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Sunset Riders 10″ being released by iam8bit

iam8bit have just announced that they will be releasing Motoaki Furukawa’s soundtrack to the 1991 arcade game Sunset Riders on vinyl. The release comes out in commemoration of the game’s 25th anniversary.

The release comes on a “clear smoke” 10″ record in a jacket with brand new artwork by Drew Wise. The jacket comes with die-cut bullet holes to match the game’s Western theme.

Preorders have opened now and the release, which is limited to 1000 copies, is scheduled to go out in Q2 2017.

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

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Gamer’s Edition to release the Rogue Legacy soundtrack on vinyl

Late last week Gamer’s Edition teased us with an Instagram post of them playing a test pressing and this week we have the announcement. They will be bringing the Rogue Legacy soundtrack by Tettix and A Shell In The Pit to vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on translucent lavender-colored vinyl. It will be housed in a heavy-weight sleeve with UV gloss and includes inner sleeves with game art. The release will be limited to 300 copies.

It will be priced at $28 and go up for sale on Wednesday via Gamer’s Edition and Mondo. There’s no specific release date, but Gamer’s Edition are hoping to ship them out before Christmas.

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Mondo releasing 12″ with music from the Death Stranding trailers

A listing for a 12″ with two Low Roar songs used in the trailers for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game Death Stranding have appeared on Mondo’s website.

The 12″ will come on 180g clear vinyl with heavy black splatter. It comes in a regular jacket with artwork by Randy Ortiz.

It’s still unclear whether these songs will feature in the final game and also unclear when the game by Hideo Kojima will release. However, we do know that preorders are live now via Mondo’s site and that this release is scheduled to go out in February 2017.

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Snatcher preorders from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. are up now!

We’ve known about this for a while and I think it’s safe to say that it’s one of the most anticipated releases to be announced this year – and now we can preorder it. Yes, the soundtrack to Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher is getting a vinyl release.

The release will be a 2LP pressed on 140g colored vinyl and features the Sega CD version of the soundtrack which is composed by Konami Kukeiha Club. It comes in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Ian Wilding. Also included are two prints of original game art from Konami’s archives.

Four different color variants will be available in total with some being exclusive to certain distributors (see below). The variants are on orange/white/red tri-color (Ship To Shore exclusive), green-in-grey (Ship To Shore exclusive), ultra clear (retail), and red translucent with black splatter (The Yetee exclusive).

The release is priced at $35 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2017. It can be preordered from the following sites:

  • Ship To Shore PhonoCo. (tri-color, green-in-grey, and clear)
  • The Yetee (red with black splatter)
  • Light In The Attic (clear) (no store link yet)
  • One Way Static (clear) (no store link yet)

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Data Discs to release The Revenge Of Shinobi alongside Panzer Dragoon

Data Discs have been teasing us about their next releases for a while, but today they’ve shed some light on what they’ll be. First up is Yoshitaka Azuma’s Panzer Dragoon soundtrack, which they announced earlier this year, and second up is the previously unannounced The Revenge Of Shinobi soundtrack by Yuzo Koshiro.

Panzer Dragoon will be released as a 180g 2LP cut at 45RPM and comes in a thick mirror board sleeve. It will be available in three color variants – limited edition sky clear with blue and grey swatches, sky blue opaque, and classic black vinyl. It also includes a lithographic insert.

The Revenge Of Shinobi will be released as a single 180g LP cut at 45RPM. It will be available in three color variants – bone with black splatter, bone opaque, and classic black. It also includes a double-sided lithographic print. As a bonus 50 lucky early buyers of the limited edition will receive a numbered copy signed by Yuzo Koshiro.

Both releases will go up for sale on Saturday December 3rd, 2016 via Data Discs website. Panzer Dragoon is ready to ship immediately, while The Revenge Of Shinobi is scheduled to release January 2017.

On December 3rd on onward Panzer Dragoon can be ordered via this link, while The Revenge Of Shinobi can be preordered via this link.

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The Battlefield 1 soundtrack is getting a vinyl pressing

A series of listings on various online stores have revealed that we’ll be getting Johan Söderqvist and Patrik Andrén’s soundtrack to Battlefield 1 on vinyl.

The soundtrack will be released by EA Music and will come on a 180g single LP mixed and mastered specifically for vinyl. It will include a 12″ poster and a download code for the full digital soundtrack.

The release can be preordered now from various retailers (including Amazon US and Amazon UK). Prices vary a bit from place to place but is usually around the $26 mark. It is scheduled to release on January 27, 2017.

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The Firewatch score is getting released on vinyl

We’ve known for a while that Chris Remo was working on vinyl releases for his music and now we’re seeing the first one as his score to the indie game Firewatch is being released on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on 160g black vinyl and comes in a thick tip-on jacket featuring the original game art. It also comes with a download card for the soundtrack.

The release is priced at $25 and is scheduled to start shipping on December 1st, 2016. It can be preordered right now from Campo Santo’s webstore here.

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iam8bit will be doing a vinyl release for the Abzû soundtrack

Today iam8bit announced that they will be releasing Austin Wintory’s score to the diving exploration game Abzû.

The album will be available as a 2LP set on 180g oceanic blue vinyl and will come with original cover artwork done by Nimit Malavia. As an early preorder incentives orders placed during the Black Friday weekend (November 25th to 28th) will feature a special bioluminescent/glow-in-the-dark cover. Orders placed after that will come in a regular cover – the glow-in-the-dark effect will be the only difference.

iam8bit are no strangers to Austin Wintory’s works as they’ve previously released his Journey and The Banner Saga scores as well as releasing his The Banner Saga 2 score this December.

The set will be priced at $35 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2017. Preorders will open on November 25th, 2016 via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.

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The soundtrack to the mobile game Two Dots is getting a vinyl release

Yesterday a listing for a vinyl release of the soundtrack to the smartphone game Two Dots appeared on Bandcamp. The release contains most of the music from the three volumes of the games soundtrack, which is composed by Cody Uhler & Ross Wariner.

The release is a 2LP with one record on red and the other on purple vinyl. It comes in a gatefold cover with playful designs by Michael Eades & Patrick Moberg – it’s got a labyrinth and a tic-tac-tone game on it (and more)!

The release is priced at $50 and only 100 copies have been pressed. Orders opened on November 17 and it will begin shipping shortly.

Orders can be placed through Playdots’ Bandcamp now.

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iam8bit to release the Bound Soundtrack on vinyl

It was revealed in a post on the official Playstation blog some time ago, and now it’s been announced that iam8bit will be releasing Heinali’s soundtrack to the game Bound on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on 180g sky blue vinyl and will come in a cover with new artwork done by Hannah Christenson.

It’s priced at $25 andset to release in Q1 2017. Preorders will open tomorrow (November 17) via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.

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