July 02, 2015
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Renaud Bédard scores Magic Shot using LittleBits

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-08 - comments
Programmer Renaud Bédard, known for his work on Polytron Corporation's Fez, has created the music score for 21st century French billiards title Magic Shot, using LittleBits synth modules. The three-track soundtrack is streaming on SoundCloud, while the game is available for iPhone and iPad through the iTunes Store.
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Q&A: Exploring novelty in Tengami and Framed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-04 - comments
Game designers Jennifer Schneidereit and Adrian Moore recently offered their views on the novel intersection of books, gameplay and music in Tengami and Framed. In this interview we hear how independent developers Nyamyam Games and Loveshack worked to propel pop-up books and visual novels into the realm of interactivity.
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Tengami: Art of a Folding World streaming on GDC Vault

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-02 - comments
Jennifer Schneidereit's 2015 Game Developers Conference presentation "Tengami: The Art of a Folding World" is now free to view online. Formerly of Rare, the designer collaborated with colleague David Wise of Donkey Kong Country to bring Nyamyam Games' critically praised title to Steam, iOS and WiiU platforms.
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Out There Omega Edition soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by sidbarnhoorn on 2015-03-20 - comments
Antichamber composer Siddhartha Barnhoorn has published the soundtrack to Out There Omega Edition by Mi-Clos Studio of Pierre-Bénite, France. The extended edition score to the science fiction resource management title is currently streaming in full on Bandcamp, including 23 tracks and featuring singer Lara Ausensi.
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People Music by I Am Robot And Proud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-03-04 - comments
Toronto-based musician Shaw-Han Liem, co-creator of the PlayStation-exclusive platforming creation software Sound Shapes, has released the latest installment in the I Am Robot And Proud album series. People Music is currently streaming in full through Bandcamp, distributed through Tokyo's 7e.p. netlabel.
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Gunsport features score by Ice Choir songwriter

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-02-12 - comments
Independent developer Necrosoft Games has released the debut trailer for Gunsport, the story of a near-future cyberpunk volleyball tournament. The multiplayer eSport for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One features an original soundtrack by songwriter Kurt Feldman of the Brooklyn-based '80s inspired band Ice Choir.
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The Ongaku of The Month: February 2015

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-02-08 - comments
The Ongaku of The Month feature for February 2015 highlights recent, remarkable game-related albums, available for free download or "name your price." This month's edition includes Famicom soundtracks reimagined by Kirby Pufocia and Wally Chantek, and chip music compilations from 8BitLA and Toy Company.
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Ben Prunty publishes Gravity Ghost soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-26 - comments
FTL: Faster Than Light composer Ben Prunty has published the soundtrack to Gravity Ghost, the independently developed title for PC and Mac by Erin Robinson of Ivy Games. The twenty-track album, composed over the course of five years, can be purchased through Steam and is currently streaming in full on Bandcamp.
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Composer Adrian Moore on the soundtrack for Framed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-25 - comments
The iOS app Framed by Loveshack of Melbourne, Australia was featured in the Tokyo Game Show's Sense of Wonder Night and is in the running for an Independent Games Festival award for Excellence in Design. 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

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-18 - comments
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 Ongaku of The Month: January 2015

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-02 - comments
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.