Remastered Original Soundtrack, Remixes and Never Before Published Music from Earthworm Jim 1 & 2!
August 14, 2017 – Composed by Guinness World Record holder and creator of Video Games Live; Tommy Tallarico, the multi award winning Earthworm Jim Anthology album is now available for pre-order for its October 20, 2017 worldwide vinyl release. The music from the games Earthworm Jim 1 & 2 won 5 major industry awards for Best Music in 1994 & 1995. It helped to redefine what gaming platforms at the time were capable of achieving. German record label and vinyl distributor Black Screen Records will be releasing the beautiful 4 sided 180g double vinyl to fans around the world which will include previously unreleased tracks, remixes and a completely remastered vinyl experience like none other.
The vinyl is NOW AVAILABLE exclusively for pre-order direct from Black Sun Records:
The double vinyl album will also be available for pre-order throughout major online and retail outlets starting September 15, 2017 (while supplies last).
The Limited Collector’s Edition comes in a beautiful gatefold sleeve with new and original artwork by Earthworm Jim artist Katherine Garner (aka Lemm/Rocket Worm). The packaging includes liner notes by Tommy Tallarico and two amazing full-colored “heart boxer shorts” and “cow pattern” inner sleeves on heavyweight off-set paper. The complete artwork will be refined with a matte finish and a special glossy spot varnish to highlight the incredible illustrations. The LP album will be pressed on “Groooovy!” limited Earthworm Jim flesh colored and opaque Snott colored vinyl. This Limited Collector’s Edition also comes with a unique download code that enables the customer to download the full digital soundtrack as well!
“Woah Nellie!” Get your super suit and blaster ready to celebrate and enjoy one of the most memorable and fun video game soundtracks of all time… on glorious vinyl!
About Tommy Tallarico:
As one of the most successful video game composers in history, he has helped revolutionize the gaming world, creating unique audio landscapes that enhance the video gaming experience. As a well-recognized on-air television personality, live performer, show producer, creative director, sound designer and composer, Tommy brings his in-depth knowledge, years of experience, and love of cutting edge multimedia and pop culture to the masses. Tommy has worked in the gaming industry for over 28 years as a designer, product manager, producer, writer, games tester and heads of both music and video departments. He produced, co-created, wrote and co-hosted 3 internationally award-winning syndicated and network television shows as well as creating, producing and hosting the continuing worldwide touring sensation Video Games Live. He has won over 50 industry awards and has worked on more than 300 game titles totaling over 10 billion dollars in revenue.
He currently holds 5 Guinness World Records including the person who has worked on the most commercially released video games and the largest symphony show ever seen live (over 752,000 people in China). In 2012 during the Game Developers Conference he received a Lifetime Achievement Award and is also in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. for his contributions to the game industry. In 2013 he was asked to speak at the TED Conference where he gave his very well received “Video Games – Art in Disguise” speech. His top titles include Earthworm Jim, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Disney’s Aladdin, Spider-Man and Metroid Prime as well as top selling popular game franchises such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac-Man, Guitar Hero, Madden Football, Mortal Kombat, Time Crisis, Unreal, Lineage, James Bond, Blitz Football, The 7th Guest, Knockout Kings, Test Drive, Scooby Doo, WWE & Twisted Metal. His score for Advent Rising has been noted as “one of the greatest musical scores of all time” by websites such as Yahoo, Gamespot and others. Tommy is a cousin of rock star legend Steven Tyler (nee Tallarico).
About Black Screen Records:
Black Screen Records is a German record label based in Cologne, Germany that focuses on high quality vinyl releases of video game soundtracks. Since the launch in early 2015 their team – consisting of passionate gamers, vinyl collectors and music industry professionals – has been working with Inon Zur, Jessica Curry, Jesper Kyd, Michael Bross and Jon Everist among others and has released the soundtracks to the critically acclaimed games Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty & Stranger’s Wrath, Another World (Out of This World), Syberia 3, Dear Esther & So Let Us Melt, Velocity 2X, Downwell, Risk of Rain and VA-11 HALL-A on vinyl. For more info visit: www.blackscreenrecords.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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