AIKA Lifts Off - The narrative / soundtrack project from two of the team behind Penumbra is released today

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Virrat, Finland– November 14th 2008– The Sound of Fiction record label today announced the release of AIKA, its first startling project - an orchestral soundtrack, narrative and graphics project, produced by a team of established video game talents.

AIKA encompasses a philosophically inspired science fiction story penned by Tom Jubert, with scenes described by the moody soundtrack composed by a series of acclaimed musicians, and lush illustration. Jubert, as well as Director and Lead Composer, Mikko Tarmia, are both known for their involvement in the Penumbra series of horror adventure games.

The story follows a group of Russian Cosmonauts who form an insignificant element of the ongoing Russian movement– to discover a habitable planet in the year 2727. When the defenceless science team is sent aboard the abandoned capital ship, AIKA, a horrific discovery drives them close to madness– the only alternative will force them to reassess their very existence.

"AIKA is The Sound of Fiction's first official release, and we couldn't be prouder of the prestigious team that's put this unique project together," said Project Lead Mikko Tarmia. "With proven composers, writers and illustrators from the film and video game industries I feel AIKA represents a truly rare piece of entertainment.

As of Friday, 14th November 2008, the full AIKA package, including orchestral soundtrack and illustrated short story, is available for RRP 15.90€ from the project's official website: www.thesoundoffiction.com/AIKA, where you can also find music, text and graphics samples.

About The Sound of Fiction

The Sound of Fiction is an exciting new independent record label, established in 2008 by award winning video game composer Mikko Tarmia. The label specialises in bringing film and video game music to its fans, and AIKA is its first production.

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For more information about this topic, please e-mail Mikko Tarmia at press@thesoundoffiction.com

Contact: Mikko Tarmia, The Sound of Fiction

Email: press@thesoundoffiction.com


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