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Lately I've been think about game soundtracks a lot as I wrote a couple articles on them. That got me thinking, if I could have anyone work on a game soundtrack, who would I pick? And we're not just talking game composers, we're talking anyone. I would pick the Swedish metal band In Flames. Over the course of their 20+ year career they've covered a wide range of styles and a lot of their songs feel like they would go so well in a video game. I think their music would be well suited to a 2D sidescrolling fantasy game. Their songs even translate well into chiptunes.
Here's a track from In Flames
And here's a chiptune cover.
So what about you TAY? Who would you want to see compose a game soundtrack? You can pick a famous composer, your best friend who produces music in a basement recording studio, a favorite band/artist, anyone you want. Don't know? Who's your favorite game composer? What's your favorite game soundtrack? Who's your favorite band? Talk Amongst Yourselves about these questions or anything else you want!