If you like video game music, this is for you. A little while back I (Kirk) went on the podcast Level with Emily Reese and talked about a bunch of my favorite video game soundtracks. The episode is now up, with lots of musical examples mixed in. Grab some headphones and listen along!

Video game composer Saki Kaskas passed away earlier this week at the age of 44. Kaskas’ work appeared in games including the Need for Speed series, Sim City 4, and Mass Effect 2. The news was made public by friend and collaborator, Rom Di Prisco in a Facebook post. “His guitar work, synth work, audio production