Today iam8bit announced that they will be releasing a Collector’s Edition to the game Necropolis and that this package will include the game’s soundtrack on vinyl.
The game’s score is composed by Jon Everist and will be pressed onto 180g grey vinyl for this release, which also features album artwork by Steve Courtney. The art also functions as a pen-and-paper dungeon crawler.
Besides the record the Collector’s Edition will also include a code for the game (Steam, PS4, or Xbox One), the full digital soundtrack, and a death certificate.
The album is set to release in Q4 2016 and can be preordered now from both iam8bit’s US store and their UK/EU store.
In a newsletter today Data Discs announced that they will open up for preorders on their long-awaited OutRun release on June 25th. The release features music from Hiroshi “Hiro” Kawaguchi, Masayoshi Ishi, Manabu Namiki, and Jane-Evelyn Nisperos.
The release was originally announced back in September 2015, but this is the first time we receive more information about it. As usual there will be different variants – this time there will be a limited edition variant exclusive to Data Discs own store on mint green, clear, and pink three-stripe vinyl, one on solid mint green vinyl, and one on classic black (see mockups below). The cover will be die-cut and will show part of the artwork from the record sleeves and the release will also include liner notes by Hiroshi Kawaguchi.
The release features the full original 1986 arcade version as well as three bonus tracks taken from the 1991 Mega Drive and 2014 3DS versions.
To make everything a little bit sweeter 50 lucky pre-order customers will have their limited edition version signed by Kawaguchi (to see more specifics on that, please follow the pre-order link below).
Preorders will open from Data Discs’ store on June 25th at 7PM (UK time) and are expected to ship out in July. Please note that people on Data Discs’ mailing list will receive a code that gives earlier access to the store.
…also, this is the first Data Discs release that doesn’t begin with an S.
In an article about indie game soundtracks posted by the music distribution site Bandcamp today, it was revealed that Ghost Ramp is working on a vinyl release for Decky Coss’ soundtrack to the game Cibele (among a handful of previously confirmed soundtracks).
Cibele is an adventure game by Star Maid Games about love and a young woman’s feelings for a young man she meets in an online multiplayer game.
No specifics were mentioned in the article, but while we wait for more information the soundtrack can be streamed in full on Decky Coss’ Bandcamp.
This post will be updated when more news are revealed.
Today Bethesda have listed a massive 6LP box set containing Inon Zur’s full 65 track score to Fallout 4 – 3½ hours worth of music!
The box set is done by Spacelab9 (who previously worked with Bethesda on the 4LP Fallout 3 score) and includes the discs in 3 gatefold jackets within a slipcover. All 6 records come on blue vinyl.
The set is priced at $125 and is limited to 3000 copies. It is scheduled to release on July 1, 2016 and can be preordered from the Bethesda Store here.
In a press statement from G4F Records today (in French only), the label announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the upcoming game Furi on vinyl.
The soundtrack contains tracks from different renowned synthwave and electro artists such as Carpenter Brut, Danger, The Toxic Avenger, Lorn, Scattle, Waveshaper, and Kn1ght.
The album with come in a gatefold cover with silver print and white gloss with artwork by Takashi Okazaki. It will be a 2LP release with one record on pink vinyl and the other on blue. The vinyl release is limited to 800 copies.
The album is currently scheduled for release on July 7, 2016 and it can be preordered from Bandcamp now. A few teaser tracks are also available via Bandcamp already and the album will contain a code for a full digital download when it releases.
While preorders opened for yesterdays Hyper Light Drifter announcement, iam8bit also snuck in a brand new listing for the soundtrack to Oxenfree, which is composed by SCNTFC.
The soundtrack will come on 2LP 180g colored vinyl in a foil-printed and die-cut jacket with cover art by Austin James and sleeve art by Heather Gross. The release comes with a download code which will be sent out to people who preorders on June 3 (and immediately to people who order on that date or later).
It had already been confirmed by SCNTFC on Twitter that his soundtrack would be released on vinyl and it was speculated that iam8bit would be the ones putting it out as they had already done merch for the game. It hadn’t been officially announced until today, though.
The release is expected to ship in late September 2016 and can be preordered via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK store here.
Today iam8bit announced that they will be releasing Disasterpeace’s soundtrack to the game Hyper Light Drifter. The soundtrack to Heart Machine’s game was met with critical acclaim when the game was released back in late March this year.
The soundtrack will be released as a 4LP set where each record comes on 180g vinyl in a different translucent color – pink, blue, green and red. The album will come in a triple gatefold housed in a hardcase and will feature new artwork from Heart Machine and Drew Wise.
The 4LP has been mastered for vinyl by Infrasonic Sound and the release comes with an instant digital download of the full soundtrack upon purchase.
Preorders are set to open tomorrow, May 26, at 10am PDT and the estimated release date is Winter 2016.
The release can be preordered via iam8bit’s US store here and iam8bit’s UK store here.
Today iam8bit listed preorders for Adrian Moore’s soundtrack to Loveshack’s mobile puzzle game, Framed.
The jazz noir themed soundtrack will be released on 180g blood red vinyl with black swirls. The album art is die cut and allows you to change the scenes in the windows on the cover. The artwork is done by Jude Buffum.
The album has been mastered for vinyl by Sterling Sound and comes with a digital download code for the soundtrack.
It will set you back $28 and is scheduled to release in late September 2016 and can be preordered now via iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here.
Today iam8bit announced that they will release the soundtrack to the Naughty Dogs’ newly released game Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The score is done by Henry Jackman and the release will feature new artwork by Ashley Wood.
The artwork will be revealed on May 12 at 9AM PDT where preorders will open as well.
This post will be updated with more specifics on this release as well as links to preorder after the reveal.
UPDATE 12/5: Preorders are now live. There’s two different variants (see images at further down). One is a green/black merge at $35 and the other is an “Avery Coin” picture disc at $40. The picture disc is limited to 500 copies.
The release have been mastered for vinyl by Lurssen Mastering and it is scheduled to ship in Q3, 2016.
You can place an order at the iam8bit US store here or the UK/EU store here.
Today composer Chris Hülsbeck launched a Kickstarter campaign for a live orchestra version of his soundtrack to the 1991 Commodore Amiga game Turrican II: The Final Fight.
The album will be produced by Merrognon Studios (who have previously worked on the Final Symphony concerts and Hülsbeck’s Turrican Soundtrack Anthology). It will be released in individually numbered box sets that include the album on both CD and on a 2LP. Additionally, the box set will feature brand new manga-style artwork. The box set will be limited to 1000 copies.
The set will be available for backers who pledge $50 at the early bird tier or more. Higher tiers include art prints, signed score sheet, and more.
If the project is succesfully funded the box set is set to release in April 2017, with the digital version becoming available December 2016.
You can read more about it and back the Kickstarter here.