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Mega Man 2 & 3 + Mega Man X get standalone vinyl releases from Laced

Laced Records have just announced that they are releasing the soundtracks to Mega Man 2&3 together as well as Mega Man X. Complete soundtracks for both have previously been part of their Mega Man and Mega Man X box sets.

Mega Man 2&3 will be a 180g 2LP in two color variants – a limited edition “Mega Buster” blue swirl variant, and a standard black variant. It will be housed in a wide single-pocket jacket with artwork by Ultimatemaverickx.

Mega Man X will be a 180g LP in two color variants – a limited edition “X-Blaster” blue swirl, and a standard black variant. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with artwork by Ultimatemaverickx.

Mega Man 2&3 is priced at £33/$35 and Mega Man X is priced at £24/$28. Both releases are scheduled to release in August, 2022 and can be preordered via Laced Records here.

Mega Man 2 & 3 - Contents
Mega Man X - Contents

Laced Records ready with preorders for a Mega Man 6LP box set

Laced Records have just announced that they will be releasing a box set with music from all 11 Mega Man games.

The set includes the full soundtracks to Mega Man 1-3 and a selection of tracks from all the rest of the games in the main series.

The release will be a 180g 6LP box set with records on blue and light blue colored vinyl. They will be housed in spined record jackets within a slipcase box with new artwork by Ultimatemaverickx.

It is priced at £90 / $110 and is scheduled to release in December, 2019. It can be preordered from Laced Records’ UK store here and their US store here.

Mega Man 1-11: The Collection - Front
Mega Man 1-11: The Collection - Sleeves
Mega Man 1-11: The Collection - Records

The “Diggin’ In The Carts” compilation is now up for preorder via Hyperdub

Back when the “Diggin’ In The Carts: A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music” album was first made available for CD and digital it had a small note at the store page saying a vinyl version would come later – and now it’s available to order!

Curated by Nick Dwyer and Kode9 as part of Red Bull Radio’s “Diggin’ In The Carts” online radio show on Japanese game music, the album features 34 tracks from 32 different Japanese games from 9 different gaming systems.

The following games are represented: ActRaiser, Alcahest, Alien Soldier, Chatty, Cosmic Wars, Dezaemon, DragonGun, Esper Dream 2, Genpei Toumaden, Gofer no Yabou Episode II, Golden Axe: The Duel, Gradius, Gradius 2, Hisou Kihei X Serd, Illusion City: Genei Toshi, Liquid Kids, Mahjong Touhhaiden, Megapanel, Metal Black, Metal Stoker, Motocross Maniacs, Mouryou Senki Madera, Quarth, Solomon’s Key, Super Royal Blood, Tarot Mystery, Thunder Force IV, Time Cruise II, Valkyrie no Densetsu, Vixen 357, Xak II, and Youjuu Kikouhei WerDragon.

The release will be a 180g 2LP with one orange and one green disc. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with original artwork by Koji Morimito. It will also includes 3 12″ cardboard art prints with a manga, cover art and notes about the creation of this album.

It is priced at £30 and is scheduled to release around July 20, 2018. It can be preordered via Hyperdub’s Bandcamp here now.

Diggin' In The Carts - Contents