October 24, 2014
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Composer Darren Korb on layered audio for Transistor

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-01 - comments
Transistor composer Darren Korb joined Marty O’Donnell and Jesper Kyd yesterday for a PAX panel on writing music for games. We had the chance to catch up with the musician to hear about the formation of his Manhattan-based band Control Group and his implementation of the dynamic audio design of Transistor.
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"You Can Be the Star" by Control Group

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-10 - comments

Bastion and Transistor composer Darren Korb is performing in the nostalgic indie rock band Control Group, with Evan Reynolds and Jack Plug.  The music video for their new single "You Can Be the Star" can now be viewed on YouTube, with music streaming in full on Bandcamp. 

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Transistor soundtrack released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-05-20 - comments
Bastion composer Darren Korb has released the soundtrack to Supergiant Games' Transistor, coinciding with the release of the action role-playing game for PC and PlayStation 4. Five songs from the music score, including "We All Become" feature vocals by Ashley Barrett.
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Darren Korb scores Supergiant Games' Transistor

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-03-19 - comments
Supergiant Games has posted a reveal trailer for the studio's second action RPG, featuring the song "We All Become" by Bastion composer Darren Korb and vocalist Ashley Barret. Transistor invites players to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as they explore a stunning futuristic city.
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Darren Korb's Bastion presentation added to GDC Vault

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-03 - comments
Darren Korb's 2012 Game Developers Conference presentation "Build That Wall: Creating the Audio for Bastion" is now free to view on the GDC Vault. The one-hour lecture offers information on the development of the action RPG by Supergiant Games and the audio director's collaboration with narrator Logan Cunningham.
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Bastion official sheet music for piano and guitar

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-14 - comments

Supergiant Games has uploaded the official sheet music for piano and guitar for four songs from the soundtrack to Bastion, available for free download. Play composer Darren Korb's "Build That Wall," "Mother, I'm Here," "Setting Sail, Coming Home" and "The Pantheon" on your musical instrument of choice.

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Darren Korb receives 2012 GANG Rookie of the Year award

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-08 - comments

Bastion composer Darren Korb of Supergiant Games received the 2012 Game Audio Network Guild award for Rookie of the Year. Previous recipients include Christopher Tin (Civilization IV) and Austin Wintory (Journey).

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Bastion receives 2012 GANG award for best indie soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-03-08 - comments

Independent developer Supergiant Games of Bastion received the 2012 Game Audio Network Guild award for best indie game soundtrack. Accepting the award at the Game Developers Conference were composer Darren Korb and narrator Logan Cunningham.

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Darren Korb plays Bastion's "Build That Wall" live

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-01-04 - comments

Supergiant Games has uploaded a new video of two pieces performed by the makers of Bastion from the soundtrack album. The movie marks the first time audio director and composer Darren Korb and vocalist Ashley Barrett have been filmed playing music from the game.

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Darren Korb to present on Bastion sound design at GDC 2012

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-12-21 - comments

Supergiant Games audio director Darren Korb will be presenting at the 2012 Game Developers Conference. The lecture "Build That Wall: Creating the Audio for Bastion" will cover steps in the musician's creative process, from crafting the title's "eclectic acoustic frontier trip-hop soundtrack and haunting vocal melodies, to its innovative reactive narration and sound effects." 

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Bastion wins VGA awards for soundtrack and song

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-12-09 - comments

Spike has given the 2011 Video Game Award for best original score to Supergiant Games' Bastion. "Build that Wall (Zia's Theme)" by Darren Korb, also from Bastion, won best song in a game.