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Joystick Jazz Vol. 2 arrangement album available from iam8bit now

iam8bit are now taking orders for the second volume of Joystick Jazz – a collection of jazz arrangements of video game music performed by The Blueshift Big Band. This album contains music from Grim Fandango, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Kingdom Hearts III, Bomberman Hero and Castlevania.

The release is a single LP on black vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Mark Borgions and comes with a printed inner sleeve with liner notes.

It is priced at $32 and is in hand and ready to ship. It can be ordered via iam8bit here.

EU folks can also preorder from Black Screen Records here.

Joystick Jazz Vol. 2 - Front
Joystick Jazz Vol. 2 - Back

Orchestral album “Gaming In Symphony” to be released on vinyl

EuroArts have announced that they will be releasing a selection of tracks from the orchestral album “Gaming In Symphony” on vinyl. The album will feature music from Uncharted 2, Assassin’s Creed II, Grim Fandango, World Of Warcraft, and the Halo trilogy.
There is also a gaming legacy medley with music from F-Zero, DOOM, Castlevania, Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter II, and Super Mario Bros.

The release will be a 140g black vinyl single LP housed in a regular LP jacket with original cover art.

The price varies a bit depending on the retailer, but is around €20-25. It is scheduled to release on June 14, 2019. It can be preordered on Amazon Germany here and there’s a page for Amazon US here (although it is not available to preorder yet there).

Gaming In Symphony - Front

Grim Fandango getting a vinyl release from iam8bit

iam8bit have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Grim Fandango on vinyl. It will be the orchestral re-recording that was made for the remastered version of the game.

The release will be a 2LP on black vinyl and comes in a die-cut jacket where you can change Manny’s face by switching around the printed inner sleeves. Artwork for this release is done by Holly Rothrock.

The release is priced at $40 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2019. It can be preordered from iam8bit’s online store here.

Grim Fandango - Front Grim Fandango - Inner Sleeves Front Grim Fandango - Inner Sleeves Back