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  • Vinyl, 1×LP

    Out of stock
    • Housed in a 400g matt varnished sleeve with printed inner sleeve
    • Includes foldout poster of original painting used for game's box art

In a similar manner to the MONDO label, Data Discs specialise in the pressing of early video-game music to vinyl. In this instance the focus of their affections is Tohru ‘Master’ Nakabayashi’s soundtrack to the Sega Mega Drive classic Altered Beast. Though it is made from many of the standard 80’s arcade tropes - 8-bit synths and bright chiptune sound effects being the most obvious - the music here is notably dark compared to contemporaneous releases. It might be Nakabayashi’s penchant for droning bass notes, or the ghoulish voice that introduces the tracks, or simply the metal-as-f*ck aesthetic, but Altered Beast is an eerie sugar rush.

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  1. 1 Rise From Your Grave Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  2. 2 Altered Beast Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  3. 3 Gaum Hermer Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  4. 4 Crystal Theme Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  5. 5 Closed In Upon Me Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  6. 6 I'll Be Back Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  7. 7 I'm Not Scared Of Wolves Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  
  8. 8 Game Over Tohru “Master” Nakabayashi  

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