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Secret Of Mana arrangement, Manawave, now available from Debug

Debug Records announced yesterday that they are releasing the downtempo Secret of Mana arrangement album Manawave on vinyl and now orders are live.

The release is a single LP available in three color variants – “Mana Tree” green translucent with white swirl colored vinyl (limited to 100 copies), “Upper Land” pink-in-clear colored vinyl, and clear vinyl (exclusive to One Run Records).
It will be housed in a single-pocket Japanese-style tip-on jacket with licensed artwork by Secret of Mana-illustrator Hiroo Isono. It will include an obi strip and an insert with liner notes by original composer Hiroki Kikuta.

It is priced at $28 and is in-hand and will begin shipping tomorrow (October 9, 2020). It can be ordered from Debug Records here and the clear variant can be ordered from One Run Records here.

Manawave - Green Vinyl
Manawave - Pink Vinyl
Manawave - Clear Vinyl

Square Enix to release Final Fantasy III LP

Square Enix Music in Japan have just announced a Final Fantasy III vinyl release in celebration of the game’s 30th anniversary. It will feature 8 tracks – four arrangements and the original versions of those same four tracks.

It will be a single LP, but there are currently no details on the packaging or how the record will look. It will include a download card for a digital copy of the release.

It is priced at ¥3850 and is scheduled to release on November 18, 2020. It can be preordered from Square Enix Store Japan here (please note that they only ship to Japan).

It is also available from Sony Music Japan here and Amazon Japan here.

Deus Ex Remixed vinyl album from Materia Collective up for preorder

Materia Collective have just announced that they will be releasing Conspiravision: Deus Ex Remixed on vinyl. It is an album where original Deus Ex composers Alexander Brandon and Michiel van den Bos returns to remix the soundtrack 20 years later.

The release will be a 2LP with one record on pink/purple/black swirl and the other on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a “holographic” gatefold jacket with artwork by Lukasz Sienkiewicz and product design by Rozen.

It is priced at $45 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2021. It can be preordered from Materia Collective’s Bandcamp here.

Conspiravision - Front
Conspiravision - Vinyl

Distant Worlds IV available to order on vinyl now

There’s been unavailable listings on Amazon for some time now, but the fourth entry in the Distant Worlds series of orchestral Final Fantasy albums can now be ordered on vinyl.

IV features arrangements of music from Final Fantasy III-IX and XII-XV.

The release will be a 2LP on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with photos and liner notes.

It is priced at $35. It looks like the first batch sold out, but that it will ship again from June 28, 2020. It can be ordered on Amazon here.

Distant Worlds IV - Front

Chrono Cross piano collection LP Kickstarter from Wayô live now

Wayô Records have launched a Kickstarter campaign for the recording of a new Chrono Cross piano collection album titled “Across The Worlds”.

The album will be arranged by Masashi Hamauzu, Mariam Abounassr, and Akio Noguchi and performed by Benyamin Nuss.

The vinyl release of the album will be a 2LP on 180g dark blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new art by Kiyoshi Arai. It will come with a booklet with liner notes and comments by the team involved with the project.

The campaign runs from June 7, 2020 and ends on July 7, 2020 and is looking to raise €25,000. The cheapest vinyl tier is priced at €50. If the campaign is successful they are expecting to release the album in December, 2020.

The campaign can be backed on Kickstarter here.

Across The Worlds - Mockup

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

Final Fantasy VII metal arrangement LP up for preorder

Metal band Knight Of The Round will be releasing their Final Fantasy VII metal arrangement album, SEVEN, on vinyl.

The release will be a double LP on green translucent vinyl with black swirl. It will be housed in a jacket with game-inspired art and the first pressing will be limited to 300 copies.

It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to begin shipping around April 6, 2020. It can be preordered via Bandcamp here.

Knight Of The Round Seven - Front & Vinyl

Laced Records to release Shadow Of The Tomb Raider soundtrack on vinyl

Laced Records have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the latest entry in the Tomb Raider series – Shadow Of The Tomb Raider – on vinyl.

The release will be a 180g 2LP with one record on orange and the other on blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art.

The release is priced at £33/$35 and is scheduled to release in February, 2020. It can be preordered from Laced Records here.

Shadow Of The Tomb Raider - Front
Shadow Of The Tomb Raider - Contents

Materia Collective ready with new Chrono Cross arrangement LP

Materia Collective have announced that they will be releasing the new Chrono Cross arrangement album Parallelus by David Peacock on vinyl.

The release will be a single black vinyl LP cut at 45RPM. It will come in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Leon Tukker. The first run will be an edition of 500 copies.

It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to release in January, 2020. It can be preordered from Materia Collective’s Bandcamp here.

Parallelus - Front

Square Enix to release Final Fantasy VII/Remake 2LP

It was announced a little while ago now that Square Enix would be releasing a selection of tracks from the original Final Fantasy VII as well as from Final Fantasy VII Remake together on vinyl. Now official orders open in a few days (and some distributors have already opened up preorders).

The release will be a 2LP picture disc – with art on one disc from the original Final Fantasy VII and art on the other from Remake. It appears to be housed in a triple gatefold jacket.

It’s being advertised as a “limited made-to-order printing”, and it appears they will try to take as many preorders as they can within the production limits of their pressing plant.

The release is priced at €87.77 on the official Square Enix EU Store and as $80 on US Amazon. It is scheduled to release on January 31, 2020.
Preorders will officially open via Square Enix EU on July 7, 2019 here, and it can already be preordered from US Amazon here.

Please note that it might also show up on other storefronts.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Mockup