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Square Sounds pre-party at Sabaco on 9.27

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-14 - comments
Sabaco will host the Square Sounds chip music festival pre-party on September 27, one day before the start of the concert. Participating chiptune artists include Omodaka, Men of Mega, HarleyLikesMusic, Hige Driver, Abortifacient, Sparkyboy and Bryface. Entrance is 1500 yen and includes a drink ticket.
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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call site opens

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-13 - comments
Square Enix has opened the official website for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call, the Nintendo 3DS sequel to the handheld rhythm game for portable devices. The game will include 60 playable characters and over 200 music tracks, including a new rendition of the "Prelude" currently streaming online.
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World 1-2: Encore released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-12 - comments
World 1-2: Encore by Koopa Soundworks has been released through Bandcamp and is available to stream in full online. The fourteen-track game-inspired album features original compositions and arrangements of game soundtracks by Manami Matsumae, Halc, Ben Prunty, Benjamin Briggs and other artists.
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Square Sounds chipmusic festival ticket sales open

Source submitted by Cheapbeats on 2013-09-11 - comments
Tickets for the Square Sounds chip music festival taking place on September 28 and 29 at Koenji High in Tokyo are now available for sale through Bandcamp. The full lineup of musicians and live visual artists from around the world, including Cheapshot, A_Rival, Saitone and Sexy-Synthesizer, can be found on the Cheapbeats website.
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Donkey Kong 64 soundtrack courtesy of Grant Kirkhope

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-10 - comments
Game composer Grant Kirkhope has made his official soundtrack to Rare's Nintendo 64 title Donkey Kong 64 available for download in your file format of choice for "name your price." The album includes the musician's original compositions, arrangements of series tracks and the introductory "DK Rap."
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Sony Computer Japan 2013 press conference livestream

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-08 - comments
Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia has broadcast the 2013 press conference live through Ustream, listing the Japanese release date for the PlayStation 4 home console for February 22. The PlayStation Vita TV, announced during the press event and retailing for around $100, plays PlayStation 4 games via Remote play.
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David Kanaga's DYAD LP announced

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-06 - comments
David Kanaga, the award-winning composer of music for Proteus, has released his 29-track album based on the interactive score to indie PlayStation Network and Steam title Dyad. Debuting on the Brooklyn-based Mexican Summer label on compact disc, vinyl and mp3, the preview track "Start Mush" is streaming on YouTube.
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Jessica Curry previews Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-06 - comments
Jessica Curry, whose score to Dear Esther was nominated for an IGF Excellence in Audio Award, has uploaded full-length previews of her upcoming soundtrack to Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. Music from the collaboration between The Chinese Room and Frictional Games is currently streaming on Bandcamp.
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Final Fantasy VI remastered soundtrack site opens

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-04 - comments
Square Enix has published the soundtrack to Super Famicom role-playing game Final Fantasy VI with remastered audio. Thirty pieces from the three-disc CD release by series composer Nobuo Uematsu, including the themes of Kefka, Locke, Shadow, Setzer, Terra and Gau, are currently streaming on the album's official website.
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Tokyo Indie Dance Party slated for 9/22 at Sabaco

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-04 - comments
The 9.18 Tokyo Indie Underground talk event will be followed on 9.22 by a music showcase beginning at 7:00 pm at Sabaco in Waseda. Performers include Daniel Olsén of Year Walk, Motohiro Kawashima of Oh, Deer!, A_Rival of Street Fighter X Mega Man, Rekcahdam of Celestial Mechanica and Aliceffekt of Hiversaires.
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DrinkBox streaming Guacamelee game score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-04 - comments
DrinkBox Studios is streaming the 34-track score to the Mexican-themed Metroidvania game Guacamelee by Rom Di Prisco and Peter Chapman, available online through Bandcamp. Music from the indie title will be performed live at VCONCERT 2013 on November 16 at Angela Peralta Theatre in Mexico City.
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Chrono Trigger Symphony Volume 2 previewed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-03 - comments
Blake Robinson's Synthetic Orchestra has released the first album samples from Chrono Trigger Symphony Volume 2, scheduled for release through loudr.fm on September 24. Featuring orchestral arrangements of music by Yasunori Mitsuda and Nobuo Uematsu, Volume 1 excerpts are streaming on SoundCloud.
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Ultrasyd live @ Blip Festival Tokyo 2012

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-03 - comments
French chip musician Ultrasyd and VJ CHiKA from New York perform live at the Blip Festival Tokyo 2012 concert in our latest concert music video. Cheapbeats will be holding Square Sounds, the spiritual successor to the Blip Tokyo event, on September 28 & 29 at Koenji High, with tickets currently on sale through Bandcamp.
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Chip Rivals square off October 4 in Osaka

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-02 - comments
Six bitter, bitter international chiptune rivals will square off on October 4 at Bar Fader in Osaka in the quest for ultimate dominance. Competing in the three-hour, winner-takes-all showdown will be A_Rival, Bokkadenci, Bryface, HarleyLikesMusic, NNNNNNNNNN and TORIENA. View the broadcast live on Ustream.
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Vlambeer OST free for third anniversary

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-09-02 - comments
To celebrate their third anniversary, developer Vlambeer is giving away 1000 copies of their 36-track Vlambeer OST digital music collection. Type in the promotional code found on vlambeer.com/3 for a limited time to download background tracks from GUN GODZ, Ridiculous Fishing, Super Crate Box, LUFTRAUSER and more.