Monday, November 26, 2007

A Little Conversation - Junkie XL and Making Music for Games

Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL, received a lot of attention as a result of his remix of Elvis' "A Little Less Conversation" a few years ago. He has licensed music and written original scores for multiple videogames, including Forza, SSX Blur, Quantum Redshift, Test Drive 5, Burnout 2, and the Need for Speed series (Underground, Carbon, Pro Street). Read on for this thoughts about making music for games, artists using games as a promotional tool and how his involvement with games provides him with continued success.