DOOM Fans might be pleased to know that the original DOOM soundtrack has now been released on vinyl and CD. The physical release of Mick Gordon’s composition has been created in collaboration with Laced Records and is available in four different formats. Taking the form of a Deluxe Double CD, a Double Vinyl, a Special Edition Four-Disc Vinyl and a Special Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set.
“Composed by long-time Bethesda collaborator Mick Gordon, his dark and intense vision channels industrial metal to mirror Doom’s trademark brutal power fantasy gameplay across 31 synth and metal-filled tracks, spanning over two hours of runtime. A true passion project, the recording process saw Gordon representing Doom’s portrayal of Hell through the role of energy in sound production, imparting the physical properties of analogue equipment onto digital sources. “
“To mimic the power of Hell and its corruptive Argent energy, Mick created the ‘Doom Instrument’. Consisting of pure sine wave inputs directed into four separate sound processing chains and a variety of post-processing techniques, it allowed Gordon to dynamically ‘corrupt’ generated sounds. Further callbacks to the franchise’s legacy and imagery are found as the soundtrack’s signature screeching guitar lines are layered with the chainsaw audio from the original 1993 title.”
For more details and to purchase jump over to the Laced Records website by following the link below.
Source: Eurogamer : Laced Records
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