September 19, 2017

Fragments EP arranges Legend of Mana themes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-30 - comments
Fragments EP is the seventh release by game arrangement group Zephyr Cradle, scheduled for publication during the M3 hobbyist festival taking place at the Tokyo Ryutsu Center. Excerpts of all three music tracks, written by Yoko Shimomura for the PlayStation role-playing game Legend of Mana, are streaming on SoundCloud.

TAMUSIC unveils FF Violin I+II International

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-03 - comments
Violinist TAM of the TAMUSIC arrangement circle has announced FF VIOLIN I+II INTERNATIONAL for release on April 25 at the M3 hobbyist gathering in Tokyo. The remastered compilation, reinterpreting music from Final Fantasy I~X & XIII composed by Nobuo Uematsu and Masashi Hamauzu, can be previewed through SoundCloud.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Legend Artists compiles composers' early works

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-07 - comments
What did the music of Yoko Shimomura, Yuzo Koshiro and Hitoshi Sakimoto sound like, before those game composers became famous? "The Legend Artists" compilation album, published by KORG M01D developer Detune, will attempt to answer that question on April 27 by archiving early game tracks by well known musicians.

Pieces of Mana streaming on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-11-05 - comments
Game arranger daijin has posted his two Secret of Mana tribute EPs online, available to stream in full through SoundCloud. Both debuting at the M3 MediaMix Market hobbyist festival, Pieces of Mana 1 & 2 feature seven tracks combined, with guitar by Isami of Resonant Sound and mastering by Zephyr Cradle.

Carmina Lunae's P.Z.20X5 remixes Super Metroid

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-10-26 - comments
Catherine Felze and Riki of game arrange circle Carmina Lunae will debut Super Metroid remix album P.Z.20X5 on October 27 at the M3 Mediamix Martket in Tokyo. A five-minute crossfade sample movie featuring compositions by Kenji Yamamoto and Minako Hamano can be viewed on Nico Nico Video.

Fruited Vagabond Vol.4 debuts at M3

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-10-26 - comments
Pinokiti Records will debut their latest installment in the FL Studio album series Fruited Vagabond Volume 4 at the M3 Mediamix Market in Tokyo on October 27, with a crossfade sample track available to stream on SoundCloud. Participating musicians include Ridge Race series composers Hiroshi Okubo, AJURIKA and Ryo Watanabe.

Niekiranai planning Game Music Covers for M3

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-10-20 - comments
The Niekiranai music circle and Otherman Records are planning their NKRN Game Selection album for release at the M3 Mediamix Market on October 27. The compilation boasts East Breaks in Thousand breakbeat remixes of Castlevania and Shadowgate themes, available to sample online in a SoundCloud crossfade track.

Colis Records posts Mega Music Mix crossfades

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-04-17 - comments
Game remix circle Colis Records has posted eight crossfade sample tracks previewing music from the two-disc M3 release Mega Music Mix, featuring hobbyist remixes of themes from Mega Man series titles. Eight illustrators and 26 arrangers are contributing to the album, premiering April 29th at the Tokyo Ryutsu Center.

Fruited Vagabond Vol.3 cross-fade demo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-04-16 - comments
Pinokiti Records has uploaded an eight-minute cross-fade sample to SoundCloud, previewing the seven-track Spring Music Mediamix (M3) convention release Fruited Vagabond Vol.3. The FL Studio software compilation features music by Ridge Racer series composers AJURIKA (Akitaka Tohyama), Hiroshi Okubo and Ryo Watanabe.