January 25, 2015
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Composer Adrian Moore on the soundtrack for Framed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-25 - comments
The iOS application Framed by Loveshack of Melbourne, Australia was featured in the Tokyo Game Show's Sense of Wonder Night and is currently free to download on Australia Day. Here we talk with composer Adrian Moore on the making of the FRAMED EP and forthcoming soundtrack album.
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dreeps devs on the making of the alarm playing game

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-21 - comments
"Alarm Playing Game" dreeps is an independently developed iOS application inspired by the pixel art and chip music of classic console RPGs. We caught up with Tokyo-based illustrator Hisanori Hiraoka, programmer Daisuke Watanabe and composer Kyohei Fujita to hear about the objectives of the three-person design team.
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dreeps alarm playing game set for January 21st

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An iPhone application that draws on the visuals and sounds of early console RPGs, dreeps is due for release on January 21 on the iTunes Store. The experimental APG (alarm-playing game) has been independently developed in Tokyo by illustrator Hisanori Hiraoka, programmer Daisuke Watanabe and musician Kyohei Fujita.
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Matt Simmonds on the design of 4mat chipmusic

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-13 - comments
Cambridge-based composer Matt Simmonds participated in the Amiga demoscene in the early '90s, placing him in a unique position to contribute to the growth of chip music as a popular genre. In this interview the musician discusses the interplay between developing games and recording for 4mat studio albums.
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Brian Cubría shares Bouncing Dude theme

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-12 - comments
VCONCERT featured artist Brian Cubría has shared his main themes from developer HyperBeard's Android and iOS titles Bouncing Dude and Muertitos, available for "name your price" through Bandcamp. Cubría previously published a collection of piano arrangements, reinterpreting music from Chrono Cross and Mega Man X.
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The Month in The Ongaku: January 2015

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The Month in The Ongaku for January 2015 provides a selection of remarkable game-related albums, available for free download or "name your price." This edition includes lo-fi music by Slime Girls, Hizmi, lpower and Orloc, as well as chamber orchestra recordings from Crystal Dynamics and prog rock by Matheus Manente.
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El Huervo vinyls published by Swedish Columbia

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-31 - comments
Swedish artist El Huervo (Niklas Åkerblad) has contributed music and concept art to Hotel Miami and its forthcoming sequel. His single Turf is currently available for purchase on 7-inch vinyl, pressed at Archer Record, Detroit and published by Swedish Columbia, while streaming in full on Bandcamp.
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Simogo presents The Sensational December Machine

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-21 - comments
Simogo, the Swedish developer responsible for the iOS narrative applications Year Walk and The Sailor's Dream, has made "The Sensational December Machine" available for free download over the holidays for Mac and PC. Interactive music for the storybook is by DEVICE 6 composer Daniel Olsén.
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Daniel Olsén on writing the DEVICE 6 soundtrack

Source submitted by Brian Cubría on 2014-12-16 - comments
DEVICE 6 composer Daniel Olsén was nominated for an Audio Achievement prize during the 2014 British Academy Game Awards and took home the Excellence in Audio Award from the IGF. In this interview, the musician offers insights into the artistic process that led to the creation of his music for Simogo's interactive novel.
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Rokko Chan Soundtracks turns two today

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-12 - comments
The freeware browser game Rokko Chan began as an ambitious experiment by a handful of talented hobbyists living in Japan. Today the soundtrack album, composed by ASAGEN and featuring arrangements by international artists, turns two and is available for free download in your file format of choice through Bandcamp.
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Chris Remo scoring Tacoma sci-fi by Fullbright

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-09 - comments
Independent developer The Fullbright Company, based in Portland, Oregon, has unveiled the teaser trailer for Tacoma, a first-person science fiction exploration title due out in 2016. Music for the teaser is by Chris Remo, composer on Gone Home and scenario writer for Double Fine's The Cave.
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PocketGamer giveaway features The Journey Down

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-08 - comments
The PocketGamer news site is holding a series of 24 hour giveaways during the month of December, highlighting award-winning mobile games. The Journey Down: Chapter One point-and-click adventure game is currently free to download from the iTunes Store, featuring music by saxophonist Simon D'souza.
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The Sailor's Dream music score on Amazon

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-03 - comments
Swedish independent developer Simogo has released the soundtrack to The Sailor's Dream, accessible through iTunes, 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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Name your price for Adrian Moore's FRAMED EP

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-02 - comments
Composer Adrian Moore's FRAMED EP is currently available to stream in full online and download in your file format of choice for "name your price." All four live jazz tracks appear in Loveshack Entertainment's debut iOS title FRAMED, which Metal Gear Solid designer Hideo Kojima says is the best game he has played this year.
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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 investigate Flower's origins, the company's 2006 debut title Cloud and Diamante's ten-track music score are both free to download online.