It was originally teased in a newsletter back in April, but now it’s here – Spacelab9 is releasing Jeremy Soule’s acclaimed soundtrack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on vinyl.
The release will be a box set with 4 LPs on “Dragonborn” silver-grey with black splatter. The records will be housed in a quad-fold jacket inside a thick cardboard slipcase. The final side on disc 4 features an etching of the game’s dragon logo.
If you’re lucky enough to be at New York Comic-Con this weekend (October 5-8, 2017) Spacelab9 will be selling an exclusive “Sweet Roll” variant on orange & white merge colored vinyl.
The release is priced at $80 and is scheduled to start shipping shortly.
You can order the “Dragonborn” variant via ThinkGeek here. It will supposedly be available from Bethesda’s store later and I will update with a link when that happens.
The brand new game soundtrack label Minimum Records announced their first two vinyl releases – Future Unfolding and Lightfield. The soundtrack to Future Unfolding is composed by Thomas Carleberg and Emil Nilsson, and the Lightfield soundtrack is composed by Zanshin.
The Future Unfolding release will be a single 180g clear vinyl LP and comes in a die-cut gatefold jacket. The Lightfield release will be a heavyweight 2LP. Artwork for both releases have been done by Anouvong Southiphong.
Future Unfolding is priced at £28 and is scheduled to release in December 2017. Lightfield is priced at £35 is scheduled for an early 2018 release.
Both are available to preorder via Minimum Records’ webstore. Future Unfolding can be preordered here and Lightfield here.
As originally announced in a video a while back, the European branch of Bandai Namco are now taking orders for thier massive 9LP Dark Souls trilogy box set.
The box set – which will be the biggest video game vinyl box set ever – features the full soundtracks to all three Dark Souls games including DLC tracks. The Dark Souls soundtrack will be a 2LP on blue marbled vinyl, Dark Souls II will be a 4LP on red marbled vinyl, and Dark Souls III will be a 3LP on green marbled vinyl.
The records will be housed in three record jackets – one for each game, and these jackets will be housed in a box. The box set is limited to 2000 copies and will be sold exclusively in the EMEA region.
The set is priced at €119 and can be ordered from the European Bandai Namco Store here.
This is ready to order so there should only be a small wait before it ships.
Earlier this month Square Enix announced that they would be releasing the soundtracks to NieR Gestalt/Replicant and NieR: Automata on vinyl – and now preorders are here.
Three different releases have been planned. A NieR: Gestalt & Replicant 2LP and a NieR: Automata 2LP release. Both come on black vinyl and are housed in jackets with artwork by Ishida Sui.
Additionally, they will be releasing a box set with both aforementioned releases. So far it appears that the box itself is the only difference in that set.
The two 2LP sets will be priced at 3600 Yen each, while the box set will be priced at 7200 Yen (note that prices are listed without taxes). All three were sold during the Tokyo Game Show 2017 in limited quantities, but the commercial release date will be December 20, 2017.
Currently the only place to order is from the Japanese Square Enix store, but rumors have mentioned them being available in the European store later as well.
If you use a proxy service or know someone in Japan, you can order the Gestalt & Replicant OST here, the Automata OST here, and the box set containing both here.
Late yesterday iam8bit announced that they will be releasing Todd Baker’s soundtrack to the mobile game Monument Valley II.
The album will features volumes 1 and 2 of the soundtrack. iam8bit did a similar release for the first Monument Valley game.
The release will be a 2LP on 180 translucent blue and red vinyl. It comes in a gatefold jacket with new art by David Fernandez Huerta and Nele Wellens. It also includes a download for the digital soundtrack (sent via e-mail on purchase).
The release is priced at $42 and is scheduled to start shipping in Q1 2018.
It can be preordered via iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here.
Earlier this month Gamemusic Records revealed that they would be releasing Paul Anthony Romero’s “The Heroes Piano Sonatas” on vinyl – and now you can order it!
The release contains piano arrangements of music from the Heroes of Might & Magic series and is performed by Romero, who also originally composed the music for the games.
It is a live recording from a concert at Tofifest Film Festival in Poland on October 24, 2015.
The release will be a 2LP on 180g white vinyl and is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Magdalena Katańska. The inside of the gatefold shows a portrait of and liner notes by Romero. The album is limited to 300 copies and the first 50 orders will be signed by Romero.
It is priced at €35 and is scheduled to release in October 2017. It can be preordered now via Gamemusic Records’ store here.
The Yetee have announced that they will be releasing the Timeline EP on vinyl. The Timeline EP is a collaborative effort between VGM cover band Marshall Art and VGM cover musician Cory Johnson.
The release features prog/post-rock style chiptune and guitar arrangements of tracks from The Legend Of Zelda series, Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, and Undertale.
Followers of the artists might recognize the songs, but it’s worth noting that they have been completely re-recorded for this EP (except for MGLV from Undertale, which have instead been remixed and remastered for this release).
The release will be 45RPM 10″ on black vinyl with multicolor splatter. It comes in a single 10″ jacket and features new art by Drew Wise on the front and photography by Ami Moregore on the back.
The release is priced at $20 and can be ordered from The Yetee here now. It is not a preorder, so it should be ready to ship out to buyers very soon.
Late yesterday iam8bit announced a two new Undertale releases with Materia Collective in celebration of Undertale’s second anniversary and its Japanese release.
The first release will be a repress of the original Undertale soundtrack in a different cover than the original, which released late 2016. It also features new vinyl colors as the new version comes on blue and red in clear colored vinyl.
Preorders for the Japan Edition placed between September 15-22, 2017 will also include a bonus “Annoying Dog Shrine” 7″, which will feature the Dogsong (also released on bonus 7″ with the original) AND new PlayStation 4-exclusive tracks.
The second release will be of the Determination album, which is a heavy metal arrangement of the Undertale OST by RichaadEB and Ace Waters. This will be a 3LP on red, blue, and purple in black colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with a glow-in-the-dark Sans face with die-cut eyes.
Artwork for both releases were done by Drew Wise, who also did artwork for iam8bit’s original Undertale soundtrack release.
The Japan Edition is priced at $40, while Determination is priced at $60. Both are scheduled to release in Q1 2018 (more specifically in March according to their Japanese announcement).
Preorders for the Japan Edition can be placed via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.
Preorders for Determination can be placed via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.
Black Screen Records have announced that they will be releasing Jessica Curry’s soundtrack to the game So Let Us Melt on vinyl.
The release will be a 2LP on 180g orange and blue vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Atomhawk (who also did artwork for the Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture vinyl soundtrack).
The album is priced at €30 and is expected to release late September 2017. The album can be preordered from Black Screen Records’ store here.
A few months back Black Screen Records announced that they would be releasing Inon Zur’s soundtrack to Syberia 3 on vinyl. However, preorders have not been open until today.
The release will be a 2LP on 180g vinyl. It will be housed in a single cover with original game art. It will be available in clear and black vinyl versions.
As a neat bonus the release will have the entire score to Syberia 2 (also by Inon Zur) on side D of the album.
The release is priced at €30 and is expected to release in late November 2017. The album can be preordered from Black Screen Records’ store here.