December 27, 2014
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Eiko Ishiwata shares "Kefka" Christmas rendition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-25 - comments
Vancouver-based game composer Eiko Ishiwata has made her acoustic rendition of Kefka's theme from Final Fantasy VI available for free download over the holidays. The musician's Final Fantasy VI Acoustic Renditions album is due out in 2015, featuring arrangements of music by series composer Nobuo Uematsu.
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Maltine Records shares Cat Cafe by Yoshi & Komono

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-23 - comments
The latest release by pop and dance music netlabel Maltine Records wears its game soundtrack influences on its sleeve, literally sporting a Hello Kitty Dreamcast and Jet Grind Radio jewel case on the cover art. Cat Cafe EP by Austin-based expats Yoshi & Komono features a remix by 15 year-old prodigy Chindamo and is free to download.
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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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Hizmi's Dendel Voile EP built on Sharp workstation

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-19 - comments
Tokyo-based electronica netlabel Bunkai-Kei Records has published Hizmi's Dendel Voile EP, currently streaming online and available for free download as a zipped archive of mp3 files. Built on a X68000 model Sharp workstation that was released in 1987 in Japan only, the five-track album features cover art by utabi.
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Orloc's YOAKE debuts on 8bitpeoples catalog

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-18 - comments
This week 8bitpeoples updated its chip music catalog to include free flac and high quality mp3 file downloads. Coinciding with the website's renovation, Tokyo-based Game Boy artist Orloc (Yuko Coova) shares YOAKE, a deceptively complex lo-fi soundscape with remixes by flady (Bunkai-Kei) and onArAchAckAmAns (Maltine).
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Matheus Manente shares Illusions Dimension album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-17 - comments
Brazilian musician Matheus Manente has contributed to numerous game arrangement compilations, among them Heavy Troopa is Ready to Launch, Hydorah Arranged Tracks and Rokko Chan Soundtracks. His debut album, entitled Illusions Dimension, is now available for "name your price" through Bandcamp.
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Lara Croft: Temple of Osiris music free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-13 - comments
Crystal Dynamics has posted the soundtrack to Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, the four-player co-op action game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Available for download as individual mp3 files through SoundCloud, the chamber orchestra score is composed by Wilbert Roget II and Paul Houseman.
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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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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: December Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-06 - comments
The Ongaku's Attention Economy monthly feature highlights a selection of remarkable game-related albums, available for free download and "name your price." December's edition includes Christmas music by George & Jonathan, as well as Japan's thriving chiptune scene.
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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.
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DKC Mix't Ape '94 covers Donkey Kong Country

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-21 - comments
Organized by Those Who Fight band member Big Mat, DKC Mix't Ape '94 commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Donkey Kong Country game trilogy in the form of a mixtape of largely atmospheric, acoustic jams. All 35 game covers are downloadable in your file format of choice for "name your price."
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: November Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-10 - comments
The Ongaku's Attention Economy monthly feature highlights a selection of remarkable game-related albums available for free download and "name your price." November's edition includes Chrono Trigger arrangements by Resonant Sound, Matthew Burns' Twine game score and Elmobo's remastered demoscene tunes.
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The Farthest Memories II revisits Chrono Trigger

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-25 - comments
Following the release of arrange album The Farthest Memories last April, the sequel by Resonant Sound revisits Yasunori Mitsuda's Chrono Trigger game score. Debuting today at the Autumn M3 festival, each track from The Farthest Memories II is available for download in mp3 format via SoundCloud.
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Toolboxing by Hardhat out now on Chipflip

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-24 - comments
Toolboxing by Hardhat of Gothenburg, Sweden is now available for free download, via Goto80's chip music netlabel Chipflip. Javascript programming for the Game Boy Advance-generated techno-meets-Serge modular synthesizer album is by Mathieu 'p01' Henri of Oslo, Norway.