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Data Discs to release the Policenauts soundtrack

A while back Data Discs announced that they would be releasing the soundtrack to the Hideo Kojima-game Policenauts on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP housed in  a sturdy single-pocket jacket with cover art from the game. The release will also include a 12-page art booklet and a lithographic print.

As always Data Discs will offer 3 different vinyl color variants – a limited edition black and white swirl variant, a white variant, and a classic black variant.

The release is priced at £25 and is scheduled to be shipped out no later than September 30, 2018. It can be ordered from Data Discs’ store here on September 8, 2018 at 7pm UK time.

Policenauts - Limited Edition Policenauts - Back Policenauts - Booklet

Data Discs to release a 4LP box set with the Ōkami soundtrack

Data Discs announced a partnership with Capcom a few months ago and today they announced their first title  – the newly remastered Ōkami soundtrack.

The release will be a 4LP box set in three different 180g color variants – a limited edition clear with pink and white splatter, a frosted clear translucent, and a classic black vinyl. The box set will include a 40-page artbook and a double-sided lithograph with illustrations from Capcom’s archives. It will also includes a download card for a digital copy of the soundtrack.

The limited edition for this is an open preorder and will be available from now and until August 15, 2018 at 10pm UK time.

It is priced at £65 and is scheduled to release in October, 2018. It is available to preorder now via Data Discs store.

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Preorders for Data Discs’ Space Harrier open today

It was announced in their newsletter last year that Data Discs would release the soundtrack to Space Harrier, but it wasn’t until earlier this week that the details of the release were announced.

The release will include the full arcade soundtrack for the game, but also includes an arrangement of the game’s main theme performed by the S.S.T. Band.

The release will be a single 45RPM 180g LP. It will be housed in a single pocket jacket with original game artwork. It will feature an OBI, a lithographic print of the front art and liner notes by composer Hiroshi Kawaguchi.

As usual Data Discs will offer 3 different color variants for the release – a limited edition green translucent with purple splatter that has a special 3D lenticular jacket, a dark green translucent, and a classic black vinyl version.

As a little bonus 50 randomly chosen copies preordered within the first 48 hours will be signed by composer Hiroshi Kawaguchi.

The release is priced at £20 for the standard versions, and £27 for the limited edition. It is scheduled to release around May 31, 2018.

It can be preordered via Data Discs’ store here on May 5, 2018 at 7PM UK time (or earlier if you’re signed up for Data Discs’ newsletter passwords).

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Data Discs to release the After Burner II soundtrack

Data Discs have just announced that they will be releasing Hiroshi Kawaguchi’s arcade soundtrack to After Burner II on vinyl. Not only that, but it will feature an extra disc with arranged versions from the SST Band.

The release will be a 2LP cut at 45RPM. As always there will be three color variants available – a limited edition blue & purple swirl, a purple opaque, and a classic black. It’s housed in a single-pocket heavyweight jacket and comes with a foldout poster with the original game art.

The release will be priced at £25 and is scheduled to release in March 2018.

Preorders will open on February 24, 2018 at 7PM UK time via Data Discs’ store here.
Remember that you can get access to the store a little earlier by signing up for Data Discs’ newsletter.

After Burner II - Limited Edition After Burner II - Purple Vinyl + Poster After Burner II - Black Vinyl

Data Discs releasing the Streets Of Rage 3 soundtrack

When Data Discs announced Streets Of Rage as their first title all the way back in 2015, they also announced that they would be releasing the entire trilogy on vinyl. Today they finally announced details on the vinyl release for the last entry in the series – Streets Of Rage 3.

The release have been remastered in collaboration with composer Yuzo Koshiro and will also feature liner notes by him.

The release will be a 180g 2LP housed in a heavyweight jacket with the Japanese box artwork. As always there are three color variants to choose from – classic black, translucent orange, and limited edition translucent orange with black smoke.

