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Video Game LoFi: Jazz Hop Standards vinyl release up for preorder via Curaga Records

Curaga Records are now taking vinyl preorders for the lofi hiphop arrangement album “Video Game LoFi: Jazz Hop Standards”. The album contains arranged music from the games Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Kingdom Hearts, The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Super Mario Odyssey, Donkey Kong Country, Crash Bandicoot, Undertale, Kirby Superstars, and Deltarune.

The release will be a single LP on 180g black vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket metallic foil jacket with new artwork by Save Point and ArtByGalen.

It is priced at $28 and is scheduled to release in September, 2023. It can be preordered via Curaga Records’ Bandcamp here.

Video Game LoFi: Jazz Hop Standards - Front
Video Game LoFi: Jazz Hop Standards - Back

Chuck None VGM arrangement album up for vinyl preorder via Firaga Records

Firaga Records have just launched preorders for a vinyl release of Chuck None’s arrangement album “VGM Essentials: Chuck None”. It features arrangements of music from Undertale, Super Mario 64, Tetris, F-Zero, Donkey Kong Country, Sonic The Hedgehog, Dr. Mario, Pokémon Red & Blue, Kirby Super Star and The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time.

The release will be a single 180g LP on clear with blue and yellow swirl colored vinyl . It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Ginkgo and design by Isa Alcántara.

It is priced at $29 and is scheduled to release in May, 2023. It can be preordered via Firaga Records’ Bandcamp here.

VGM Essentials: Chuck None - Front

Video Game Lofi: Winter’s Tale arrangements from various game up for vinyl preorder from Curaga Records now

Curaga Records have launched vinyl preorders for the lofi arrangement album “Video Game LoFi: Winter’s Tale”, which features winter-y lofi versions of music from the following games:
Donkey Kong Country, Donkey Kong Country 2, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fable, Final Fantasy VII, Genshin Impact, I Am Setsuna, Mario Kart 64, MOTHER, Octopath Traveler, Sonic The Hedgehog 3, Stardew Valley, Super Mario 64, and Undertale.

The release will be a single 180g LP available in two variants – an “Ice” blue variant (300 copies, Curaga Bandcamp exclusive), and a “Snow” white variant (700 copies). It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with artwork by Save Point and layout by Isa Alcántara.

It is priced at $28 and is scheduled to release around November 25, 2022. It can be preordered via Curaga Records’ Bandcamp here.

Video Game Lofi: Winter's Tale - Front, Ice Variant
Video Game Lofi: Winter's Tale - Front, Snow Variant
Video Game Lofi: Winter's Tale - Back

New Mariachi Entertainment System arrangement album up for vinyl preorder

The arrangement album “Contigo En La Distancia Social” by Mariachi Entertainment System is getting released on vinyl by Troggo Studio. It features arrangements of music from the games Halo, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Final Fantasy IV, Sonic The Hedgehog, Donkey Kong Country, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Shovel Knight, Undertale, Final Fantasy VII, and Street Fighter II.

The release will be a single LP on purple and blue split colored vinyl. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket.

It is priced at $28 (with signed copies available at $43) and is scheduled to release in May/June, 2022. It can be preordered from Troggo Studio here.

Contiga De La Distancia Social - Front
Contiga De La Distancia Social - Back

Donkey Kong Country ska arrangement album now available from Respawned Records

Respawned Records are releasing the Donkey Kong Country ska arrangement album, Donkey SKAng Country, on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP available in four variants – a grey marble variant, a black and white swirl variant, a black and white pinwheel variant, and a standard black variant.
It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Michael Lee and will include an art insert.

It is priced at $38 and is scheduled to release in Q3 2022. It can be preordered from Respawned Records here or The Holophonics’ Bandcamp here. A second batch of the records will also go up later today at 7PM EST.

EU folks can also preorder via Black Screen Records here.

Donkey SKAng Country - Front Marble
Donkey SKAng Country - Front Swirl
Donkey SKAng Country - Front Pinwheel
Donkey SKAng Country - Contents

Donkey Kong Country 2+3 Recreated and complete box set now available for vinyl preorder

Musique Pour La Danse, who released the Donkey Kong Country arrangement Donkey Kong Country Recreated last year, are now releasing similar albums for Donkey Kong Country 2 and 3.

Donkey Kong Country 2 will be a 2LP on “jungle” green colored vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket

Donkey Kong Country 3 will be a 2LP on “ocean” blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket.

They will also be sold together in a slipcase box set that can hold all 3 titles.

DKC2 and 3 are priced at €29 each and the box set is €107 (or €78 for the set with only 2 and 3). They are scheduled to release in late May, 2022. They can be preordered on Bandcamp – DKC2 here, DKC3 here, complete box here, and 2+3 box here.

Donkey Kong Recreated 2 - Front
Donkey Kong Recreated 3 - Front
Donkey Kong Recreated - Box

Donkey Kong Country [Recreated] up for vinyl preorder

Musique Pour La Danse are releasing Jammin’ Sam Miller’s recreation of the Donkey Kong Country soundtrack on vinyl. You can learn more about the process of recreating the soundtrack in this video from his Youtube channel here.

The release will be a 2LP on yellow colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with pixelated banana artwork.

It is priced at €29 and is scheduled to release around June 3, 2021. It can be preordered from Musique Pour La Danse’s Bandcamp here.

Donkey Kong Country Recreated - Front

Donkey Kong Country arrangement now available to preorder on vinyl

Cartridge Thunder have announced their first vinyl release, which is a cover of the classic Donkey Kong Country soundtrack titled Banana Jamz 199X.

The release will be a single LP on green vinyl. It comes in a regular LP jacket with an obi strip and a sticker. The first pressing is limited to 500 copies.

It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to ship in February, 2020. It can be preordered from Cartridge Thunder’s store here.
Please note that they only ship to the United States.

UPDATE: I’ve been told non-US customers can contact the label at support@cartridgethunder.com for shipping quotes and help with international orders.

Banana Jamz 199X - Front
Banana Jamz 199X - Back