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Silent Hill: Downpour Composer Discusses Composing For The Game


Dexter composer, Daniel Licht, composed the music for Silent Hill: Downpour, replacing longtime composer, Akira Yamaoka. Konami recently put up a “making of” video feature on Licht that contains his thoughts on composing for the game. Downpour was Licht’s first time composing for a game project, so it’s interesting to hear his thoughts on how he went about the process:


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.