Nima Fakhrara is a composer, ethnomusicologist and the founder of Zoo Creatives. His film credits include “The Girl in the Photographs”, “Consumed,” “The Signal,” and “Gatchman” (Battle of the Planets), while within video game genre, his credits he has “Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and the 2016 release “1970 Revolution.”
One of his most recent projects for a video game is DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN, where is joined by composers Philip Sheppard and Joe Paesano in creating this highly anticipated game's original score.
DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN is an adventure game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, released worldwide on 25 May 2018. The plot revolves around three androids: Kara, who escapes the owner she was serving to explore her newfound sentience and protect a young girl; Connor, whose job it is to hunt down sentient androids; and Markus, who devotes himself to releasing other androids from servitude. They may survive or perish depending on dialogue choices that shape the story as customized by the player.
In this episode of THE ANNOTATOR, Nima Fakhrara, over 8 tracks of his work, opens up about his main challenge of writing music for one of the games main characters, CONNOR. He talks about how, while creating something cold and robotic, he also needed his music for this android investigator to evoke emotion. That challenge was increased by choosing to use only synths and electronics to accomplish this. Nima Fakhara also talks about how Connor’s music is the type of music he believes an android might create for themself.
03:22 - Hostage
05:19 - Your Choice
09:27 - Now
11:41 -They All Look the Same
15:17 - I Trust You
15:31 - Meet Markus
18:08 - Wake Up
19:32 - Connor Suite
The original score has not been released.
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