This Amazing Harmonica Player Gets The Halo Composer's Endorsement

It's always fun to hear composers talk about their favorite musicians. This past weekend at PAX, I sat down with a group of the biggest names in AAA video game music to talk about all things musical and video games. Fresh from their panel at PAX, I chatted with Dragon Age composer Inon Zur, Assassin's Creed's Jesper… » 9/06/12 8:30pm 9/06/12 8:30pm

Jesper Kyd's Darksiders II Soundtrack Mixes Assassin's Creed With Danny…

You know what? I think that Jesper Kyd is a darned fine composer. He's best known for his work on the Assassin's Creed » 5/17/12 8:45pm 5/17/12 8:45pm series, and his work has come to embody that series for me—that piercing, odd solo female voice, driving electronic beats, and wide-open string arrangements. He captures the series' fixation upon…

Because All Video Games Could Use A Little More Tabla

Are you done having the seizure induced by this video's thumbnail? Cool. Sorry about that. Okay:


I love the Tabla— the Indian hand-drums that involve a technique more complicated than anything I could hope to master (they have their own language, for god's sake), but which sound utterly unlike any other kind of drum. » 4/26/12 7:15pm 4/26/12 7:15pm