Spencer Nilsen is an American video game music composer. He is best known for his soundtracks to the Sega CD versions of Batman Returns, Ecco the Dolphin, Ecco: The Tides of Time, Jurassic Park, The Adventures of Batman and Robin and The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin as well as the North American version of Sonic CD. He has also worked on a number of film and television scores and released a new-age album titled Architects of Change in 1989. He is the former president of Ex'pression College for Digital Arts in Emeryville, California, and co-chairman of the board of Music in Schools Today. He is also the owner and co-founder of Illumina Studios, a full-service media design and production company.
This is the OverClocked PodCast, a weekly dose of video game music and conversation from OC ReMix.org! This week we finally finally finally conclude our interview with Spencer Nilsen, take a crack at finishing the fight in a Halo-themed episode of The Big Ones, and invest heavily in disc based technology with a Sega CD Playlist.Direct Download: https://ia601503.us.archive.org/20/items/OverClockedPodcastEpisode47/OverClocked%20Podcast%20Episode%2047.mp3Next week's Playlist: Final Fantasy RemixesReMix ReWind:Raccoon Rhapsody - WillRockTropical Relaxation Method - timaeus222Crowded Minds and Lonely Roads - Paper CoelacanthIn-Tune Interview with Spencer Nilson (Part 2)The Big Ones With Matthew Tucciarone (Halo: Combat Evolved)"Marathon The Forerunner Mix (Gamma)""Ambient Wonder""Lament for Pvt. Jenkins""Opening Suite""Halo""Dies Irae" 13th century Latin hymn by either Thomas of Celano or Latino Malabranca Orsini (as performed by Aurora Surgit)"Covenant Dance""On a Pale Horse""Perilous Journey""A Walk in the Woods""A Rock Anthem for Saving the World"The Playlist: Sega CD Sega CD boot up screen - Sega CD (SquarEvil)Battle Theme - Lunar: The Silver Star (M Disk Playlist Podcast)Tidal Tempest Present (US version) - Sonic CD (Fenix Down)After Burner - After Burner III (KyleJCRB)Dilapidated Building - Batman Returns (Wilson)Iceberg - Popful Mail (Zachary)Track 12 - Batman Returns (Liontamer)Track 6 - Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (Stephen)Stardust Speedway “P” Mix - Sonic CD (Bryan) Bumper music:Late Night Sneakin' - HappyBivouacJet Set Groove #3 - Hideki NaganumaS.E. Tape - SEGAOldies But Happies - Hideki NaganumaThe Concept of Love - Hideki Naganuma Like It Like This Like That - Hideki NaganumaS.E. System01 - SEGAExtra info:Twitter: @OCRpodcastBryan: @LordMeldorrStephen: @StephenKelly180Email: podcast@ocremix.orgYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ocremixGoogle Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ivb42azxllrsxwg7zavtptcho2iiTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/overclocked-podcast/id1057063792?mt=2Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/overclocked-podcastRSS: https://feeds.feedburner.com/OverclockedPodcastOverClocked ReMix is dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of video game music as an art form. Learn more at http://ocremix.org/info/About_Us!
This is the OverClocked PodCast, a weekly dose of video game music and conversation from OC ReMix.org! This week we explore the depths of creativity in Part 1 of Spencer Nilsen’s interview, learn about the early days of VGM jazz with an episode of Root Note, and keep that time signature swing going with a jazz-focused Playlist!Direct Download: https://ia801500.us.archive.org/31/items/OverClockedPodcastEpisode43/OverClocked%20Podcast%20Episode%2043.mp3Next week's Playlist: Spooky MusicReMix ReWind:Não Está Sozinho - Final Fantasy IX (ToMo Club)Divinity - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Nostalvania)In-Tune Interview with Spencer Nilson (Part 1)Songs used:Track 10 - Amazing Spider-Man vs. The KingpinTitle Screen - Ecco the DolphinThe Marble Sea - Ecco the DolphinAct 1 Driving Stages 1- 5 - Batman ReturnsCollision Chaos (Good Future) - Sonic CDRoot Note with Karl Brueggemann: JazzGrim Fandango - Mr. Frustration ManBenny Goodman - Sing Sing SingDeja Vu (NES) - Title ThemeVegas Stakes - Golden ParadisePebble Beach Golf Links - BGM 1Breath of Fire - Lively MoodMinnesota Fats - The Fine DrawAce Attorney: Trials and Tribulations - The Fragrance of Dark CoffeeSam & Max Hit the Road - Outside HeadquartersSim City 3000 - Central Park SundaySuper Mario Bros. 2 - OverworldSuper Mario 3D World - HisstocratGran Turismo 5 - StrollingVoodoo Vince - Main StreetMinnesota Fats - The Crooked CueThe Playlist: Jazz Music Pleasantly Understated Credit Sequence - Sam & Max Hit the Road (M Disk Playlist Podcast)Furio Tigre - Swinging the Tiger - Turnabout Jazz Soul album (SquarEvil)Big Blue - Mario Kart 8 (Kyle JCRB)Grim Fandango - Video Games Live Level 5 (Mike)Sea of Serendipity: Lums of the Water (Glou Gloud) - Rayman Origins (Kyle not JCRB)Medici Tower - Skullgirls (Jeff)Investigation - Layton Brothers: Mystery Room (Carlos)Marionette Purple - Blaz Blue Cala mity Triggered (Sothen)Casino Night: Act 2 - Sonic Generations (Stephen)Decalburg - Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Bryan)Bumper music:Late Night Sneakin' - HappyBivouacJet Set Groove #3 - Hideki NaganumaS.E. Tape - SEGAOldies But Happies - Hideki NaganumaThe Concept of Love - Hideki Naganuma Like It Like This Like That - Hideki NaganumaS.E. System01 - SEGAExtra info:Twitter: @OCRpodcastBryan: @LordMeldorrStephen: @StephenKelly180Email: podcast@ocremix.orgYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ocremixGoogle Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ivb42azxllrsxwg7zavtptcho2iiTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/overclocked-podcast/id1057063792?mt=2Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/overclocked-podcastRSS: https://feeds.feedburner.com/OverclockedPodcastOverClocked ReMix is dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of video game music as an art form. Learn more at http://ocremix.org/info/About_Us!
This week, we're joined by the legend that is Spencer Nilsen, a great composer and a great guy! Download the podcast to listen to some of Spencer's stories and learn about his history with SEGA. There's also great music!
One great game, two great soundtracks. Composer Spencer Nilsen joins us to talk through both US and Japanese Sonic CD tunes, with emphasis on the “present day” tracks that anchor Sonic’s time-traveling adventure. Download Now SHOW NOTES 0:00:00 – Sonic Boom (Short Version) 0:12:39 – Palmtree Panic (US) 0:14:28 – Palmtree Panic (JP) 0:20:33 – [...]
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Birthdate
Apr 9th, 1960
Episode Count
5
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 13 minutes
PCID
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