Jason Graves is a video game composer who is known for composing a number of high profile video games from Dead Space, Until Dawn, Tomb Raider, Far Cry and more....he has also won a number of academy awards for his composing.

#tombraider #farcry #untildawn

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

WEBSITE - jasongraves.com

TWITTER - jgmusic

FACEBOOK - Jason Graves Music

INSTAGRAM - jasongravesmusic

YOUTUBE - @Jason Graves Music

 

TIMESTAMPS

00:00 - Intro

01:39 - How Jason Formed His Style/Creating Scary Music/How Jason Got Into Music

05:38 - Working Under Jerry Goldsmith/Elma Bernstein/Christopher Young

07:57 - Order 1886 Score/Strings Ensemble

10:18 - Coming Up With New & Unique Music 

11:35 - Aftermath Of Deadspace Success/Developers Contact Jason Far Before Development

13:20 - Having To Be Secretive About Composing New Projects

15:28 - Implementing Music For A Jump Scare

17:35 - Creating Music For Dead Space

21:30 - Implementation Of The Music In The Game

24:23 - Collaborative Process Of Game Design

25:58 - Working On Music For Television

28:10 - Working On Music For Far Cry: Primal

31:37 - Being Brought On Late In Far Cry: Primal Development/Jason’s Assistant For Far Cry:Primal

33:35 - Being A Drummer Influenced Far Cry: Primal Music

35:00 - Vocals Of Tribes Were Based On Jason’s Music

35:39 - Working On Tomb Raider/Not Referencing The Older Tomb Raider Games

38:04 - Gameplay Capture Is Imperative To Composing/Finding Time To Play Games

39:53 - Being A Good Listener In Meetings

41:21 - Initial Tomb Raider Demo/Discussions With Directors

42:30 - What Game Director’s Style Doesn’t Gel With James

44:21 - AAA Games & Indie Games Comparison

45:07 - Working On Until Dawn & The Dark Anthologies  

47:30 - Being Typecast To Do Scary Games/Graves Being Jason’s Real Surname

49:53 - Working On Moss/Breaking Through Scary Composer Stereotype

52:29 - Staying Grounded Despite Success

54:24 - Jason’s Drama Background/Award Speeches/Presentations

55:44 - Composers In L.A./University Of Southern California

57:39 - Library Tracks Used For Television

59:08 - Royalties

1:00:36 - Jason’s Work Was Never Affected By Covid 

1:01:45 - Jason Would Love To Work On Fantasy And Work On Naughty Dog

1:03:27 - Jason Wouldn’t Want To Compose Middle Earth Games Due To Howard Shore’s Music Being iconic

1:04:30 - Where To Follow Jason On Social Media

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