​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Episode 76: Rappers with Arm Cannons

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In the second of my two-part episode on musical worlds, I talk with Mega Ran and Sammus -- hip hop artists that create concept albums based on the classic video games Mega Man and Metroid. They talk about the challenges of creating an imaginary world in music from someone else's source material, and why they identify with the struggles of 8-bit character that fight their way through mazes with arm cannons.

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MUSIC LIST

Endless by Mega Ran

​Mega Jam by Sono Sanctus

​Splash Woman by Mega Ran

Mae Jemison by Sammus

Cybernetic Armor by Sammus

​1080 by Sammus

​Infinite Lives by Mega Ran and D&D Sluggers