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Donkey Kong Country 2 arrangement Banana Jamz 2 up for vinyl preorder

Cartridge Thunder have opened up preorders for the vinyl soundtrack release of Donkey Kong Country 2 arrangement album, Banana Jamz 2.

The release will be a 2LP available in three color variants – a clear with pink and yellow splatter variant, a “Lost World” red and orange swirl variant (Light In The Attic exclusive), and a red with yellow splatter variant (Ship To Shore exclusive).
It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Gobo 3D.

It is priced at $42 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2023. It can be preordered from Cartridge Thunder here, Light In The Attic here, and Ship To Shore here.

EU folks can also preorder from Black Screen Records here, and Aussies can preorder via PixelCrib here.

Banana Jamz 2 - Front, Standard
Banana Jamz 2 - Front, Light In The Attic
Banana Jamz 2 - Front, Ship To Shore

Banjo Kazooie Re-Jiggyed arrangement now up for vinyl preorder

Respawned Records are releasing the Banjo Kazooie arrangement album Re-Jiggyed – arranged and performed by original composer Grant Kirkhope – on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP available in 5 different color variants – “jiggy” yellow (200 copies), “bird” red (300 copies), “bear” brown (300 copies), “grunty” green (100 copies), and classic black (100 copies).
It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Del Northern and will also include an art insert.

It is priced at $40 and it is scheduled to release in Q3 2022. It was available via Respawned Records here, however, it is sold out there as of this post.

EU folks can preorder from Black Screen Records here.

Banjo Kazooie Re-Jiggyed - Front Brown
Banjo Kazooie Re-Jiggyed - Front Green
Banjo Kazooie Re-Jiggyed - Front Red
Banjo Kazooie Re-Jiggyed - Contents

Battletoads metal arrangement available on vinyl via Respawned

Respawned Records have opened up vinyl preorders for the Battletoads metal arrangement album Metaltoads.

The release is a single LP on “Toadjam” orange translucent with black splatter colored vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Satterion. It is a pressing of 500 copies.

It is priced at $30 and is in hand and ready to ship. It can be ordered via Respawned Records here.

EU folks can also order from Black Screen Records here.

Metaltoads - Front
Metaltoads - Gatefold

Fangamer releasing Jet Force Gemini vinyl soundtrack

Fangamer have just opened up orders for the soundtrack to the 1999 Nintendo 64 third person shooter Jet Force Gemini on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP light and dark blue translucent marbled colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket featuring new artwork by Rebecca Ryan.

It is priced at $39 and is in stock and ready to ship. It can be ordered from Fangamer here.

EU folks can also order from Black Screen Records here and UK folks via Chipfreq here.

Jet Force Gemini - Front
Jet Force Gemini - Gatefold
Jet Force Gemini - Back

Sea Of Thieves vinyl soundtrack up for preorder from iam8bit

iam8bit have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the pirate action-adventure game Sea Of Thieves on vinyl.

The release will be a 3LP with the records on “tropical island” blue, red and green swirl colored vinyl respectively. The records will also feature pop-up papercraft center labels. They will be housed in a custom hardcover 24-page book with artwork by Haley Wakefield and storybook art by Vivian Shih.

It is priced at $100 and is scheduled to release in Q3 2021. It can be preordered from iam8bit here.

Sea Of Thieves - Contents
Sea Of Thieves - Book

Donkey Kong Country [Recreated] up for vinyl preorder

Musique Pour La Danse are releasing Jammin’ Sam Miller’s recreation of the Donkey Kong Country soundtrack on vinyl. You can learn more about the process of recreating the soundtrack in this video from his Youtube channel here.

The release will be a 2LP on yellow colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with pixelated banana artwork.

It is priced at €29 and is scheduled to release around June 3, 2021. It can be preordered from Musique Pour La Danse’s Bandcamp here.

Donkey Kong Country Recreated - Front

Donkey Kong 64 arrangement album now up for preorder via Respawned

Respawned Records have launched preorders for an orchestral arrangement album of music from Donkey Kong 64 titled “Simian Symphony”.

The release will be available in two variants – a “Banana Hoard” yellow swirl colored vinyl variant, and a “Krusha K. Rool” green splatter colored vinyl variant. Both variants will feature an etching on the D-side.
It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new art by GnrtnmArt. It will also include an insert with new artwork.

It is priced at $40 and is in-hand and scheduled to ship soon. It can be ordered from Respawned Records here.

EU customers will also be able to order this from Black Screen Records at a later time.

Simian Symphony - Front
Simian Symphony - Contents
Simian Symphony - Green Vinyl

Banjo-Kazooie ska arrangement LP now available from Respawned

We’re just two days into 2021 and we already have our first release up for order as Respawned are releasing a ska arrangement album for the soundtrack to classic 3D platformer Banjo-Kazooie titled Banjo-Skazooie.

The release will be a 2LP available in two color variants – a “Skazooie” black and white swirl with black splatter variant, and a “Jiggy Jam” yellow translucent with black smoke variant. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork.

It is priced at $35 and is in hand and expected to begin shipping next week. It can be ordered from Respawned Records here. In addition, it is also 10% off for the first 24 hours.

EU customers can also order from Black Screen Records here.

Banjo-Skazooie - Front
Banjo-Skazooie - Gatefold

Battletoads 1991 and 2020 soundtracks to get vinyl release from iam8bit

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.

Battletoads (2020) - Front
Battletoads (2020) - Gatefold

Fangamer to release Snake Rattle n’ Roll, Concrete Genie and Astro Bot records

Fangamer have been quiet with new releases recently, but that just changed as they’ve announced not one, not two, but three new soundtrack releases. First is the NES and Mega Drive/Genesis soundtracks to platformer Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll, then the soundtrack to action-adventure Concrete Genie, and finally the VR platformer Astro Bot: Rescue Mission.

Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll will be a single LP on clear with red and blue splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Aimee Cairns. It will also include new liner notes by composer David Wise.

Concrete Genie will be a single LP on clear with pink, green, purple and blue splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new art by Jeff Sangalli and Taylor Lambert and layout by Brian Carmody.

Astro Bot: Rescue Mission will be a single LP on white vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Chris Clancy and layout by Brian Carmody.

All three are priced at $25. Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll is a preorder scheduled for late August, while the others are in stock and ready to ship.
Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll can be preordered from Fangamer here, Concrete Genie here, and Astro Bot: Rescue Mission here.

Customers in Europe can also preorder these from Black Screen Records for €28 each.

Snake Rattle 'N' Roll - Front
Snake Rattle 'N' Roll - Gatefold
Snake Rattle 'N' Roll - Back
Concrete Genie - Front
Concrete Genie - Gatefold
Concrete Genie - Back
Astro Bot: Rescue Mission - Front
Astro Bot: Rescue Mission - Back