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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

Final Fantasy metal arrangement album now available on vinyl

The metal band Knight Of The Round, who does covers of music from the Final Fantasy series, have just announced that they are releasing their latest album “War Of The Triad” on vinyl.

The album features metal versions of tracks from Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI.

The release is a single LP on clear vinyl with black smoke. It comes in a regular LP jacket.

It is priced at $30 and is ready to ship. It can be ordered from the band’s Bandcamp here and will also be available from the band at the upcoming MAGFest.

War Of The Triad - Front
War Of The Triad - Back

Dragon Quest XI vinyl release coming in March

A listing on Japanese Amazon have confirmed that an orchestral arrangement of the soundtrack to Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age appears to be getting a vinyl release.

Information on the release itself is quite sparse, but it appears to be a 3LP on 180g vinyl released by King Records.

It’s priced at ¥9504 (~$85) and is scheduled to release on March 27, 2019. It can be preordered from Amazon Japan here, although please note that they do not allow cancellations for this release.

Distant Worlds III with orchestral arrangements of Final Fantasy music is available to preorder now

Previously we’ve been treated to both Distant Worlds and Distant Worlds II on vinyl, so naturally it had been rumored for a while that we would get more in the series. And we are, as Distant Worlds III: More Music From Final Fantasy have just opened up for preorders.

Distant Worlds III features arrangements of tracks from Final Fantasy VI, VIII, IX, X, XII, XIII, and XIV as well as some medleys spanning the majority of the series.

The release will be a 2LP on blue vinyl and will presumably come in a gatefold jacket like the previous titles.

It is priced at $35 and is scheduled to release on December 10, 2018. Preorders are open now via Amazon US.

Distant Worlds III: More Music From Final Fantasy - Front Distant Worlds III: More Music From Final Fantasy - Back

Square Enix to release Xenogears Shinkaku 2LP

Square Enix have announced that they will be releasing a Xenogears 2LP titled Xenogears Vinyl -Shinkaku-. The release will contain a selection of tracks from the two arranged albums “Myth” and “Creed” as well as some original tracks from the album “Xenogears Original Soundtrack Revival Disc -The First And The Last-“.

The release will be a 2LP. Not much info have been disclosed on the packaging yet outside of the cover art (see bottom).

It is priced at ¥4,320 and is scheduled to release on October 24, 2018. It is available via the official Japanese Square Enix store here, but also on Amazon Japan for international customers.

Xenogears Shinkaku - Front

Distant Worlds II: More Music From Final Fantasy can now be ordered on vinyl

Late last year it was announced that the arranged Distant Worlds recording of music from Final Fantasy was being sold at the concerts, and earlier this year it was available online.

Now the second volume in the series is up to order on Amazon. It appears to be a similar release to the first one as it will be a black 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket with images from the recordings.

It features arrangements of tracks from Final Fantasy I and V-XI performed by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Arnie Roth.

It is priced at $35 and is available to order on Amazon here. It says it’s in stock so it appears it’s ready to ship as well.

Distant Worlds II - Feature Distant Worlds II - Tracklist