"I compose video game music, but I listen more to film music and classical, mainly because I like the sound of a real orchestra. I'm also kind of purist in that when I find out a composer uses ghostwriters, I never listen to them again. So…"
"Right now playing Nightmare on Elmstreet, the LJN opus for the NES. The angry nerd really put this game to shame. I love it. I love how they tried to legally alter the freddy music, but not license it too."
With a dedication to compositional craft and its impact on the audience, Jesse Hopkins has a proven track record of composing dramatic music for all media, including the 90 minute score to the video game Mount & Blade featuring the Russian State Symphony Cinema Orchestra, music for the feature film Jack Rio, the soundtracks for the casual game hit Daycare Nightmare and the popular political simulator Democracy 2, and bicoastal concerts of his film music synchronized with live orchestra to the Max Fleischer Superman cartoons, commissioned by Filmusik and covered by NPR as well as other major Arts review outlets.
Working for companies around the world as diverse as MTV and Paradox Interactive, Hopkins' has also become the go-to composer of some of the most successful independent Game Producers who have made waves in the gaming community, such as Cliff Harris of Positech Games and Armagan Yavuz of Taleworlds.
Composing chamber music at an early age and educated in Boston at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University and Berklee College of Music, Jesse has made a lifelong pursuit of music and the Arts. Putting this exacting expertise into everything he does has made him a familiar name in the video game industry and beyond. He is currently composing music for his third collaboration with Positech Games, the highly anticipated Gratuitous Space Battles, due for a 2009 release.
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