Mick Gordon (composer)
|Birth name||Michael John Gordon|
9 July 1985|
|Genres||Film score, video game score, classical, rock, jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, sound designer|
Michael John "Mick" Gordon (born 9 July 1985) is an Australian composer and sound designer, composing music primarily for video games.
Video games Gordon has composed range from the 2013 reboot of the fighting game, Killer Instinct to first-person shooters like Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood and the 2016 reboot of the same name, Doom.
In 2013, he scored the first two seasons of the 2013 fighting video game, Killer Instinct, which in itself is a reboot of the 1997 game.
In 2014, he scored the action-adventure first-person shooter, Wolfenstein: The New Order, developed by MachineGames, it is a sequel to the 2009 video game, Wolfenstein. Gordon composed again for the Wolfenstein series, The Old Blood which was a prequel to The New Order.
Musical style and inspiration
According to Mick Gordon's official website, Gordon "utilizes a broad range of modern musical sound design and traditional composition techniques in order to be unconstrained by any singular genre," and that it is "inspired by the connection between the audience and the experience."
|2007||Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots||N/A|
|2008||El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera||N/A|
|2009||Need for Speed: Shift||Composed with Mark Morgan|
|2009||Marvel Super Hero Squad||N/A|
|2010||The Last Airbender||N/A|
|2010||Need for Speed: World||N/A|
|2010||Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet||N/A|
|2011||Shift 2 Unleashed||Composed with:|
|2011||Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat||N/A|
|2011||Need for Speed: The Run||N/A|
|2013||Killer Instinct (Season One)||N/A|
|2014||Wolfenstein: The New Order||with Fredrik Thordendal|
|2014||Killer Instinct (Season Two)||N/A|
|2015||Wolfenstein: The Old Blood||N/A|
- "About - Mick Gordon". MICK GORDON. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
- "Mick Gordon: Credits". mick-gordon.com. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
- Makuch, Eddie (May 12, 2014). "Guitarist from Swedish metal band Meshuggah working on Wolfenstein: The New Order". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
- "What's New in Wolfenstein: The Old Blood". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. April 16, 2015. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
- "Mick Gordon working on soundtrack for new DOOM". VGM Online. June 17, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2016.