iam8bit is bringing the Monument Valley II soundtrack to vinyl

Late yesterday iam8bit announced that they will be releasing Todd Baker’s soundtrack to the mobile game Monument Valley II.

The album will features volumes 1 and 2 of the soundtrack. iam8bit did a similar release for the first Monument Valley game.

The release will be a 2LP on 180 translucent blue and red vinyl. It comes in a gatefold jacket with new art by David Fernandez Huerta and Nele Wellens. It also includes a download for the digital soundtrack (sent via e-mail on purchase).

The release is priced at $42 and is scheduled to start shipping in Q1 2018.

It can be preordered via iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here.

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Piano arrangements of music from Heroes of Might & Magic are headed to vinyl

Earlier this month Gamemusic Records revealed that they would be releasing Paul Anthony Romero’s “The Heroes Piano Sonatas” on vinyl – and now you can order it!

The release contains piano arrangements of music from the Heroes of Might & Magic series and is performed by Romero, who also originally composed the music for the games.

It is a live recording from a concert at Tofifest Film Festival in Poland on October 24, 2015.

The release will be a 2LP on 180g white vinyl and is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Magdalena Katańska. The inside of the gatefold shows a portrait of and liner notes by Romero. The album is limited to 300 copies and the first 50 orders will be signed by Romero.

It is priced at €35 and is scheduled to release in October 2017. It can be preordered now via Gamemusic Records’ store here.

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Marshall Art & Cory Johnson’s Timeline EP with VGM covers is out on vinyl

The Yetee have announced that they will be releasing the Timeline EP on vinyl. The Timeline EP is a collaborative effort between VGM cover band Marshall Art and VGM cover musician Cory Johnson.

The release features prog/post-rock style chiptune and guitar arrangements of tracks from The Legend Of Zelda series, Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, and Undertale.
Followers of the artists might recognize the songs, but it’s worth noting that they have been completely re-recorded for this EP (except for MGLV from Undertale, which have instead been remixed and remastered for this release).

The release will be 45RPM 10″ on black vinyl with multicolor splatter. It comes in a single 10″ jacket and features new art by Drew Wise on the front and photography by Ami Moregore on the back.

The release is priced at $20 and can be ordered from The Yetee here now. It is  not a preorder, so it should be ready to ship out to buyers very soon.

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iam8bit is celebrating Undertale’s 2nd anniversary with new vinyl releases

Late yesterday iam8bit announced a two new Undertale releases with Materia Collective in celebration of Undertale’s second anniversary and its Japanese release.

The first release will be a repress of the original Undertale soundtrack in a different cover than the original, which released late 2016. It also features new vinyl colors as the new version comes on blue and red in clear colored vinyl.

Preorders for the Japan Edition placed between September 15-22, 2017 will also include a bonus “Annoying Dog Shrine” 7″, which will feature the Dogsong (also released on bonus 7″ with the original) AND new PlayStation 4-exclusive tracks.

The second release will be of the Determination album, which is a heavy metal arrangement of the Undertale OST by RichaadEB and Ace Waters. This will be a 3LP on red, blue, and purple in black colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with a glow-in-the-dark Sans face with die-cut eyes.

Artwork for both releases were done by Drew Wise, who also did artwork for iam8bit’s original Undertale soundtrack release.

The Japan Edition is priced at $40, while Determination is priced at $60. Both are scheduled to release in Q1 2018 (more specifically in March according to their Japanese announcement).

Preorders for the Japan Edition can be placed via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.

Preorders for Determination can be placed via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.

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The So Let Us Melt soundtrack is getting released on vinyl

Black Screen Records have announced that they will be releasing Jessica Curry’s soundtrack to the game So Let Us Melt on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP on 180g orange and blue vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Atomhawk (who also did artwork for the Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture vinyl soundtrack).

The album is priced at €30 and is expected to release late September 2017. The album can be preordered from Black Screen Records’ store here.

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Black Screen Records bringing the Syberia 3 OST to vinyl

A few months back Black Screen Records announced that they would be releasing Inon Zur’s soundtrack to Syberia 3 on vinyl. However, preorders have not been open until today.

The release will be a 2LP on 180g vinyl. It will be housed in a single  cover with original game art. It will be available in clear and black vinyl versions.

As a neat bonus the release will have the entire score to Syberia 2 (also by Inon Zur) on side D of the album.

The release is priced at €30 and is expected to release in late November 2017. The album can be preordered from Black Screen Records’ store here.

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Jesper Kyd’s Robinson: The Journey soundtrack is being released on vinyl

Today Black Screen Records announced that they will be releasing Jesper Kyd’s soundtrack to the game Robinson: The Journey on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP available in two color variants – limited edition opaque white and classic black. It will be housed in a regular record jacket with original artwork by Crytek and additional layout by Dane Baudoin. It also comes with a download code.

The release is priced at €26 and will release in Winter 2017. Preorders are open now via Black Screen Records’ store here.

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Laced Records is releasing the Absolver soundtrack on vinyl

Laced Records have announced that they will be releasing Austin Wintory’s soundtrack to the game Absolver on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP on red vinyl. The records are housed in a gatefold jacket featuring new artwork by El Huervo aka. Niklas Akerblad.

The release is priced at €33 and is scheduled to release in Q4 2017.

It can be preordered now from Laced Records’ store.

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Bayou Billy and repress of MOTHER 2 preorders from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. are up

Both have been teased for some time, but now they are up for preorder.

The Adventures of Bayou Billy by Konami Kukeiha club will be a 7″ on swamp green marble. It comes with a Japanese-style OBI and an 11″ x 17″ poster with art by Austin James and liner notes by Jeremy Parish. The sleeve features original art by Drew Wise.

The Yetee will have an exclusive variant on clear with “Alligator Blood” red splatter colored vinyl.

The Adventures of Bayou Billy will be the first in a new series of releases titled “Konami Kukeiha Club Museum Series”, which will showcase soundtracks from lesser known games. The next release after Bayou Billy will be the Famicom version of Kid Dracula, so stay tuned for more info on that one later.

The MOTHER 2 soundtrack repress will be the fifth variant available (although the first four was released simultaneously). It comes on “Meteor” yellow with red splatter colored vinyl, but is otherwise identical to its original release.

The Adventures Of Bayou Billy will be priced at $14 and is scheduled to release later this month.

It can be preordered from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. here, and people in Europe can order it from Vinyl-Digital in Germany here.

The Yetee variant can be ordered from The Yetee’s store here.

The MOTHER 2 repress is priced at $40 and can be ordered from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. here. It is scheduled to release around the end of the year.

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The Halo Wars 2 soundtrack is getting released on vinyl

In a listing on Amazon today it was revealed that the Halo Wars 2 Original Game Soundtrack is getting a vinyl release. The soundtrack is composed by Gordy Haab, Brian Trifon, and Brian Lee White.

The release will be a 2LP on green & red marbled vinyl. The artwork appears to be promotional images for the game.

The release is handled by Sumthing Else Music Works is scheduled to release on September 22, 2017. It is priced at $40 and is available to preorder via Amazon here.

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