Article Archive

Here you will find articles about video game vinyl. This is a work in progress and any input as to the shape of this will be appreciated. Also if you have any articles that I’ve missed feel free to send them this way and I will include them here.


2016

How Vinyl and Indie Gaming Came Together in an Orgy of Analog-Digital Awesomeness” by Charles Singletary, Playboy, November 23, 2016

Soundtracks to Your Life: Streets of Rage 2 and OutRun Reviews, Interview with Data Discs’ Jamie Crook” by Mike Scherf, Bearded Gentlemen Music, August 15, 2016

Data Disc Records im Test: Alte Musik auf altem Medium” by Martin Woger, Eurogamer.de, August 8, 2016 (in German)

How iam8bit Picks Their Vinyl Video Game Soundtracks” by Steve Haske, Inverse, July 22, 2016

Groovin’: Video Game Soundtracks Return To Vinyl” by H. B. Duran, [a]list, July 15, 2016

The Cottage Industry of Indie Game Soundtracks” by Casey Jarman, Bandcamp Daily, June 15, 2016

Das Spiel auf dem Plattenteller: Soundtracks auf Vinyl” by Sonja Wild, Superlevel, March 29, 2016 (in German)

A Return to Label Love: The 405 meets Ghost Ramp” by William Tomer, The 405, March 29, 2016

The Pipeline: Video Game To Vinyl” by Gavin Sheehan, Salt Lake City Weekly’s Daily Feed, March 24, 2016

SEGA on Vinyl: New Life for Four Classic Game Soundtracks” by Jeremy Parish, USgamer, February 25, 2016

Inside Data Discs, the M2 of Video Game Vinyl” by Jeremy Parish, USgamer, February 24, 2016

How record label Ghost Ramp is embracing games” by Andy Kelly, PCGamer, January 26, 2016

Soundtracks to Your Life: Axiom Verge, Mother, Shenmue, Streets of Rage, Mega Man” by Mike Scharf, Bearded Gentlemen Music, January 17, 2016

2015

Interview: Jamie Crook | Data Discs” by Nick Spacek, Starburst Magazine, November 22, 2015

From Cartridge To Club: A Look At The Labels That Recontextualise Video Game Music” by Sam Eckhardt, Noisey, November 11, 2015

Video Games On Vinyl” by Brent Lindquist, No Continues, October 28, 2015

Interview with Ship to Shore Phono Co.” by Mike Scherf, Bearded Gentlemen Music, October 28, 2015

Video Games On Vinyl? Check Out The Video Game That Was A B-Side!” by Matt Keely, Unicorn Booty, October 16, 2015

Vinyl Fantasy: How limited edition records are taking video game soundtracks to the next level” by Mike Driver, The Vinyl Factory, September 22, 2015

How the latest vinyl resurgence is coming from classic games” by Charlie Brigden, Eurogamer, September 13, 2015

Merch ado about gaming: How being a geek became cool” by Matthew Jarvis, MCV, September 9, 2015

The Megadrive megamix – how classic videogame soundtracks went from background noise to cratedigger gold” by Ben Beaumont-Thomas, The Guardian, August 27, 2015

VGM Vinyl Talk with Data Discs” by Brenna Wilkes, Original Sound Version, August 3, 2015

Game music vinyl albums: so hot right now” by Dan Morse, Press To Jump, July 23, 2015

Turntable Game Jams – The Resurge Of Vinyl & VGM” by Brenna Wilkes, Original Sound Version, June 23, 2015

Interview: Aaron Hamel on Bringing the Mother Original Arranged Soundtrack to the West” by Ron DelVillano, Nintendo Life, March 27, 2015

2014

80s First: Video Game Released On A Vinyl Record” by Jason Gross, Rediscover The 80s, January, 2014

2012

Collectors embrace video game soundtracks on vinyl by James B. Eldred, Goldmine, October 25, 2012

The Sound Card 007: Game Music On Vinyl” by Jayson Napolitano, Destructoid, May 23, 2012

2007

Video Games Hidden In 80s Albums” by Susan Arendt, Wired, June 19, 2007