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The Indoor Kids #160: Video Game Bands with Jonah Ray
Episode 160: The Indoor Kids
Video Game Bands with Jonah Ray
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The Indoor Kids #160: Video Game Bands with Jonah Ray

Today we welcome our good pal Jonah Ray to talk to us about The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, one of the grossest trends in fanfic, and a walk through some of the best bands that create covers of video game music.

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  1. isidkr says:


  2. STR_Samson says:

    Love this Episode! This one is for Jonah “Ghouls ‘n Ghosts – Mega Ran & Richie Branson” – Just go limp and let its knot fill you…

  3. Kyle says:

    I’ve been listening to pretty much nothing but Mega Drive since this podcast dropped. Sweet synthy goodness.

  4. Kyle says:

    I’d already been thinking about dropping the show from my rotation; thanks for giving the push I needed with that fanfic segment.

  5. Graeme says:

    Holy… Thank you so much for introducing me to Fartbarf!

  6. James Allen says:

    If you have any interest in Metal,I suggest checking out Mat Graham’s Youtube page,ArtificialFear. He’s done video game music as well as covers of Television and movie themes and the dude fucking SHREDS!

  7. Mark C. Bell says:

    Grand Theft Funk Auto Railroad!

  8. Mark C. Bell says:

    Jefferson Fantasy Star Ship!!!

  9. Mark C. Bell says:

    Back Street s of Rage Boys!

  10. Mark C. Bell says:

    The Karate Champ Kid.

  11. Mark C. Bell says:

    Red Hot Faction Chilli Guerilla Peppers!

  12. Mark C. Bell says:

    Pearl Toe Jam and Earl!!!

  13. Simon says:

    Earthworm Jimmy Hendrix

  14. Steve says:

    A little sad you didn’t play KH music lol. But check this! It's a whole bunch of rap bangers cut with with tracks from the ocarina of time and its friggin good! 

  15. Kevin says:

    The Advantage have a sick cover of The Woods from wizards and warriors 

  16. DoctorTran37 says:

    What Fartbarf song was that?

  17. A Perfect Dark Circle!

  18. tony says:

    they have a lot more too. there are zelda, ff7, super nintendo and katamari remix mixtapes i don’t even like rap but these guys are geniuses

  19. tony says: is pretty special. outkast and katamari, together, beautifully.

  20. kerrell says:

    I do watch the show and it’s great! The comedians you have on are very funny but my favorite part of the show is when kumail and jonah are on stage. You guys are so funny also I hope to see more of emily on the show she’s awesome.
    Love the podcast guys! Another awesome episode!

  21. tergerf says:

    Red Faction Chili Peppers!

  22. Elliott says:

    Are you familiar with Magfest? It’s a four day music festival that celebrates gaming and especially gaming music.

  23. Lauren says:

    Emily was thinking of the band “The Advantage” with the album “Elf-titled” a good one!

  24. New listener and love the show! You guys should check out Power Glove! Awesome metal band that covers video game music!

  25. Louie says:

    I would also like to recommend-
    Chipzel, a sweet chiptune artist based out of London, England. Check out one of her sets on YouTube. She’s one of the most energetic artists to watch, and she composes all her track on an old school Gameboy.
    And, there is a YouTuber by the username hiimrawn, who [use to] write original rap songs based on video games. I recommend his Megaman Rap. →

  26. Tyler says:

    Two things.
    1. Jonah’s Dillinger Four reference at the end almost made me do a legit spit take at my desk.
    2. BioSilkkThaShocker

  27. BadBowler says:

    Twitter game: From First to the Last of Us.

  28. melf melfman says:

    great episode. y no minibosses? their Ninja Gaiden is epic!

  29. clivo says:

    Holy jesus. the fanfic….ew….