Celtic music aficionado Kou Ogata of k-waves LAB will release a Nora arrange album at Comic Market 81, reinterpreting Michiko Naruke's music compositions from the Nintendo DS role-playing game through the use of live instruments.
Square Enix has uploaded samples from the soundtrack to Saga 2 Goddess of Destiny. The album for the Nintendo DS remake of the Game Boy RPG will be out September 9 in Japan, with music by Kenji Ito.
Square Enix has updated the official website for the three-disc original soundtrack to the Nintendo DS release of Chrono Trigger. Samples of every track can be heard by navigating the "MusicList" section of the webpage.
Wired's Chris Kohler talks with Rhythm Heaven's Mitsuo Terada (Tsunku♂), a 40-year-old J-pop producer and the mind behind the immensely popular girl group Morning Musume, about collaborating with Nintendo on the DS title.
Ten samples of Kumi Tanioka's latest Crystal Chronicles score are now available at the soundtrack's official website. Echoes of Time Original Soundtrack will be available on two discs starting February 18.
Samples from the Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road soundtrack album have been added to Team Entertainment's official webpage, featuring music by Hitoshi Sakimoto and Michiko Naruke.
Influential game composer Michiko Naruke discusses her music for the Wild Arms series, getting her start at Telenet Japan, and the upcoming Beyond the Yellow Brick Road for Nintendo DS.