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Friday, April 29 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Beats, Blips, and Budgets: The Sound of Indie Music in Games

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Hip hop artist Cadence Weapon, electronic music composer and game OST tracker Max Coburn, and Alex Jansen Producer of the new indie music game LOUD on Planet X discuss the intersection of music and video games, including original composition, licensing for indies, and how music and video games can inform each other in a lively conversational format.


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Alex Jansen

Producer, LOUD on Planet X
LOUD on Planet X is an arcade-style indie music game featuring Tegan and Sara, Purity Ring, METZ, Metric, Lights, July Talk, F*cked Up, Cadence Weapon, Austra and many more! | | Choose from a cross-section of top current indie music artists, then defend your stage from hordes of quirky aliens by tapping to the music and using a fun assortment of makeshift weapons like speakers, strobe lights, fog machines, amplifiers, bouncers and custom... Read More →

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Max Coburn

Composer/Sound Designer, Maxo
Musician. Latest album: Chordslayer. | Game work: Rustbucket Rumble, Sky Chasers, Bum Rush, Izakaya Ōmen
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Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon is rapper, producer, DJ and writer Rollie Pemberton. His albums Breaking Kayfabe and Hope In Dirt City were both shortlist nominees for the Polaris Music Prize. He served as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate from 2009 to 2011. He’s toured the world playing festivals such as Glastonbury, Roskilde, Primavera Sound and Lollapalooza and he’s shared the stage with artists such as Public Enemy, De La Soul, Questlove, Diplo and... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Redstone Theater

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