Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2011

MPR’s Emily Reese has named Jason’s score to Dead Space 2 one of the Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2011. “Jason managed to write music for a game that doesn’t remotely sound like it came from one. Dead Space 2 is hauntingly beautiful.” Read the complete review.

Square Enix Music Annual Game Music Awards

Jason has received four nominations from Square Enix’s Annual Game Music Awards 2011 – “Best Score” nominations for Dead Space 2 and Heroes VI plus “Outstanding Contribution by Composer” and “Outstanding Contribution by Ensemble” for Lacrimosa from Dead Space 2.

Dead Space 2: How it was made

“There’s a four-note tune that’s forever fading in and out of Dead Space 2. An eerie little melody that’ll lodge itself in your head and refuse to leave. Its notes? D-E-A-D. We sat down with composer Jason Graves for a new take on the horror game of the generation.” Read the Computer and Video Games article.

G4 TV’s The Feed

“The Feed received a subspace transmission from Jason Graves, where he talks about what went into creating the terrifying music for Dead Space 2, answers several of our readers’ questions and reveals the very appropriate sequence of notes which make up Isaac Clarke’s theme.”

Dead Space Revealed

“On Friday January 21, composer Jason Graves will be a special guest at Electronic Arts’ press event Dead Space Exposed at The Crypt in Clerkenwell, London. Graves will conduct the world premiere of his string quartet concerto, “Lacrimosa”, from Dead Space 2 with musicians from the London Philharmonia. The performance will be followed by a talk where he will discuss …

Dead Space 2 Collector’s Edition

The Collector’s Edition is now available for pre-order on Amazon and at local game stores. It includes sixty minutes of exclusive music from Jason’s score (including thirty minutes not available on the official soundtrack), plus a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the music, including footage from the scoring sessions and an interview with Jason. Order the Collector’s Edition.

HellDescent Dead Space 2 Interview

“Dead Space has a fantastic score. The eerie tunes that perforate the game are quite memorable. We had a chance to talk to Jason about his new work on the highly anticipated Dead Space 2. His work is powerful and dare we say, visceral?”