Mikko Tarmia

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Mikko Tarmia
Born 1978[1]
Origin Mikkeli, Finland
Genres Video game music
Occupation(s) Composer, musician, sound designer



Mikko Tarmia is a Finnish video game music composer known for working with Codeblender Software, Frictional Games, and Wolfire Games. He founded the independent record label The Sound of Fiction.[2]

His first work was with the Macintosh developer Codeblender Software, and between 2002 and 2005 worked on four games with them.[3] He is most well known for making the music for the Penumbra series. His record label released the soundtrack for the games in January 2010.[4][5] He also worked with Frictional Games for their game Amnesia: The Dark Descent, with a feature about him being included with the games special features.

He has worked on Frictional Games' SOMA and currently with Wolfire Games for their upcoming game Overgrowth.[6][7]

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  1. ^ Mikko Tarmia's official about page
  2. ^ Interview with Mikko Tarmia (April 2009) Square Enix Music Online (Article by François Bezeau and Chris Greening)]
  3. ^ Mikko Tarmia Developer BIO
  4. ^ Dark Penumbra Soundtrack Released to Critical Acclaim Frictional Games, 8 January 2010
  5. ^ Penumbra Soundtrack – Special Edition VGM Rush, 7 February 2010
  6. ^ Mikko Tarmia on game music composition Overgrowth ModB, 11 January 2010
  7. ^ Interview with Mikko Tarmia: AIKA, Penumbra and More VGM Rush, 21 April 2009

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