October 30, 2014
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RushJet1's various remixes released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-11 - comments
Chip musician RushJet1 (Tadd Nuznov) of Atlanta, Georgia has released Various Remixes, a compilation of NES game arrangements spanning compositions from the Mega Man series, Secret of Mana and Ecco: The Tides of Time. The 33-track album is available to download for "name your price" through Bandcamp.
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Jamestown Plus for PS4 receiving remastered score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-10 - comments
Final Form Games has announced their sci-fi shoot-em-up Jamestown is receiving an upgraded port for PlayStation 4, featuring a remastered music score by Francisco Cerda. Jamestown Plus, says the composer, will have its own soundtrack album release, including additional tracks for new stages.
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Lime of the Season arranges Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-08 - comments
Free to download 42-track arrange album Lime of the Season reinterprets The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons along the same lines as its predecessor in the series, begun in early 2008. Hylian Lemon's collaboration with 16 other arrangers, follows the previously published Essence of Lime, reinterpreting music from Oracle of Ages.
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Kero Blaster by Studio Pixel arrives May 11

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-07 - comments
Cave Story creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya releases his new game Kero Blaster on May 11. Available through Playism and iTunes, the 2D platforming shooter for Windows and iPhone includes a music score containing original themes composed using the PxTone Collage music editing program designed by Studio Pixel.
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Journey piano album Transfiguration on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-06 - comments
Transfiguration, an album arranging Austin Wintory's Journey themes for the piano, is now available to stream in full online via the composer's Bandcamp page. Music from the PlayStation 3 title has been performed by concert pianist Robert Thies and arranged by Laura Intravia, with jacket design by art director by Matt Nava.
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Brothers and Payday 2 free on PlayStation Plus

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-05 - comments
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Payday 2 by Swedish developer Overkill Software are currently free to download as part of the PlayStation 3 instant games collection for PlayStation Plus members in America, Oceania and Europe. Both soundtracks compiled and published by Starbreeze Studios are streaming in full on Bandcamp.
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My Famicase Exhibition 2014 opens at METEOR

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-04 - comments
My Famicase Exhibition 2014 has opened at the METEOR game culture shop located in Kichijouji, Tokyo. The annual showing of fictional 8-bit game cartridges this time includes original designs imagined by chiptune artists Kplecraft, KUNIO, Smallest, BOKKADENcI and FAMICO-MAN. The art show will run until the end of May.
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Hige Driver scores Magic Gunners smartphone RPG

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-04 - comments
Tokyo-based chip musician Hige Driver has scored the soundtrack to smartphone role-playing game Magic Gunners, available for iPhone and Android smartphone devices in Japan. The musician's Kiss Me EP, a collaboration with the MOtOLOiD collective, debuted last week and can be sampled online.
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Mega Ran's The Call celebrates 8-Bit anniversary

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-03 - comments
The 2006 debut album by Random, aka Mega Ran, has been remixed by Klopfenpop in a chip music style to celebrate the 8th anniversary. "The Call: 8-Bit Anniversary Edition" represents a crossover between the hip-hop projects of Random and the game-inspired sounds of Mega Ran albums Forever Famicom and Black Materia.
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Ridge Racer 20th Anniversary Remix demo online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-02 - comments
Sweeprecord's two-disc Ridge Racer 20th Anniversary Remix album can now be previewed on the Tokyo-based label's SoundCloud channel. The seven-minute crossfade demo includes excerpts of twelve new arrangements of music from the Namco Bandai racing game series, due for release on May 23 in Japan.
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1H1D!!! vs FAMICOM MADNES live on Ustream

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-01 - comments
1H1D!!! vs FAMICOM MADNES is streaming live on Ustream today. The Kyoto chiptune party has brought together Gion's Cafe la Siesta's 1H1D!!! crew to do no-chips-barred battle against Tokyo's Famicom Mad NES 8-bit music gang. Who will emerge victorious in this lo-fi rumble? Tune in to Ustream to find out.
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Nadir album by 4mat due out May 26

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-30 - comments

UK chip musician and game composer 4mat (Matt Simmonds) has announced his studio album "Nadir" will be available for purchase on May 26 through Bandcamp. Featuring cover art by Aliceffekt, excerpts from the electronic music tracks "Nadir," "Daisies" and "Vampires (A through Z)" are currently streaming on YouTube.

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Child of Light music score released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-29 - comments
Canadian singer-songwriter Coeur de Pirate has released the soundtrack to Ubisoft Montreal's Child of Light, available to stream in full through Bandcamp. A turn-based role-playing game set in the mythical kingdom of Lemuria, English voice over narration in verse and rhyme has been paired with Yoshitaka Amano concept art.
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Zephyr Cradle revisits Shimomura's "Hometown Domina"

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-29 - comments
During this weekend's M3 hobbyist festival, game arrange circle Zephyr Cradle released a tribute to Yoko Shimomura's Legend of Mana music score. Composed of six separate artists' interpretations of the "Hometown Domina" theme, the full EP is free to download in mp3 format through the group's album page.
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The Farthest Memories arranges Chrono Trigger

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-04-28 - comments
The Farthest Memories by game arrange circle Resonant Sound debuted at the Spring Music Mediamix Market (M3) hobbyist festival this weekend, featuring three acoustic renditions of music from Yasunori Mitsuda's score to Chrono Trigger. The entire EP is now available to download in mp3 format through guitarist Isami's SoundCloud page.