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(Topic ID: 76484)

Best 80's Pinball Music

By PorkChopExpress

6 years ago

Topic Stats

  • 44 posts
  • 43 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 6 years ago by dgpinball
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“ThunderDome! : Best 80's Pin Music”

  • Swords of Fury 12 votes
  • TX-Sector 9 votes

(21 votes by 0 Pinsiders)

#3 6 years ago

For pure 80's music you cant beat....

#4 6 years ago

Of the two you have the poll for....Swords of Fury (Rollergames=Cheesy 80's)

#5 6 years ago

Secret Service - "Nobody does it better..."

#6 6 years ago

the grand champion music from Pinbot is my nr1 !!!!

#7 6 years ago

Anything by Chris Granner. Taxi is my personal fave

#8 6 years ago

F-14's multiball and post-multiball music is epic!

Also, Ready Aim Fire, made by the Gottlieb... I could listen to that music all day.

#9 6 years ago

I have never played a TX sector but I definitely like the music. I think I like the Blacknight 2000 the best followed by Swords of Fury and then TX sector.

#10 6 years ago


#11 6 years ago

Millionaire has some good tunes...but BK2K is the best

#12 6 years ago

The music on ES when you need to hit the right ramp to lock the ball is the best! When I had a BK2K I couldn't get the theme music out of my head. VERY addictive!

#14 6 years ago

How is Back to the Future not on this list yet? Wait... I guess BTTF is a 90's pin that plays 80's music.

#16 6 years ago

Haunted House.

#17 6 years ago

You can't possibly appreciate listening to TX Sector until you hear it on an actual machine. Instant f&*king dance party.

#18 6 years ago

There is only one correct answer, and it is TX Sector


#19 6 years ago

Secret Service is very good

SOF is very good

EATPM has an epic soundtrack as well

#20 6 years ago

Never heard TX Sector music before, but it sounds great.

#22 6 years ago

Hollywood Heat is pretty hot as well

edit - just listened to TX Sector and it's awesome!

#23 6 years ago

Bk2000 by a mile

#26 6 years ago

Main tune from BK2K is currently my ringtone.

#27 6 years ago

In order,






Whirlwind is catchy

Genesis, and BH anre a toss up to me...

And i have to give, Gottlieb Monte Carlo a good nod, i really like it for what it is sound wise...

#28 6 years ago

TX is famous... but Chris Granner's work on Banzai Run is fantastic!

Watch this PAPA tutorial by Bowen. Fast forward to about 6:50 and he actually pauses to listen to the music

#29 6 years ago

Taxi and Fire!

#30 6 years ago

I actually like the sounds in Barracora, not really music but it has cool sounds...Sorcerer does too.

#31 6 years ago

Can't believe no one's mentioned Mousin' Around! yet. I love the music in it, just for how whimsical and ear-wormy it sounds. Anyway...

- Black Knight 2000
- Banzai Run
- Cyclone
- Monte Carlo
- TX-Sector
- Earthshaker

#33 6 years ago
Quoted from Ven:

I like Hollywood Heat and Genesis.
Here is Genesis
» YouTube video


#35 6 years ago

when I saw the thread title I was all ready to type in pinbot. but then the first post was tx sector. for me its a toss up.

#36 6 years ago

My vote would go to BK2K, but Swords of Fury and Banzai Run are awesome also.

#37 6 years ago

Start a game of Escape from the Lost World, and leave the ball in the shooter lane for like 10 minutes. Put on your dancing shoes.

7 months later
#38 6 years ago

Anyone know where I can get the files of some of these MP3 style? I would love to use them in the game room!

#39 6 years ago

Best by far,

Banzai Run
F14 (multiball)
Swords of Fury
Pinbot (high score tune)

#40 6 years ago

TX ... Tx ... tx.

#41 6 years ago

Pinbot wins by far. It nails the theme of the game perfectly, and adds just the right amount of "oh shit" tension factor during "shoot for solar value" and the awesome factor during multiball. Also the fanfare when you reach the sun is perfect. It is perfect. I can't imagine a better sound package, haven't come across one yet.

TX-Sector is ridiculous though. It is unlike any pinball machine. It is more like a Nintendo game. I just don't like the fact that the music doesn't actually change key the entire time, just variations on top of the same bass line.

#42 6 years ago
#44 6 years ago

Saw the title of the thread, BK2K instantly came to mind, nuff said!

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