilyJules, Adriana Figueroa – The Disaster of Passion [May’s Theme] (Guilty Gear Strive [PC/PS5/ARC] :: YouTube) — 9:22 – ToxicxEternity – Illusion of Peace ...

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Nitro Game Injection #470: Friday Night Dunkin’
08/15/2021

NGI is in top form this week with some tracks from the new massive Metroid collab Harmony of a Hunter Returns, an album benefitting former minibosses drummer Matt Wood, and much more! PLAYLIST: 1:13 – Lacey Johnson – M.I.L.F. (Friday Night Funkin’ [WEB] :: YouTube) — 6:32 – Lame Genie, Psamathes – Azhdaha Battle Theme ...

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