Jesper Kyd

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Jesper Kyd
Also known as Deftronic / Jesper Jakobson Kyd / JJK / JK / Jonesy / Йеспер Кид / Йеспер Кюд
Date of Birth 3 February 1972 • 52 years
Place of Birth Denmark
Site http://www.jesperkyd.com
Twitter @jesperkyd
Total Games 36
First Work Robinson: The Journey Original Soundtrack • 0
Last Work FREEDOM FIGHTERS OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK • 2024
Total Soundtracks 188
Most Popuplar Hitman: Blood Money Original Soundtrack

Jesper Kyd is a Danish composer and sound designer who has made a name for himself in the video game industry. Born on February 3, 1972, in Hørsholm, Denmark, Kyd began his musical career at a young age, playing in various bands and experimenting with electronic music.

In 1992, Kyd began composing music for video games, starting with the Danish game Hardcore. He continued to work on various European games throughout the 1990s, but it wasn't until he began working with the video game developer IO Interactive that he gained international recognition.

Kyd's breakthrough came in 2000 with the release of Hitman: Codename 47, which he composed the soundtrack for. The game's success and critical acclaim led to Kyd becoming the lead composer for IO Interactive's Hitman series, and he went on to compose the music for Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman: Contracts, and Hitman: Blood Money.

Kyd's music for the Hitman series is characterized by its use of atmospheric soundscapes, electronic beats, and haunting melodies. The music perfectly captures the mood of the games and has become an iconic part of the Hitman franchise.

In addition to his work on the Hitman series, Kyd has composed music for a number of other video games, including the Assassin's Creed series, Borderlands, State of Decay, and Darksiders. His music is known for its versatility, with Kyd seamlessly blending different genres to create unique and memorable soundscapes for each game.

Outside of the video game industry, Kyd has worked on a number of film and television projects. He composed the music for the 2011 action film Colombiana, as well as the television series Metal Hurlant Chronicles and the Netflix series Tumbbad.

Kyd's work has earned him numerous awards and nominations, including BAFTA nominations for his work on the Hitman and Assassin's Creed series. He has also been recognized for his innovative use of technology in music composition, including the use of real-time synthesis and generative music.

In addition to his work as a composer, Kyd is also an accomplished sound designer and has created sound effects for a number of video games and films.

Jesper Kyd's influence on the video game industry cannot be overstated. His music has helped to define some of the most popular video game franchises of all time, and his innovative approach to music composition has inspired countless other composers. As he continues to create music for both video games and other media, it's clear that Jesper Kyd is one of the most talented and influential composers working today.

 



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2012


Xbox 360Hitman: Absolution : музыка
PCDarksiders II : музыка
PS3Darksiders II : музыка
Xbox 360Darksiders II : музыка

2010


PCAssassin's Creed II : Original Music

2009


Xbox 360Assassin's Creed II : Original Music
PS3Assassin's Creed II : Music Composed and Produced by, Step Sequence Written and Conceived by
PCBorderlands : Original Music

2008


PCChronicles of Spellborn, The : Music Composed by, Music Produced by
PCAssassin’s Creed, Director's Cut Edition : Music Composed By
NDSAssassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles : музыка
PCClub, The : The Club Theme Composed by, Intro Squence Music Featuring 'The Club' Theme Composed by

2007


PCUnreal Tournament III : Music
PCKane & Lynch: Dead Men : Music Composed & Produced by

2006


PCClose Quarters Conflict : Main Title Music
PCHitman: Blood Money : Music

2005


PCTom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory : Cinematics Scored by

2004


XboxDance Dance Revolution: Ultramix 2 : "Istanbul Café" (www.jesperkyd.com), "Red Room" (www.jesperkyd.com), ".59 ‑ remix" (remix)
PS2Robotech: Invasion : музыка
XboxRobotech: Invasion : музыка
PCHitman: Contracts : Music Composed and Produced by

2003


PCEconomy Giants : Music, SFX (Original Version)
PCFreedom Fighters : Music Composition And Production
XboxBrute Force : Composers

2002


PS2Minority Report: Everybody Runs : Music Composed by
PCHitman 2: Silent Assassin : Music

2001


PCLightweight Ninja : Music and Sound Effects
PCNations, The : Music & SoundFX

2000


PCHitman: Codename 47 : Externals ‑ Music
PCMDK2 : Music
PCMessiah : Music (Daniel 3:15)

1996


PCScorcher : звук, музыка
PCAmok : Music+Sfx

1994


Sega GenesisRed Zone : музыка

1993


Sega GenesisSub-Terrania : Music & Sound

1990


PCBattle Stations : Title music

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Internet Broadcast for East meets West - The Symphonic Concert Game Music Concert

On November 16, 2012, East Meets West - The Symphonic Game Music Concert celebrated game music across the world. Though the concert has now passed, a recording of the event will be broadcast on radio tomorrow (November 24). The WDR 4 will broadcast the concert from... Показать

 23.11.2012    5622

Borderlands 2 Composers / Album Detailed

The main composers of Borderlands have returned to score the sequel: Jesper Kyd, Sascha Dikiciyan, and Cris Velasco. The team hybridised numerous styles while producing the score in order to match the game's space western setting and fast-paced action. The game's official soundtrack will be released... Показать

 01.09.2012    3075

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