A place for good music
with award-winning international talent 


Brave Wave aims to break ground with our international roster of composers. Nowhere else will you find such an outstanding group of video game composers working under one label. 

Here you'll find the full list of our artists along with their notable works. We're proud to call the following people part of Brave Wave.


Composers from Japan

Manami Matsumae

Mega Man, U.N. Squadron, Mega Man 10, Dragon Quest Swords, Shovel Knight, Mighty No. 9

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Keiji Yamagishi

Ninja Gaiden (NES), Tecmo Bowl, Captain Tsubasa Vol. I, Captain Tsubasa Vol. II, Dynasty Warriors, Onimusha Tactics

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Saori Kobayashi

Panzer Dragoon Saga, Panzer Dragoon Orta, NiGHTS into Dreams, Crimson Dragon, Sonic Drift 2, AKANE

Yoko Shimomura

Street Fighter II, Kingdom Hearts series, Final Fantasy XV, Street Fighter II, Parasite Eve, Live A Live

Harumi fujita

Gargoyle's Quest, Mega Man 3, Ghosts ‘n Goblins, Bionic Commando, Strider, Final Fight

Ryuichi nitta

Ninja Gaiden 2, Ninja Gaiden, Solomon's Key 2, Onimusha Tactics, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Masashi kageyama

Gimmick!, various Sunsoft titles

Kaori Nakabai

Ninja Gaiden 3 (NES), Dynasty Warriors, Radia Senki, Captain Tsubasa 3

TAKAHIRO IZUTANI

Metal Gear Solid 4, MGS: Peace Walker, Bayonetta, Yakuza 2, Shinobi 3D, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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Akari Kaida

Resident Evil, Mega Man Battle Network, Onimusha 3: Demon Siege, Breath of Fire III

Composers from the West

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David Wise

Donkey Kong Country, Star Fox Adventures, Yooka Laylee, Battletoads

Steve lakawicz

Curse of the Crescent Isle DX, professional tubist, performed with Curtis Symphony Orchestra

george 'smoke thief' baker

Brave Wave original artist, original album Heart Beat Circuit

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Eirik Suhrke

Spelunky, Ridiculous Fishing, Hotline Miami, Super Crate Box, Subaku

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NIAMH 'CHIPZEL' HOUSTON

Super Hexagon, Spectra, Interstellaria

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GRANT 'STEMAGE' HENRY

Metroid Metal, Steven Universe, Runner3

MARCO 'MONOMIRROR' GUARDIA

Producer of Flutlicht, S.H.O.K.K, DJ Tatana, DJ Energy

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Tim McCord

Bassist of Grammy-winners Evanescence

Freelancers

 

In addition to our label musicians, we work with freelancers on a per-project basis. People like Grammy-winner Austin Wintory (of Journey), Ben Prunty (of FTL), Video Game Orchestra (of Final Fantasy XIII), Agent Whiskers (of Atomic+) and many more are able to lend us their expertise whenever needed.