Joe Romersa is a musician born in Los Angeles. For most Silent Hill fans, he is the man behind the voice. Or the man with the voice. He sung songs from Silent Hill with his deep, velvety voice. But who is the man behind the voice?Read More
Tequila Works is the Spanish videogame studio behind Rime, a videogame for PS4 that’s stirring up everyone’s interest. They talk to us about Rime’s creation, we look back in time and appreciate how videogames have evolved in the last few decades and, of course, we talk about music.
– Thanks a lot for agreeing to give us an interview.
Thanks to all of you for your interest in Rime and the team.
– I first heard about your game Rime through Akira Yamaoka’s name. What does he mean to Tequila Works’ team?
A friend and a buddy… Well, and it was a great honor that he came to us with such great respect. When we met in San Francisco we were surprised at how friendly and humble he is. Being fans of his work, you can imagine how we felt (after the initial shock and astonishment)
SEGAKU got in contact with the British musician Bass’Flo from Bass’Flo & Ziyal. He tells us about how he began working with Akira Yamaoka, his musical influences and how he feels about his future projects.
– Please tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Bass’Flo, Ambient-Dreamscape/Filmscore music composer and Worldwide DJ, worked with major record labels such as Universal Island Records with Talvin Singh ”Mercury Prize Award Winner” Bass’Flo was selected by Talvin Singh to take part in celebrating 50 years of Island Records, with the privilege to remix his song -‘Butterfly’ which is now available to buy Worldwide!
Bass’Flo is currently in progress working on exclusive material with major A List artists; Akira Yamaoka (Konami, Lakeshore Records composer & producer of the Silent Hill Movie & Revelation 3D Soundtrack) , Talvin Singh (Island Records/Universal) , Ulrich Schnauss (Domino Rec, Sony, Atlantic), Kirsty Hawkshaw (EMI, Ministry of Sound).
I have been currently working with Akira Yamaoka composer and producer of the Silent Hill Movie & Revelation 3D Soundtrack) who has just finished a few remixes for my 2nd new album ‘Timeless Travellers’ which will be released on 12″ Vinyl and iTunes Japan. I’m also working with Kirsty Hawkshaw the vocalist for Orbital & Tiesto, I have just finished her new single forthcoming January 2014 and looking to produce tracks for her next EDM album.
Golden Bomber’s Jun has a special program where he interviews musicians from other bands. In this episode, he interviewed Hakuei.
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On the last weekend of July 2012 I travelled all the way to the town of Úbeda, Jaén, to interview the amazing Akira Yamaoka, composer of the “Silent Hill” sound tracks in person.
He was there to take part in the Play Fest event, an event that gathered lots of important personalities from the world of soundtracks between July 23rd and 29th 2012. Yamaoka also took part in an orchestrated concert that will also be covered in another article.