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Street Fighter 6 Character Themes For Chun-Li & Luke Are Out Now

Capcom just published a couple of Street Fighter 6 character music themes on its official website (via Fighting Game Anniversaries). Luke's track is called "Taking Aim" and it's a remix of his Street Fighter 5 theme but with a more hip-hop slow BPM flair with huge emphasis on bass. https://twitter.com/FGAnniversaries/status/153506066271136155...

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8-Bit Big Band Wins Grammy Award For Sick Kirby Super Star Music Arrangement

It's a great day for video game music, as a renowned instrumental group won themselves a Grammy Award for 2022. By playing a sweet cover of a Kirby music track. Charlie Rosen and Jake Silverman of The 8-Bit Big Band has won 2022's Grammy Award for Best Arrangement (Instrument and A Cappella) with their take on the Kirby Super Star track "Meta Kn...

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Check Out A Cover Of Sonic 3’s Continue Theme Performed By Persona 5’s Lyn

Persona 5 and Persona 5 Strikers' soundtrack is bright and cool thanks in large parts to the vocal croonings of singer Lyn Inaizumi, or just Lyn. Now, you can add Sonic The Hedgehog 3's continue theme to the long list of covers made better with Lyn's vocals. The Sonic The Hedgehog YouTube channel just posted a jazz rendition of the Sonic The Hed...

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SoundScape: The Best Video Game Soundtracks & Music Of 2021

2021 kinda sucked thanks to COVID-19 and a bunch of other world events and government-related nonsense. But what didn't suck were the games and their plethora of music. Last year, we were blessed with the best video game music the industry has to offer. Here's a feature video on our favourite tracks and OSTs of 2021. https://youtu.be/XIj31...

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Square Enix To Release Chrono Trigger Jazz Album For Next Year

Square Enix has opened up pre-orders for a Chrono Trigger jazz arrangement album in Japan. It was bound to happen, given the love everyone has for Chrono Trigger. The new album is the fifth in the Square Enix Jazz album series, which so far have been top-notch stuff featuring great arrangements for SaGa and Final Fantasy's music. The album costs...

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All The Awesome Video Game Music Acts Of Tokyo Game Show 2021

Tokyo Game Show 2021 was not only a hotbed of new game information, reveals, and standout publisher debuts, but also a great online music celebration. From Square Enix to Sega, each notable video game company has arranged their own timeslot for a 40-minute-or-so live music performance featuring their respective game tunes. In a time when it's ha...

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Guilty Gear Strive’s Awesome Soundtrack Is Now Available On Spotify & Other Streaming Services

Good news, Spotify and music streaming fans: Guilty Gear Strive's rocking soundtrack is now available on these services. You can now check out the first volume of the OST, featuring every character's battle themes (except for Goldlewis' and Jack-O's), on the following music stream apps: Spotify Apple Music YouTube Music LINE Music ...

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Rock Out With The Falcom 40th Anniversary Livestream Concert

Falcom celebrates its 40th anniversary of JRPG-making with a pretty epic JDK Band concert. This is the group's first time playing for a Western market, as you can tell from the English. If you're a fan of Ys and The Legend of Heroes' rocking music, this concert will not disappoint. The video and timestamps are at the bottom. https://youtu.be/...

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SoundScape: Why Do These Street Fighter Themes Sound Top Tier?

Capcom's Street Fighter fighting game series are legendary and genre-defining title. Not only because of its gameplay and tight controls, and not only for its colourful roster and attention to game balancing (at least from Street Fighter III: Third Strike onward). It's also because the games boast some of the most iconic music and sounds ever. From...

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The Musicians Who Will Keep Final Fantasy’s Music Alive | SoundScape

With famous video game composer Nobuo Uematsu retiring after Fantasian, we need new and old blood to keep the Final Fantasy music spirit going. In this SoundScape video, we talk about Nobuo Uematsu's successors since he went freelancing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROKxSPkfOSM...

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Persona Series Soundtracks Now On Spotify; Here Are Our Recommended Tracks

Twitter account AniPlaylist stated that official soundtracks for the Persona series (and Catherine the puzzle game about infidelity and sheep) are out on Spotify right now. This includes the following: Persona 2 Sound Collection Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 Persona 3 & FES Original Soundtrack Persona 4 & Golden Original Soundtrack Pers...

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SoundScape: The Sinful Synths Of Cyberpunk 2077

On this sci-fi laden SoundScape short, we check out the first few tracks of CD Projekt's 2020 opus Cyberpunk 2077. Are they bangers or just white noise disguised as sci-fi music? Find out! https://youtu.be/HPTUmKeOtbM...

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Cyberpunk 2077 Showcases Keanu Reeves’ Johnny Silverhand & Awesome Music

The Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire Episode 5 live stream took place earlier tonight. This is the final episode of the game's live stream series on Twitch, focusing on Keanu Reeves' in-game character, Johnny Silverhand, the game's music and more. Cyberpunk 2077 Johnny Silverhand First, here's a new trailer showcasing Keanu Reeves' Johnny Silv...

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The Haunting Jams of Akira Yamaoka (SoundScape)

Happy Halloween 2020, everyone! To pay tribute to this lovely haunting week, here's a mixtape and retrospective of Silent Hill's music maker & ambience/rock/industrial video game music king Akira Yamaoka. https://youtu.be/Orus_-QwH28 Timestamps: 0:00 - Intro 1:37 - The 90s (16-bit era with the SNES and Sega Megadrive) 11:52 - Late 90s...

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What Makes No Straight Roads’ Music Special? (SoundScape)

The latter half of 2020 is off to a good start if game soundtracks are just as epic as this Malaysian game from Metronomik. Find out why we dig it with two examples. https://youtu.be/vmvWqWtVpPY Timestamps 0:00 - Intro 1:17 - Vs. Sayu (all versions) 3:33 - Vs. 1010 (all versions)...

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Street Fighter 5 Character Themes, Ranked

Welp, we won't be getting any new Street Fighter 5 content for quite a while. At least until Winter 2020. So let's just keep playing Season 4 of this now heavily-improved fighting game, costumes and all. Oh, and also start discussing its pretty awesome music. Because we're long overdue for a SoundScape segment, right? Character themes in fightin...

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Listen To Shantae’s Iconic Theme From 2002 To The Present

On this quick SoundScape video, we check out various versions of Jake Kaufman's iconic Shantae theme and listen to how different they all sound. The mix starts at 1:04 if you're not a fan of intros. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p0sB27xrPs Be sure to check out Jake Kaufman's SoundScape feature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd6Wzscn_-I We...

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Remember Command & Conquer’s Industrial Music? Here’s A Video About Its Composer

Originally posted on 31st July 2019. This feature is brought forward to celebrate the release of Command & Conquer Remastered.  Check out this special SoundScape discography video on Frank Klepacki, the composer responsible for the kick-ass sounds of the Command & Conquer franchise. Find out about his old and recent sound works here. h...

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The Catchy Chiptunes Behind Shantae & WayForward’s Platformers

Happy birthday, Shantae for the Game Boy Color! On this episode of music video mixtape feature SoundScape, we check out the synth works of composer Jake "virt" Kaufman, known for his soundtracks for WayForward titles and indie platformers. https://youtu.be/Kd6Wzscn_-I If you love the samples & mixtape content here, you'll love what he has in...

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Video Game Music Challenge: Days 1 – 21

Just this morning, I came across this pretty nifty Facebook challenge post on my feed. Basically for the next 30 days, you have to list down a song matching the criteria listed. Of course, the added challenge here is that you cannot repeat titles. One song per game. So let's do this. For these 30 days -including today- I will put on my SoundScap...

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