Mother : EarthBound Beginnings Figure Strap Collection Gashapon Complete Set (6)

hirokazu tanaka

August 10th, 2012 | Audio Stuff, EarthBound, Interviews, Uncommon Knowledge | 13 Comments

A while back 1up.com posted a teaser of an interview with Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka, one of the musicians who worked on MOTHER 1 and MOTHER 2/EarthBound. It looks like the full interview is finally up – check it out here! Among many things, he discusses EarthBound, his approach to composing the music for EarthBound, the size of the MOTHER 2 fanbase, and more. There’s also this...Read More »

 

September 13th, 2011 | EarthBound, Interviews | 16 Comments

You might know Hirokazu Tanaka as one of the two lead musicians for the first two MOTHER games – he also did the music programming for both if I recall. He later went on to do other great things, too. Anyway, 1UP.com has an interesting article up in which Tanaka talks about EarthBound/MOTHER and its fanbase, with quotes like: “Mother fans are pretty unique. They don’t really ove...Read More »

 

June 9th, 2011 | Audio Stuff, EarthBound, MOTHER 1 | 7 Comments

A little while back, SmaMan told me he was doing a segment on his weekly public radio show about Keiichi Suzuki and Hirokazu Tanaka, the musicians behind MOTHER 1 and MOTHER 2. The recording is now up on the web for all to hear, so check it out here! The EarthBound stuff starts around 8:40 in. ...Read More »

 
 

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