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Silent Hill composer leaves Konami

Source submitted by leontendo on 2009-11-29 - comments

Akira Yamaoka leaves Konami after 16 years.

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Tekken 2 soundtrack on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-30 - comments

Namco Sounds has released the 32-track digital soundtrack album to Namco Bandai Games' Tekken 2 through iTunes, featuring music by Yoshie Takayanagi and Yoshie Arakawa.

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5pb posts DG-10 Golden Synthesizer PV

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-29 - comments

Nobuyoshi Sano's second DG-10 album will be released December 23 in Japan, combining Korg DS-10 synthesizer software with vocals by Asami Imai, Akiko Hasegawa and Ai Matayoshi.

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VGM Spotlight - Shadow Hearts: Covenant

Source submitted by anosou on 2009-11-28 - comments

Composer and video game enthusiast Mattias Häggström Gerdt (also known as Another Soundscape) analyzes and shines some light on the soundtrack for Shadow Hearts: Covenant. The main focus is how Yoshitaka Hirota's music helps set the mood for the game and portray characters.

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Aquaria Piano Jam - Alec Holowka Q&A

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-27 - comments

Infinite Ammo's Alec Holowka discusses the Aquaria soundtrack CD release and how the making of the score reflects a broader perspective on game design.

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CUCKOO Live with Chipsounds plugin #2

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-27 - comments

Norway-based musician Cuckoo has uploaded a live video performance of "Lady Cheri" from his upcoming album, created using the Plogue Chipsounds plugin.

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Romancing SaGa "Choose Your Future" by Hyadain

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-26 - comments

Vocalist remixer Hyadain has chosen as his latest cover "Battle 2" from the Super Famicom title Romancing SaGa, composed by Kenji Ito.

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Concerto Tactics: The Music of Hiroki Kikuta and Hitoshi Sakimoto

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-25 - comments

Muramasa: The Demon Blade co-composer Hitoshi Sakimoto and Concerto Gate co-composer Hiroki Kikuta discuss their music for videogames past and present.

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Amanita releases free Machinarium Bonus EP

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-22 - comments

Amanita Design has posted a bonus EP of music from Machinarium by Tomas Dvorak (Floex), both streaming on the Amanita website and available as mp3 downloads.

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Love SQ released on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-21 - comments

Square Enix's arrange album Love SQ is currently available to sample online and purchase through iTunes, including arrangements of Legends of Mana, Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy.

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Aquaria soundtrack now on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-21 - comments

Alec Holowka's original soundtrack to the IGF-winning game Aquaria is now on Bandcamp, including a new song featuring voice actor Jenna Sharpe, as well as arrangements by Danny Baranowsky and Brandon McCartin.

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2 Player Productions on reformatting PAX for DVD

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-20 - comments

Paul Owens and Paul Levering discuss the making of chiptune documentary Reformat the Planet and chronicling the events of this year's Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle.

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VORC Records releases Saitone Thriller promo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-19 - comments

Saitone is giving Michael Jackson's music a live 8bit tribute the week of November 26th at the Stockholm DreamHack, with retro visuals by VJ Raquel Meyers.

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JulieHally L.E.D. Nation video

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-19 - comments

VORC Records has released a promotional video for "256 e.p.," due out on November 25 by chiptune artists JulieHally.

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Official Blip Festival 2009 promo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2009-11-18 - comments

The three-day music and arts Blip Festival returns to Brooklyn's Bell House this December 17-19, presented by Manhattan arts organization The Tank.