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Sunsoft Famicom compilation vinyl now available to preorder

Back in 2013 Sunsoft launched a Camp-fire crowdfunding campaign for new game releases of their Famicom catalog. That campaign also included vinyl soundtrack backer rewards at one of its tiers. This vinyl release is now close to coming out and has been made available through distribution from Black Screen Records.

The release includes music from the Famicom games The Wing Of Madoola, Firework Thrower Kantaro’s 53 Stations Of The Toukaido, and Ripple Island. All included tracks are newly sourced from hardware.

The release will be a single LP on gold-colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with game art.

The original campaign was priced at ¥4500, but is up for €29 now. It is scheduled to release in Summer, 2024. It can be preordered via Black Screen Records here.

Sunsoft Is Back! Retro Game Music Selection - Front
Sunsoft Is Back! Retro Game Music Selection - Back

Bit Brigade’s NES Batman cover album now up for vinyl order

Hello Sir Records are now taking orders for Bit Brigade’s rock arrangement album of music from NES games Batman: The Video Game and Batman: Return Of The Joker.

The release is a single LP available in two color variants – a hand-poured green and purple swirl colored vinyl variant, and a black vinyl variant. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with the album title.

It is priced at $30 for the colored and $25 for the black variant. It is in stock and ready to ship. It can be ordered from Hello Sir Records here.

Bit Brigade's Batman - Front & Vinyl

Journey To Silius and Ufouria: The Saga split LP now up to preorder from Ship To Shore

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. are releasing the soundtracks to Sunsoft NES games Journey To Silius and Ufouria: The Saga together on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on black and white split colored vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Drew Wise. It will include an insert with additional art, credits and tracklists.

It is priced at $25 and is scheduled to release in Q3 2023. It can be preordered via Ship To Shore here.

EU folks can also preorder from Black Screen Records here. Canada folks can also preorder from Very Ok Vinyl here.

Journey To Silius / Ufouria: The Saga - Front, Journey
Journey To Silius / Ufouria: The Saga - Front, Ufouria

Ship To Shore ready with preorders for the Gimmick vinyl soundtrack

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. recently announced that they would be releasing the soundtrack to legendary NES platformer Gimmick on vinyl as their first vinyl release in partnership with developer Sunsoft.

The release will be a single LP available in three color variants – a green swirl variant (Ship To Shore exclusive), a clear with orange and green splatter variant (Black Screen Records exclusive), and a clear variant.
It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Mushbuh and will include an insert with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello and an interview with composer Masashi Kageyama.

It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2023. It can be preordered from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. here.

EU folks can preorder the Black Screen Records exclusive variant here.

Gimmick - Front, Ship To Shore Variant
Gimmick - Front, Black Screen Variant

Preorders for Brave Wave’s Blaster Master Zero 1 & 2 releases are now live

Brave Wave announced a partnership with Sunsoft late last month and now we are seeing the fruits of that as they are opening preorders for the vinyl soundtracks to Blaster Master Zero and Blaster Master Zero 2. Both of these will be part of their Generation Series.

Both soundtracks will be available individually on 180g 2LP sets housed in gatefold jackets with game art.
Additionally they will also be made available together in a 4LP box set housing both gatefold sets. The box set will come in two variants – a standard black variant as well as a limited edition variant on pink, red, blue and purple colored vinyl. The limited edition will be signed by composer Ippo Yamada and will be limited to 550 copies total.

All variants of these releases will include a booklet with artwork and liner notes from people involved with the game. A download card for a digital copy of the soundtrack will also be included.

The standard editions will be priced at $38/€36 each, while the standard box will be $90 and the limited box set $100/€90. They are available to preorder now from BigWax from these links:

They will be available from Limited Run Games later today at 10AM ET from the following links:

Blaster Master Zero - 2LP
Blaster Master Zero 2 - 2LP
Blaster Master Zero 1&2 - Limited Box Set