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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

Banjo-Kazooie 4LP box set available from Fangamer

Fangamer have just announced that they are releasing a vinyl box set containing 41 tracks from the Banjo-Kazooie soundtrack.

The set will have 4 LPs on black vinyl. It will be housed in a slipcase box set with new art by Andrew Kolb with each record housed in a printed jacket. The set will also include a double-sided insert with liner notes by composer Grant Kirkhope.
Order placed through Fangamer will include a digital download of the full 164 tracks from the soundtrack.

It is priced at $59 and is in stock and ready to ship. It can be preordered from Fangamer here.
European customers can also order from Black Screen Records here.

They are also offering a Banjo-Kazooie themed felt slipmat for $9 ($7 if purchased with the box set) here.

Banjo-Kazooie - Front
Banjo-Kazooie - Records

iam8bit ALSO releasing Viva Piñata and Battletoads In Battlemaniacs for Black Friday

Because I’m typing faster than iam8bit can upload their store I completely missed out on the other two releases in the previous post on Conker’s Bad Fur Day so here goes!

Grant Kirkhope’s soundtrack to Viva Piñata and David Wise’s soundtrack for Battletoads In Battlemaniacs are also both getting released for Black Friday.

Viva Piñata will be a 2LP on “sweet and sour” pink and green colored records. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Ashton Dame.

Battletoads In Battlemaniacs will be a single LP on “toad” multicolor starburst vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Dima Drjuchin.

Both will be remastered for these vinyl releases and include digital downloads (sent via e-mail and only if ordered from iam8bit).

Viva Piñata will be priced at $35 and Battletoads In Battlemaniacs at $28. Both are scheduled to release in Q2 2018.

Viva Piñata can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

Battletoads In Battlemaniacs can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

Viva Piñata - Front Viva Piñata - Inserts & Records Battletoads In Battlemaniacs - Front

Black Friday will be a bad fur day as iam8bit brings Conker’s Bad Fur Day to vinyl

iam8bit just announced that they will have Robin Beanland’s soundtrack for Conker’s Bad Fur Day for sale for Black Friday.

The release will be a 2LP on black vinyl housed in a jacket with new artwork by Joey Spiotto. The soundtrack will be remastered exclusively for this release and it comes with a digital download.

The release is priced at $35 and is scheduled to release in Q2 2018.

It can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

Conker's Bad Fur Day - Front & Record