Tag: video game

Podcast: Austin Wintory’s REMNANTS + ERICA (2019)

Podcast: Austin Wintory’s REMNANTS + ERICA (2019)

October 11, 2019 | By

In a new podcast, composer Austin Wintory discusses scoring the interactive PS4 video game ERICA + the eclectic music on the compilation album REMNANTS.

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CD: Bloodborne (2015)

CD: Bloodborne (2015)

August 19, 2015 | By

One would initially suspect a video game score composed by five might have a few discontinuities, but for the most part Bloodbourne maintains a strong epic tone, as performed by one massive orchestra. Ryan Amon’s contributions (which tend to make up the bulk of the score) establish the main theme…

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MP3: Defiance (2013)

MP3: Defiance (2013)

May 21, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / D . Rating: Very Good Label: Sparks and Shadows / Released: April 2, 2013 Tracks & Album Length: 24 tracks / (91:19) . Special Notes: Digital album only. . Composer: Bear McCreary . . Review: In a smart move to maintain consistency, Bear McCreary was engaged to score both the Trion […]

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CD: God of War: Ascension (2013)

CD: God of War: Ascension (2013)

May 21, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / G . Rating: Very Good Label:  La-La Land Records / Released: March 12, 2013 Tracks & Album Length: 27 tracks / (65:35) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: Tyler Bates . . Review: 300 (2006) may have typecast Tyler Bates […]

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CD: Sorcery (2012)

CD: Sorcery (2012)

May 21, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Very Good Label: La-La Land Records / Released: May 22, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 28 tracks / (60:05) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: Mark Mancina . . Review: Most of the cues in Sorcery tend to average less […]

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CD: Starhawk (2012)

CD: Starhawk (2012)

May 21, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records / Released: May 22, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 28 tracks / (57:07) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: Christopher Lennertz . . Review: Between his extensive TV regular work in comedies & […]

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MP3: Assassin’s Creed III – Liberation (2012)

MP3: Assassin’s Creed III – Liberation (2012)

November 21, 2012 | By

  Score: Excellent Label: Ubisoft Music Released:  October 30, 2012 Tracks / Album Length:  26 tracks / (63:43) Composer: Winifred Phillips Special Notes:  n/a     Review: For UBISOFT’s female-led spinoff game, Winifred Phillips composed a multitude of cues that carry forward the orchestral-electronic sounds of Lorne Balfe’s Assassin’s Creed III, yet typical of Phillips’ writing, there’s a wealth […]

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MP3: Assassin’s Creed III (2012)

MP3: Assassin’s Creed III (2012)

November 21, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / A . Rating: Excellent Label: Ubisoft Music/ Released: October 30, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 25 tracks / (63:53) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: Lorne Balfe . . Review: Set in & around the American Civil War, Lorne Balfe’s score for UBISOFT’s latest edition of the popular video game […]

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