November 21, 2014
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The Ongaku's Attention Economy: August Edition

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-17 - comments
This month The Ongaku's Attention Economy feature highlights three indie game soundtracks and two indie games, a chiptune album and a nerdcore music compilation. All are currently on sale at 80% off through Steam, or available for download through Bandcamp for "name your price."
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2014 IGF Excellence in Audio finalists announced

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-01-08 - comments
The 2014 Game Developers Conference has announced finalists for the Independent Games Festival Awards' Excellence in Audio category. The nominated games are Crypt of the NecroDancer, Device 6, Dominique Pamplemousse in "It's All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings!", Samorost3, The Stanley Parable and The Yawhg.
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Osada, Zorya and HU round out Botanicula Bundle

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-05-01 - comments
With just over a day remaining in the Humble Botanicula Debut promotion, three music downloads have been added to Amanita Design games Botanicula, Machinarium and Samorost 2. Name your price for the Czech indie titles and also pick up interactive music project Osada, Zorya by Floex and HU by DVA.
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Floex's Archifon: interactive musical chapel installation

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-22 - comments
Machinarium composer Tomas Dvorak (Floex) has created an interactive musical installation controlled by laser pointers within the Olomouc Baroque chapel, together with designer Dan Gregor (Initi). A new video demonstrates how up to ten visitors can play within the musical space.
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Zorya's Nel Blu live video, featuring Musetta

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-20 - comments
Samorost series composer Tomáš Dvořák (Floex) has uploaded a video from a live performance of "Nel Blu," from his studio album Zorya. The song features Italian music duo Musetta, who reached out to the composer online after playing adventure title Machinarium by Czech developer Amanita Design.
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IndieGames Podcast #24: The Sidescrolling of Isaac

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-02-24 - comments

IndieGames Podcast #24 hears from four participants of the Nubuwo Debut Bundle. Joining the show are musicians Danny Baranowsky of The Binding of Isaac, Sabrepulse (Ash Charles) of Bit Pilot, Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter 1 & 2, and Tomas Dvorak (Floex) of Machinarium.

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Machinarium bonus EP free on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-12-16 - comments

Samorost series composer Tomas Dvorak (Floex) previously released a free batch of mp3s from Amanita Design's Machinarium, music not found on the adventure title's soundtrack album. Those five tracks can now be downloaded in lossless file formats for free from the artist's Bandcamp page.

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Samorost 2 soundtrack available for "name your price"

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-22 - comments

Tomas Dvorak (Floex) has updated his Bandcamp page, offering his award-winning soundtrack to point-and-click adventure game Samorost 2 for "name your price." The musician's other releases include the soundtrack to Amanita Design's Machinarium and the studio album Zorya.

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Q&A: Between Samorosts, Floex's Zorya emerges

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-15 - comments

Czech musician Tomas Dvorak (Floex) provided the original scores to Amanita Design's two previous point-and-click adventure titles, Samorost 2 and Machinarium. In this interview the musician discusses the making of his studio album Zorya.

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Machinarium composer Floex releases Zorya album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-09-25 - comments

Tomas Dvorak, aka Floex, composed the music scores to Amanita Design's critically acclaimed point-and-click adventure titles Samorost 2 and Machinarium. The artist has just released his latest original album, the highly anticipated Zorya.

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Machinarium for iPad 2 release trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-09-08 - comments

Amanita Design has released their independently developed point-and-click adventure game Machinarium for iPad 2, a port so substantial that it exceeds the technical capabilities of the original model iPad.

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Casanova single by Machinarium's Floex free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-08-21 - comments

Tomas Dvorak (Floex), the composer of the Machinarium and Samorost 2 game scores, has released the single "Casanova" for free download via Bandcamp. The music tracks will appear on the artist's upcoming album Zorya.

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Machinarium soundtrack now on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-02-10 - comments

The soundtrack to Machinarium by Floex (Tomáš Dvorák), also of Amanita Design's award-winning Samorost 2 soundtrack, is now available to stream in full and purchase on Bandcamp.

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Machinarium Q&A: On the high seas of the Pirate Amnesty Sale

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-08-10 - comments

Tomas Dvorak (Floex), composer of point-and-click adventure title Machinarium, discusses the Czech game company Amanita Design's participation in the Humble Indie Bundle.

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Machinarium soundtrack receives vinyl LP

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-03 - comments

The soundtrack to Amanita Design's point-and-click adventure title Machinarium by Tomas Dvorak (Floex) is receiving a limited edition vinyl record edition.