VIDEO GAME LIVE in Malaysia 2012
Pada 26 Mei 2012, komposer permainan video terkenal TOMMY TALLARICOtelah mengegarkan Istana Budaya sekali lagi dengan konsertnya setelah berjaya dengan konsert pertamanya pada tahun 2010. Konsert ini dibawa oleh ZI Production SB dan GEM Impact SB dengan kerjasama Istana Budaya di bawah naungan Kementerian Penerangan Komunikasi dan Kebudayaan Malaysia, DBKL , Persatuan Pancaragan Malaysia dan CosPlay-Fun Malaysia. Okestra Simfoni Kebangsaan mencipta semula muzik permainan video ini dari permainan “Super Mario” sehingga “Final Fantasy”. Pada konsert malam itu , kehadiran NORIHIKO HIBINO yang merupakan komposer terkenal JEPUN untuk permainan video Metal Gear Solid, Zone of Enders ini menambahkan lagi kemeriahan dan sambutan yang hangat dari peminat permainan video tempatan. Suasana yg meriah dengan tepukan gemuruh serta pekikan dari para penonton menunjukan betapa terujanya peminat2 ini menyaksikan persembahan hampir 2 jam lebih ini.
Tommy Tallarico (born on February 18, 1968) is an American video game music composer and musician. He is best known as the co-creator of the concert series Video Games Live. He is also well known for being the co-host of Reviews on the Run (formerly known as Judgment Day in the US
Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Tallarico entered the video game industry in 1991 and has worked on more than 250 games, including the Earthworm Jim series, Color a Dinosaur, Treasures of the Deep, Messiah, MDK, Flip’s Twisted World, Wild 9, Unreal, Cool Spot, Spot Goes to Hollywood, RoboCop versus The Terminator, Maximo, Pac-Man World, Another World, Prince of Persia, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, and Advent Rising. Tallarico has won over 25 industry awards for best video game audio.
He founded Tommy Tallarico Studios in 1994 and the Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.), of which he is also the president, in 2002. He wrote, co-hosted, and co-produced The Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run (formerly Judgment Day on the G4 network), and co-hosted alongside Victor Lucas in both television programs until he left to focus on Video Games Live. He is also an advisory board member for the Game Developers Conference, a governor for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS/Grammy) and a nominating peer panel leader for the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. He released a CD with his music on it, entitled Virgin Games: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 in 1994. A subsequent volume in the series was released in 1997. His work can also be found on additional releases in official game soundtrack albums with his music featured on them. Tallarico is the co-creator, executive producer, and host of Video Games Live.
Norihiko Hibino (日比野 則彦 Hibino Norihiko?, born September 3, 1973) is a Japanese video game composer and saxophonist.
After graduating from Berklee College of Music, he moved to Kansas City to start a career as a solo jazz musician. He later relocated to Japan to work for Konami, where he became best known his work on Konami’s Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders video game series.
After working with Konami, Hibino started his own company, GEM Impact, which is a studio consisting of composers Takahiro Izutani, Yoshitaka Suzuki, Takahide Ayuzawa, and Norihiko Hibino himself.
Sumber : wikipedia
Kredit Foto : Farish Ayub Photography
p/s: Jutaan terima kasih kepada saudara Malik Ridhwan (pegawai media ZI Prodcution) kerana sudi menjemput penulis ke konsert VGL 2012