Interviews

Behind the Score with “AWAY” Composer Mike Raznick

Composer Mike Raznick has lent his musical expertise to titles such as Ratchet & Clank, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, Spate and Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One to name a few. His most recent video game project is the survival adventure VR game, AWAY, by Breaking Walls.  We decided to speak with Raznick about the process for scoring AWAY and as an extra bonus he shared this behind the scenes video...[Read More]

Q & A With ‘Edge of Nowhere’ Composer Michael Bross

With the recent release of Michael Bross’s Edge of Nowhere soundtrack we decided to get an inside look at what goes into scoring a video game and more specifically Michael’s process for scoring the hit Insomniac title, which www.vrheads.com just called, “One of most incredible Oculus Rift games you can buy today.”  How would you describe your musical style? My music traverses the serene to the hau...[Read More]

INTERVIEW: Composers Stephen Cox and Danny McIntyre Discuss Their “Farpoint” Score

The PlayStation VR (PSVR) made its debut in October of last year and reminded gaming insiders how limitless the industry can be. At the end of May, developer Impulse Gear and publisher Sony released the first person shooter Farpoint, which follows a space adventure set on a hostile alien planet and features the new PlayStation Aim Controller. The response to the game has been overwhelmingly good w...[Read More]

Composer Bryce Jacobs Discusses Creating ‘Yacht Rock’ for RANDOM TROPICAL PARADISE

                                                     Sanjeev Sirpal’s latest wacky “homie moon” comedy, Random Tropical Paradise, is being released June 9 in theaters and On-Demand. The film follows Harry (Bryan Greenberg) as he catcheshisbride in a compromising position with one of his friends during their wedding. To make himself feel better, he decides to take his best man, Bo...[Read More]

Interview With David Bateson, the Voice Behind ‘Hitman’

David Bateson is The Mister 47. His voice, and eventually his likeness, are one with the genetically modified master hitman. The Hitman series began with Hitman Codename 47 in 2000 exclusively on PC. However, it was the sequel in 2002 that brought Mister 47 into prominence with gamers. Now, over 16 years later, Bateson is still with the iconic character in its newest installment. However, it is no...[Read More]

Interview with Anjali Bhimani – One of the Talented Voices Behind Overwatch and Fallout 4: Nuka World

From plays to TV shows, Anjali Bhimani has captivated audiences with her personality and charm. While Bhimani may not be one of the most well known names, her face may be one of the most recognizable. With appearances in Modern Family, Silicon Valley, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, NCIS: los Angeles, and Law and Order: SVU, Bhimani has had no shortage of great character work. Now, Bhimani can be ...[Read More]

Exclusive Interview: Jeff Broadbent on Composing the Dynamic Music of Ubisoft’s Champions of Anteria

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Broadbent, an experienced composer who is making his mark in the world of both games and film. He’s worked on trailer music that’s been used for X-Men: Days Of Future Past and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, to name just a couple. A recent endeavour of Broadbent’s was composing over three hours of music for the Ubisoft RTS game Champio...[Read More]

Exclusive Interview: Dave Fennoy on Voicing The Walking Dead’s Lee Everett, Minecraft: Story Mode’s Gabriel and More (Transcript)

This interview contains spoilers for Telltale’s The Walking Dead Season 1. Lately, I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with the brilliant Dave Fennoy – the voice of The Walking Dead game’s Lee Everett and Minecraft: Story Mode’s Gabriel, to name a couple. If you want to watch the full video interview, click play on the video above this paragraph, or if you want a ...[Read More]

Exclusive Interview: Dave Fennoy on Voicing The Walking Dead’s Lee Everett, Minecraft: Story Mode’s Gabriel and More

This interview contains spoilers for Telltale’s The Walking Dead Season 1. Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dave Fennoy. If you don’t know him, you certainly will have heard his voice. Check out Dave’s IMDb here – the talented voice actor has starred as Lee Everett from Telltale’s The Walking Dead, played Minecraft: Story Mode’s Gabriel and many mo...[Read More]

Exclusive Interview with Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Composer John R. Graham

Following my review for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, I had the chance to interview one of the film’s composers. John Graham has composed music for a number of films (American Strays, Alleged, Bitch Slap), video games, and several other mediums over the years. Fans of the film’s exciting soundtrack will have to wait until September 30 for the official release. Those in Japan can alrea...[Read More]

Exclusive Interview with Simon Franglen

It’s the job of a composer for a film (television show, and/or video game) to peer at the heart and soul of the project, tap into it, and let it flow to the audience in the form of audio. Simon Franglen has been doing this for almost thirty years and has his name on notable works such as Avatar, recent James Bond films; Skyfall and Spectre, and most recently, with Terrence Malick. Franglen also to...[Read More]

Exclusive Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Interview – Solar Fields on Composing for the City of Glass

If you, like me, have been enjoying Mirror’s Edge Catalyst lately, you’ve probably noticed how big of a role music plays. The person behind the soundtrack is Solar Fields, who I’ve been able to chat with about his work on Catalyst. Enjoy the interview below as we speak about the creative process, how the soundtrack illustrates each district of Glass and more. And, of course, feel...[Read More]

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