Interview: Mixer/Producer – Chris Allen

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Despite the fact that Chris Allen’s work in dance music extends back to before it became a mainstream sensation, he’s not unfamiliar with both critical & commercial success. As the co-producer & engineer of Sonique’s 2000′s smash hit “It Feels So Good“, which spent 3 weeks at #1 in the UK, his place in dance music history is cemented. He’s … Read More

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Interview: Mixer/Producer – Michael Patterson

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(photo by Debe Arlook) Being such an avid fan of the Social Network soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, I tracked down the guy who mixed the record, Michael Patterson, only to find out that he also mixed “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” soundtrack, some of Limp Bizkit’s best-selling albums, Nine Inch Nails material and was involved in … Read More

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Interview: Jason Graves [Game/Film Composer]

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Jason Graves’ resume stretches too far for me to fully go through but some notable game and franchises he’s scored are Dead Space 1,2, and 3, Devil May Cry: Vergil’s Downfall, Resistance: Burning Skies, Murdered: Soul Suspect and the reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise. With his music output not seeming to slow down, I figured I’d throw some questions … Read More

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Interview: Bruce Faulconer (Composer Of Dragon Ball Z Soundtracks)

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Dragon Ball is the 2nd best-selling manga of all time (230+ million volumes sold), and the anime is equally as decorated, given that it’s one of the most influential pieces of media that helped advocate the global appeal of Japanese animation. It was also the most popular series on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block in the late 90′s and early 2000′s, … Read More

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Interview: 343 Industries Audio Manager – Ken Kato

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The Halo franchise stands as one of the most lucrative, acclaimed and fan-centric media franchises in the world. Having grossed well over $4 billion, it’s been labelled the equivalent of what Stars Wars was for generations past. What does this have to with music, you ask? Well, the score and soundtrack of course! With 7 soundtracks having been released, the … Read More

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Interview: Mick Gordon [Game Composer]

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Mick Gordon is responsible for a brilliant track called “Voices of Dev”, which was made using nothing but the sound of the human voice. After being blown away by his work, I tracked him down and asked for an interview. Fast forward a few months, and here we are, with some interesting content from Mr Gordon himself, concerning his work … Read More

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Interview: Sascha Dikiciyan (Sonic Mayhem) [Composer

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Our series of video game-themed interview continues. We recently had a talk with the man responsible for a wealth of game music for some of the famous titles on the planet. Tron, Mortal Kombat, Beowulf, Mass Effect 2 and 3, Borderlands 1 and 2, GI Joe, God of War 2, Splinter Cell, Quake, and Dead Rising 3 are just a few … Read More

SamInterview: Sascha Dikiciyan (Sonic Mayhem) [Composer