GameSoundCon (The Premier Video Game Music and Sound Conference for the Professional Audio Industry) will be held September 24/25, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. So book early to receive a discount:
Two solid days of nothing but Game Audio panels, sessions and masterclasses from the industry experts.
As Rod has been named as the composer for the new "Darksiders" trailer, I thought I'd just give a quick rundown on his career so far.
Rod is known worldwide for his cutting-edge approach to composition, placing him at the top of the interactive composer A-list. He has created award winning scores for over 50 video games including Dead Space, Wheelman, Blacksite: Area 51, Star Trek: Legacy,
Award-winning composer Rod Abernethy has scored and mixed the new trailer for Darksiders: Wrath of War being developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ.
The trailer is rated a 9.2 on GameTrailers and currently showing in US movie theaters nationwide. It features War, one of the Four Horsemen of The Apocalypse, having a seriously bad day and taking a joy ride on his flaming horse.
BAFTA award-winning composer Jason Graves (www.jasongraves.com) has created an original music score for the intense first-person shooter SECTION 8 developed by TimeGate Studios. Renowned for his cinematic and prolific orchestral music on video games such as Dead Space and the Star Trek franchise, Graves delivers a powerful and anthemic score for SECTION 8 featuring vintage synth and guitar
With the imminent release of "Batman Arkham Asylum", I thought I would re-visit Hans Zimmer's work on the second film in the new Batman franchise.
The Dark Knight: (Hans Zimmer/James Newton Howard) is primarily the work of Zimmer, while Newton-Howard added more of the ambient themes for the two main characters. Overall, The Dark Knight is once again a score that will likely be carried by the
This score, by Tyler Bates who also scored 300 amongst many other others, is a mixed bag. His borrowing of Elliot Goldenthal's Titus for Snyder's wildly popular 300 caused enough trouble for the studio to force disclaimers on copies of the DVDs and soundtracks for that film (crediting Goldenthal for inspiring the soundtrack). Bates once again writes bland, uninspiring music that functions in its
For film score collectors, there was at least some satisfaction in the continuing collaboration between Sommers and composer Alan Silvestri, who has, for the director's previous films (The Mummy Returns, Van Helsing), produced some of his best career action material. Unfortunately, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra didn't offer Silvestri the opportunity to really expand upon the resounding orchestral
Here is the web link to download the music for some of GTA's finest radio tracks:
Nick Arundel, the Audio Director/ Composer and Ron Fish, composer, have stated that while taking on a fresh approach to the score for the new Batman title, they are not so proud that there will be a seperate soundtrack release.
Arundel will be rembered mostly for his work in television, while Ron Fish has scored many games such as God of War I & II and Black Hawk Down.
Sumthing Else Music Works, through its licensing relationship with Capcom®, proudly presents Bionic Commando Original Soundtrack featuring the musical score from the next generation sequel to the classic 1988 Nintendo Entertainment System video game. The soundtrack album is released today to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works www.sumthing.com and is available for digital download