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Sweeprecord posts Dragon Spirit sound samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-12 - comments
Tokyo-based record label Sweeprecord has uploaded a six-minute crossfade movie to YouTube, featuring samples from the upcoming two-disc release "Shinji Hosoe WORKS VOL.1 Dragon Spirit." The arcade shooter developed by Namco, released in 1987 in Japan, marked the prolific composer's very first game score.
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Mega Man Network Transmission soundtrack returns

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-10 - comments
Tokyo-based record label Sweeprecord has announced a soundtrack release for GameCube action title Mega Man Network Transmission, developed by Arika with Capcom. Music for the game, due for release November 2 in Japan, is by SuperSweep composers Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso and Yosuke Yasui.
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TWEWY Solo Remix soundtrack on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-10 - comments
Square Enix has released the soundtrack to iOS title The World Ends With You: Solo Remix as an international digital release. Samples of all ten tracks by composer Takeharu Ishimoto, scheduled for a live performance on November 26 at Shibuya O-West, are available to hear online through iTunes and YouTube.
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Q-Games' Electric Bends release Plastic Fantastic

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-09 - comments
The Electric Bends, a band composed of game designers at Kyoto-based independent developer Q-Games, have released the album Plastic Fantastic. All nine psychedelic space rock tracks are available to stream in full online, or purchase in your file format of choice, through the group's Bandcamp page.
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Ayco covers Final Fantasy VII's Forested Temple

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-08 - comments
Continuing her series of acoustic Final Fantasy covers, Vancouver-based game composer Eiko Ishiwata of Aycomusic has uploaded an arrangement of Nobuo Uematsu's "Forested Temple" from PlayStation RPG Final Fantasy VII. The music file can be downloaded in mp3 format from the artist's homepage.
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Zone of the Enders Remix Edition samples posted

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-04 - comments
Konami has posted samples of all 13 music tracks from Zone of the Enders Remix Edition, due out October 24 in Japan. Participating arrangers on the album, coinciding with the HD edition release, include DJ Uraken (Otomedius), Sota Fujimori (Contra: Shattered Soldier) and Wall5 (Sonic Generations).
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Jet Set Radio Future soundtrack released

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-03 - comments
Sega has launched a digital release via iTunes for Hideki Naganuma's soundtrack to Jet Set Radio Future, developed in 2002 by Smilebit for the Microsoft Xbox home console. The 20-track album, featuring music from the cel-shaded, aggro inline skating game, is available to sample online.
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Hideki Naganuma's Ollie King soundtrack revived

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-02 - comments
Recognizing Hideki Naganuma's musical contributions to the recent HD release of Jet Set Radio, Sega has made the composer's soundtrack to 2004 arcade skating game Ollie King available through iTunes. Brief excerpts of all ten songs from the soundtrack release, previously published by Wave Master, can be sampled online.
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GameChops shares Rokko Chan: Extended Play EP

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-10-02 - comments
Game-inspired netlabel GameChops has released the Rokko Chan: Extended Play EP for free download. The album includes new and extended renditions of music from King Soukutu's freeware game Rokko Chan, composed by Asagen, mastered by Dj Cutman and arranged by Rockman, bryface, Tanikugu and Pocket Groovy.
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix TGS trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-23 - comments
Square Enix has posted the reveal trailer for Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix, which premiered at the 2012 Tokyo Game Show. The PlayStation 3-exclusive HD remastering includes enhanced ports of PlayStation 2 titles Kingdom Hearts Final Mix and Re:Chain of Memories, featuring music by composer Yoko Shimomura.
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Uematsu peruses Final Fantasy III interpretation videos

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-22 - comments
In a new half-hour video uploaded to YouTube, Final Fantasy III composer Nobuo Uematsu peruses fan arrangements of his "Eternal Wind" theme, submitted for a contest coinciding with the release of the RPG's PSP port. While there are no English subtitles, the musician's facial expressions alone speak volumes.
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Ridge Racer R4U mix on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-22 - comments
Namco Bandai netlabel Namco Sounds has released Ridge Racer R4U mix through iTunes. The DJ mix by Kensuke Ushio's solo unit agraph features tracks from Ridge Racer, Ridge Racers and R4 - Ridge Racer Type4 by series composers Hiroshi Okubo, Tetsukazu Nakanishi, Koji Nakagawa, Ryo Watanabe and Asuka Sakai.
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Bravely Default soundtrack site posts music samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-22 - comments
Square Enix has opened the track list page for Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, featuring art design by Akihiko Yoshida, music by Revo and direction by Takashi Tokita. 19 of the 46 music tracks from the game score, due out October 10 in Japan, are currently available to sample online.
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SuperSweep's SamplingMasters open Bandcamp page

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-22 - comments
SuperSweep's SamplingMasters (Shinji Hosoe and Ayako Saso), heard on Prismatic Solid's soundtrack and numerous Ridge Racer titles, have opened a Bandcamp page. Ten featured Comic Market releases, resurrected as digital downloads, are for the first time available to stream in full online.
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Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo excerpts streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-20 - comments
Square Enix has posted three audio excerpts from Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo, an orchestral performance of console role-playing game music. The samples, featuring melodies from the World of Mana, Chrono and Kingdom Hearts series, are available via the developer's 2012 Tokyo Game Show webpage.