Jacob Lincke scores Cloudbuilt's rocket-powered parkour

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-24 - comments
Swedish musician Jacob Lincke has scored the soundtrack to Cloudbuilt, a rocket-powered parkour shooter currently available through Steam. Hybridizing electronic and orchestral music, the independently developed PC title also throws in numerous moments of audio homage to the classic era of 8-bit game consoles.

Name your price for Mercenary Kings' music score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-22 - comments
Patrice Bourgeault's 21-track soundtrack to Mercenary Kings by Tribune Games is now available for "name your price" through Bandcamp. Independently funded through Kickstarter and featuring pixel art design by Paul Robertson, the 2D sidescrolling run and gun for PC, Mac and PS4 is currently planned for release on the PS Vita.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch soundtrack album released

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-18 - comments
A disastrous trip to the local aquarium precipitates the mounting distrust of Octodad's family members in Octodad: Dadliest Catch. Seth Parker's music score is available today through Bandcamp and can be streamed in full online, including remixes by Kozilek (Luftrausers) and Whitaker Trebella (Cardinal Quest).

FRACT OSC soundtrack album streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-17 - comments
The soundtrack to Montreal indie developer Phosfiend Systems' FRACT OSC is now available to stream in full through SoundCloud, in anticipation of the music exploration game's April 22 release on PC and Mac. Composed by Mogi Grumbles of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the 17-track album is planned for release next week through Bandcamp.

Tengami soundtrack by David Wise on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-16 - comments
Indie developer Nyamyam Games, based in the United Kingdom, has published the soundtrack to pop-up book adventure game Tengami through Bandcamp. The 13-track album by Donkey Kong Country series composer David Wise incorporates traditional Japanese instruments to complement the game's visuals.

Austin Wintory announces Journey piano album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-15 - comments
Composer Austin Wintory has taken to twitter to announce a piano album highlighting themes from the Journey music score. Completed and awaiting release, Transfiguration includes arrangements of music tracks from the ThatGameCompany PlayStation 3 title, performed by Robert Thies and arranged by Laura Intravia.

FTL: Advanced Edition Soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-03 - comments
Ben Prunty's FTL: Advanced Edition Soundtrack is now available through Bandcamp, streaming in full online and downloadable in your file format of choice for "name your price." To mark the occasion, both the real time strategy game's full music score and the composer's studio album Curious Merchandise are on sale for $1 this weekend.

Frog Fractions 2, Tribute Album funded on Kickstarter

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-02 - comments
Jim Crawford's Frog Fractions 2 edutainment tool for ages 8-12, along with the Tribute Album arranged by Danny Baranowsky, Disasterpeace and Ben Prunty, have been funded through Kickstarter. Pledges for backer rewards, including the original and arranged soundtracks, will be accepted online until Thursday, April 10.

Cart Life free to download and open source

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-28 - comments
Retail simulator Cart Life, featuring a chiptune score by Stu, Pocketmaster, Lo-Bat and Mat64, is now free to download and open source. Created using Adventure Game Studio, Richard Hofmeier's PC title received three Independent Games Festival Awards in 2013, including the Seamus McNally Grand Prize.

Luftrausers soundtrack by Kozilek on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-27 - comments
The nine-track soundtrack to Vlambeer and Devolver Digital's independently developed flying shmup Luftrausers is now available to stream in full through Bandcamp. Published by Wasteland Kings composer Jukio Kozilek Kallio, album art for the Linux, Mac, PC, PS3 and Vita title's music score is by Roy Nathan de Groot.

Telefuture label reaches Kickstarter crowdfunding goal

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-21 - comments
Designer Steve Jenkins and Telefuture, a music label dedicated to 1980s-inspired sounds and visual design, have reached their Kickstarter goal, crowdfunding upcoming album releases. The project will be funded on Thursday, April 10, offering the digital music compilation "Eternalist" among its backer rewards.

Oh, Deer! live and in concert March 25 in Kichijoji

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-20 - comments
Celebrated game designer Yu Suzuki, director of Shenmue 1 & 2, calls Oh, Deer! by Necrosoft Games, "not bad." Composer Motohiro Kawashima (Streets of Rage 3) will perform music from the hotly anticipated indie driving game on the afternoon of March 25 at Pico Pico Cafe in Kichijoji, Tokyo, Japan.

Device 6 receives 2014 IGF Excellence in Audio Award

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-19 - comments
Composer Daniel Olsén and developer Simogo Games received the award for Excellence in Audio for the interactive smartphone novel Device 6 at the 2014 Indendent Games Festival, held at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The Seumas McNally Grand Prize went to Papers, Please by Lucas Pope.

Humble Bundle of Love for Brandon Boyer launches

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-12 - comments
The Humble Bundle has launched the Bundle of Love for Brandon Boyer, a campaign to raise funds for the IGF Chairman's cancer treatments. The $25 bundle includes 30 indie games and the digital soundtrack albums for Bit.Trip Beat, Blocks That Matter, Stacking, Thomas Was Alone, VVVVVV, Waking Mars and World of Goo.

Pavilion Bit Summit music preview by Tony Gerber

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-03-04 - comments
Composer Tony Gerber has posted his first music preview from the upcoming 4th person PlayStation 4 puzzler Pavilion, streaming on SoundCloud. Created by Visiontrick Media, the independently developed title will be playable at this weekend's Bit Summit indie game festival at the Miyako Messe in Kyoto, Japan.