KupoCon are releasing the Final Fantasy VII arrangement album “Melodies Of Midgar” by Pontus Hultgren on vinyl.
The release will be a single 180g LP on “Mako” green translucent vinyl. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket with new artwork. It is limited to 200 copies (100 of which were already sold during an online event in April).
The crowdfunding service Digger’s Factory have partnered up with UK soundtrack label Silva Screen for a vinyl release of the 2011 recording “The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1”.
It is an orchestral recording of music from various games performed by film music orchesta London Music Works. It features music from the games Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Gears Of War 3, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Assassin’s Creed II, World Of Warcraft: Wrath Of The Lich King, Halo 3, Final Fantasy VII, Battlefield 1942, The Curse Of Monkey Island, Turrican II: The Final Fight, The Legend Of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros.
The release will be a single 140g black vinyl LP. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket.
The campaign will need 100 preorders in order for the company to launch a pressing of 1000 copies. It is priced at €20 and if the campaign is successful it is scheduled to release in November, 2020. It can be backed via Digger’s Factory here.
It was announced a little while ago now that Square Enix would be releasing a selection of tracks from the original Final Fantasy VII as well as from Final Fantasy VII Remake together on vinyl. Now official orders open in a few days (and some distributors have already opened up preorders).
The release will be a 2LP picture disc – with art on one disc from the original Final Fantasy VII and art on the other from Remake. It appears to be housed in a triple gatefold jacket.
It’s being advertised as a “limited made-to-order printing”, and it appears they will try to take as many preorders as they can within the production limits of their pressing plant.
It was originally announced via an Indiegogo campaign from late last year, but now it’s gotten a proper announcement from Enjoy The Toons Records and a release date.
The 8-Bit Time Paradox is an arrangement album managed in large part by Giovanni Rotondo. It contains arrangements of music from Metroid, Breath Of The Wild, Final Fantasy VII, Ocarina Of Time, Mega Man, Titanfall 2, Shovel Knight, and Battlefield 1. The tracks are performed by several artists known for their video game music arrangements on Youtube and elsewhere on the internet.
The release will be a single LP housed in a GameBoy game-inspired single pocket jacket with art by Jeff Langevin. It will be available in three color variants – “cartridge” grey, “boss battle” purple-in-clear with white splatter, and “time paradox” purple smoke. The two former are limited to 200 copies each and the latter 100 copies.
The release is priced at $21 through Enjoy The Toons Records, and £23 through Giovanni Rotondo’s Bandcamp.
Laced Records teased some upcoming releases a few days ago and today they had quite the announcement – they will be releasing the London Symphony Orchestra’s Final Symphony AND Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo on vinyl.
The albums are made in collaboration with Square Enix and all music on both titles are from Square Enix games. Final Symphony contains music from Final Fantasy VI, VII, and X while Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo contains music from Kingdom Hearts, Secret of Mana, Chrono Cross, and Chrono Trigger.
Both albums will be released on 3LP black vinyl in a triple gatefold cover. Final Symphony will have new artwork done by Tom Baxter and Caspar Newbolt, while Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo will have new artwork by Johnni Di-Doi and Petherton Press.