The 5 Best Video Game Music YouTube Channels

MakeUseOf | 2/22/2019 | Ben Stegner
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You might be familiar with all sorts of musical genres, but have you ever explored video game music? Music from video games is a genre all of its own, and you don’t even have to play video games to enjoy it.

So, whether you want to dip your toe into video game soundtracks for the first time or you’re an avid gamer looking to relive your favorites, here are some awesome YouTube channels to listen to video game music.

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Finding high-quality game music on YouTube can be difficult, especially for older games. You don’t want to waste time listening to tracks that sound like they come from a tape player. That’s where GilvaSunner comes in; it’s a channel full of high-quality game rips, mostly of Nintendo music.

Below is the main Athletic Theme from the beloved SNES platformer Super Mario World. It’s just one of thousands of videos on the channel from your favorite childhood Nintendo games. Remember that you can right-click and choose Loop if you want to listen to the track on repeat.

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Be warned, however, that there’s a longtime parody channel of GilvaSunner titled SilvaGunner. That channel uploads bait-and-switch videos that turn game tracks into jokes, memes, or similar. Keep a close eye on the channel name.

SupraDarky is on a quest to collect the world’s best video game music all in one place. The channel started in 2007 because the owner “was frustrated at the lack of video game music on YouTube.” It now features a giant collection of excellent video game music tracks.

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While it occasionally uploads other videos, like low-pitched game music, the meat of the channel is the Best VGM series. At the time of writing, SupraDarky is up to 2,259 “best of” videos.

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