June 01, 2015
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TrackTip Playlist #2: Parable of Evermore

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-31 - comments
This week's TrackTip Playlist takes a look at music by French songwriter 2080, chip musician little-scale, game cover artist Sean Schafianski, indie game creator Doseone, and Tokyo-based composer Takeharu Ishimoto. TrackTip is a not-for-profit project to support independent artists through the use of SoundCloud’s ChangeTip integration.
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Mario Sound Test compilation a tribute to Nintendo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-30 - comments
Posted online earlier today, Mario Sound Test is a game cover compilation organized by commandycan in loving tribute to Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. franchise. Arrangements in various genres by bryface, Moose, Jayster, DimWiddy, World Famous Doppelganger and other artists are available for "name your price."
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Doseone scores 0rbitalis sci-fi space puzzler

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-29 - comments
Samurai Gunn composer Doseone has published the continuous, ambient 21-track soundtrack to independently created space puzzler 0rbitalis, developed by Alan Zucconi. The musician says of the soundscape, "This is a synthetic interpretation of the sounds stars may or may not make while slowly separating."
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Data Discs' Streets of Rage vinyl previewed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-28 - comments
Recently launched videogame music publisher Data Discs of London has posted two preview tracks from the remastered vinyl soundtrack to classic Sega brawler Streets of Rage, composed by Yuzo Koshiro. The publisher plans on printing the entire 16-bit era music trilogy on vinyl in coming months.
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The River as a Parable for Love by little-scale

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-27 - comments
Chip music EP "The River as a Parable for Love" by little-scale (Sebastian Tomczak) is now available for download in your file format of choice for "name your price." Featuring the two-part "Many Rivers" and "Everything Momentary," the album is previewed on SoundCloud and streaming in full on the musician's Bandcamp page.
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TrackTip Playlist #1: Sunset Over Shenmue

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-26 - comments
The Ongaku has launched TrackTip, a not-for-profit project to support independent artists through the use of SoundCloud’s ChangeTip integration. This week's playlist features music from Sunset, Calling All Dawns, Shenmue remastered for vinyl, Europe in 8 Bits, and Yumemi, Lonely Planet Girl.
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Shenmue remastered vinyl announced by Data Discs

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-23 - comments
Data Discs of London has announced an officially licensed vinyl edition of the soundtrack to Dreamcast open-world adventure game Shenmue, available for pre-order on May 30. Music from the game is composed by Takenobu Mitsuyoshi (Daytona USA), Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage) and other artists.
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Square Enix posts Bravely Second End Layer excerpts

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-22 - comments
Square Enix has posted excerpts of eighteen music tracks from the score to Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Bravely Second, composed by J-pop songwriter Ryo from the band Supercell. The three-disc soundtrack album goes on sale today in Japan, featuring cover art by Vagrant Story character designer Akihiko Yoshida.
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Austin Wintory publishes score to Tale of Tales' Sunset

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-21 - comments
The Banner Saga composer Austin Wintory has published the 28-track soundtrack to Tale of Tales' first-person exploration title Sunset, available to stream in full through Bandcamp. Sunset tells the story of house cleaner Angela Burnes as she observes a violent uprising taking place in a Latin American military dictatorship in 1972.
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Supernova: Through the Portal by Olivier Deriviere

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-20 - comments
Remember Me composer Olivier Derivière has published the first volume of the soundtrack to Supernova, Primal Games' multiplayer online battle arena game, published by Bandai Namco. Supernova Volume 1: Through the Portal, featuring the Philharmonia Orchestra and recorded at Abbey Road, is streaming on Bandcamp.
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Name your price for Shnabubula's VGMCAST covers

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-19 - comments
Independent game composer Shnabubula (Samuel Ascher-Weiss) contributed to Andy Baio's 2009 chiptune jazz album Kind of Bloop, honoring Miles Davis. Earlier today the musician uploaded fourteen elaborate and inventive piano covers, available for "name your price," including themes from Super Mario RPG and Silver Surfer.
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ChangeTip service enables tipping on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-18 - comments
Bitcoin tipping application ChangeTip integrated with SoundCloud earlier this week to allow listeners to tip musicians via the comments section of any song. Tips are left by posting a message in the form of "@ChangeTip, send $2." Artists can then retrieve the bitcoin payment by registering for an account.
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Slime Girls debut Yumemi, Lonely Planet Girl

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-16 - comments
J-Pop influenced, Los Angeles-based musician Pedro Silva has published the third Slime Girls album, available for download on Bandcamp for "name your price" and for purchase as a 7" vinyl record. "Yumemi, Lonely Planet Girl" is produced, written and mastered with Reason, LSDJ and Famitracker software.
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The World Ends With You vocal tracks on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-15 - comments
Dissidia Final Fantasy composer Takeharu Ishimoto has uploaded "Someday" and "Calling" from The World Ends With You to his SoundCloud account, making the songs available to stream in full online. Live arrangements of music from the iOS and Nintendo DS role-playing game are also streaming on SoundCloud.
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GeoDrop EP by Chris Huelsbeck on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-14 - comments
Chris Huelsbeck of the Turrican Soundtrack Anthology has published the GeoDrop Soundtrack EP, featuring music from the abstract iOS puzzle game by Chronocore. Background tracks "Geodrop," "Shapes" and "Colors" are available to stream in full on Bandcamp, featuring Manus Buchart on electric guitar.