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Step Back and Take a Listen – Music in Games #6

Welcome back to another Music Monday, I hope you have had a pleasant weekend. Today I want to discuss a story told almost as much by the music as by the gameplay. Darren Korb has been composing for Supergiant Games since Bastion, and the soundtrack was one of the best video game soundtracks of the […]

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STEP BACK AND TAKE A LISTEN – MUSIC IN GAMES #5

Another Monday, another music blog. I hope everyone has had a splendid week! I have spoken at length about how instrumentation matters in a composition and I can think of no better example of this in a video game than Click Clock Wood from Banjo-Kazooie. Four seasons each play a variation of the main theme […]

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Step Back and Take a Listen – Music in Games #4

Happy Monday, friends! The month of Metroid has come to a close and we have one last work I want to discuss. We haven’t spent any time talking about Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, and while I personally think that it fell short compared to the other Primes, it has some exceptional music. One of my […]

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Step Back and Take a Listen – Music in Games #3

Happy Monday. Today we return to Metroid, this time with a look at Prime 2 and its duality of Sanctuary Fortress and Ing Hive, as well as their relation of the area boss, Quadraxis. Starting off, I think we need to take a look at what came prior to really understand whats going on here. […]

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Step back and take a listen- Music in games #2

Jet is back with another Music Monday segment, hope you enjoy! It’s Monday again, hope everyone has had a fantastic week! My last post was about Super Metroid and I said I would do individual music discussions on the music of Metroid, well its time. I’m going to spend the next several weeks talking about […]