“It’s already been a fantastic year for composer John Robert Matz! At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, his score for Fossil Echo was awarded “Best Interactive Score” by the Game Audio Network Guild,Read more!
“After performing on many game and film soundtracks, cellist Tina Guo has just released her own collection of iconic game themes: Game On! In our conversation, Tina told me what she loves about game music,Read more!
“There’s a special skill involved in writing music for trailers: create a mood, but don’t give away too much! Michael A. Levine‘s horrifying version of the folk song “Go Tell Aunt Rhody” in the trailerRead more!
“When Takeshi Furukawa realized that the music he had submitted for an as-yet-unnamed game turned out to be The Last Guardian, the long-awaited epic from Fumito Ueda, he was thrilled! As a fan of Ueda’s previousRead more!
“As the lead composer for Dead Rising 4, Oleksa Lozowchuk was responsible for writing the soundtrack that fleshed out the town of Willamette, Colorado, site of a massive zombie outbreak, just as the Christmas season begins.”Read more!
“WSHU Public Radio’s Kate Remington combines her love of music and video games in this series of informal conversations with composers and performers of game soundtracks. Plus, there’s lots of music in the interviews, soRead more!
“Jason Graves and Austin Wintory are teaming up with the American Youth Symphony for a “Game Changer” Concert on February 12 in Los Angeles. The orchestra will perform selections from Jason’s score for The Order, 1886,Read more!
“Gareth Coker says that when Microsoft asked if he’d like to write the score for two new Minecraft expansions, he took “about half a second” to say yes! I talked with him at MAGFest aboutRead more!
“One of the highlights of this year’s Music and Gaming Festival, Jan 4-8 was a concert of music by Austin Wintory performed by the Videri String Quartet, oboist Kristin Naigus, singer Laura Intravia, percussionist DougRead more!
“At the upcoming Music and Gaming Fest, January 4-7, the Videri String Quartet will team up with award-winning composer Austin Wintory and visual artist Angela Bermudez to create a unique event.” – wshu.org Listen to FullRead more!