[Editor’s Note: With Lumines Electronic Symphony on store shelves, Q Entertainment’s James Mielke took some time to not only give some insight into the song selection behind the game, but also conduct interviews with some of the artists involved.] Now that Lumines Electronic Symphony is well and truly out there, I thought now would be a good time to dive into our musical selections for the game, and the reasoning behind these choices. While I played many roles in the formation of what became Lumines Electronic Symphony, the part I enjoyed the most was my role as musical curator. This meant that I was responsible for the music selection in the game and for communicating my vision to our development team. The songs would then dictate the visuals; the playlist would then be sequenced in a very specific order (which the director did a great job of, I think); and the result would be (hopefully) a smooth, interesting, and enjoyable journey. Joining us in this exposé of Lumines’ soundtrack are some of its featured artists who have taken time out of their schedules to offer insights into the songs we selected, as well as some of their views on gaming…. Read full this story
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