Sunday, April 27, 2014

Two-part Neil Jason interview debuts before tomorrow's Instrumental PIRN

I recently conducted an interview with Neil Jason, who wrote several songs for the Pokemon TV show, including:

-Viridian City
-Pikachu (I Choose You)
-Never Too Far From Home

Additionally, Neil rearranged the first two season themes for the first two movies. We discuss this, as well as his other work in the interview. Instrumental PIRN starts at 11pm Eastern/10pm Central, so be sure to tune in.

Missed it?

Monday, April 21, 2014

PokePress in Japan, Parts 1 & 2

Earlier this month, I was fortunate enough to spend a week in Japan. While in the country, I recorded a few audio logs, the first two of which I've edited into slide shows. The first part covers the journey there:
And the second covers our time in the mountains near Osaka:

In upcoming parts, we'll cover Kyoto, and Tokyo-including the Pokemon Center.

Sunday, April 06, 2014

No Top 25 Countdown on 4/6, 4/10, 4/13

There will not be a Top 25 Countdown today, Thursday, or next Sunday. The next countdown will be on 4/17.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

“Epic Rap Battles of Pokémon” series announced, slated for 2014 release

In a press release sent out today, California-based Maker Studios announced “Epic Rap Battles of Pokémon”, a spin-off of their popular “Epic Rap Battles of History” series. No specific release date (only “2014”) was provided, but a track list was included:

Disc 1
1. Brock vs. Cilan
2. Celebi vs. Dialga
3. Mewtwo (First Movie) vs. Mewtwo (16th Movie)
4. Lawrence III vs. Kodai
5. Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka vs. Junichi Masuda
6. Max vs. Conway
7. Nurse Joy vs. Officer Jenny
8. Rice Balls vs. Doughnuts
9. Ditto vs. Zorua
10. Jigglypuff vs. William Hung
11. “Weird Al” Yankovic vs. Coba
12. Misty vs. May

Disc 2
1. Professor Oak vs. Professor Layton
2. Meowth vs. Garfield
3. Altru Inc. vs. BP
4. Lt. Surge vs. Guile
5. Pokémon Rangers vs. Power Rangers
6. Hitmonchan vs. Little Mac
7. Meloetta vs. Luciano Pavarotti
8. Looker vs. Columbo
9. N vs. Captain N
10. Tracey Sketchit vs. Dr. Katherine Pulaski
11. Gary Oak vs. Lucas Barton
12. Giovanni vs. Vito Corleone
13. Arceus vs. God