Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy

A vinyl release of the first Distant Worlds album, which was originally released in 2007, was released on vinyl and made available for purchase at the 2017 Distant Worlds tour in celebration of Final Fantasy’s 30th anniversary.

It’s unclear which show was the first where these were available.

The Adventures Of Bayou Billy

As part of their collaboration with Konami, Ship To Shore PhonoCo. have released the soundtrack to The Adventures Of Bayou Billy (also known as Mad City for the Famicom in Japan) on vinyl.

On May 17, 2017 it was announced to be a 7″. It the first release in a series from Ship To Shore called “Konami Kukeiha Club Museum Series”.

Preorders opened on September 7, 2017 and it released late September 2017.

This is the variant on white vinyl with red splatter. This was available exclusively from The Yetee.

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.

Ninja Gaiden The Definitive Soundtrack

Brave Wave have released a 4LP box set with the NES and arcade soundtracks to Ninja Gaiden, and the soundtracks to Ninja Gaiden II and III.

The box contain two gatefold albums one with the NES/Arcade soundtracks for Ninja Gaiden on orange and red vinyl, and the other with Ninja Gaiden II and III on blue and yellow vinyl.

Preorders opened on April 13, 2017 and it released early July.

Contra Original Video Game Soundtrack

Mondo have released the soundtrack to Contra. The release will have both the NES/Famicom and Arcade soundtracks.

The release is a 180g LP cut at 45RPM. It comes in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Eric Powell.

Orders for this opened on July 19, 2017. Orders started shipping shortly after.

This is the red and blue split variant.

Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse

Mondo have released Hidenori Maezawa, Jun Funahashi, Yukie Morimoto, and Yoshinori Sasaki’s soundtrack to Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse.

On February 13, 2017 it was confirmed via Twitter that the release will be a 2LP with one disc featuring the NES soundtrack and the other the Famicom soundtrack.

It released on March 22, 2017.

This is the orange translucent with grey & black splatter variant. It’s limited to 2500 copies.

The Legend Of Zelda

Bit Brigade have released a reworked version of their The Legend Of Zelda cover album on vinyl.

The release is a single LP on gold-colored vinyl in a regular album jacket.

Preorders opened July 24, 2017 and it began shipping late August, 2017.