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FAMI-MODE Blu-ray premiere at Cafe la Siesta

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-20 - comments
The FAMI-MODE Blu-ray, produced by METEOR, will have its first public screening March 7 at Cafe la Siesta, following the first day of the Bit Summit indie game festival and preceding the Mon Petit Arigato chiptune party. The movie features performances by chip artists Omodaka, Professor Sakamoto and BOKKADENcI.
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Square Enix lanza el álbum Memória, que celebra el 25° aniversario de los trabajos de Yoko Shimomura

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-20 - comments
Square Enix ha anunciado su segunda álbum recopilatorio de Yoko Shimomura (Kingdom Hearts III, Final Fantasy XV), que se lanzará el 26 de marzo de este año. Un extracto musical está disponible en la página oficial del álbum, junto con fotos de las sesiones de grabación.
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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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Okinawa Game Takt concert festival slated for March

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-14 - comments
Okinawa, Japan will host the Game Takt concert festival on March 21 and 22. A host of musical performances featuring the Ryukyu Philharmonic Orchestra and influential game composers is scheduled to include the participation of Noisycroak founder Hideki Sakamoto, Yakuza series composer Hidenori Shoji, Kingdom Hearts' Yoko Shimomura, Romancing Saga's Kenji Ito and Xenogears' Yasunori Mitsuda.
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Austin Wintory 2014 DICE presentation on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-14 - comments
Austin Wintory's twenty-minute DICE presentation "Music's Rising Tides" can now be viewed on YouTube, extolling the virtues of today's unprecedented low barriers to being heard for aspiring musicians. The composer's orchestral score for The Banner Saga was crowdfunded through Kickstarter and published through Bandcamp.
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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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Patricia Rudisill arranges Gravity Rush for strings

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-13 - comments
Violinist Patricia Rudisill has uploaded a set of Super Nintendo era game arrangements to SoundCloud, featuring music from Chrono Trigger, Super Mario World and Super Mario RPG. Other themes from more recent titles such as Gravity Rush can be viewed as quartet performances on YouTube.
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Composer Mike Morasky talks music in Valve titles

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-12 - comments
Portal 2 composer Mike Morasky talks music for Valve games in his one-hour Steam Dev Days presentation, uploaded earlier today to YouTube. The composer contends that the "hierarchy free" ethos of the studio, and the full integration of artists within the development process, facilitates freedom of exploration.
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Chipzel, Matsumae, Baiyon to perform at Bit Summit

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-11 - comments
The organizers of the 2014 Bit Summit indie game festival have announced the lineup of musicians performing at the event, March 7 through 9. Taking place in Kyoto, Japan at the Miyako Messe, participating artists include Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae, Game Boy musician Chipzel and PixelJunk Eden artist Baiyon.