July 23, 2014
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1H1D!!! vol.33 features guest performer Chipzel

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-26 - comments
Kyoto chiptune party 1H1D!!! vol.33 takes place at Cafe la Siesta following the Bit Summit indie game festival, beginning at 6:00 pm on Sunday, March 9. Featuring guest chip musician Chipzel, other game-inspired performers include Unyo303, DJ Master Kohta, Foilverb, NNNNNNNNNN, dj.p.k.g., TORIENA, and VJ Network 23.
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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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Hit PLAY on the Shortsleeves Cassette

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-21 - comments
A debut cassette that is four years in the making, "Hit Play" by chiptune duo The Shortsleeves (Paul "Go Motion" Owens and Jenn "Drum Machine Dating Service" de la Vega) is crowdfunding on Kickstarter. Featuring the participation of superstar chip remixers Bit Shifter and nordloef, the online campaign ends Sunday, March 9.
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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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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.