Music Respawn with Kate Remington

WSHU Public Radio’s Kate Remington combines her love of classical music and video games in this series of informal conversations with composers and performers of game soundtracks. Plus, there’s lots of music in the interviews, so you can hear it for yourself!

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http://thevoxelagents.com/gardensbetween/

On its surface, The Gardens Between created by The Voxel Agents is a simple puzzle game. But as you follow two childhood friends, Arina and Frendt, on their explorations, you realize that you're helping them relive important memories. Composer Tim Shiel created a beautiful ambient soundtrack that perfectly fits the game's esthetic. As he told me, he wanted the music to sound as if it was part of the memory.

insomniacgames.com

Spider-Man is back, and this time he's older, savvier, and way more confident in the latest addition to the story from Insomniac Games and Play StationJohn Paesano created a soundtrack that captures the changing mood of New York City and all the villians (there are lots!). 

Composer Garry Schyman has created music for some blockbuster games, including Bioshock and Middle Earth: Shadow of War. His latest project is for the mysterious VR game Torn by Aspyr Studios.

In Torn, a world-renowned scientist, Dr.Talbott, was on the brink of an earth-shattering discovery when he disappeared, and he has now been missing for over 50 years. His mansion has beeen discovered by a blogger, who's determined to find out what happened.  

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