James Landino is a leading force in the generation of video game music and game audio. For over ten years he has composed hundreds of works for interactive and live media.
From humble beginnings in Westbrook CT, James discovered a passion for video game music during his teens from playing rhythm games such as Dance Dance Revolution and Beatmania IIDX. He decided to pursue a professional career studying Electronic Production and Design at Berklee College of Music.
After graduation, James found himself a position at Harmonix Music Systems, where he contributed audio and game design to their rhythm games. He has contributed on titles such as: ROCK BAND 4, AMPLITUDE HD, DROPMIX, and more.
Meanwhile James began investing in live electronic music, believing there was an emerging market for electronic music and video games. He has performed live at packed nightclubs, conventions and festivals to excited attendees across North America.
James also organizes and hosts Party With Your Friends (PWYF), a music and gaming event series that promotes and showcase video game performers to reach new audiences at the biggest live venues. Recently PWYF has begun providing a cross platform for E-Sports to cultivate a new trending movement of "E-Sports Music".
In addition to his passion for music, James loves the thrill of friendly competition through E-Sports gaming such as Super Smash Bros, League of Legends, and Overwatch. He also embraces his jock persona through traditional sports like Tennis and Basketball.