Album Credits

Sonic The Hedgehog: At The Speed Of Sound (Part I) | Sonic The Hedgehog: The Gold Rings Collection (Vol 1, Vol 2, and Vol 3)

Client: Good Knight Productions
Website: oldschoolgamemusic.com
Retailers: Loudr.fm | iTunes

Publisher: Joypad Records
Released: November 2013
Description: Sonic The Hedgehog – At The Speed Of Sound and The Gold Rings Collection Collection are compilation albums by Good Knight Productions containing recreations and remixes of songs from Sega’s Sonic The Hedgehog video game series.

Contribution: Produced and arranged:
• Angel Island Zone – Act 2
• Hydrocity Zone – Act 2
• Lava Reef Zone – Act 2

Client Comments:
“Very High Quality work on a deadline. Thanks James!”

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Donkey Kong Country Tribute Collection, Vol. 1, 2, & 3

Client: Good Knight Productions
Website: oldschoolgamemusic.com
Retailers: Loudr.fm | iTunes

Publisher: Joypad Records
Released: August 2013
Description: The Donkey Kong Country Tribute Collection is a compilation album by Good Knight Productions containing recreations and remixes from the Donkey Kong Country game series.

Contribution: Produced and arranged:
Volume 1: 1 – Theme, 2 – DK Island Swing, 21 – Cavern Caprice
Volume 2: 14 – In A Snow-Bound Land
Volume 3: 27 – Gang Plank Galleon

Client Comments:
“Very effiecient and effective. Has gone above and beyond to assist me when he’s work was completed and had no requirement to. Has a genuine interest in the quality of the work and the project that is invaluable and continues to offer assistance. I will surely be keeping James in mind for potential projects in the future. Thanks!”

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Red Hula Girl

Client: Jennifer Yeung/E-Horse Music
Website: www.redhulagirl.com
Retailers: iTunes | CD-Baby

Publisher: E-Horse Music
Released: July 2012
Description: 6 years it took to complete this project. The Red Hula Girl is unrequited and no more willing to give. A tapestry woven from old pieces of furs and hides; ill-fitting from the start. They feel like sand paper. Ouch. In one breath she says, “I will be the red hula girl in your tree” yet simultaneously realizes she’s “jammed the pieces together till [her] fingers bled – it was something unthinkable.” To the West she gazes. A silent salute. A nod. A farewell: “Done. Finished. Complete. I am no longer the red hula girl in your tree.”

“Mission to render
Your sister and me, her in
car and me in tree…”

— This album is for my dear friend, Jim Kulakowski. For your kindness, brilliance, and generosity in helping me finish this project, I am eternally grateful–

Contribution: Produced/mixed album except, “Ode To Ryan,” “In Celebration Of A New Synapse,” and “Geisha” (produced by Jennifer Yeung)
Keyboard/Synth: Red Hula Girl, Anyway, Slowly, Moon, Red Hula Girl II
Drum Programming: Emperor’s Daughter, Gemini, Slowly, Moon, Red Hula Girl II
Guitar: Emperor’s Daughter, Slowly, Pretty Babies

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