Jason is appearing on ABC National News to chat about what makes music truly scary. The segment is scheduled for 1:15 pm EST on Halloween, October 31 and will include selections from his scores to Tomb Raider and Dead Space. It will also be available online at ABCnews.com.
Jason has teamed up with Spotify’s Trends Export Shanon Cook and UCLA professors to create “Music To Your Fears” – a exclusive Halloween-themed playlist for Spotify listeners.
Jason will be conducting several world premiere arrangements at this year’s PlayFest in Malaga, Spain. Selections will include Tomb Raider (with 50 person choir), Heroes of Might and Magic and Blazing Angels. He will also be giving a 90 minute masterclass on music for games.
The composer behind Tomb Raider and Dead Space 3 gets the rapid-fire question treatment in the July issue of Develop magazine.
“For the fifth incarnation of the immensely popular JOYSTICK concert series, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra will perform several pieces by the acclaimed Jason Graves. A brand new heroic suite from the Tomb Raider soundtrack will be conducted by Graves himself. The audience will also experience his chilling music from sci-fi horror franchise Dead Space.”
“Jason Graves stepped into the composer role to score Lara’s Croft’s reboot. Here he discusses the tracks on the album release in detail…” Read the complete commentary.
“Ever wondered what it takes to score original music for blockbuster video games? Learn from the industry’s most accomplished composers as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the biggest franchises in interactive entertainment.” Saturday, March 23rd at 2:30pm. Official PAX website.
“Tomb Raider is being rebooted for a modern audience. Every aspect of the music will be covered from the creative direction, composition, implementation and the technology behind it.” Jason will be speaking with Crystal Dynamics Music Director Alex Wilmer at SXSW in Austin, TX on Saturday, March 9th at 12:30. More details.
David Menconi sits down with Jason and sculptor Matt McConnell to chat about all things Tomb Raider and more specifically, The Instrument. Read the complete interview.