PixelJunk 4am art and music director Baiyon and Sound Shapes music designer Shaw-Han Liem (I Am Robot and Proud) discuss interactive audio. The artists offer views on how independently produced titles centering on user-created content are innovating in providing new forms of gameplay.
Kyoto DJ and visual artist Baiyon of PixelJunk 4am will be among the game creators and lecturers introducing Global Game Jam 2012 (taking place January 27 to 29,) which anticipates the participation of game creators in 44 countries.
PixelJunk 4am art and music director Baiyon has released a two-volume charity album called Vibes Against Vibes through his netlabel Descanso.
Q-Games' PlayStation Move music visualizer and generator has changed its name to PixelJunk 4am. Sound and art director Baiyon describes the name as a late night, early morning atmosphere the design team is attempting to capture.
PixelJunk Eden art and music director Baiyon has opened the official website for his record label Descanso, whose publications include in the collaborations 03 EP, featuring music by legendary NES game composer Hip Tanaka.
For the third annual independent games music chat, IGF judge Emily Ridgway discusses music for indie games with Baiyon, Darren Korb, Mattias Haggstrom Gerdt and Daniel Olsen.
Media Molecule has written a blog post on the composers contributing to LittleBigPlanet 2, including Richard Jacques (007: Blood Stone), Winifred Phillips (The Maw) and Baiyon (PixelJunk Eden).
The creators of echochrome ii, PixelJunk Eden and La-Mulana talk the future of Japanese game design.
A promotional video for Q-Games' PlayStation Move music creation software PixelJunk 4am is now online. The movie is directed by studio president Dylan Cuthbert and features designer Baiyon and programmer Omar Cornut.
For the second annual GDC indie game composer chat, Baiyon talks sound design with Alec Holowka (Aquaria), Danny Baranowsky (Super Meat Boy) and Laura Shigihara (Melolune).