|Rom Di Prisco
||Romolo Di Prisco
|Also known as
August 30, 1972 |
||Toronto, Ontario, Canada
||Electronica, breakbeat, big beat
||Composer, producer, sound designer
||Keyboards, synthesizers, turntables, guitar, bass
||Saki Kaskas, Unit:187, Skinny Puppy, Jesper Kyd, Jeff van Dyck
Romolo "Rom" Di Prisco (sometimes known as Morphadron; born August 30, 1972) is a Canadian classically trained video game composer and producer. He has provided music for over 30 video games, including Guacamelee!, Unreal Tournament 3, SSX Tricky, Spy Hunter 2, EA Sports' NHL series, and the Need for Speed series. He also produces remixes for other artists including Christopher Lawrence, Unit:187, 3kStatic, and Count Your Curses. In addition, he also works on music for films and television programs. Some of his music in film and television include Saw 2, The Oprah Winfrey Show, America's Next Top Model, and The Sopranos, among many others.
During an interview with game-ost.com, Di Prisco mentioned some of his influences: Leftfield, Skinny Puppy, The Prodigy, I Start Counting, PWEI, New Order, FSOL, Red Flag, Daft Punk, The Cure, Kraftwerk, Underworld, Thompson Twins, D.A.F., Howard Jones, and Nitzer Ebb.
In December 2010, Di Prisco released his debut solo album, Cryptidalia. The album is currently available as a choose-your-price (including free) download from his website.