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Laced With Wax

Press A to play: Video game music and the piano

Press A to play: Video game music and the piano

We take a look at some of the finest piano music created for, or inspired by, video games scores — from passionate in-game performances to JRPG piano collections.

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Interview: How Alan Wake composer Petri Alanko established Control

Interview: How Alan Wake composer Petri Alanko established Control

BAFTA-nominated composer Petri Alanko (aka Lowland) has been a regular Remedy collaborator on games including Alan Wake. He talked us through his approach to scoring, recording rusty gates, and bringing tango to 2019’s Control.

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Daft Punk Floyd: Risk of Rain composer fuses electronica with prog rock

Daft Punk Floyd: Risk of Rain composer fuses electronica with prog rock

Chatting with Chris Christodoulou is fun for several reasons: his music kicks ass; he’s worked on unique and innovative projects including Risk of Rain and The Sea Will Claim Everything; and the guy has opinions to spare about the state of game music.

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