Marina del Rey, CA, March 12, 2008 – RipTide Music, a leading source of licensed music for the motion picture, television, TV promo, videogame and advertising industries, has announced its exclusive, worldwide representation of the soundtrack from the videogame ”Lair.” The announcement was made jointly today by Rich Goldman, President, RipTide Music, and Chuck Doud, Director of Music for Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA.)
The soundtrack to the videogame “Lair” is by Academy Award nominated composer John Debney. Debney earned a 2005 Oscar nomination for “Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score,” for his contribution to the international hit film, “The Passion of the Christ.” RipTide Music will now seek new licensing deals for the “Lair” soundtrack from within the film, TV and advertising arenas. The “Lair” soundtrack has been recognized throughout the videogame industry, and has secured multiple awards and award nominations.
Regarding the deal, Chuck Doud said, “Riptide Music is uniquely positioned to deliver our music to television, movie trailers and advertising in a way that will separate it from the pack. The videogame industry is producing some of the best, unique and most exciting music out there, and is a perfect companion to compliment other media.”
Added Rich Goldman, “We have long felt that there is a vibrant and hugely untapped market in many other areas of the entertainment and advertising industries for the powerful and exhilarating original music that is composed specifically for videogames. We are really excited that SCEA has given us the opportunity to seek new media outlets for the great ‘Lair‘ soundtrack.”
ABOUT “LAIR,” THE GAME:
“Lair,” an exclusive videogame title for the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, delivers high-definition graphics in up to 1080p resolution, engages players with its gorgeous environments, and is presented in true, uncompressed 7.1 surround sound. Lair ©2007 Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
ABOUT RIPTIDE MUSIC:
RipTide Music is a creative, forward thinking, Marina del Rey-based music licensing and publishing company representing over 200 accomplished composers, indie bands, singer/songwriters, celebrity artists and historic masters for licensing in television, movie trailers, videogames and advertising.
Located at 4121 Redwood Ave, # 202, Los Angeles, CA, 90066, RipTide Music‘s website is www.riptidemusic.com, and the phone is 310/ 437-4380.