Posts tagged: game music
Ever sing along to a video game song? Learn the lyrics to an emotive title theme? We asked a bunch of VGM connoisseurs about their favourite original vocal tracks from games.
Depictions of hell, and similar demon dimensions, are common in video games — we delved into the depths to find some devilishly dark music that’s been used to soundtracked virtual hellscapes.
Laced With Wax spoke to Where the Water Tastes Like Wine composer Ryan Ike to find out how he and his cohort of collaborators approached the intimidating brief: ‘Create a soundtrack that encapsulates the whole of the USA.’ No sweat.
We chatted to composer, arranger and orchestrator David Peacock about his lifelong love of video game music, how one goes about rearranging classic tracks (when the original composer is looking over your shoulder) and the collaborative nature of the VGM community.
We highlight some more beautiful and bonkers vinyl sets that show how inventive artists, labels and designers can be with the format.