October 24, 2014
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Zephyr Cradle plans anniversary Chronostalgia album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-21 - comments
Game arrange circle Zephyr Cradle has scheduled the release of their fifth album for the 2014 Autumn M3 hobbyist festival in Tokyo. Entitled "Chronostalgia," the compilation includes renditions of role-playing game themes by Daijin, with guitar and bass accompaniment by Isami.
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Chip! collaborative album debuts at Autumn M3

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-20 - comments
Tokyo-based chip music artists Sexy-Synthesizer, Takeshi Yokemura of YMCK and Hige Driver are joining forces on a new album, simply entitled "Chip!" The eight-track compilation is scheduled to debut October 26 at the M3 hobbyist convention, with a crossfade sample track currently streaming on SoundCloud.
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Elmobo shares remastered Amiga demoscene tunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-18 - comments
Game composer Frederic "Elmobo" Motte has released a compilation of remastered Amiga demoscene music, written between 1989 and 1997 under the artist name Moby for the demogroups Sanity, Alcatraz, Quartex and Dreamdealers. The 20-track album is available for "name your price" through Bandcamp.
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Revengineers publish 8static EP through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-17 - comments
The Nintendo Entertainment System rock group Revengineers, based in Rochester, New York, have released an EP to coincide with Philadelphia's 8static chip music event. The EP includes the songs "Meteoric Theory" and "Escape Velocity" and is available to stream in full through Bandcamp.
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The Arboretum Twine Q&A with Matthew Burns

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-15 - comments
The Arboretum is the first Twine game by Matthew Burns, playable on Unwinnable.com. The kernel of the story emerged from a high concept premise, in which two people whose concepts of relationships are informed by the conventions of hentai comics go on a date.
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: October Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-12 - comments
The Ongaku's Attention Economy monthly feature highlights a selection of game-related albums, available for free and "name your price" through Bandcamp. In time for Halloween, the October edition includes releases by two composers of the Splatterhouse action horror franchise, circa 1988 and 2010.
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Kawagen shares "Cradled in the Sky" anime soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-11 - comments
Tokyo-based composer Kawagen contributed music to Namco Bandai Games' Splatterhouse and Burning Force during the late 1980s. Earlier this week the musician posted his soundtrack to the 2014 animated science fiction film "Sleep tight my baby, cradled in the sky," available for download as mp3 files.
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KUNIO shares Guilty Works cover anthology

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-05 - comments
KUNIO, the Tokyo-based Game Boy musician whose artist name is inspired by the 8-bit brawler River City Ransom, performed last weekend at the Square Sounds Tokyo chip music festival at Koenji High. For the next seven days his 22-track anthology of unlicensed covers is free to download in mp3 format, under the title "Guilty Works."
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Name your price for Everything Banjo-Kazooie

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-04 - comments
Viva Piñata composer Grant Kirkhope has taken it upon himself to upload every tune from the Banjo-Kazooie Nintendo 64 cartridge, now available for "name your price" through Bandcamp. The results are "Banjo-Kazooie: Everything and the Kitchen Sink," a 164-track addendum to the official music score.
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Foilverb shares Tower of Heaven cover album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-03 - comments
Kyoto-based chip musician Foilverb has shared six music arrangements based on the soundtrack to freeware game Tower of Heaven by Flashygoodness. Available to stream in full and download in your file format of choice for "name your price" through Bandcamp, cover art is by Tac-T!s, with vocals by Tomoko Asaka.
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Los Ongaku Bundle released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-01 - comments
Los Ongaku Bundle is now available for $1.00 minimum through Bandcamp for seven days only. The music collection features seven albums by game-inspired Latin American artists Brian Cubría (Mexico), Matheus Manente (Brazil), Francisco Cerda (Chile), Zebes System (Mexico), 8 Bit Instrumental (Brazil) and Chiptots (Brazil).
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"Snesque" built from Super Nintendo soundfonts

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-30 - comments
Snesque by Austin-based composer Zackery Wilson is an original music album built from Super Nintendo soundfonts. Emulating thematic material from Earthbound, Chrono Trigger and other 16-bit classics through the lens of contemporary audio production techniques, the 12-track album is available for "name your price."
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Square Enix publishes Military Tune: The Album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-29 - comments
The Military Tune series of dance music EPs by Square Enix, which began by treating high intensity battle themes to electronic music arrangements, has culminated in a full-length album. The LP's Halloween-themed YouTube launch trailer includes music excerpts by Thomas Schumacher, Wata Igarashi, Takuya Yamashita and The KAH.
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Time Machinery debuts Timetrips to Elsewhere

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-27 - comments
Album project "Time Machinery" by Matheus Manente and Andrey Sazonov has produced the EP "Timetrips to Elsewhere," available to stream in full on Bandcamp. Inspired by Japanese game scores of the '90s in turn inspired by '70s progressive rock, the album blends chiptune and electronic elements with orchestral arrangements.
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Preorders open for Compilación Los Ongaku

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-26 - comments
The second album bundle promotion by The Ongaku features music by five game-inspired artists from Latin America. Los Ongaku Bundle is now available for pre-order, downloadable starting September 30 in your file format of choice for $1.00 minimum through Bandcamp.