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TSAP S02E02: Cris Velasco – Darksiders III & Fortnite Composer

Cris Velasco

Opening Track: Fury’s Theme – Darksiders III
Closing Track: Lust – Darksiders III
Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing

Sam speaks with composer Cris Velasco, about his recent work on Fortnite, Darksiders III, his process and more in this TSAP episode.

Cris Velasco is one of the most sought-after composers working today in media, scoring some of the world’s biggest video game franchises including Fortnite, Resident Evil, Overwatch, Bloodborne, Darksiders, Assassin’s Creed, Warhammer, Borderlands, Mass Effect and God of War, and television series such as HULU’s Dimension 404 and Freakish.

Cris’ music is regularly performed in symphony concerts worldwide and has received numerous accolades including “Outstanding Achievement In Original Composition” from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, IGN’s People’s Choice AwardBest Music, NBC News award for Best Video Game Music and Best Original Music nomination from BAFTABritish Academy of Film and Television Arts .

Big shout out to Greg O’Connor Read of Top Dollar PR for organising this interview.





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Sam Hughes
Sound designer and voice actor who has worked on various media titles over the years. Always believing in audio, I try to share the wealth of knowledge from my colleagues and veterans of the industry to help audiophiles grow and evolve as a community.

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