Respawned Records have opened up preorders for the vinyl release of Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse arrangement album “Segakumajou Gensetsu”, which reimagines the soundtrack as if it had been released on a Sega Genesis.
The release will be a single LP available in three color variants – a “vampire bite” red, black and grey swirl variant, a purple and black “galaxy” swirl variant, and a “whip” red with red splatter variant. It is housed in a jacket with new artwork. It is a total pressing of 500 copies.
The release will be a 2LP on 180g colored vinyl. It comes in a gatefold cover with brand new artwork done by Sachin Teng. There will be two color variants – a split variant with colors based on game characters (limited to 1000 copies) and an orange translucent with black and white splatter (limited to 2500 copies).
Disc 1 on the album will feature the NES soundtrack, while Disc 2 features the Famicom (VRC6 chip) soundtrack. Both will be newly mastered for this vinyl release by James Plotkin.
So far it’s just been announced that the first release will be Castlevania, which will be available at the San Diego Comic-Con in July. This likely means that a release for the general public will be available online shortly after (which is what they did with their The Last Of Us release).
But this is not today’s only announcement. iam8bit also announced that they will be releasing Petri Alanko’s Quantum Break soundtrack on vinyl. The release will be on 180g white with colored splatter vinyl and will feature new artwork by Christina Mrozik.
The release is limited to 3000 copies and is set for a Q3 2016 release.