Squaresoft Chillout Album THE WORLD IS SQUARE Now Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE WORLD IS SQUARE on Bandcamp
SAN DIEGO - February 14, 2019 - Scarlet Moon Records is excited to release THE WORLD IS SQUARE, a Valentine's Day tribute to Squaresoft JRPGs from the SNES and PSX eras lovingly arranged by producer and videogame remixing pioneer Mustin. Mustin--best known as the co-founder of OneUp Studios and The OneUps--arranges fan-favorite tracks from Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy VI, and Final Fantasy VII in a series of smooth ballads including live violin and guitar. Each track is dedicated to a special girl in Mustin's life, making a perfect musical accompaniment for Valentine's Day. THE WORLD IS SQUARE is licensed and available today:
"I spent countless hours as a kid playing through these games," notes arranger/ and producer Mustin. "Adulthood didn't seem to hinder me in any way seeing as how I have bought every release and remake of Final Fantasy IV. Every one of these themes is a time travel device that takes me back to my youth - sharing the emotions of these characters on my screen. I hope the listeners share my nostalgia!"
The full track listing for THE WORLD IS SQUARE is as follows:
01. Fear of the Heavens (Secret of Mana)
02. Main Theme of Final Fantasy IV
03. Theme of Love (Final Fantasy IV)
04. Forest Butterflies ["Secret of the Forest"] (Chrono Trigger)
05. From the Bottom ["Bottom of the Night"] (Chrono Trigger)
06. Coin Song (Final Fantasy VI)
07. Lonely Girl ["Terra"] (Final Fantasy VI)
08. Serenity ["Main Theme of Final Fantasy VII"]
Digital purchases on Bandcamp and iTunes include a sleek digital booklet with artwork, track credits, and liner notes. A limited physical edition CD is also available on Bandcamp to enjoy the lovely cover illustration by Scarlet Moon graphic designer Connary Fagen in all its pixelated glory.
Mustin a multi-instrumentalist and music producer based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He's credited as being a pioneer of the videogame music remixing scene with early contributions to OverClocked ReMix and Project Majestic Mix before founding one of the first videogame music record labels, OneUp Studios, and one of the first videogame music cover bands, The OneUps, who still perform regularly at conventions such as PAX, MAGFest, VCON, and more to this day.
Mustin has been featured on CNN and MSNBC, remixed for MC Frontalot and Freezepop, and has worked with the likes of brentalfloss, Mega Ran, and more.
Learn more: https://www.mustinenterprises.com
About Scarlet Moon Records
Scarlet Moon Records has been releasing original game soundtracks and unique arrangement albums since 2013. Working with composer and musicians around the globe to publish soundtracks that publishers have no interest in releasing and also working with that same global talent to produce refreshing arrangement albums with our their unique spin, they're best known for their flagship album series, Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies.
Learn more: http://www.scarletmoonrecords.com
Arranger/producer Mustin is available for interview.
A press kit containing the album for review is available upon request.
Jayson Napolitano, Scarlet Moon Promotions
© 2019 Scarlet Moon Records.
Original compositions are © Square Enix Holdings, Ltd. Mustin and Scarlet Moon Records are in no way affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected to Square Enix with respect to this album. Musical compositions are used with permission. Mechanical licensing facilitated by re:discover, Inc. d/b/a Loudr. All rights reserved.