The Red Matter vinyl soundtrack now available from Enjoy The Ride

Enjoy The Ride Records announced that they would be releasing the soundtrack to the VR puzzle adventure game Red Matter on vinyl – and now orders have opened.

The release will be a single single-sided LP. It features the full soundtrack on side A and screen-printed artwork on side B. It’s housed in a regular LP jacket with game art.
It is available in two color variants – a full color neon red vinyl limited to 100 copies, and a “red explosion” red-in-clear with red splatter color vinyl limited to 200 copies.

It is priced at $20 and is in stock and ready to ship out. It can be ordered from Enjoy The Ride Records here.

Red Matter - Front
Red Matter - Back
Red Matter - Full Color Vinyl
Red Matter - Splatter Vinyl

Spacelab9 ready with preorders for Rush’n Attack 7″

Spacelab9 have just opened up for their vinyl release of music to the Konami NES run and gun game Rush’n Attack (also known as Green Beret).

The release will be a 7″ on red vinyl and will come in a regular 7″ jacket with game art. Orders from Spacelab9 will come in a NES cart-style slipcase. It is limited to 250 copies.

It is priced at $18 and is scheduled to ship in July, 2020. It can be preordered from Spacelab9 here.

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Rush'n Attack - Back

Nobuo Uematsu piano arrangement album to be released on vinyl by Wayô Records

Wayô Records will be releasing a selection of tracks from Benyamin Nuss’ piano arrangement album “Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu” for its 10th anniversary. The album features piano renditions of music from Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey and the Final Fantasy series as well as two tribute pieces that Nuss and Uematsu wrote for each other.

The album will be a single LP housed in a regular LP jacket. It will be available in two variants – a standard black variant, and a collector’s edition variant on black and white split colored vinyl. The collector’s edition will be limited to 300 copies and also comes with a photograph signed by Benyamin Nuss.

The collector’s edition is priced at €24 and the standard at €20. Both are scheduled to release in May, 2020. The collector’s edition can be preordered from Wayô here and the standard edition here.

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Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu - Contents

Laced Records to release Tekken and Tekken 2 soundtracks on vinyl

Laced Records have just announced that they are releasing the soundtracks to Tekken and Tekken 2 on vinyl. Both releases contain music from both the arcade and PlayStation versions of the games. They also confirmed that these are the first two and that they will be releasing soundtracks for the entire series.

Both releases will be 180g double LPs housed in gatefold jackets with new artwork by Samuel Donato. Both releases has a standard black vinyl option as well as a limited color vinyl option. Tekken’s limited colors are yellow and purple, while Tekken 2’s are orange and blue.

Both albums are priced at £33 and are scheduled to release in late May, 2020. They can be preordered from Laced Records here.

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Tekken 2 - Contents

Life Force preorders are now open from Ship To Shore

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. have just opened up preorders for their vinyl release of the soundtrack to the shoot ’em up Life Force (also known as Salamander).

The album will feature music from the NES/Famicom version of the soundtrack on one side and music from the MSX version on the other.

The release will be a single LP. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork from Tbone & Aljax and includes an insert with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello.

It will be available in nothing less than 5 different color variants. A clear variant with orange splatter from Ship To Shore themselves, a gold and purple split with white splatter variant from Black Screen Records, a “Salamander” green smoke variant limited to 125 from Debug Records, a “Brain Golem” purple and red swirl limited to 125 from One Run Records, and finally a clear variant for retail.

The album is priced at $27/€30 and is scheduled to release in April, 2020. It can be preordered from Ship To Shore here, Black Screen Records here, and Debug Records here. The One Run Records variant will be available once they are in stock.

Life Force - Ship To Shore PhonoCo. Variant
Life Force - Black Screen Records Variant
Life Force - Debug Records Variant
Life Force - One Run Records Variant

New Kirby’s Dream Band album “Bat Out Of HAL” up for preorder

Video game cover band Kirby’s Dream Band have just opened up vinyl preorders for their upcoming album “Bat Out Of HAL”.

The album mostly features arrangements of music from the Kirby series, but also a few tracks from other games such as Undertale and Final Fantasy V.

The release will be a single LP on “sunset” colored vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Maiko inspired by Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out Of Hell” album.

The album is priced at $20 and is scheduled to begin shipping out in May, 2020. It can be preordered from the band’s Bandcamp here.

Kirby's Dream Band: Bat Out Of HAL - Vinyl

Bit Brigade’s Ninja Gaiden rock arrangement album is now on vinyl

Video game music cover band Bit Brigade have just opened orders for their latest vinyl release – their arrangement of the Ninja Gaiden soundtrack.

The release is a single LP on purple translucent with white swirl. It comes in a regular LP jacket with the band name and game logo on it.

The album is priced at $20 and appears to be in-hand now, but it’s not clear if they’re ready to ship out yet. It can be ordered from Hello Sir Records here.

Bit Brigade Ninja Gaiden - Vinyl

Chrono Trigger arrangement EP now available from Yetee Records

Yetee Records are teaming up with Materia Collective once again. This time to release an arrangement EP with new takes on the music of classic JRPG Chrono Trigger. This new release titled Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions will be the second in their X-series following their Star Fox EP from last year.

The EP will feature music from R23X, Lena Raine, Smooth McGroove, Joel Corelitz, Equip, Slim Girls, and bryface.

It will be a 10″ on yellow vinyl with red splatter. It comes in a 10″ jacket with lenticular artwork by Drew Wise. The release is limited to 500 copies.

The EP is priced at $30 and is scheduled to begin shipping around April 10, 2020. It can be preordered from The Yetee here.

Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Front
Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Back
Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Vinyl

Preorders for the Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night 4LP box are now live

As announced earlier this year Brave Wave are releasing the soundtrack to Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night on vinyl.

The release will be a 4LP box set on 150g vinyl and will include booklet with liner notes by creator Koji Igarashi and composer Michiru Yamane, as well as a digital download for the full soundtrack.
It will be available in limited and standard variants. The limited edition comes on pink, purple, gold, and silver colored vinyl and includes an A4 poster signed by Koji Igarashi and Michiru Yamane. The standard variant comes on black vinyl and without a poster.

The limited edition is priced at $100 and the standard at $80. Both variants are planned to begin shipping in 2-4 months.
The limited edition can be preordered from Limited Run Games here and the standard black edition here.

For people in Europe both editions will also be available to order from BigWax later this month.

Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night - Limited Edition
Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night - Black Vinyl

iam8bit have opened preorders for vinyl releases to both Ori soundtracks

iam8bit have announced that they will be releasing the soundtracks to both Ori And The Blind Forest and Ori And The Will Of The Wisps on vinyl.

Both albums will be 2LPs on black vinyl and come in foil embollished single-pocket jackets with wide spines. Artwork for the Blind Forest is done by Nicole Gustafsson and artwork for the Will Of The Wisps by Erin Vest.

It would appear that the soundtrack to the Blind Forest also features more tracks than its original 2017 pressing.

Both records are priced at $40 and are scheduled to begin shipping in Q3 2020.
Ori And The Blind Forest can be preordered from iam8bit here and Ori And The Will Of The Wisps can be preordered from iam8bit here.

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Ori And The Blind Forest - Vinyl Records
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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps - Vinyl Records