As part of the Red Bull Music Academy 2014 in Tokyo, we released Diggin’ In The Carts – a documentary series about the composers behind some of the most iconic video game soundtracks. Hidden Levels is the epilogue – a collection of six unreleased interviews from the series featuring iconic composers such as Final Fantasy’s Nobuo Uematsu alongside contemporary fans like Fatima Al Qadiri, Kode9 and more.
The Hyperdub boss talks about 8-bit music and how its unique sound arose from its limitations.
FATIMA AL QADIRI The Kuwaiti artist, musician and composer talks about the soundtrack of Castlevania and how the music has influenced her through the years.
YOKO SHIMOMURA & MANAMI MATSUMAE
The composers speak on their time working at the video game powerhouse, Capcom.
The acclaimed hip hop producer talks about Yuzo Koshiro’s funky soundtrack to Shinobi.
The Final Fantasy composers talks about the influence of Elton John on his work.
The famed composer reveals the electronic music inspirations behind Ridge Racer.