Diggin’ In The Carts, A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music

Hyperdub have announced that they will be releasing their compilation album “Diggin’ In The Carts, A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music” on vinyl.

No specifics on the vinyl release have been announced other than it being scheduled to release aroung February 16, 2018.

Keep in mind that the composers and games shown below are taken from the digital version of this release and might not be exactly the same as what will be put on the vinyl release.

Namcot Game A La Mode

LP released in 1986 by Victor. It contains 9 tracks from the games Valkyrie no Bōken: Toki no Kagi Densetsu, Mappy, Warp Man, Galaxian, Galaga, Star Luster, Xevious, Tower Of Babel, Battle City, Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Sky Kid, and Libble Rabble. Some of the tracks are medleys with music from several games.

Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol. 3

LP released in 1988 by Victor. It contains 6 tracks from the games Assault, Galaga ’88, Bakutotsu Kijūtei: Baraduke II, World Stadium, Rolling Thunder, and Toypop.

Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol. 2

LP released in 1987 by Victor. It contains 6 tracks from the games Dragon Spirit, Toypop, Blazer, Wonder Momo, Thunder Ceptor, and Shadow Land.

Namco Video Game Graffiti

LP released in 1986 by Victor. It contains 9 tracks from the games Motos, Sky Kid, Baraduke, Star Luster, Genpei Tōma Den, New Rally-X, Mappy, Dig Dug, and Libble Rabble.

Namco Game Music Vol. 2

LP released in 1987 by G.M.O. Records. It contains 12 tracks from the games Yokai Dochuki, Sky Kid Deluxe, Baraduke, Wonder Momo, and Motos.