Yuzo Koshiro

Born 12 December 1967
Yuzo Koshiro
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1967-12-12
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Yuzo Koshiro

Yuzo Koshiro Biography (Wikipedia)

Yuzo Koshiro (古代 祐三 Koshiro Yūzō, born December 12, 1967 in Hino, Tokyo) is a Japanese video game music composer, arranger, music programmer, and president of the game development company, Ancient. He is often regarded as one of the most influential innovators in chiptune and video game music, producing music in a number of genres, including various electronic genres (such as breakbeat, electro, hardcore, house, jungle, techno, and trance), experimental, symphonic, hip hop, jazz, and synth-rock.

Nintendo Power once stated that Koshiro was "arguably the greatest game-music composer of the 16-bit age" and that he "created some of the most memorable game music of the late '80s and early '90s." 1UP stated he was the "king" of FM synthesis chiptune music. He has produced some of the most influential role-playing video game scores, for titles such as Nihon Falcom's Dragon Slayer and Ys series, as well as ActRaiser and Beyond Oasis. GameAxis Unwired stated that his "progressive, catchy, techno-style compositions" for games such as The Revenge of Shinobi, Misty Blue, and the Streets of Rage series were "far more advanced than what players were used to" and set a "new high watermark for what music in games could sound like." The Streets of Rage soundtracks are considered ahead of their time, featuring a "blend of swaggering house synths," "dirty" electro-funk, and early trance elements.

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Alien Power
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Moon Beach
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Moon Beach
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China Town (from Revenge Of Shinobi)
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China Town (from Revenge Of Shinobi)
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Attack The Barbarian (Streets Of Rage)
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Attack The Barbarian (Streets Of Rage)
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Go Straight
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