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  BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) Now Available
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12/15/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BestLuck Original Game Soundtrack on Bandcamp

SEATTLE - December 15, 2017 - Materia Collective is pleased to present the BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) by composer Spencer Bambrick. Featuring a live string quartet (ETHEReal String Orchestra), guitarist (Louie Aronowitz), and solo soprano vocalist (Reven), Bambrick's otherworldly compositions make for a perfect accompaniment to this emotional story-driven puzzle title taking place in a dream world. The BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) is available today wherever digital music is sold:

BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) on Bandcamp 

BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) on iTunes

BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack) on Spotify

In BestLuck, players control a dreaming boy, exploring his dream world and solving puzzles. They are guided by a mysterious girl that doesn't speak but only points toward the next destination. Each destination adds a piece to the puzzle of events happening in the waking world. Players must find all the pieces and fit them together to discover the truth about the boy and the "Dream Girl." The "Love Theme" from the soundtrack in particular plays out in five parts during important moments in between puzzles. They begin simple and tender, but change as the story progresses. 

"The BestLuck soundtrack is really a tie-in to the actual characters of the game," notes composer Spencer Bambrick. "The string quartet (recorded by the ETHEReal String Orchestra) accompanies our main character, the boy, as he uncovers the mystery set in his dream. The solo soprano voice (sung by the talented Reven) is the actual voice of the 'Dream-Girl,' the only NPC in the game. The harp and piano represent the dream world that the player spends most of the game exploring. There are definitely themes and textural motifs that pop in and out during important points, but for the most part I envisioned the instrumentation as the foundation of the storytelling."

Learn more about the BestLuck (Original Game Soundtrack):

https://www.materiacollective.com/music/bestluck-original-game-soundtrack

About Spencer Bambrick

Spencer Bambrick is a composer and sound designer for games and media. He is is always striving to find new ways to make music and sound in games more immersive, dynamic, and creative. Spencer has over five years of experience in the industry, working on projects for mobile, Steam, and console. In addition to BestLuck, his recent work includes an episodic VR Horror game from Enyx studios to be released on PS4VR, Oculus, and HTC Vive, as well as a third-person shooter for Steam and console called Batch 17. He is currently writing a textbook on game audio. 

Learn more: http://www.spencerbambrick.com

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About Materia Collective

Materia Collective is a Seattle-based videogame music publisher and label, representing an international array of renowned video game musicians, composers, and songwriters. The collective supports its members with the financial, legal, logistical, and creative aspects of bringing videogame music into the forefront. The company has become known within the industry as a representation of highly innovative game music endeavors that move and inspire.

Learn more: http://www.materiacollective.com

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