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Mondo to release Katamari Damacy on vinyl

Last year it was rumored that Mondo had announced the release of the Katamari Damacy soundtrack on vinyl at MondoCon. This was later confirmed by Mondo, and now they have properly announced its release!

The release will be a 180g 2LP with one disc on green & purple swirl and the other on red & white swirl colored vinyl. Each disc will be housed in a screen-printed poly-bag and the release will come in a gatefold jacket. Art is handled by WeBuyYourKids.

It will be limited to 3000 copies, but it sounds like retail copies might be available later.

Orders open on March 21, 2018 and it is scheduled to begin shipping early April 2018. It will be priced at $35.

Katamari Damacy - Front Katamari Damacy - Art Katamari Damacy - Records

Spacelab9 is releasing a new Namco arcade music compilation

Spacelab9 have been teasing this release in their newsletters for some time and today a listing for it appeared seemingly out of nowhere.

The release will have music and sounds from the following Namco arcade titles: Pac-Man, Galaga, New Rally X, Mappy, Xevious, Dig Dug, Bosconian, Gaplus, Dragon Buster, The Tower of Druaga, Sky Kid, The Return of Ishtar, Rolling Thunder, and Splatterhouse.

It will be a single LP on “pixel explosion” clear vinyl with multicolor splatter.  The release is housed inside a regular LP jacket and comes with a booklet detailing the games represented on the album.

It is priced at $35 and can be ordered from ThinkGeek here now. As mentioned earlier, this listing appeared suddenly and without a word from Spacelab9 so it’s currently unclear whether there will be other color variants later on.

UPDATE: Spacelab9 have now sent out a newsletter detailing 2 exclusive variants. They will have a “Pac-Man” yellow and clear variant and a “Galaga” grey and black split variant. Both will be limited to 200 copies each with 150 of the Galaga variants reserved for European customers. Orders for both will open on March 2, 2018 from Spacelab9’s website.

Namco Arcade - Cover + Booklet Namco Arcade - Vinyl

Namco Arcade - Pac-Man Variant Namco Arcade - Galaga Variant