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Fangamer to release Snake Rattle n’ Roll, Concrete Genie and Astro Bot records

Fangamer have been quiet with new releases recently, but that just changed as they’ve announced not one, not two, but three new soundtrack releases. First is the NES and Mega Drive/Genesis soundtracks to platformer Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll, then the soundtrack to action-adventure Concrete Genie, and finally the VR platformer Astro Bot: Rescue Mission.

Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll will be a single LP on clear with red and blue splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Aimee Cairns. It will also include new liner notes by composer David Wise.

Concrete Genie will be a single LP on clear with pink, green, purple and blue splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new art by Jeff Sangalli and Taylor Lambert and layout by Brian Carmody.

Astro Bot: Rescue Mission will be a single LP on white vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Chris Clancy and layout by Brian Carmody.

All three are priced at $25. Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll is a preorder scheduled for late August, while the others are in stock and ready to ship.
Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll can be preordered from Fangamer here, Concrete Genie here, and Astro Bot: Rescue Mission here.

Customers in Europe can also preorder these from Black Screen Records for €28 each.

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Snake Rattle 'N' Roll - Gatefold
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Concrete Genie - Gatefold
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Black Screen Records releasing a free indie game vinyl compilation

You read that right. Free. In celebration of Black Screen Record’s fifth anniversary they are releasing a compilation LP with 14 tracks from as many different new indie games for free.

The release will feature music from the following games: Lunark, Demon Turf, Melon Journey 2, Eastward, Paradise Killer, Temtem, Cris Tales, Cassette Beasts, Bushiden, Orange Island, The Wild At Heart, Backbone, Anew: The Distant Light, and No Place For Bravery.

The album is a single LP on black vinyl and will be housed in a regular LP jacket with original artwork by Drew Wise. It will also come with stickers and a 12-page flyer.

It is priced at ABSOLUTELY NOTHING SO GO GET IT and is scheduled to release in October, 2020. It will only be available this month and only while stock lasts. It can be preordered from Black Screen Records here.

It is also worth noting that they are selling discounted albums with minor cosmetic damage at a discount here, as well as running discounts on several of their in-stock items on their site.

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Space Quest V Reorchestrated 2LP can now be backed on Qrates

The Space Quest Historian is back with yet another reorchestrated Space Quest album. This time it’s Space Quest V: The Next Mutation, which is now available to back on vinyl on Qrates.

If the campaign is successful the release will be a 2LP with one record on orange with green splatter and the other on green with orange splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art upscaled by Brandon Blume.

To succeed the campaign will need at least 200 backers before September 1, 2020. The album is priced at €31.20 and if the campaign is succesful it is scheduled to ship out 2-3 months after the campaign ends.

It can be backed on Qrates here.

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Space Quest V Reorchestrated - Gatefold

Risk Of Rain 2 vinyl preorders now live via Black Screen Records

It was announced a long time ago that Black Screen Records would release the soundtrack to Risk Of Rain 2, but we had to wait for the game and the full soundtrack to be finished first. Those are finished now and so they are ready with vinyl preorders as well.

The release will be a 3LP on 180g vinyl in two color variants – a limited edition with a disc on black and purple inkspot, black and pink inkspot, and black and orange inkspot colored vinyl, as well as a standard black vinyl edition.
It will be housed in a triple gatefold jacket with new artwork by illustrator Daniele Giardini. It will also include a digital download code for the soundtracks to both Risk of Rain and Risk of Rain 2.

The limited release is priced at €52 and the standard at €48. Both are scheduled to release in late October, 2020. They can be preordered from Black Screen Records here.

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Othercide vinyl soundtrack can now be preordered from Black Screen Records

Black Screen Records have just announced that they are releasing the metal-inspired soundtrack to the turn-based strategy game Othercide.

The release will be a single LP on 180g red translucent with black swirl colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art and will include a download code for a digital copy of the album.

The album is priced at €30 and is scheduled to release in September, 2020. It can be preordered from Black Screen Records here.

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Othercide - Gatefold
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The Ghosts Of Tsushima vinyl soundtrack is now up for preorder via Milan

Milan Records have just opened up preorders for the vinyl release of the soundtrack to the action adventure game Ghosts Of Tsushima.

The release will be a black vinyl 3LP. It will be housed in a triple gatefold jacket with new artwork by manga artist Takashi Okazaki. Milan have also confirmed that Mondo will have an exclusive color variant available later, but there’s currently no further details on that.

It is priced at $40 and is scheduled to release in Fall, 2020. It can be preordered from Milan Records here.

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Laced Records to release the Borderlands soundtrack on vinyl

Laced Records have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the first Borderlands game on vinyl.

The release will be a 180g 2LP available in two variants – a limited edition pink vinyl variant and a standard black vinyl variant. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art.

It is priced at £33/$35 and is scheduled to release in late September, 2020. The limited variant can be preordered from Laced here and the standard variant here.

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EverQuest vinyl soundtracks now up for order

Darkpaw Games have just opened up preorders for the soundtrack to the classic MMO EverQuest on vinyl for the game’s 20th anniversary.

The release will be a single 180g LP on various vinyl colors. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art on front and in the gatefold and a map of the game world on the back.

There are four variants:

  • The standard variant is on blue and gold split with red splatter and limited to 250 copies. It is priced at $30.
  • The “Mez Spell” edition is on blue and gold pinwheel and limited to 150 copies, It is priced at $35.
  • The “Field of Bone” edition is on bone white-in-red and is limited to 100 copies. It is priced at $50.
  • The “Nagafen” edition is on red and white swirl and is limited to 100 hand-numbered copies and has exclusive artwork, although is not gatefold like the others. It is priced at $100, but is sold out as of writing this.

It appears to be ready to ship and can be ordered via Darkpaw Games’ shop set up for this here. Please note that they only offer shipping to the US.

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EverQuest - Front "Mez Spell"
EverQuest - Front "Field Of Bone"
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Sparkster preorders now live from Ship To Shore

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. confirmed that they were working on it a while ago now, but today they have finally opened up orders for the vinyl soundtrack to the side-scrolling platformer Sparkster: Rocket Knight Adventures 2 for the Sega Genesis.

The release is a single LP on “Rocket Flash” yellow vinyl with red splatter colored vinyl. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by Rob Charleston and will include a 24″x24″ poster.

It is priced at $25 and is scheduled to ship in August, 2020. It can be preordered from Ship To Shore PhonoCo.’s store here.

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