After Burner II

Data Discs have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to After Burner II. The release also includes arranged versions of the music from S.S.T. Band.

The release will be a 2LP cut at 45RPM. It will be available in three color variants – limited edition blue & purple swirl, purple opaque, and classic black. It will be housed in a thick single-pocket jacket and comes with a fold-out poster.

Preorders opened on February 24, 2018 and it is scheduled to release in March 2018.

Streets Of Rage 3

Data Discs have done a vinyl release for Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s soundtrack for the third entry in the Streets Of Rage series.

The release is  a 180g 2LP soundtrack housed in heavyweight LP jacket with artwork taken from the Japanese box art for the game. It comes with a lithographic print with the artwork on one side and liner notes by Koshiro on the back. Preorders from Data Discs own store also came with 3 post cards with game art.

Preorders opened on December 16, 2017 and it released mid-January 2018.

This is the classic black variant.

Streets Of Rage 3

Data Discs have done a vinyl release for Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s soundtrack for the third entry in the Streets Of Rage series.

The release is  a 180g 2LP soundtrack housed in heavyweight LP jacket with artwork taken from the Japanese box art for the game. It comes with a lithographic print with the artwork on one side and liner notes by Koshiro on the back. Preorders from Data Discs own store also came with 3 post cards with game art.

Preorders opened on December 16, 2017 and it released mid-January 2018.

This is the orange translucent variant.

Streets Of Rage 2

Data Discs have released the soundtrack to Streets Of Rage 2 on vinyl. The release comes in a 2LP gatefold cover with an OBI strip and includes 2 lithographic prints with artwork from the SEGA archives. The music have been remastered in collaboration with composer Yuzo Koshiro and includes four bonus tracks (demos, alternate versions, unused music).

The release was confirmed already in the Summer 2015 before Data Discs released their first titles.

The album was originally scheduled to have released earlier, but due to dissatisfaction with the first test pressings Data Discs started the work on the audio tracks from scratch and delayed the release until they were satisfied with the results.

This is the 2017 repress on clear vinyl.

Shenmue

The SEGA-classic, Shenmue, have had its soundtrack released on vinyl by Data Discs. The soundtrack features music by Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Ryuji Iuchi, Osamu Murata and Yuzo Koshiro.

This is the repress on light blue translucent vinyl version. It was released on June 30, 2017.

Metal Slug

On October 3, 2017 Data Discs announced that they would be releasing Takushi Hiyamata’s soundtrack to the game Metal Slug on vinyl.

It is a single 180g LP housed in a gatefold jacket. It includes a double-sided lithographic insert, an OBI and a download code.

Preorders opened on October 7, 2017. It was scheduled to release in late November 2017, but due to a manufacturing error at the pressing plant it was delayed and started shipping in mid-December, 2017.

This is the yellow opaque variant.

Metal Slug

On October 3, 2017 Data Discs announced that they would be releasing Takushi Hiyamata’s soundtrack to the game Metal Slug on vinyl.

It is a single 180g LP housed in a gatefold jacket. It includes a double-sided lithographic insert, an OBI and a download code.

Preorders opened on October 7, 2017. It was scheduled to release in late November 2017, but due to a manufacturing error at the pressing plant it was delayed and started shipping in mid-December, 2017.

This is the classic black variant.

Space Harrier

In a newsletter from October 3, 2017 Data Discs announced that they will be releasing Hiroshi Kawaguchi’s soundtrack to Space Harrier on vinyl.

It will be released in 2018, but no further details have been revealed yet.

Metal Slug

On October 3, 2017 Data Discs announced that they would be releasing Takushi Hiyamata’s soundtrack to the game Metal Slug on vinyl.

It is a single 180g LP housed in a gatefold jacket. It includes a double-sided lithographic insert, an OBI and a download code.

Preorders opened on October 7, 2017. It was scheduled to release in late November 2017, but due to a manufacturing error at the pressing plant it was delayed and started shipping in mid-December, 2017.

This is the limited edition variant on orange, clear, and yellow tricolor with white splatter.

Sonic Mania

At the SXSW Sonic panel it was revealed that a Sonic Mania vinyl soundtrack is being considered. A mockup of a blue record and the cover art was shown. On June 23, 2017 it was announced that Data Discs will be releasing this.

The release is a single LP in a gatefold jacket with art by Jimmy Lenior, Sean Shreder, Kieran Gates and Alexander Lucas.

Preorders opened on July 22, 2017 and it released September 2017.

This is the classic black vinyl variant.