July 24, 2014
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Romancing SaGa 2 remastered soundtrack due July 16

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-16 - comments
Following the release of a remastered soundtrack album for the Super Famicom role-playing game Romancing SaGa, Square Enix has announced a release date of July 16 for the sequel, also composed by Kenji Ito. Samples of 31 tracks are available through the official album website.
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Hydden's Rockman-Like BGM streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-15 - comments
Collections of original music inspired by Mega Man NES game soudtracks include RushJet1's Mega Man 9.5 and ASAGEN's Rokko Chan music score. Tokyo-based chip music artist Hydden delves deeply into the genre with his three Rockman-Like BGM albums, now available to stream in full on Bandcamp.
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Telefuture publishes Soft Promises / Energize

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-14 - comments
Telefuture celebrates the sounds of the 1980's by collaborating on retrofuturist music projects imbued with nostalgic elements. The label's latest release, Soft Promises/Energize single, showcases Boston chip duo BRIGHT PRIMATE's electronic rock and vocal stylings, with remixes by MisfitChris and Rolly Mingwald.
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The Girl and the Robot soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by Old Monkey King on 2014-06-13 - comments
Flying Carpets Studio of Montreal has published the soundtrack to their fairytale adventure game The Girl and the Robot, crowdfunded through Kickstarter. The original score by Final Fantasy acoustic renditions arranger Eiko Ishiwata Nichols is available to stream in full on the composer's Bandcamp page.
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Los Ongaku debut interview with Francisco Cerda

Source submitted by Brian Cubría on 2014-06-12 - comments

Francisco Cerda, Chilean pianist and composer, writes music for independently developed game titles. In this debut Los Ongaku interview conducted by Brian Cubría, the musician discusses the Afro-Cuban jazz, electronica and orchestral compositional styles found in his contributions to Gunpoint, Jamestown and Save the Date.

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David Wise on composing music for Tengami

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-11 - comments

Having debuted on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Tengami by Nyamyam Games is now scheduled for release on Steam and Wii U. We had the chance to speak with composer David Wise to hear about the creation of the independent game's soundtrack, which incorporates the use of traditional Japanese instrumentation.

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"You Can Be the Star" by Control Group

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-10 - comments

Bastion and Transistor composer Darren Korb is performing in the nostalgic indie rock band Control Group, with Evan Reynolds and Jack Plug.  The music video for their new single "You Can Be the Star" can now be viewed on YouTube, with music streaming in full on Bandcamp. 

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Year of the Yoshi by Kevin Villecco and friends

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-08 - comments
GameChops' latest game cover album is Year of the Yoshi by Kevin Villecco and friends, arranging background music from Yoshi's Island and thematically related game titles featuring an appearance by the titular egg-wielding green dinosaur. Participating artists include Dj Cutman, Benjamin Briggs and vocalist Mega Ran.
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Name your price for Cave Dreams EP by RetroDigital

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-07 - comments

RetroDigital's five-track Cave Story arrange album EP "Cave Dreams" is now available to stream in full and purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp. Composer Daisuke Amaya (Pixel) recently released his latest platforming shooter Kero Blaster for iPhone and PC.

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DuckTales: Remastered soundtrack excerpts online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-06 - comments
The soundtrack to Wayforward's DuckTales Remastered by Jake Kaufman (Virt) has been released online for digital download, with brief samples of each track available to stream on Amazon mp3 and iTunes. The album includes the remastered soundtrack, Hiroshige Tonomura's NES score and 8-bit arrangements of the new themes.
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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call E3 trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-05 - comments
Square Enix has posted the E3 trailer for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call in anticipation of the press event in Los Angeles, featuring music compositions by series composer Nobuo Uematsu. The Nintendo 3DS rhythm game is due for release on September 16 in North America, including 221 music tracks.
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Elmobo "dusts off the Amiga" on Bandcamp

Source submitted by elmobo on 2014-06-01 - comments
Frédéric "Elmobo" Motte, known as Moby back in his demoscene days, has just released a new album created using the Protracker freeware software for Amiga. "Dusting Off The Amiga" contains seven music tracks, available for purchase through Bandcamp and bundled together with the original mod files.
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Shadowtravel vinyl by Nullsleep and Starpause

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-31 - comments
Nullsleep and Starpause performed together at the 2010 Blip Festival Tokyo chip music event and will be conducting a nationwide tour in collaboration with Stagediver from May 31 to June 7, coinciding with the release of their 7" vinyl record. Shadowtravel is streaming in full through the Radiograffiti Bandcamp page.
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A decade of CoLD SToRAGE stored in one compilation

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-27 - comments
Decade, a uniquely autographed 16 gigabyte gold Datatraveller USB drive by CoLD SToRAGE (Tim Wright), contains 14 albums and 240 tracks by the influential game composer. Selected pieces by the Shadow of the Beast and WipEout series composer are streaming on SoundCloud.
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Aliceffekt's Purgateus a twilight realm Proteus mod

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-24 - comments
Hiversaires designer Aliceffekt has developed a mod of Ed Key's three-dimensional exploration game Proteus. Set in a foreboding twilight realm of charcoal soils and tangerine treetops, Purgateus contains its own otherworldly sprite kit and soundtrack, available to stream in full on Bandcamp.