Downwell brings back the retro - of course its soundtrack deserves a proper vinyl release.
Black Screen Records is releasing the official soundtrack to the celebrated and much praised video game Downwell on audiophile 180 gram vinyl. The pressing will be available limited edition, audiophile 180g red vinyl. The music was composed by Eirik Suhrke who also contributed his impressive work to the soundtracks of games like Spelunky, Ridiculous Fishing, Hotline Miami and Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom. The soundtrack also includes two additional tracks by Ilkae (Aaron Munson).
The Downwell soundtrack comes with a free bandcamp code that enables the customer to download the complete soundtrack as mp3s for free and will feature a brand new artwork by Mushbuh known for his work on Burrito Galaxy 65. The first pressing will also include an exclusive 12“ screen-printed artwork designed by nemk which will only be available with the pre-order.
Composer Eirik Suhrke on the soundtrack: „For the Downwell soundtrack I set out to create somewhat sparse, exotic, dark little chiptune-centric jazz pieces. Inspired by the likes of Erik Satie, Ryoji Yoshitomi, Minako Hamano, Alex Mauer, Ilkae and Jun Ishikawa. Parts of the soundtrack were written on- and recorded off a Game Boy, other parts were written with the sample-based Impulse tracker. Myself, Joonas and Ojiro all worked closely to make sure music, sound design and gameplay all worked in tandem, with each element influencing each other throughout development. It’s also my personal favorite soundtrack I've written to date.“
A “curious man” with guns for boots, who started out on mobile platforms and PC and due to overwhelming response made it to PS4 & PS Vita in May 2016. Downwell is a game that works as short pastime or for hours of madness, excitement and addiction. While developing and unlocking new features the player will find himself rapidly spurred by the minimalistic and yet haunting music that contributes to this games joyful and unique style and makes it a experience you find yourself returning to over and over again.
- Limited Edition 180g Red Vinyl
- Composed and mixed by Eirik Suhrke + track #10 & #13 by ilkae
- Mastered for vinyl by Christian Bethge at RAMA Tonstudio
- Artwork by Mushbuh (burritogalaxy.com / @mushbuh )
- Includes an exclusive 12" screen print by nemk (nemk.tumblr.com | @nemk_) (Pre-Order Exclusive)
- Includes an MP3 Download Code
“Downwell is the best game I've played in 2015“ - Polygon
A2 We were fine until you showed up
A3 Razor girl
A4 Broken ghost
A5 Slumber party
B1 Mochi yasan
B3 Tomato funk
B4 Limbo var. 1
B5 Jpeg optimizer ver. 0.2 ~ ~
B7 Limbo var. 2
B8 Razor girl (piano ver.)