August 01, 2014
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David Wise on composing music for Tengami

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-11 - comments

Having debuted on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Tengami by Nyamyam Games is now scheduled for release on Steam and Wii U. We had the chance to speak with composer David Wise to hear about the creation of the independent game's soundtrack, which incorporates the use of traditional Japanese instrumentation.

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"You Can Be the Star" by Control Group

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-10 - comments

Bastion and Transistor composer Darren Korb is performing in the nostalgic indie rock band Control Group, with Evan Reynolds and Jack Plug.  The music video for their new single "You Can Be the Star" can now be viewed on YouTube, with music streaming in full on Bandcamp. 

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Name your price for Cave Dreams EP by RetroDigital

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-07 - comments

RetroDigital's five-track Cave Story arrange album EP "Cave Dreams" is now available to stream in full and purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp. Composer Daisuke Amaya (Pixel) recently released his latest platforming shooter Kero Blaster for iPhone and PC.

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Chipocrite scores EarthNight roguelike runner

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-03 - comments
Game Boy musician Chipocrite (Paul Weinstein) has released a three-track EP through Bandcamp containing music from EarthNight. The roguelike runner for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, hand painted by Paul Davey and developed by Cleaversoft, will make its playable debut at E3 next week.
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IDeeez illustrates Compilación Los Ongaku cover art

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-30 - comments
Tokyo-based illustrator IDeeez has designed the cover art for Compilación Los Ongaku, our curated collection of original and arranged music by game composers and game-inspired musicians. The album will be available in June through Patreon, featuring music by Brian Cubría, Jacob Lincke, El Huervo and other artists.
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Aliceffekt's Purgateus a twilight realm Proteus mod

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-24 - comments
Hiversaires designer Aliceffekt has developed a mod of Ed Key's three-dimensional exploration game Proteus. Set in a foreboding twilight realm of charcoal soils and tangerine treetops, Purgateus contains its own otherworldly sprite kit and soundtrack, available to stream in full on Bandcamp.
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Where Is My Heart bound for PC, Mac and Linux

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-22 - comments
Die Gute Fabrik's indie puzzle game Where Is My Heart, designed by Bernie Schulenburg, is heading to PC and Mac on May 29 (and later Linux), replete with new levels, a revised menu system and Steam achievements. The music score by Alessandro Coronas is currently available to stream in full on Bandcamp.
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Transistor soundtrack released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-20 - comments
Bastion composer Darren Korb has released the soundtrack to Supergiant Games' Transistor, coinciding with the release of the action role-playing game for PC and PlayStation 4. Five songs from the music score, including "We All Become" feature vocals by Ashley Barrett.
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Doseone scores voxel-based shooter Heavy Bullets

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-19 - comments
Doseone has uploaded a twelve-minute crossfade sample to SoundCloud from the musician's soundtrack to voxel-based first-person shooter Heavy Bullets, designed by Brazilian developer Terri Vellmann. Distributed by Devolver Digital, the indie title is currently available through Steam for PC, Mac and Linux.
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Kentucky Route Zero soundtracks streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-17 - comments
Ben Babbitt's music scores to the first three acts of Cardboard Computer's episodic point-and-click adventure game Kentucky Route Zero are now available to stream in full on Bandcamp. The independently developed title for PC, Mac and Linux was a 2013 IGF Award Finalist in multiple categories.
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Composer Jonathan Geer talks Heart Forth, Alicia

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-12 - comments
Action adventure game Heart Forth, Alicia is being developed by Mexico-based filmmaker Alonso Martin and musician Jonathan Geer of Austin, Texas. In this interview we hear from the composer on the game's successful Kickstarter campaign and the recently announced involvement of Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae.
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Jamestown Plus for PS4 receiving remastered score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-10 - comments
Final Form Games has announced their sci-fi shoot-em-up Jamestown is receiving an upgraded port for PlayStation 4, featuring a remastered music score by Francisco Cerda. Jamestown Plus, says the composer, will have its own soundtrack album release, including additional tracks for new stages.
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Kero Blaster by Studio Pixel arrives May 11

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-07 - comments
Cave Story creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya releases his new game Kero Blaster on May 11. Available through Playism and iTunes, the 2D platforming shooter for Windows and iPhone includes a music score containing original themes composed using the PxTone Collage music editing program designed by Studio Pixel.
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Journey piano album Transfiguration on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-06 - comments
Transfiguration, an album arranging Austin Wintory's Journey themes for the piano, is now available to stream in full online via the composer's Bandcamp page. Music from the PlayStation 3 title has been performed by concert pianist Robert Thies and arranged by Laura Intravia, with jacket design by art director by Matt Nava.
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Manami Matsumae joins Heart Forth, Alicia dev team

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-26 - comments
Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae has joined Owlboy's Jonathan Geer in writing original music for action RPG Heart Forth, Alicia, developed by Mexican filmmaker Alonso Martin. Matsumae plans on drawing from her experience on scoring Dragon Quest Swords in her contributions to the 2D indie game.