September 02, 2014
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Distant Worlds E3 2014 streaming on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-11 - comments
Square Enix Presents' YouTube channel has posted a series of Final Fantasy music-related videos, aired during Day Two of the E3 Expo in Los Angeles. Composer Yoko Shimomura discusses music for Kingdom Hearts, followed by a Final Fantasy piano recital and Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy concert.

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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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Yoko Shimomura scores Final Fantasy XV for PS4

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-06-11 - comments
Today at Sony's pre-E3 conference Tetsuya Nomura of Square Enix announced that action RPG Final Fantasy Versus XIII, previously planned for PlayStation 3, has been renamed Final Fantasy XV and will debut on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. Yoko Shimomura will score both this title and Kingdom Hearts III.
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Yoko Shimomura arranging music for Kingdom Hearts HD

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-01-23 - comments
Japanese language news site Game no Hanashi reports Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix will feature an enhanced music score, involving acoustic instrumentation, overseen by series composer Yoko Shimomura. The PlayStation 3 high definition remastering is scheduled for release on March 14 in Japan.
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London Phil's orchestral album on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-01-04 - comments
Publisher X5 Music Group has uploaded their 70-minute album The Greatest Video Game Music 2 in its entirety to YouTube. Performed by the London Philharmonic, the 17-track compilation includes orchestral arrangements of music from Fez, Super Metroid, Chrono Trigger, Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy VII.
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix TGS trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-23 - comments
Square Enix has posted the reveal trailer for Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix, which premiered at the 2012 Tokyo Game Show. The PlayStation 3-exclusive HD remastering includes enhanced ports of PlayStation 2 titles Kingdom Hearts Final Mix and Re:Chain of Memories, featuring music by composer Yoko Shimomura.
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Kingdom Hearts Melodies and Memories samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-03 - comments
Square Enix's official website for the best-of compilation Kingdom Hearts 10th Anniversary Fan Selection Melodies & Memories has undergone renewal. Eleven music samples from early series titles Kingdom Hearts and Chain of Memories, composed by Yoko Shimomura, are currently streaming on the site.
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Kingdom Hearts Melodies & Memories site opens

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-06-25 - comments
Square Enix will be publishing a 10th anniversary compilation of music from the Kingdom Hearts series. To vote on which music tracks are included in the Melodies & Memories album release, or simply to sample over 350 Kingdom Hearts tunes, visit the anniversary fan selection page.
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Kingdom Hearts 3D soundtrack disc 3 samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-18 - comments
Square Enix has released the soundtrack to Nintendo 3DS action title Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance in Japan. Music samples from each disc of the three-disc album, composed by Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito, are currently available on the official website.
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Kingdom Hearts 3D soundtrack disc 2 samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-11 - comments
Square Enix has updated the official webpage for the soundtrack album to Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance for Nintendo 3DS. There are now samples of six tracks from the second disc of the album available to stream online, composed by Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito.
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Kingdom Hearts 3D soundtrack site updated with music samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-28 - comments
Square Enix's official website for the soundtrack album to Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance for Nintendo 3DS has been updated with eight sample tracks from Disc 1 of 3. Music for the album, due out April 18, is composed by Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito.
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Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance TWEWY trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-21 - comments

Square Enix has posted a brief trailer for Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance for the Nintendo 3DS. The action game will introduce Neku of The World Ends With You as a guest character.

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Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep soundtrack samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-12-28 - comments

Square Enix has posted soundtrack samples from Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep to the official album website, featuring music by series composer Yoko Shimomura.

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Piano Collections KINGDOM HEARTS Field & Battle samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-03 - comments

Square Enix has uploaded samples of Piano Collections KINGDOM HEARTS Field & Battle, which will be published by Square Enix on January 13, with music composed and produced by Yoko Shimomura. 

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Piano Collections Kingdom Hearts music samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-04-16 - comments

Samples of Piano Collections Kingdom Hearts by Yoko Shimomura are now available to sample on the official website. The album goes on sale May 27 in Japan.