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Wayô have opened preorders for ActRaiser double vinyl release

Wayô Records have just announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the SNES god sim / action platforming game ActRaiser on vinyl. It will feature the game’s original soundtrack on disc one and a 2018 symphonic suite on disc two.

The release will be a 2LP on “divine” blue translucent with black and white swirl colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with printed inner sleeves featuring new illustrations by Ayano Koshiro. It will also include a booklet with liner notes by composer Yuzo Koshiro and the arrangement team.

The first 250 preorders will include a shikishi art print signed by Yuzo Koshiro.

It is priced at €39 and is scheduled to release in March, 2021. It can be preordered from Wayô Records here.

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Kode9 to release a Diggin In The Carts remix EP

Hyperdub have just announced that they will be releasing a 4-track vinyl EP with Kode9 remixes of tracks taken from their Diggin In The Carts compilation from last year.

The release will be a 12″ EP housed in a regular jacket featuring by Konx-Om-Pax based on visuals by Koji Morimoto.

It is priced at £9 and is scheduled to release around May 3, 2019. It can be preordered from Hyperdub’s Bandcamp here.

The “Diggin’ In The Carts” compilation is now up for preorder via Hyperdub

Back when the “Diggin’ In The Carts: A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music” album was first made available for CD and digital it had a small note at the store page saying a vinyl version would come later – and now it’s available to order!

Curated by Nick Dwyer and Kode9 as part of Red Bull Radio’s “Diggin’ In The Carts” online radio show on Japanese game music, the album features 34 tracks from 32 different Japanese games from 9 different gaming systems.

The following games are represented: ActRaiser, Alcahest, Alien Soldier, Chatty, Cosmic Wars, Dezaemon, DragonGun, Esper Dream 2, Genpei Toumaden, Gofer no Yabou Episode II, Golden Axe: The Duel, Gradius, Gradius 2, Hisou Kihei X Serd, Illusion City: Genei Toshi, Liquid Kids, Mahjong Touhhaiden, Megapanel, Metal Black, Metal Stoker, Motocross Maniacs, Mouryou Senki Madera, Quarth, Solomon’s Key, Super Royal Blood, Tarot Mystery, Thunder Force IV, Time Cruise II, Valkyrie no Densetsu, Vixen 357, Xak II, and Youjuu Kikouhei WerDragon.

The release will be a 180g 2LP with one orange and one green disc. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with original artwork by Koji Morimito. It will also includes 3 12″ cardboard art prints with a manga, cover art and notes about the creation of this album.

It is priced at £30 and is scheduled to release around July 20, 2018. It can be preordered via Hyperdub’s Bandcamp here now.

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