iam8bit have just announced that they are releasing the soundtrack to the original 1991 NES release of Battletoads alongside the brand-new 2020 reboot of the series. They originally released the NES soundtrack back in 2015.
The release will be a 2LP on “Pimple” pink. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with 3D pop-up fist artwork by Alex Pardee.
500 randomly chosen preorders from iamb8it will also get a “Rash’s Toadally Rad Adventure” cassette tape.
It is priced at $43 and is scheduled to release in Q4 2020. It can be preordered from iam8bit here.
European customers can also order from Black Screen Records here.
Hospital Records have just announced that they will be releasing a 6-track sampler with music from their in-game radio station in Forza Horizon 4.
The release will be a glow-in-the-dark 12″ record and features simple artwork showing the title of the release.
It is priced at £13 and is scheduled to release around October 26, 2018. It can be preordered from Hospital Records here.
Well, this was actually announced well over a week ago, but I’ve been a bit unaware. Oh well, better late than never!
A listing on Amazon reveals that Kazuma Jinnouchi’s soundtrack for the fifth main entry in the Halo series will be making it to vinyl. Labels are listed as Microsoft and 343 Industries and the release date is set to be October 30, 2015.
Pre-order through Amazon
Iam8bit pulled a big surprise move today when they announced that not only will the (previously announced) Battletoads vinyl soundtrack go up for pre-order tomorrow, but it will do so alongside two other Rare soundtracks – Banjo Kazooie and Perfect Dark.
David Wise’s Battletoads soundtrack will have very similar artwork and the same vinyl color as the SDCC Comic Con exclusive version, but will not have an embossed cover or a sound chip. It will also feature different gatefold artwork.
Grant Kirkhope’s Banjo Kazooie soundtrack will be on 2LP and come one brown and one red vinyl record. Grant Kirkhope, Graeme Norgate and David Clynick’s Perfect Dark soundtrack will also be a 2LP and come on red and blue splatter vinyl.
Update: All three are scheduled to be released in November.
All three releases will be limited to 3000 copies each. See artwork and vinyl colors below.
Entertainment Weekly have announced that the infamous game Battletoads will have its official soundtrack by David Wise released on vinyl.
The initial pressing will be limited to 300 copies available exclusively at this years San Diego Comic-Con with exclusive artwork by Nick Gazin (known for doing the artwork to Run The Jewels’ releases) and with light green-in-green vinyl color effect . The whole shabang is being handled by iam8bit, who have said that there will be a release available for the general public later on, which will feature different artwork.
See the arwork below