August 17, 2017
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Earthlock soundtrack debuts on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-09-04 - comments
Snowcastle Games of Oslo, Norway has published the soundtrack to Earthlock: Festival of Magic, available through Bandcamp. Music for the independently developed role-playing game for Windows, Mac and Xbox One is by Eiko Ishiwata Nichols, with a theme by Secret of Mana composer Hiroki Kikuta.
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The Girl and the Robot score debuts on Steam

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-08-19 - comments
Steam has published the digital soundtrack to Flying Carpet Games' The Girl and the Robot, composed by Eiko Ishiwata Nichols of Vancouver, Canada. The independently developed role-playing game launched this week for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems through Steam and the Humble Store.
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Celebrate Halloween with Splatterhouse Remixes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-31 - comments
Afro Samurai composer Howard Drossin published Splatterhouse: Butchered by Various Artists in 2011, currently free to download for Halloween. The arrangement album contains thirteen renditions of orchestral and metal tracks from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 reboot of Splatterhouse, published by Namco Bandai Games.
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Final Fantasy VI Acoustic Rendition by Eiko Ishiwata

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-03-19 - comments
Vancouver-based game composer Eiko Ishiwata Nichols has published her full-length album of Final Fantasy VI acoustic arrangements, streaming in full through Bandcamp. The musician's game scores include the independently developed role-playing games The Girl and the Robot and Earthlock: Festival of Magic.
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Eiko Ishiwata shares "Kefka" Christmas rendition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-25 - comments
Vancouver-based game composer Eiko Ishiwata has made her acoustic rendition of Kefka's theme from Final Fantasy VI available for free download over the holidays. The musician's Final Fantasy VI Acoustic Renditions album is due out in 2015, featuring arrangements of music by series composer Nobuo Uematsu.
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Final Fantasy Acoustic Rendition streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-14 - comments
Eiko Ishiwata, composer of the independently developed role-playing game Earthlock: Festival of Magic, has posted her 21-track collection of Final Fantasy acoustic renditions to Bandcamp. Final Fantasy Acoustic Rendition is available to stream in full online, featuring compositions by Nobuo Uematsu.
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IWADON: Hiroyuki Iwatsuki Tribute Album turns four

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-07-23 - comments
Today is the birthday of Hiroyuki Iwatsuki, composer of Natsume's Wild Guns, Pocky & Rocky, Ninja Warriors and Omega Five music scores. Game Music 4 All's free-to-download 40-track tribute album "IWADON" turns four today, including arrangements of the composer's music for various game consoles.
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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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Aycomusic's GDC Final Fantasy acoustic arrangements

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-04-14 - comments
Eiko Ishiwata of Aycomusic has arranged two new classic Final Fantasy pieces for acoustic instrumentation, unveiled at the 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. "Castle Damcyan" from Final Fantasy IV and "Nostalgia" from Final Fantasy V, both composed by Nobuo Uematsu, are streaming through YouTube.
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Aycomusic's Chrysalis featured in Winter Bundle

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-12-13 - comments
Eiko Ishiwata of Aycomusic writes scores for Norwegian developer Snowcastle Games at her studio in Vancouver. The composer's original album Chrysalis is currently featured in the Nubuwo Winter Bundle, and includes her acoustic arrangements of Nobuo Uematsu's Final Fantasy series themes.
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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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Eiko Ishiwata talks Final Fantasy-inspired game scores

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-09-23 - comments
Vancouver-based composer Eiko Ishiwata wrote the original score for Hogworld: Gnart's Adventure, an iOS storybook nominated for Best Children's Game at the 2012 Nordic Game Awards. She spoke with 1UP.com's Chiptuned Blog on how arranging music from the Final Fantasy series informed her work as a composer.
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Aycomusic page opens on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-07-27 - comments
Vancouver-based musician Eiko Ishiwata, composer for the interactive iOS storybook Hogworld: Gnart's Adventure, has created a page for her Aycomusic studio albums on Bandcamp. Fantasy Collection I and Chrysalis are currently available to stream in full and purchase in your file format of choice.
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Aycomusic releases Chrysalis studio album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-06-26 - comments
Game composer Eiko Ishiwata's newly released seven-track album follows the Aycomusic Fantasy Collection, featuring compositions inspired by the Final Fantasy game series. Chrysalis combines acoustic, post-rock and electronic sounds into a unique listening experience.
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Eiko Ishiwata shares Chrysalis album preview

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-05-30 - comments
Vancouver-based game composer Eiko Ishiwata will be releasing a new studio album later this month, featuring seven original pieces. Chrysalis will combine "acoustic, post-rock and electronic into a unique, experimental experience," and can be previewed in a new cross-fade video on YouTube.