May 28, 2015
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Ben Prunty relates Color Sky album influences

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-12 - comments
FTL composer Ben Prunty is currently in the process of mastering Color Sky, a standalone collection of ambient, electronic pieces. The musician cites William Orbit and Aphex Twin as significant influences upon the atmosphere of the upcoming release, previewed on SoundCloud.
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Square Enix releases Seekers of Adoulin soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-11 - comments
Earlier today, ie 11/11, Square Enix released the soundtrack to the fifth expansion pack from Final Fantasy XI, the long-running massively multiplayer online game. Excerpts of all eight music tracks from Forever Today: Final Fantasy XI Seekers of Adoulin Soundtrack Plus are currently streaming online.
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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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Bleepstreet presents Chipsters EP by Ultrasyd

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-26 - comments
Bleepstreet Records' latest release is Chipsters EP by Ultrasyd, a contemporary reinvention of 8-bit electronic music. Composed of Commodore computer-generated SID chip waves, Atari glitches, demo-vibes and chip arpeggios, the six-track digital album is streaming in full on Bandcamp.
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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.
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Zephyr Cradle plans anniversary Chronostalgia album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-21 - comments
Game arrange circle Zephyr Cradle has scheduled the release of their fifth album for the 2014 Autumn M3 hobbyist festival in Tokyo. Entitled "Chronostalgia," the compilation includes renditions of role-playing game themes by Daijin, with guitar and bass accompaniment by Isami.
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Chip! collaborative album debuts at Autumn M3

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-20 - comments
Tokyo-based chip music artists Sexy-Synthesizer, Takeshi Yokemura of YMCK and Hige Driver are joining forces on a new album, simply entitled "Chip!" The eight-track compilation is scheduled to debut October 26 at the M3 hobbyist convention, with a crossfade sample track currently streaming on SoundCloud.
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Elmobo shares remastered Amiga demoscene tunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-18 - comments
Game composer Frederic "Elmobo" Motte has released a compilation of remastered Amiga demoscene music, written between 1989 and 1997 under the artist name Moby for the demogroups Sanity, Alcatraz, Quartex and Dreamdealers. The 20-track album is available for "name your price" through Bandcamp.
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Revengineers publish 8static EP through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-17 - comments
The Nintendo Entertainment System rock group Revengineers, based in Rochester, New York, have released an EP to coincide with Philadelphia's 8static chip music event. The EP includes the songs "Meteoric Theory" and "Escape Velocity" and is available to stream in full through Bandcamp.
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The Arboretum Twine Q&A with Matthew Burns

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-15 - comments
The Arboretum is the first Twine game by Matthew Burns, playable on Unwinnable.com. The kernel of the story emerged from a high concept premise, in which two people whose concepts of relationships are informed by the conventions of hentai comics go on a date.
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: October Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-12 - comments
The Ongaku's Attention Economy monthly feature highlights a selection of game-related albums, available for free and "name your price" through Bandcamp. In time for Halloween, the October edition includes releases by two composers of the Splatterhouse action horror franchise, circa 1988 and 2010.
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Kawagen shares "Cradled in the Sky" anime soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-11 - comments
Tokyo-based composer Kawagen contributed music to Namco Bandai Games' Splatterhouse and Burning Force during the late 1980s. Earlier this week the musician posted his soundtrack to the 2014 animated science fiction film "Sleep tight my baby, cradled in the sky," available for download as mp3 files.
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KUNIO shares Guilty Works cover anthology

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-05 - comments
KUNIO, the Tokyo-based Game Boy musician whose artist name is inspired by the 8-bit brawler River City Ransom, performed last weekend at the Square Sounds Tokyo chip music festival at Koenji High. For the next seven days his 22-track anthology of unlicensed covers is free to download in mp3 format, under the title "Guilty Works."
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Name your price for Everything Banjo-Kazooie

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-10-04 - comments
Viva Piñata composer Grant Kirkhope has taken it upon himself to upload every tune from the Banjo-Kazooie Nintendo 64 cartridge, now available for "name your price" through Bandcamp. The results are "Banjo-Kazooie: Everything and the Kitchen Sink," a 164-track addendum to the official music score.