“We go behind the scenes of Sony’s PlayStation 4 adventure game. Supermassive Games didn’t just have to invent a new way of organizing narrative for Until Dawn. The developer also had to search for new ways to piece together music. To accomplish this, they turned to industry veteran Jason Graves.” Read the complete article.
Jason will be speaking at PAX Seattle 2015 on August 29 in the Sphinx Theater from 5:30-6:30pm. A two hour signing session follows from 7-9.
“About a month away from the release of Until Dawn on PS4, we had the opportunity to sit down with Jason Graves, the man responsible for scoring Supermassive Games’ branching interactive horror. He was kind enough to let us in on a few of his trade secrets and discuss how he’s been helping the game’s developers ratchet up the fear factor. Until Dawn launches in North America on August 25th! In the meantime, have a listen to a preview of three of the game’s tracks.” Read the complete interview.
“In this half-day workshop, the studied percussionist Jason Graves will show a different approach to the composition process – using only percussion instruments. Showing examples from Tomb Raider and other titles, Graves will show basic approaches to rhythmic structures and developments. Together with the workshop participants, music will be developed by just using percussion to pictures.” Part of SoundTrack Cologne, August 19-23 2015.
“For the second time Jason Graves will be joining SoundTrack Cologne, August 19-23. In the past years he established himself even further as one of the most sought video game composers. He wrote the music for high profile games such as The Order: 1886, Dead Space, Evolve and the 2013 reboot of the successful Tomb Raider series.” Details can be found here.
“Since his 2005 video game scoring debuts with “Rise of the Kasai” and “Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows,” Jason Graves has played faithful service to a genre that’s continually evolved in terms of its striking visuals and bold storytelling…” Read the complete interview with Daniel Schweiger here.
“Jason Graves has written music for assassins and tomb raiders, but now he’s composing for race cars with the new film “Adrenaline.” AXS connected with the two-time British Academy Award winner to learn about his latest project and how his music career has evolved over the years.” Read the complete interview.