The second in a documentary series by the Redbull Music Academy. Japan has always been on the forefront of video game music. This series takes you through the history of where it all started and the composers who influenced the industry to grow into the amazing sound it is today. Their website will be releasing a total of six episodes from now until October 9th, along with a variety of extra mixes and special interviews.
EPISODE 2: THE OUTTER REACHES OF 8-BIT
With video games as the primary vehicle for listening to music, 8-bit evolved to portray complex emotions like darkness and accomplishment.