Game composer Danny Baranowsky (Super Meat Boy, The Binding of Isaac) is writing original music for The Hunger Games: Girl on Fire, which is being designed by Adam Saltsman of Canabalt and Gravity Hook HD.
Retro City Rampage Soundtrack is now available to sample in full and purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp. The 24-track album features music by virt (Jake Kaufman), Freaky DNA (Leonard J. Paul) and Norrin Radd (Matt Creamer) from the game by Vblank Entertainment.
The soundtrack to iPhone game The Rascals by designer Tom Jacobs is now available to stream online and purchase through Bandcamp. The ten-track album for the casual game, inspired by 8-bit Nintendo NES soundtracks, is by Siddhartha Barnhoorn.
Asagen's NES-styled soundtrack to Rokko Chan, developed by Flash game creator King, is free to download. Access the files individually next to each mp3 icon or download the entire 27-track Mega Man-inspired collection at once.
PixelJunk 4am art and music director Baiyon and Sound Shapes music designer Shaw-Han Liem (I Am Robot and Proud) discuss interactive audio. The artists offer views on how independently produced titles centering on user-created content are innovating in providing new forms of gameplay.
The soundtrack to SQUIDS, featuring music from the casual iOS title by French developer The Game Bakers, is available to download from Bandcamp in your file format of choice for "name your price."
Kyoto musicians DJ Master Kohta and BIG BROTHER have posted an alternate remix of "Path of Scylla" from Locomalito's independently developed shooter Hydorah. The arrangement, based on the song by Spanish game composer Gryzor87, features Japanese language vocals by Asaka Tomoko.
As Blip Festival Australia gears up for its debut next month, four artists meet to discuss performing chip music in the live environment. Nullsleep has contributed music to independent game titles like PongVaders for iOS. Here, he talks game audio with Manabu Namiki, Hally and Chibi-Tech.
Jessica Curry has composed original music for first-person ghost story Dear Esther, which has been nominated for an Excellence in Audio Award in the 2012 Independent Games Festival. Two years in the making, the commercial remake of the PC mod features a re-orchestrated soundtrack.