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The Best Video Game Soundtracks To Listen To During COVID-19 MCO

We've listed out the best games and manga to read during Malaysia's MCO period, but what about video game music you can stream? After all, music can help relieve boredom while also add colour to your routine. It's time to sort that out with our suggestions from us at Kakuchopurei. We're keeping it a tad diverse, from orchestral craziness to all-ou...

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You Can Now Listen To The Entire Mega Man Zero & ZX Soundtracks On Spotify

Good news, Mega Man and Rock Man fans practising responsible social distancing. The entire OST for all the Mega Man Zero and Mega Man ZX games are available on Spotify for all to listen to. If you rather want to get the tracks yourself, you can instead get them on either Apple Music or on Steam. The Mega Man Zero/ZX Sound Box has all the origina...

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Here’s A Sneak Listen At Streets Of Rage 4’s Soundtrack

It's been a month or less since we've heard any developments from the upcoming sequel to Sega's Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle from Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games. So it's only apt that the latest from the trio of publishers and developers is focused on the heart and soul of the series: the music. The game's main composer is none other th...

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The Best Game & PC Music Albums To Buy During Bandcamp’s COVID-19 Fundraiser

Right after news of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has come out in full force, many artists all over the world have been hit hard due to tour and public show cancellations for the foreseeable future. As such, Bandcamp is doing their best to support its artists by waiving its revenue share on sales that will happen this 20th March. This ensures t...

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These Are The Best Game Soundtracks Of 2019

2020 is already here. Let's celebrate the beginning of the year by looking back at last year's best video game soundtracks. https://youtu.be/B8I6FwfCeoM 2019 Tracklist: 1:00 - Borderlands 3 1:45 - SaGa Scarlet Grace 2:37 - Hypnospace Outlaw 3:09 - Heaven's Vault 3:59 - Kind Words 4:42 - Astrologaster 5:24 - A Plague Tale: Innocence ...

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The Top 30 Relaxing JRPG Soundtracks To Listen To

It may sound strange to some that the Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) genre is so strongly defined by its country of origin, Japan. When we talk about JRPGs, we normally refer to the styles or trends that are commonly used in Japan for their games, be it their graphical style, aesthetic, game design, or music. Out of these different elements, JR...

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These Are The Best PlayStation One Soundtracks Of Its Era

Again, happy 25th anniversary, ye ol' PlayStation console. Now a retro device, the PlayStation One is a fan favourite among Southeast Asian gamers because of its plethora of games be it your Final Fantasy JRPGs or your obscure puzzle gaming nonsense. But we're not here to talk about the best games; we already have a feature for that. We're here t...

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Here’s A Video That Reminds You Why Yasunori Mitsuda Is A Music Legend

Man, I remember a time when I enjoyed the heck out of Chrono Trigger on the PS1. Yes, I'm one of those guys late to the SNES JRPG party. But the fact that a 1995 SNES cartridge game ported on a CD anthology -tacked on with loading times, mind you- can still impress me more than all the PS1 FFs and Konami/Capcom JRPGs combined is a testament to the...

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These 11 Soundtracks Are Expensive As Heck

In our latest SoundScape video, we talk about the priciest soundtracks on the market today. Special thanks to our pals from RetroDNA and Discog for digging these up, price tags and all. https://youtu.be/Nk64s1DFORI Stay tuned later this month for a special SoundScape episode; it's going to be a big one....

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Video Games Orchestra Will Be In KL This 9th November

Music fans in Malaysia and Southeast Asia: this one's for you. The Video Games Orchestra (or VGO) announced that it will be bringing its brand of live video game music covers to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre this 9th November. Thanks to the efforts of Level Up KL, the concert will play tunes from Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, and Sonic The ...

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NieR: Orchestra Concert Coming To Bangkok, Thailand Next Year

Need a quick Thailand trip and also catch some orchestral tunes of the NieR series? Then you may want to plan for the upcoming NieR Orchestra Concert 12018. The NieR-themed concert made its debut in Tokyo, Japan back in September 2018 and will be coming to Chicago and London as well. But since Thailand is closer to a lot of us, we'll just head dow...

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Here’s Why The River City Girls Soundtrack Sounds Awesome

Composer Megan McDuffie has done a lot of electronica and industrial music based on a few of her inspirations like Depeche Mode and IAMX. So it's not a huge surprise how catchy 2019's River City Girls' music is. Here's the latest SoundScape that talks a bit about her works. It's also an excuse for me to create this short showcase of three standout...

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The Legend Of Falk: How Malaysia’s Game Audio Treasure Scored A Square Enix Gig

The name Falk Au Yeong may not ring any bells, but chances are you've heard of his audio work. If you've played Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy XV, then you've played a game audio-engineered by Falk. True, Masashi Hamauzu and Yoko Shimomura respectively composed the music, but it was SoundtRec & Falk who made sure it came ou...

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The Secret To Astral Chain’s Sci-Fi Sounds? Metal & Orchestra

It's a month or so until hyper action game Astral Chain makes its way onto Switch. And you're probably curious about the game's soundtrack, whether it'll be like Metal Gear Revengeance's butt rock or Bayonetta 2's pop-jazz fusion. The straight answer? A bit of the former, with some sci-fi synths and drum machine sounds to go along with the cop-a...

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Distant Worlds Is This Week; Here Are All The Arrangements Of The FF Main Theme

Final Fantasy's music has always been the best kinds of OSTs to default to; they're inventive, fun, and catchy at times. To celebrate the Distant Worlds concert that's scheduled for this weekend starting tomorrow night, here's a SoundScape video Mr Toffee did that focuses on the many arrangements of the Final Fantasy theme. You know, the one that ...

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Here’s Why People Remember Sakura Wars Even If They Didn’t Play It

It's no secret that the best themes and music can make people remember films they didn't even watch or games they didn't even play. I know a bunch of people who haven't touched Halo and yet they remember that main theme melody in the Bungie-composed theme. The same goes for Mario, Sonic, and a slew of other retro titles. Sakura Wars for the Sega S...

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SoundScape: The Best of Jeremy Soule’s Orchestral Works

My past few SoundScape videos have been focused on Japanese music composers, so it's time we changed that. In the next few months, I'll be doing these discography "best of" video features primarily spotlighting the best composers the US and Europe have to offer. First up: Jeremy Soule. Check out the video mixtape feature below to check out his h...

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SoundScape: Yoko Shimomura’s Greatest Hits

With Kingdom Hearts 3 out in a few days (or right now if you're from Japan), it's time to look back and remember what made the series so great in the first place. No, it's not just the gameplay and the whole Disney/Square Enix collaboration. It's also about the music. Composed by Yoko Shimomura, Kingdom Hearts emanates a ton of her trademark piano...

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We May Not Be Hearing Jeremy Soule’s Awesome Music In The Elder Scrolls VI

This could be a sad day for game audio and OST fans. Composer Jeremy Soule just announced that he is currently not involved in making music for The Elder Scrolls VI (via TheNerdMag). https://www.facebook.com/OfficialJeremySoule/posts/2096845457069967 Notice the framing of the sentence on the tweet; clearly the game is allegedly early in pre-produ...

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Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy Returns To Malaysia In April 2019

If you're a fan of Final Fantasy music, chances are you've attended a Distant Worlds live orchestra concert either in Malaysia back in 2012/2014/last year or in Singapore a couple of times. Well, it's coming back to good ol' KL; audio fans be praised! According to the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra listings (thanks Victor), the Distant Worlds:...

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