November 23, 2014
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ThatGameCompany's Cloud free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-22 - comments
Today is the birthday of Vincent Diamante, audio director at ThatGameCompany. Earlier this week the composer's soundtrack to Flower was released digitally through iTunes. For those wishing to research Flower's origins, the company's 2006 debut title Cloud and Diamante's ten-track music score are both free to download online.
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The Sailor's Dream music score on Amazon

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-22 - comments
Swedish independent developer Simogo has released the soundtrack to The Sailor's Dream, accessible through Amazon, Loudr and Google Play. All 19 music tracks from the interactive narrative experience for iOS devices are composed, performed and produced by songwriter Jonathan Eng.
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Flower score for PlayStation 4 released digitally

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-19 - comments
Sony Computer Entertainment has published the soundtrack to Flower for PlayStation 4, released digitally through iTunes and on compact disc. Composed by ThatGameCompany audio director Vincent Diamante, the 2014 edition includes previously unreleased tracks “Drifting Off” and “Floating on a Gentle Breeze.”
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Ben Prunty relates Color Sky album influences

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-12 - comments
FTL composer Ben Prunty is currently in the process of mastering Color Sky, a standalone collection of ambient, electronic pieces. The musician cites William Orbit and Aphex Twin as significant influences upon the atmosphere of the upcoming release, previewed 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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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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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.
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: September Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-23 - comments
The third edition of The Ongaku's Attention Economy feature highlights from September's most affordable and artistically ambitious chip music albums, soundtracks and indie games. They include two projects with sound design by Nifflas, 8GB's Amiga-inspired dance music, and the debut of Parareco Rhythm.
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Behind the sounds of Johann Sebastian Joust

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-21 - comments
This month PS3/PS4 multiplayer game compilation Sportsfriends is free to download for PlayStation Plus subscribers, including the critically acclaimed party game Johann Sebastian Joust by Douglas Wilson. Here, the co-owner of developer Die Gute Fabrik discusses teaming up with Nifflas on sound for the indie title.
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The Ongaku Japan Bundle released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-18 - comments
The Ongaku Japan Bundle is now available through Bandcamp for seven days only, featuring "POP!" by Sexy-Synthesizer, Cantata No. 147 by Omodaka, Megaman Like BGM 3 by Hydden, and Band Saga LP by Rekcahdam. Included as a special gift is Eiko Ishiwata's Final Fantasy Acoustic Rendition.
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Doseone scores voxel-based shooter Heavy Bullets

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-17 - comments
Doseone has published the 14-track EP for voxel-based first-person shooter Heavy Bullets through Bandcamp, designed by Brazilian developer Terri Vellmann. Distributed by Devolver Digital, the indie title is currently available through Steam for PC, Mac and Linux.
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Pre-orders now open for Compilation Tokyo Saga

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-15 - comments
The Ongaku will host a seven-day album bundle campaign during the week of the Tokyo Game Show, featuring six albums inspired by classic console games, from Mega Man and Pac-Man to Final Fantasy. The bundle is now available for pre-order through Bandcamp, downloadable starting September 18 for $1.00 minimum.
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Rekcahdam launches Band Saga Kickstarter campaign

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-09 - comments
Independent developer and game composer Rekcahdam (Roger Hicks) has launched his Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund Band Saga, an action roguelike where every element of the game is generated by music. Backer rewards, including DRM-free copies and digital comics, are available through October 2.
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The Trials of Glork's sounds crafted by Mark DeNardo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-03 - comments
Mark DeNardo serves as in-house sound wizard at Pixeljam Games and has conjured into existence background music for Dino Run, Cream Wolf and Snowball. Today the musician launches the official soundtrack to Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork, streaming on Bandcamp with pyrotechnic cover art by James Kolchaka.