The newest “Call of Duty” game hit the market in late 2020. In “Black Ops – Cold War” it’s composer Jack Wall’s job to transport you to the turbulence of the 1980s.
From green computer screens to hidden messages in Russian lyrics, Wall’s scores are epic and cinematic thanks to their use of a full orchestra – recorded right here in Nashville. Hear all about building the game’s story scene by scene.
The full episode is available above, or on your favorite podcast app.
As far as jobs go, it’s tough to beat the cool factor of composing for video games. In this extra clip from our interview, Jack Wall had some useful advice for parents whose kids are interested in a career in video games. In short, there’s a lot of options in the field.
A full transcript of the episode can be downloaded here: CS_42_Transcript