Fast-talking, self-deprecating, and humble, composer Grant Kirkhope is a fitting representation of the way in which the world of video games and their music have taken the world by storm within the space of a lifetime. Responsible for the soundtracks behind classics like ‘GoldenEye 007’ and ‘Civilization’, he was also the first-ever Western composer to write music for Nintendo’s Super Mario series. Tune in to hear Kirkhope’s unique view on music as a playable medium, limiting factors like console memory and the replayability of his tunes, and why video game music is the classical music of the future.
"It's super humbling...people who are now 30-something who played the games I worked on still remember that stuff note for note."
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