Clint Bajakian

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Clint Bajakian
Birth name Clinton J. Bajakian
Born 1963 (age 50–51)
Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Years active 1991–present

Clint Bajakian (born 1963 in Concord, Massachusetts)[citation needed] is an American video game composer and musician.

Biography[edit]

Bajakian was born in Massachusetts, United States. He was linked with music since age of 8. In middle school Bajakian played in marching bands, and also played in range of rock bands. He has studied music at the New England Conservatory, earning degrees of double-Bachelor of Arts in Classic Guitar Performance. Then, Bajakian enrolled in the University of Michigan, earning a Masters of Music degree in Music Composition.[1]

After that, he joined LucasArts under invitation of a good friend of Bajakian's and his co-player in rock bands Michael Land. Bajakian worked for LucasArts from 1991 until 2000. He has worked on several classic LucasArts games, where he gained much of his fame with mentioned Michael Land and Peter McConnell, his principal coworkers then. While in LucasArts, Bajakian also received fame for his Ennio Morricone-influenced score for 1997 western shooter Outlaws. After quitting LucasArts he formed his own sound production company, C.B. Studios. His company changed names to The Sound Department, and finally to Bay Area Sound. Recently, he has ventured into working with other publishers as well as writing the score for a short film, The Upgrade. Bajakian joined Sony Computer Entertainment in 2004 and worked there until 2013. Now, Clint finds himself a large opportunity of his next chapter in music composing.

Clint Bajakian is the Vice President of the Game Audio Network Guild[2] and is a member of Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.

Discography[edit]

Video game soundtracks[edit]

Other works[edit]

  • The Upgrade (2000)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clint Bajakian's MobyGames profile.
  2. ^ Game Audio Network Guild

External links[edit]