August 29, 2014
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Mutherpluckin' B Q&A: The Mushroom Variety Show

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-26 - comments
Musician Mutherpluckin' B (Henrik Lidbjörk) of Uppsala, Sweden released his fourth album of rock-inspired game covers in July. In this interview, the musician discusses the making of The Mushroom Variety Show, named for its inclusion of submissions from Dwelling of Duels, OverClocked Remix and other sources.
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Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake score by Disasterpeace

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-25 - comments
Fez composer Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) has dedicated his soundtrack to Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake to Super Mario Bros composer Koji Kondo. Inspired by '90s console games, the 42-track music score to indie developer SleepNinja's cake retrieval simulator is streaming in full on Bandcamp.
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Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter scores Enigma Express for iPhone and iPad

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-22 - 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, eleven tracks from the music score are streaming in full on SoundCloud.
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: August Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-17 - comments
This month The Ongaku's Attention Economy feature highlights three indie game soundtracks and two indie games, a chiptune album and a nerdcore music compilation. All are currently on sale at 80% off through Steam, or available for download through Bandcamp for "name your price."
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Hohokum Music Spectacular streaming on Twitch.tv

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-15 - comments
Sony is streaming the Hohokum Music Spectacular live concert, broadcasting from Echo Park in Los Angeles through the PlayStation channel of the Twitch.tv video streaming website. Ghostly netlabel artists performing today include Michna, Heathered Pearls and Shigeto.
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Calum Bowen's Lovely Planet score on Steam

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-10 - comments
Londoner Calum Bowen's soundtrack to Lovely Planet, described as a Keita Takahashi-styled first-person shooter, has debuted on Steam. The music score from indie developer Quick Tequila's kawaii FPS for Windows, Mac and Linux is also available to stream in full through Bandcamp.
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Carlo Castellano on the sound of The Swapper

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-04 - comments
Carlo Castellano is the composer of The Swapper, the atmospheric cloning puzzler by Facepalm Games, based in Helsinki, Finland, making its console debut this week on the PlayStation Network. In this music interview, the composer details his approach to finding a unique sound for the independent game title.
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Hohokum music score streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-01 - comments
The soundtrack to Hohokum curated by the Ghostly International netlabel is now available to stream online. Independently developed by artist Richard Hogg and London-based game studio Honeyslug, the music score features tracks by Tycho, Shigeto, Matthew Dear and Com Truise.
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#OSThursday soundtrack giveaway series launches

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-31 - comments

#OSThursday is a new series of surprise giveaways run through our twitter feed, intended to promote independently funded music releases. Keep an eye out for posts every Thursday (and occasionally Tuesday) for a chance to win soundtrack albums from a diverse array of innovative game-inspired artists.

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Monument Valley soundtrack excerpts online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-28 - comments
The soundtrack to developer Ustwo's impossible architecture puzzle game Monument Valley has been released through iTunes. Composed by Stafford Bawler, Obfusc and Grigori, two-minute samples of all sixteen music tracks from the iOS and Android puzzler are streaming online, via Juno Download.
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: July selections

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-25 - comments
The Ongaku's Attention Economy is a new feature highlighting low priced, artistically ambitious recent releases. The debut installment takes a look at three soundtracks, two game cover compilations, a chip music album and an indie game, all temporarily on sale or free to download this month. Total asking price: $1.00 minimum.
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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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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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Name your price for Shovel Knight soundtrack by Virt

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-29 - comments
Yacht Club Games' 48-track soundtrack to Shovel Knight is now available to stream in full on Bandcamp and download in your file format of choice for "name your price." All tracks from the NES-style platformer, independently funded through Kickstarter, are composed by by Virt (Jake Kaufman) and Manami Matsumae.