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iam8bit vinyl bonanza with 6 (!) new game soundtracks up for preorder is now live

iam8bit missed the memo about Black Friday being on a Friday and actually not until next week – but that doesn’t change the fact that they have dropped preorders for a whopping SIX video game vinyl releases!

The Artful Escape will receive an original soundtrack release as a 2LP on “psychedelic” blue with pink splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Jim Rugg.
It is priced at $42 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

Minecraft Dungeons will receive a release with a selection of tracks from its soundtrack plus some new remixes. It will be a 4LP on “nether” orange and purple colored vinyl. It will be housed in a box set with artwork by developer Mojang Studio.
It is priced at $100 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

Bugsnax will receive an original soundtrack release as a 2LP on “tasty” orange with cream splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Nicole Gustafsson.
It is priced at $42 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

A Musical Story will receive an original soundtrack release as a 2LP on purple and yellow colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Alexandre Rey.
It is priced at $42 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

Chicory will be receiving a piano arrangement album as a single LP on pink colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by David René Christensen.
It is priced at $32 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

The Joystick Jazz big band jazz arrangement album with music from Banjo-Kazooie, Mega Man 2, Sonic The Hedgehog, Donkey Kong Country and The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time. It will be released as a single LP on black vinyl and will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Mark Borgions.
It is priced at $32 and it can be preordered from iam8bit here.

All of them are scheduled to release in Q2 2023. EU customers will also be able to preorder them from Black Screen Records.

The Artful Escape - Front
Minecraft Dungeons - Front
Bugsnax - Front
A Musical Story - Front
Chicory Piano Collections - Front
Joystick Jazz - Front

Moonglow Bay vinyl soundtrack available to preorder from The Yetee

Yetee Records are releasing the soundtrack to indie fishing RPG Moonglow Bay on vinyl.

The release will be a 3LP on “morning tide” blue and green swirl, “noon tide” purple swirl, and “night tide” yellow swirl. It will be housed in a triple gatefold jacket with artwork by Lu Nascimento.

It is priced at $60 and is scheduled to release in Q3 2023. It can be preordered from The Yetee here.

Moonglow Bay - Front
Moonglow Bay - Jacket

Chicory vinyl soundtrack now available from Ship To Shore

The soundtrack to indie adventure game Chicory: A Colorful Tale is getting a vinyl release from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. and preorders are now live. They are releasing both the original soundtrack and the ambient soundscapes in separate releases.

The original soundtrack will be a 4LP set available in two color variants – a Ship to Shore-exclusive variant with various splatter colors, and a clear retail variant.
It will be housed in a box set with new artwork by Matt Cummings.

The ambient and low-key tracks will be released on a single LP available in two color variants – a green swirl color variant (Ship To Shore exclusive) and a clear retail variant.
It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Mochipanko.

The original soundtrack is priced at $74 and the ambient release at $25 and both are scheduled to release in Q4 2022. The original soundtrack can be preordered from Ship To Shore here and the ambient release here.

The original soundtrack can also be preordered in the EU from Black Screen Records here, in the UK via Chipfreq here, and in Canada via Very Ok Vinyl here.

The ambient release can also be preordered in the EU from Black Screen Records here, in the UK via Chipfreq here, and in Canada via Very Ok Vinyl here.

Chicory: A Colorful Tale - Front, Box
Chicory: A Colorful Tale - Front, Ambient

Guild Wars 2: End Of Dragons vinyl soundtrack up for preorder via iam8bit

iam8bit have just announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the third Guild Wars 2 expansion, titled End Of Dragons, on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP on light green translucent with green splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with foil game art.

It is priced at $40 and is scheduled to release in Q4 2022. It can be preordered via iam8bit here.

Guild Wars 2: End Of Dragons - Front

Complete Celeste vinyl box now up for preorder via Ship To Shore

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. are releasing the complete soundtrack to indie platformer Celeste on vinyl. This includes the full original soundtrack (the original 2LP release had shortened and missing tracks), the B-Sides, Farewell update soundtrack, and Madeline’s Grab Bag.

The release will be a 6LP on clear with white, purple and pink splatter. It will be housed in a box set with printed inner sleeves featuring new artwork by Nina Matsumoto. It also includes a slipmat.
A Fangamer exclusive variant will also be available sometime next week.

It will be priced at $110 and is scheduled to release around late December, 2021. It can be preordered from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. here.

Celeste: Complete Sound Collection - Contents

Chrono Trigger arrangement EP now available from Yetee Records

Yetee Records are teaming up with Materia Collective once again. This time to release an arrangement EP with new takes on the music of classic JRPG Chrono Trigger. This new release titled Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions will be the second in their X-series following their Star Fox EP from last year.

The EP will feature music from R23X, Lena Raine, Smooth McGroove, Joel Corelitz, Equip, Slim Girls, and bryface.

It will be a 10″ on yellow vinyl with red splatter. It comes in a 10″ jacket with lenticular artwork by Drew Wise. The release is limited to 500 copies.

The EP is priced at $30 and is scheduled to begin shipping around April 10, 2020. It can be preordered from The Yetee here.

Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Front
Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Back
Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions - Vinyl

Celeste: Farewell and ESCism now available from Ship To Shore

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. are continuing their work with composer Lena Raine with two new soundtrack releases. The first is the highly anticipated soundtrack to Celeste’s Farewell DLC and the other is the soundtrack to the interactive novel ESC.

The Celeste: Farewell soundtrack will come on a single LP in three color variants – crystal clear for retail, clear with blue, pink and purple splatter as a Ship to Shore exclusive, and a blue, pink, and purple striped exclusive for Black Screen Records.
It will be housed in a regular LP jacket with artwork by Nina Matsumoto.

The soundtrack to ESC – titles ESCism – will come on a single black vinyl LP and will be housed in a regular LP jacket.

Farewell is priced at $25 and ESCism at $20 and both are scheduled to begin shipping mid-October, 2019.

Farewell can be preordered from Ship To Shore here and from Black Screen Records here.

ESCism can be preordered from Ship To Shore here.

Celeste: Farewell - Ship To Shore Mockup
Celeste: Farewell - Black Screen Records Mockup
ESCism - Mockup

The Celeste B-Sides vinyl preorders are now live

We’ve known it’s been coming for some time, but there’s finally preorders and a release date up for Ship To Shore PhonoCo.’s vinyl release of the B-Sides music from Celeste.

The release will be a single LP housed in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by Drew Wise. It will be available in three color variants – a purple/pink split color vinyl exclusive to Ship To Shore’s store, a crystal clear retail variant, and a purple-in-clear variant exclusive to Black Screen Records.

Early orders from Ship To Shore’s store will also include one of two exclusive flexi discs with an 8-bit remix track (as long as stock lasts).

It is priced at $27 (€30 for the EU version) and is scheduled to release in early July, 2019 (and a little later for the EU version).
It can be ordered from Ship To Shore here and from Black Screen Records here.

Celeste B-Sides - Split Vinyl
Celeste B-Sides - Color-In-Color Vinyl

Celeste Piano Collections available to preorder on vinyl

Materia Collective have just announced that they will release a piano arrangement album with music from Celeste on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on purple marbled vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with design and layout by Rozen.

It is priced at $28 and is scheduled to release around March 2019. It can be preordered via Bandcamp here.

Celeste Piano Collections - Front & Vinyl
Celeste Piano Collections - Gatefold
Celeste Piano Collections - Vinyl

Gradius II, Gradius III and Cosmic Star Heroine preorders from Ship To Shore coming

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. have prepared a massive line-up of new releases and repressings for Black Friday and here you’ll have a breakdown of all six (!) titles. New releases first.

Continuing their Konami partnership they will have preorders for both Gradius II and III available.

Gradius II is a single LP that will feature the Famicom soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other. It will be available in multiple color variants – red vinyl with black splatter and clear vinyl from Ship To Shore, a clear and blue split with blue splatter from The Yetee, and a red-in-clear from Black Screen Records.

Gradius III is a 2LP that will feature the SNES soundtrack on one disc and the arcade soundtrack on the other. It will be available in multiple color variants –  black vinyl with green splatter and clear vinyl from Ship To Shore, a clear and yellow split with yellow splatter from The Yetee, and a green-in-clear from Black Screen Records.

Both Gradius titles feature new artwork by Ian Wilding. Gradius II will come in a single pocket jacket while Gradius III will be gatefold. The artwork for all three Gradius titles line up in one long piece if lined up next to each other.

Cosmic Star Heroine was initially teased more than 2 years ago, but is now finally here. It will feature a selection of 15 tracks from the game picked by the composers.

It will be a single LP housed in a regular jacket with artwork by Drew Wise. It will be available on blue & black vinyl with red splatter from Ship To Shore, and on silver vinyl (limited to 400 copies) from Limited Run Games.

And now repress news! There will be new pressings for MOTHER, MOTHER 2 and Celeste available in new color variants.

MOTHER will be available on blue/yellow split from Ship To Shore,  “Magicant and Flying Man” color from The Yetee, and an unannounced color from Fangamer.

MOTHER 2 will be available on “Tessie” purple from Ship To Shore, on “Fourside and Moonside” color from The Yetee, and an unannounced color from Fangamer.

Celeste will be available on clear vinyl from Ship To Shore.

All titles are scheduled to release in December or Q1 2019 (depending on title and store) and are available to preorder today (although exact times they go live vary from store to store). Here are the links available so far:

Gradius II from Ship To Shore at $23 here,  from The Yetee at $25, and from Black Screen Records here at €27.

Gradius III from Ship To Shore at $36 here, from The Yetee at $35, and from Black Screen Records at €36 here.

Cosmic Star Heroine from Ship To Shore at $23 here and Limited Run Games at $30 here.

MOTHER from Ship To Shore at $40 here and from The Yetee at $35 here.

MOTHER 2 from Ship To Shore at $40 here and from The Yetee at $35 here.

Celeste from Ship To Shore at $35 here.

Gradius II - Front STS Gradius II - Front Yetee Gradius II - Front Black Screen Records Gradius III - Front STS Gradius III - Front Yetee Gradius III - Front Black Screen Records Cosmic Star Heroine - Front Cosmic Star Heroine - Front Limited Run Games MOTHER + MOTHER 2 - Front STS MOTHER - Front Yetee MOTHER 2 - Front Yetee