iam8bit have opened up public preorders for the long-awaited vinyl soundtrack to indie role-playing game Sea Of Stars. It had previously only been available to preorder for Kickstarter backers of the game in a slightly different variant.
The release will be a 2LP on “solar” orange and “lunar” blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Bryce Kho. Orders placed with iam8bit will also include a download of the full digital soundtrack.
Materia Collective are releasing the Chrono Trigger piano arrangement album “Piano Collections: Chrono Trigger” on vinyl.
The release will be a single 180g LP on black vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with artwork by Nora Kristiansen and will include a 12-page booklet with liner notes and additional art. It will be a pressing of 1500 copies.
Mana Wave have just opened orders for the orchestral Chrono Trigger arrangement album “Symphony Of Zeal” on vinyl. The album is a compilation of sorts of Malcolm Robinson’s Chrono Trigger: Orchestral Selections Vols. I and II.
The release will be a 2LP available in four color variants: – “The Fallen Kingdom” brown and blue marble (500 copies) – “Demon King” violet and white marble (300 copies) – Gold nugget (100 copies) – 180g black (100 copies) It will be housed in a tip-on gatefold jacket with new artwork by Cathy Kwan.
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.
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.
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).