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A New World of Final Fantasy Music- Interview with Arnie Roth

In Featured, Gaming News by Fusionx

A new type of Final Fantasy music is making its way to London’s LSO St. Luke’s Jerwood Hall in February. A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy aims to deliver the same great Final Fantasy music that Distant Worlds has been serving up for several years now, but on a smaller, more personal scale. Instead of a full orchestra, A New World will make use of a string quartet, piano and guitar solos, duos, trios and other mixed groups …

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Project Phoenix Kickstarter Launched!

In Featured, Gaming News by Fusionx

Project Phoenix, an RTS style JRPG from Creative Intelligence Arts has started their Kickstarter campaign today. The game, which is Directed and Produced by Hiroaki Yura will feature a large variety of talent from the gaming industry including people involved in Final Fantasy, Skyrim, Valkyria Chronicles, L.A. Noire, Diablo III, Halo 4, Crysis 3 and more. Nobuo Uematsu will also be composing music for the game which is sure to make several people immediately interested. The project is currently seeking …

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More Details For The FINAL FANTASY 25th Anniversary Concerts

In Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Some fresh new details have just been released regarding the FINAL FANTASY 25th Anniversary concerts going on in both London and Chicago! Guest vocalists Crystal Kay will be in attendance to perform Eyes on Me from FINAL FANTASY VIII and Susan Calloway will perform Answers from FINAL FANTASY XIV. In addition to those two previous tracks, there will also be new premieres for the Distant Worlds concert series including Battle With Four Fiends (FINAL FANTASY IV) Main Theme (FINAL FANTASY …

FINAL FANTASY XIV Medley Available Dec 17th!

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

For those of you who aren’t aware, “Distant Worlds” has been touring the world for some time now, playing selected tracks from the Final Fantasy series. Around this time last year, Final Fantasy XIV music was added to the program. Now, a new medley featuring Twilight over Thanalan and Beneath Bloodied Banners has been composed by Nobuo Uematsu. That medley will be made available for digital download Friday December 17th via the Distant Worlds website.

BEHIND THE SCENES: Interview with Susan Calloway

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

The latest issue of the Distant Worlds newsletter is hitting in-boxes! Contained within is an interview with artist Susan Calloway, who performs the vocal track “Answers” for Final Fantasy XIV. In the interview, Susan talks about how they recorded the track and how Nobuo Uematsu was able to be present at the session via Skype. You can read the full interview here or after the jump.

Susan Calloway Revealed As Singer For Final Fantasy XIV’s Theme: “Answers”

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

A look at this weeks Famitsu from FFXIV-Fan not only reveals the name of the theme that Nobuo Uematsu created for Final Fantasy XIV but also the person who will be singing it. Susan Calloway will be the singer for Final Fantasy XIV’s theme: “Answers” which Famitsu reports can be heard during certain parts of the opening cut scenes of the game. Susan Calloway has made several appearances in the past couple of years at the Distant World concerts that …

Thoughts on Distant Worlds Chicago

In Editorial by Ganiman

December 12th, 2009. On that day, the world was changed forever. Or at least that was the feeling in the room as the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Elmhurst College Concert Choir performed the premier of the new arrangement of Dancing Mad from Final Fantasy VI, as scenes from both FFVI and Dissidia were played on the large screen. Other premiers included a new arrangement of J-E-N-O-V-A, and an English version of Suteki Da Ne from Final Fantasy X sung …

Arnie Roth Discusses Distant Worlds Premiers

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

Earlier today, Arnie Roth and Nobuo Uematsu took part in an interview done at Chicago’s Flashpoint Academy. Final Fantasy XIV was brought up on several occasions, and those in attendance even got a look at the Tokyo Game Show trailer. It was discussed that the FFXIV music at the Chicago Distant Worlds concert would be a medley that contains two pieces of music from the upcoming game. We don’t know what those pieces will be, but you can look forward …

Distant Worlds II Coming to Stockholm With New CD

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

Today we have learned via the Distant Worlds Facebook page that the concert series will be making a second trip back to Stockholm on June 12th. The concert series will be making its second appearance in Chicago in December, however it’s still dubbed “Distant Worlds” what could be making them add a ‘two’? A new program of music! Alongside of this concert, the “Distant Worlds II: more music from FINAL FANTASY” album will be released. Currently set to record with …

FFXIV Theme Song Info and Speculation

In Final Fantasy XIV by Gahoo

Thanks again to Japanese fansite FF14-FAN, we have some interesting information about the theme song to be used in FFXIV.  As has been previously reported, Nobuo Uematsu will be composing all of the tracks, including the theme song.  In fact, indirectly, he is the source of the new information.  Members of his official fanclub receive a few DVDs as a membership bonus each year.  One of those DVDs was recently released and people have been posting details about the DVD …