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Square Enix reveals Rise of Mana for iPhone & Android

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-26 - comments
Square Enix has announced Rise of Mana for iPhone and Android, a new smartphone title in the Seiken Densetsu series of action RPGs. The soundtrack album for the mobile title is planned for release on April 23 in Japan, featuring music by series composers Tsuyoshi Sekito, Kenji Ito, Hiroki Kikuta and Yoko Shimomura.
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Eirik Suhrke's Pajjama band full-length album debuts

Source submitted by Strotch on 2014-02-25 - comments
Spelunky composer Eirik Suhrke and his band Pajjama have released their first full-length album through Bandcamp. The Norwegian progressive jazz chip group's LP Karakasa can be streamed in full online, alongside drafts of the composer's contributions to In Flux, the upcoming Brave Wave studio album.
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Rozen's "Waiting for the Dawn" arranges Majora's Mask

Source submitted by rozen on 2014-02-24 - comments
Two orchestral pieces comprising Rozen's Waiting for the Dawn are now available for download in mp3 format through SoundCloud. "Featuring Boston's Audire Soundtrack Choir the EP arranges composer Koji Kondo's "Oath to Order" and other compositions written in 2000 for The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for the Nintendo 64.
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Akira Yamaoka & Silent Hill Band coming to Texas

Source submitted by sanjapan on 2014-02-21 - comments
Akira Yamaoka and the Silent Hill Band (Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Troy Baker and drummer Joe Romersa) will be performing live on July 19 at San Japan, the San Antonio, Texas anime convention. Coinciding with the 15th anniversary of Silent Hill, Yamaoka's single Revolucion has been published this week through iTunes.
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Musicians recount Remember Me memories at GDC

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-19 - comments
Composer Olivier Derivière and mixing engineer John Kurlander will present on the making of the Remember Me music score at the 2014 Game Developers Conference. Available to sample on SoundCloud, the soundtrack represents the game's science fiction scenarios by synthetically manipulating orchestral recordings.
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Aliceffekt's Short Stories In Impossible Spaces

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-19 - comments
Hiversaires designer Aliceffekt (Devine Lu Linvega) has published the soundtrack to the independently developed iOS puzzle game Oquonie. Available to stream in full and purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp, Short Stories In Impossible Spaces features cover art by the game's illustrator Rekka Bellum.
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Zabutom's Lost Tapes retrieved by Data Airlines

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-17 - comments
Zabutom's compilation Lost Tapes 1 includes music from demoscene releases, cracktros and chipdisks created between 2000 and 2005. A technical showcase of hardware engineering, the 15 tracks streaming online courtesy of the Data Airlines record label makes use of MS-DOS trackers, Commodore 64 and NES consoles.
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The Floor is Jelly music score streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-17 - comments
Game designer Ian Snyder and Fez composer Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) have co-composed the soundtrack to The Floor Is Jelly, available to stream in full online through Bandcamp and Loudr. The acoustic avant-garde score invites you to wobble and bounce through a universe fully constructed of jelly.
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TxK Soundtrack by Llamasoft Moosicians

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-16 - comments
British video game designer Jeff Minter of Space Giraffe has published the Bandcamp digital album "TxK The Original Soundtrack by Llamasoft Moosicians." A mix of techno and ambient soundscapes composed by numerous indie artists for the PlayStation Vita exclusive, the score is available to stream in full through Bandcamp.
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Vocalist Itoki Hana arranges Kirby vocal covers

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-16 - comments
Kyoto-based musician Itoki Hana has uploaded numerous vocal covers to SoundCoud of themes from the Kirby series of Nintendo action games. A guest arranger on the Mega Ran Japan Tour LP, her online chip remixes and vocal arrangements reinterpret compositions from EarthBound, Mega Man 3 and Final Fantasy III.
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Threes background music by Big Giant Circles

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-15 - comments
Background music to the elegant iOS puzzler Threes, composed by Jimmy "Big Giant Circles" Hinson, is streaming in full on Bandcamp. Including two unused alternative tracks written for the iPhone and iPad app, Threes The Soundtrack is available to download in your file format of choice for "name your price."
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The Last of Us Vol. 2 soundtrack on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-14 - comments
Argentine composer Gustavo Santaolalla's soundtrack for The Last of Us has been extended to include a second volume, now available to purchase digitally through iTunes. The 25-track album includes music from the "Left Behind" downloadable content for Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3 exclusive survival drama.
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GameChops publishes Club Kong by halc

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-10 - comments
Game-inspired netlabel GameChops has published the game cover EP Club Kong, a club music cover album revisiting six themes by David Wise composed for Donkey Kong Country twenty years ago. Arranged by halc and streaming in full on Bandcamp, the album features vocals by brentalfloss and a remix by Dj Cutman.
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8 Bit Instrumental arrangements on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-06 - comments
South American game cover band 8 Bit Instrumental uploaded several of their classic game arrangements to SoundCloud, yesterday. The acoustic renditions of themes from Chrono Trigger and Super Metroid can be heard alongside the band's score for Pulso da Rua, a cancelled indie PC game set in Brazil.
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Laura Shigihara announces Rakuen soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-04 - comments
Plants vs Zombies composer Laura Shigihara has announced the soundtrack release for her adventure game Rakuen, scheduled to debut on Bandcamp on April 12. Nine themes from the music score are currently streaming online, including the song "Jump," featured on the Play For Japan: The Album Vol. 1 charity project.