July 23, 2014
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IWADON: Hiroyuki Iwatsuki Tribute Album turns four

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-23 - comments
Today is the birthday of Hiroyuki Iwatsuki, composer of Natsume's Wild Guns, Pocky & Rocky, Ninja Warriors and Omega Five music scores. Game Music 4 All's free-to-download 40-track tribute album "IWADON" turns four today, including arrangements of the composer's music for various game consoles.
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Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter scores Enigma Express for iPhone and iPad

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-22 - comments
BAFTA Award-nominated game composer Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter has scored the soundtrack to free-to-play detective game The Enigma Express. Developed by Relentless Software for iPhone and iPad devices, eight tracks from the music score are streaming in full on SoundCloud.
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Groupees bundles Monaco, Banner Saga albums

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-20 - comments
Groupees' "Game Music Groupee" bundle will be downloadable for the next seven days for $1 minimum. The music collection includes mp3 and flac files for Austin Wintory's soundtracks to Monaco and The Banner Saga, as well as the Dustforce soundtrack and Scattle's Hotline Miami: The Takedown EP.
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Kyoto by Eddie Lee free for Mac and PC

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-18 - comments
Kyoto, an independently developed, melancholy homage to the Japanese city, is now free to download for Mac and PC through the Funktronic Labs website. Designed by Eddie Lee, whose credits include Q-Games' PixelJunk 4am visualizer for PlayStation 3, the audio-visual serenity app has sound design by Jack Menhorn.
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Goto80 on the hidden secrets of Files in Space

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-15 - comments
Over the past decade the performances of chip musician Goto80 (Anders Carlsson) have spanned such memorable highlights as appearing on children's television in Sweden while covered in salad to singing a deranged cowboy song on stage at Blip Festival Tokyo. In this interview, the musician reveals the secrets hidden within his new album Files in Space, published through the label Data Airlines.
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Mushroom Variety Show by Mutherpluckin' B

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-14 - comments
Rock musician Mutherpluckin' B (Henrik Lidbjörk) of Uppsala, Sweden has released his fourth compilation of game covers for free download. Entitled The Mushroom Variety Show, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign is currently underway to secure a vinyl release for the rock cover album, featuring music from Rokko Chan and ilomilo.
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Name your price for the Double Dragon Neon score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-13 - comments
The 45-track soundtrack to Wayforward's Double Dragon Neon by Virt (Jake Kaufman) is available for download in your file format of choice for "name your price" through Bandcamp. Today only, the PlayStation 3 downloadable title is on sale for $1 as part of the PlayStation Store's weekend flash sale.
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The Cave soundtrack by Brian Min on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-12 - comments
The 34-track soundtrack to puzzle platformer The Cave composed by Brian Min, Studio Audio Director at Double Fine, is streaming in full on the developer's official Bandcamp page. Today only, the PlayStation 3 downloadable title is on sale for $1 as part of the PlayStation Store's weekend flash sale.
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GaMBi a portable chip music remix module

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-10 - comments
GaMBi by David Ventura is a chiptune remix module for smartphones that allows personal customization of over sixty licensed chip music compositions. Supported audio file formats include NES (NSF), Super Famicom (SPC), PC Engine (HES), Atari (SAP) and Game Boy (GBS).
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Groupees launches Chiptune + Charity 5 bundle

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-09 - comments
Groupees has launched "Chiptune + Charity 5", ready for download for a minimum $1 donation, benefiting the International Society for Children with Cancer. The bundle includes mp3 and flac files for Files in Space by Goto80, Lost Tapes 1 and New Beginnings by Zabutom, 3P by Chipocrite and numerous other lo-fi compositions.
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Name your price for dozens of shared albums

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-07 - comments
The "shared" section of The Ongaku contains working links to hundreds of soundtracks and game-inspired albums that content owners have made available for “name your price” or free download. This news item highlights some popular favorites from over the past several years
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Steph Thirion's score to Eliss published as EPs

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-06 - comments
This month Steph Thirion's 2009 planet-fusing puzzle game Eliss debuts for smartphone devices with new play modes as "Eliss Infinity." Attributed to the designer's artist name Futumani, the original soundtrack release and expanded cellphone port themes have been remastered as two separate EPs.
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Square Sounds returns to Tokyo September 27 & 28

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-04 - comments
Cheapbeats' Square Sounds Tokyo chip music festival will return to the Koenji High venue on the evenings of September 27 and 28, 2014. The live music event will feature performances by Chip Tanaka, Kplecraft, Mister Spastic, Kunio, m7kenji, Monodeer, No Carrier, the C-Men, TORIENA & NNNNNNNNNN, and other artists.
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Pandemonium EP by Foilverb of Sleeping Worlds

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-02 - comments
Pandemonium EP by Kyoto-based chip musician Foilverb is now available to stream in full on Bandcamp, including a new arrangement of the song "Final Cartridge" from the EP of the same name. Cover art is by TORIENA, with mastering by the musician's studio, Last Parade Records.
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Super Dead Rising 3 Remix album free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-01 - comments
Super Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix, the zombie survival game's parody sidescrolling DLC, pokes fun at Capcom's arcade franchises of yore. The decidedly silly soundtrack album, free to download from Sumthing.com, arranges background tracks from Street Fighter II, Final Fight and Mega Man X.