Data Discs, a London-based company with the goal of releasing classic video game soundtracks as vinyl records, has announced the first two sountracks that it plans to publish: Streets of Rage and Shenmue. Hit the jump to learn more.
A limited edition CD / Bluray music collection available from CDJapan gathers together the music from the Hatsune Miku and Future Stas: Project Mirai 3DS rhythm games. The set also comes with an unexpected bonus: a tiny Nendoroid Mikudayo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa is holding a free, 2 day concert entitled "Anime Song Days 2015", featuring Ichiro Mizuki and other singers famous for their anime opening and ending themes. Hit the jump to learn more and rock out.
BABYMETAL is ramping up to kick-off their 2015 world tour with the release of an official video showing the band performing at the Saitama Super Arena from January of this year. Hit the jump to check out the live concert footage.
The fox god worshipping trio known as BABYMETAL will soon be trampling mercilessly on American soil as part of their on-going world tour. As part of the deal, the girls have issued another special message video aimed squarely at Uncle Sam. Indulge their deviltry after the jump!
It seems like only yesterday that Japan’s reigning electro-pop divas, Perfume, made their first made their major label debut, but in fact, it was a full ten years ago! A new video showing the group’s evolution has now appeared to mark the occasion. Get a look back after the jump!
The monsters of rock known as BABYMETAL have a new video message for the land of tea and crumpets as they prepare to make black magic at a pair of music festivals in the UK. Watch after the jump!
After the meteoric rise of BABYMETAL last year, it seems that US record execs decided to take notice, as RAL Distribution/Sony Music have announced that the group will be reissuing their debut album in the US, with two bonus tracks. Hit the jump for the details.
While Hiroyuki Takahashi is busy working on the next page of the HYPERSONIC webcomic, we figured now was a good time to introduce you to one of our real-world inspirations: chiptunes artist TORIENA, who creates exciting new sounds from retro game tech. Read an exclusive interview with her, and enjoy lots of pics and videos, after the jump!
Both of Nintendo's video game concert series are coming to San Diego in July. This includes the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses and Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concerts, which will both be performed by the San Diego Symphony. Hit the jump for more!