Caitlin Argyros
Rhythm Encounter: Music of the Year 2015 - Final Movement
You could say it's a finale movement.
02.17.16 - 8:44 PM

Music of the Year 2015 comes to a close with a third and final special edition of Rhythm Encounter! If you've been dying to know what Stephen, Mike, and I thought was some of the best music of the year, look no further than this humble episode. We've got a little something for everyone and a whole lot of love to heap on some awesome music.

Even though Music of the Year 2015 may be over, you can always go back to check out any of our features with the click of a button. And 2016 is just getting started! With some highly anticipated games on the way, rest assured that we will have plenty of cool, new music to talk about over the next 12 months.

Rhythm Encounter Music of the Year 2015 Edition: Final Movement

It's our Music of the Year finale on Rhythm Encounter, which means it's time for your intrepid hosts to share their favorite music from 2015. We've got picks from some of the biggest games of the year, as well as indie gems and new arrangements of some classic themes, so tune in and enjoy! Also, be sure to check out the full tracklist with links to reviews/places to buy below! Once again, this finale episode features a host of bonus music played in the background, and while we don't discuss them during the episode, we listed each of these songs in a bonus tracklist to identify what's what.

Featuring: Stephen Meyerink, Caitlin Argyros, Mike Salbato

0:00:00 - Blind to the Dark / Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV
0:09:11 - Night in the Brume / Heavensward: Final Fantasy XIV OST
0:15:46 - Skyline / VA-11 HALL-A Prologue
0:18:56 - Skies of a Strange Land / The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
0:46:34 - Battle / Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
0:50:39 - Little Green Hero / Chrono Cinematica
0:54:50 - Imagination / Heavensward: Final Fantasy XIV
1:18:52 - Echoes in the Wind / Sakura Fantasy
1:23:56 - Theme X / Xenoblade Chronicles X
1:29:15 - Bergentrückung + ASGORE / Undertale
1:55:21 - ??? / Host's Choice

Bonus Background Tracks
0:02:56 - Picturesque Landscape / Legend of Mana: Promise
0:07:06 - Ishgard ~ The Pillars (Day) (official name unknown) / Heavensward: Final Fantasy XIV
0:31:29 - Your Love Is A Drug / VA-11 HALL-A - Second Round
0:18:56 - Through the Canyon Road / The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
0:42:19 - In the Final (from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story) / Mario & Luigi RPG Sound Selection
1:10:52 - From the Ashes / Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV
1:14:20 - Reflection / Sakura Fantasy
1:41:50 - Shiro no Tairiku / Xenoblade Chronicles X
1:45:02 - Bonetrousle / Undertale
1:46:00 - Reunited / Undertale
1:49:14 - Turnabout Sisters (from "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney") [feat. LBAceAttorney] / Multiplayer II: Co-Op
1:52:41 - Not Alone (Final Fantasy IX) / Distant Worlds III: more music from FINAL FANTASY