Chip music artist Kkrusty has uploaded an 8-bit cover of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" to 8bitcollective and Myspace. It would make for a great ending theme to an NES Sopranos game.
Inti Creates sound director Ippo Yamada explains arriving at the idea of Chiptuned Rockman, and discusses the results with participants Ryo Kawakami, Akari Kaida, Manabu Namiki and Hiroki Isogai.
Basiscape will be publishing an original soundtrack for Muramasa: The Demon Blade on December 16 in Japan. The three-CD album will include an art booklet and original cover illustration, which is now viewable online.
Two editions: 5-disc limited edition (the fifth one being a drama CD) with a 32 page booklet and a 4-disc regular edition. Also features the theme songs performed by Sayuri Sugawara. All music composed by Masashi Hamauzu. Release date is January 27th, 2010.
Musician Xoc has released his latest album, Xoc Plays III. This album is a full recreation of the entire Super Mario Bros 3 soundtrack with live instruments.
Vincent Diamante (Flower), Matthew Wasteland (Shadegrown Games), Casey Muratori (Sushi Bar Samurai) and Soo Jeong Bae (Trino) talk music for independently developed games during the Penny Arcade Expo.
Episode 28 of the "Into the Score" podcast (the only podcast solely devoted to the in-depth study of video game music!) is devoted to Bit Blot's 2007 release of "Aquaria" with a score by Alec Holowka... who is on the show!
Square Enix has posted samples of all tracks from the 4 Heroes of Light original soundtrack album, composed by Naoshi Mizuta. The album, featuring music from the Nintendo DS role-playing game, is due out on November 4 in Japan.
The highest rated items on videogame music posted to the website during the month of September 2009. A busy month for videogame music news, September witnessed the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle and the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, Japan.