40°
Submitted by thisheat1 439d ago | article

Mass Effect Original Soundtrack: Looking Back.

Sumthing.com writes:
There’s something amazing and special about the Mass Effect soundtrack.
My favorite quote about it comes from Casey Hudson himself: “It would need the thundering power and emotional range of a live orchestra. At the same time, that classic sound would be woven into themes reminiscent of 80s electronica, with synthetic instruments providing complex layers and an ambient, futuristic atmosphere.”
Jack Wall, Sam Hulick, Richard Jacques and David Kates each contributed in varying degrees to the Mass Effect score, and they did a great job maintaining a tone and creating that sound Casey desired.
Additionally, the simplicity and clarity of the Mass Effect soundtrack contribute heavily to its success.
The menu music is calming and wonderful, and sets a tone for what’s to come musically through the game. A simple, single synth plays a song-like melody over a drone with some wind. Awesome. (BioWare, Casey Hudson, David Kates, Industry, Jack Wall, Richard Jacques, Sam Hulick)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

5 Reasons FIFA 15 Will Be Sports Game of the Year

10m ago - "Every year the FIFA franchise sells millions of copies and dominated sales charts outside of Nor... | PS4
10°

Free iOS Games September 2014 Week 4

12m ago - App Store Updates : The latest free iOS games for the 4th week of September 2014 | iPhone
20°

Kiss Ltd Removes Air Control-Linked Zen: Fish Sim From Steam, Offers Apology And Refund

12m ago - GG3 writes: "Some brouhaha hit late last week over Zen: Fish Sim launching on Steam through Early... | PC
10°

Free Steam Keys for Barbarian Ham Fest Fans

13m ago - Thrillion Gift Steam KeysS via Greenlight community. Barbarian Brawl is getting close to reaching... | PC
Ad

Need Cash? (US Only)

Now - How would it feel to have your money struggles solved by this time tomorrow? We give fast loans from $100-$10,000+, and repayment terms up to 60 mo... | Promoted post
10°

The Counting Kingdom | GR Review

13m ago - Developed by Little Worlds Interactive, The Counting Kingdom has you taking the role of the young... | PC