People who order early directy from Data Discs will also receive 3 matte postcards with artwork from each entry in the Streets Of Rage trilogy (as long as stock lasts).

The release will be priced at £25 and is scheduled to release in late January 2018.

Preorders will open on Saturday December 16th, 2017 via Data Discs store here. They will be using their usual code system so make sure to sign up for their e-mail newsletter for an early preorder code if you haven’t already.

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Data Discs partners with SNK for the Metal Slug vinyl soundtrack

A few days back Data Discs announced that they will be partnering with SNK to bring Takushi Hiyamuta’s Metal Slug soundtrack to vinyl. This will be their first release with a game company other than Sega and it sounds like there are more to come.

The release will be single LP housed in a gatefold jacket featuring artwork from SNK’s archives. The album also features two lithographic inserts, and a special translucent OBI strip. The release also comes with a download code for a digital copy of the remastered album.

As usual Data Discs will offer three different color variants – a limited edition variant on orange, clear & yellow tricolor with white splatter, a yellow opaque variant, and a classic black variant.

The release will be priced at £21 and is scheduled to release in late November 2017.

It can be preordered from Data Discs’ store here.

Metal Slug - Record (Tricolor) + Front Cover Metal Slug - Record (Yellow) + Gatefold Metal Slug - Record (Black) + Front Cover

Data Discs will be releasing the Altered Beast soundtrack on vinyl

It was announced a while back, but today Data Discs revealed that they will start taking orders for their vinyl release of Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi’s Altered Beast soundtrack.

The release will be a single LP cut at 45 RPM. As always it will be available in 3 different color variants – classic black, orange opaque, and a limited edition clear with orange splatter. The cover features original art sourced from the SEGA archives and the release also comes with a foldout poster of the box art from the game.

The release is priced at £20 and is scheduled to begin shipping out in the first week of July. Orders are set to open on June 30, 2017 via Data Discs’ webstore here.

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Data Discs to release the Sonic Mania soundtrack on vinyl

Today Data Discs announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the upcoming game Sonic Mania on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP in a gatefold jacket with art from the game. As with most other Data Discs releases this will be available in three variants – classic black, blue translucent, and a limited edition variant that is still TBA as of writing this.

While not confirmed by the label it does appear that this release will not be part of Data Discs typical numbered series of releases.

The release is priced at £20 and Data Discs will open up for preorders in mid-July via their webstore.

Sonic Mania - Front Cover + Blue Vinyl Sonic Mania - Gatefold + Blue Vinyl

Data Discs is releasing Gunstar Heroes on double vinyl

Today Data Discs revealed a listing for a vinyl release for Norio “NON” Hanzawa’s Gunstar Heroes soundtrack – a title that they announced late last year.

The release will be a 2LP cut at 45RPM. It comes in a single jacket with original and concept art from the game and includes printed inner sleeves and a double-sided poster.

As always Data Discs are making them available in several color variants. There will be a version on classic black, a version with a red and a blue record, and a limited edition version on red and blue split colored vinyl.

The release is priced at £25 and is not a preorder, so it’s ready to ship immediately when it goes on sale on Saturday May 27, 2017 via the Data Discs web store.

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Data Discs to release Galaxy Force II and Thunder Blade soundtracks on vinyl

Data Discs have announced the release of the Galaxy Force II and Thunder Blade soundtracks on vinyl. Both soundtracks will be included on a single LP with a side dedicated to each.

The release will be a 180g LP housed in a 425gsm jacket with Data Discs’ trademark OBI and a lithographic Galaxy Force II print from Sega’s archives.

Data Discs will have three different color variants of this release available – a classic black variant, a yellow translucent variant, and a limited edition yellow translucent-in-frosted clear with white splatter variant.

The recordings will be from the games’ arcade soundtracks and have been sourced directly from original arcade hardware and then mastered for vinyl.

Preorders for this title will open on Saturday March 4, 2017 via Data Discs website and it is expected to ship late March, 2017.

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