International videogame company Capcom, in close collaboration with Ninja Theory, has announced that Dutch electronic music trio NOISIA has composed the music for the upcoming DmC Devil May Cry videogame out January 2013. NOISIA’s specially curated music will be heard during the title’s cinematics and gameplay, including combat. NOISIA created over three hours of original music for DmC Devil May Cry and have been working on this project for over a year. NOISIA’s previous videogame soundtrack work includes their track “Groundhog” on DJ Hero; “Machine Gun” and “Seven Stitches” featured in three editions of the game WipEout; and “Stigma” and “Yellow Brick” featured on Gran Turismo. They were also commissioned to make eight remixes especially for MotorStorm: Apocalypse; the tracks will be released as free downloads on NOISIA’s Facebook page once they reach 300,000 likes at https://www.facebook.com/noisia/?sk=app_389514974442774.
Says NOISIA: “It’s been an awesome experience working with Ninja Theory on the game. We had great freedom but were also bound by certain criteria typical in the game world. These are challenging boundaries (for example; consistency in sonics over 180 minutes of music) but also lots of space in terms of dynamics & progression and instrumentation, being able to create soundscapes without having to worry about holding the attention of a dancefloor. Their music director was great to work with, good vibes. It’s great when you get to play to your strengths. Also, the game kicks ass!”
A free sample track of NOISIA’s DmC Devil May Cry is available for download and reposting here:
Set in a contemporary world setting, DmC Devil May Cry re-imagines the original story of Dante, the brash protagonist of the Devil May Cry series. DmC Devil May Cry is developed by the award-winning studio Ninja Theory in collaboration with Capcom, overseen by senior team members from previous Devil May Cry titles.
NOISIA has kept busy in 2012. Following major performances at this year’s Coachella and Electric Daisy Carnival festivals, NOISIA recently premiered the video for “Tommy’s Theme” on MTV Clubland and mtvU. Watch the “Tommy’s Theme” video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjbiMXfe2NU.
Earlier this year, NOISIA re-released their debut album SPLIT THE ATOM: SPECIAL EDITION via the deadmau5-helmed mau5trap Recordings. A groundbreaking release in their career, Split the Atom illustrates the gamut of NOISIA’s abilities as electronic artists with tracks highlighting their production prowess in the realms of drum ‘n’ bass, electro house and breaks. SPLIT THE ATOM: SPECIAL EDITION takes that mentality to a whole new level featuring new material from NOISIA and hard-banging remixes from some of today’s most in-demand and up-and-coming electronic artists, including Kill The Noise, Moombahton star Munchi, dubstep kingpins Excision & Datsik, 16bit, The Upbeats, Posij, Loadstar and many more. Listen to the album here: http://on.fb.me/z2EVrN.
NOISIA will also tour across the U.S. on the Identity Festival this summer where they’ll join Eric Prydz, Excision and more. For more information on SPLIT THE ATOM: SPECIAL EDITION, check out: http://on.fb.me/z2EVrN. More free NOISIA downloads are available at: www.noisia.nl/gold.
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