Melody of the Machine: The Music of Video Games

The history of background music — and the people responsible for it — is richer than you might think

Andrew Johnston
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8 min readOct 2, 2021

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I first encountered Where the Water Tastes Like Wine at the tail end of an Xbox Game Pass subscription, a quiet indie title nestled among flash-in-the-pan big-budget shooters and other games destined to be forgotten

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Andrew Johnston
SUPERJUMP

Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.