It’s a special holiday episode of Shujin Academy VGM Club! We’ll celebrate the 4th of July by playing lots of American-themed songs about America! There aren’t any other notable holidays in December, are there?
Special thanks for this episode goes out to:
Fellow VGM podcaster Jameson of barSILENCE podcast for contributing cover art. You can and should find barSILENCE podcast wherever you download podcasts, and check out his website at a barSILENCE.com.
Fellow VGM podcaster Drew Mackie of Singing Mountain for influencing my podcast in general and this episode in particular. He did an episode called “What Does America Sound Like” that shares two and a half tracks with this one, and that episode was an inspiration for this one. I didn’t think of his episode until after I’d assembled the playlist for this episode, but Drew had the idea to use fighting games to explore Americana long before I did, so he deserves credit for originating the idea. You can find Singing Mountain’s episode about American music at https://open.spotify.com/episode/1scAQwRwxlD04hB0zj8heS?si=bd72d2343e444674
Save Point Sam for reminding me of the real reason for the season.