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Aliceffekt scores Oquonie iOS puzzle game

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-09 - comments
Hiversaires designer Aliceffekt has composed an original score for Oquonie, an iOS puzzle game developed in collaboration with illustrator Rekka Bellum. Due out next week, the game depicts bizarre characters who speak an obscure language, allowing the player to explore an intertwined megastructure labyrinth.
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The Legend Artists compiles composers' early works

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-07 - comments
What did the music of Yoko Shimomura, Yuzo Koshiro and Hitoshi Sakimoto sound like, before those game composers became famous? "The Legend Artists" compilation album, published by KORG M01D developer Detune, will attempt to answer that question on April 27 by archiving early game tracks by well known musicians.
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Yoko Shimomura 25th Anniversary album Memória

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-06 - comments
Square Enix has announced their second Yoko Shimomura arrange album compilation, due for release on March 26. Following Drammatica, the 25th Anniversary commemorative compilation, entitled "Memória," will feature new recordings of the composer's themes from Kingdom Hearts, LIVE A LIVE and Legend of Mana.
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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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Mon Petit Arigato chiptune party March 7 in Kyoto

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-05 - comments
On Friday, March 7 during the weekend of the Bit Summit II indie game festival, Cafe la Siesta will hold the Mon Petit Arigato chiptune party in Kyoto Gion, Japan at 9:00 pm. The event will feature live performances by chip musicians TORIENA and NNNNNNNNNN of Madmilky Records, as well as 3dNOW of Kusemono Records.
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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.
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June Chikuma shares Bomberman tracks

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-03 - comments
Bomberman composer June Chikuma has uploaded numerous music tracks to her SoundCloud account, including themes from the NES, Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64 iterations of the puzzle game series. The musician's compositions from Doraemon: Meikyuu Daisakusen and DoReMi Fantasy can be heard on the same page.
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June Chikuma comparte los temas musicales del juego Bomberman

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-02 - comments
La compositora de la banda sonora de Bomberman, June Chikuma, ha subido numerosas y originales pistas de música arregladas a su cuenta de SoundCloud, incluyendo todos los temas de las consolas NES de 8 bits, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64 y Sega Saturn de esta serie de juegos de rompecabezas.
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Telefuture publishes After Dark EP by Nowtro

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-01 - comments
The latest album release by retrofuture netlabel Telefuture is Nowtro's five-track collection of VST synth and effects soundscapes, inspired by 1980's science fiction and horror film soundtracks. After Dark seeks to "recreate the atmosphere of a bleak and not too distant future where civilization is crumbling."
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El Blu-ray de FAMI-MODE se estrenará en Cafe la Siesta

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-01 - comments
El Blu-ray de FAMI-MODE, producido por la tienda cultural de juegos METEOR en Kichijoji, tendrá su primera proyección pública en Cafe La Siesta el 7 de marzo, desde las 7:00 pm. La proyección se realizará el primer día del festival de juegos independientes Bit Summit y precede a la fiesta chiptune, Mon Petit Arigato.
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Chipzel, Matsumae y Baiyon actuarán en el Bit Summit

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-01 - comments
Los organizadores del Festival de Juegos Independientes Bit Summit 2014 han anunciado la lista de músicos que actuarán en el evento, programado para el 7-9 de marzo. El festival tendrá lugar en el Miyako Messe, en Kyoto, Japón, y participarán artistas como el compositor Manami Matsumae, del juego Mega Man, el músico para Game Boy, Chipzel, así como el intérprete de covers de juegos, el Profesor Sakamoto.
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Bay Area musicians perform The String Arcade

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-01-31 - comments
San Francisco Bay Area musicians' The String Arcade digital album can now be streamed in full through Bandcamp, arranging themes from The Legend of Zelda, Plants vs. Zombies and Minecraft for string quartet. Produced by Dren McDonald, all proceeds go to the Alameda Music Project tuition-free school program.
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Re:Birth II SaGa Battle Arrange samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-01-29 - comments
Square Enix has uploaded music samples from Kenji Ito's ten-track rock arrange album Re:Birth II SaGa Battle Arrange. First published in 2012, the February 26 reprint following this month's Re:Birth live concert in Tokyo and features cover art by Romancing SaGa series illustrator Tomomi Kobayashi.
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Eliminator Tribute mobile score by Elmobo

Source submitted by elmobo on 2014-01-28 - comments
The soundtrack to "Eliminator Tribute," an Android reimagining of the classic Eliminator C64 game from 1989, is now available through Bandcamp for "name your price." The original score is by Frédéric Motte, aka Elmobo, composer of Nightmare Creatures and Pac in Time, composed using the Amiga classic gaming console.
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Lateral Thinking LSDJ tracks by K->

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-01-23 - comments
Hokkaido-based chip musician K->, a featured performer at the 2010 Blip Festival Tokyo concert, has released a compilation of Game Boy tracks composed using Little Sound DJ between 2002 and 2013. Lateral Thinking is available to stream in full and download in your file format of choice through Bandcamp.