Quantcast
Community Discussion: Blog by vexed alex | Halo 3 ODST OST Samples: My Two CentsDestructoid
Halo 3 ODST OST Samples: My Two Cents - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android




click to hide banner header
About
A Mexican.
Player Profile
Follow me:
vexed alex's sites
Badges
Following (67)  



Say what you will about the Halo seriesí gameplay and story. I can understand when people tell me that they donít like it, but I will not have someone speaking negatively of the gameís music. It has been some of the most spectacularly memorable stuff Iíve heard in a long while. Halo 3 ODST hasnít changed this.

With each sequel, Bungieís audio team has always given that well known theme a slight twist. Marty OíDonnell, however, has dropped the monks in favor of a more noir jazzy theme to fit the gameĎs slightly new direction. It sounds smoother and a bit eerie at times. Though Marty hasnít given up on those grandiose compositions there is a more personal feel to the score. Itís a nice mix of ďepicĒ and ominous loneliness.

Donít believe me? Check it out for yourself. Bungie released a few samples for your listening pleasure around 3 days ago. I thought you'd enjoy them. Just please donít make a mess of things once your ears orgasm.

ODST Theme
Rain
Traffic Jam
Neon Light

Rain and Neon Light are my personal favorite of the four. Theyíre the two that encapsulate ODSTís new that noir lonely theme that Bungieís Joseph Staten has been going on about. I do really enjoy the wailing guitars in Traffic Jam, though it does feel a bit montage "let's get pumped". Not that it's a bad thing. The subtle snare drums giving way to the aggressive violins and then transitioning to the savage electric guitar -- fantastic. Is that Steve Vai again, Marty?

So, what do you think? Dig the new music?



Is this blog awesome? Vote it up!




Those who have come:



Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.


Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more