Note Block Beat Box archive

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to U.N. Owen Was Her? from Touhou Project

What do shrine maidens, classic English literature, and Ronald McDonald all have in common? Well...

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Silence of the Forest from Bravely Default and Bravely Second

Sometimes a good song is even more powerful the second time around.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to In the Castle from Super Castlevania IV

Super Castlevania IV's unique love of kettle drums is inexplicable, but by no means unwelcome.

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Note Block Beat Box: Listening to U.N. Owen Was Her? from Touhou Project

What do shrine maidens, classic English literature, and Ronald McDonald all have in common? Well...

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Silence of the Forest from Bravely Default and Bravely Second

Sometimes a good song is even more powerful the second time around.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to In the Castle from Super Castlevania IV

Super Castlevania IV's unique love of kettle drums is inexplicable, but by no means unwelcome.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Dust Man's Theme From Mega Man 4

We spend so much time laughing at Mega Man 4's walking Dust Buster that we forget how unique his stage music is.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Hopes and Dreams from Undertale

The score for Undertale's final encounter is perfectly engineered to stuff you full of DETERMINATION.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Through the Tower from Ragnarok Online

Traditional Chinese instruments and hype techno beats CAN get along!

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Setting Sail, Coming Home from Bastion

"What do you say to a man who's seen too much?"

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Wild ARMs' Overworld Theme

Sony's oft-overlooked Western RPG samples a famous movie theme, then turns it into a lovely creature with its own sound.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Jake Marshall's Theme from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Jake Marshall is a lonesome patrol officer with a secret and a theme that says "Mind your own business, bambina."

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Warriors from League of Legends

When a very big band makes a song for a very big game, you get something that's a little weird, a little over-earnest, and thoroughly enjoyable.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to The Song of Healing from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Link's soothing ballad transcends races, death, and even timelines to heal the soul of whomever hears it.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Underworld from Terranigma

This elusive Quintet RPG uses its remarkable music to deliver its themes of mystery and unease.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Answers from Final Fantasy XIV

This dire song seemingly foretold the fate of Final Fantasy XIV long before its fiery end.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Ice Cap Zone from Sonic the Hedgehog 3

There's a professional artist behind this iconic Sonic song, but it's not Michael Jackson.