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    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Follow us behind the scenes to hear how Ubisoft teams around the world make the games you love to play. Subscribe or follow Game Makers wherever you get your podcasts to stay up to date with the latest episodes!

    The Music of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Jesper Kyd on “Ezio’s Family - Ascending to Valhalla”

    The Music of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Jesper Kyd on “Ezio’s Family - Ascending to Valhalla”

    BAFTA award-winning composer Jesper Kyd returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Here, Jesper tells us how he revisited series’ most iconic track, Ezio’s Family, written over a decade ago for Assassin’s Creed 2, to create a new, Viking version. For Jesper, this track is all about ascending and transcending into the world of the gods, thanks to richly layered voices, instrumentation, and electronics. Listen to the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Original Game Soundtrack wherever you get your music: smarturl.it/ACV-OST

    • 19 min
    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Jesper Kyd on "Kingdom of Wessex"

    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Jesper Kyd on "Kingdom of Wessex"

    BAFTA award-winning composer Jesper Kyd returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this episode, Jesper tells us about the evolution of his process since the last AC game he worked on by discussing his track “Kingdom of Wessex.” Jesper used different techniques, instruments, and technologies to achieve the depth of sound necessary for atmospheric exploration music that fits the game’s world and themes. Listen to the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Original Game Soundtrack wherever you get your music: smarturl.it/ACV-OST

    • 30 min
    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Sarah Schachner on "The Sceptered Isle"

    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Sarah Schachner on "The Sceptered Isle"

    American composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Schachner returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this episode, Schachner discusses her process creating the track "The Sceptered Isle", melding lyrics from an old Norse rune stone with choir-like vocals. Listen to the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Original Game Soundtrack wherever you get your music: http://smarturl.it/ACV-OST

    • 19 min
    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Sarah Schachner & John Kenny on "Asgard - Hall of the Aesir"

    The Music of Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Sarah Schachner & John Kenny on "Asgard - Hall of the Aesir"

    American composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Schachner returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this episode, Schachner discusses her process creating the track “Asgard – Hall of the Aesir” in collaboration with British musician John Kenny. Kenny plays an ancient celtic instrument called the carnyx, which is used in this track to evoke the player’s journey to Asgard, the mythical land of the gods in Norse mythology. Listen to the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Original Game Soundtrack wherever you get your music: http://smarturl.it/ACV-OST

    • 32 min
    The Music of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Einar Selvik on “Hausbrjótr - Skullcrusher”

    The Music of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Einar Selvik on “Hausbrjótr - Skullcrusher”

    Norwegian musician Einar Selvik, known for his band Wardruna and his work on the History Channel series Vikings, is one of three composers who worked on the soundtrack of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, released by Ubisoft in November 2020. Einar focused on the in-game, skaldic music players can hear in the world of Valhalla. In this episode of Game Makers, Einar breaks down the beat, melody, instrumentation, and singing in his track “Hausbrjótr - Skullcrusher”. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: The Wave of Giants, an album offering a selection of Einar Selvik’s tracks for the game, is available wherever you get your music: https://smarturl.it/ACV-TWOG

    • 28 min
    Echoes of Valhalla, Ep. 1: The Sons of the Great North

    Echoes of Valhalla, Ep. 1: The Sons of the Great North

    As Ubisoft prepares to launch Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, “Echoes of Valhalla” is an immersive historical audio documentary series about Vikings. Comedians, historians, and reconstructed scenes will bring to life the glorious eras of the people of the North, relating the story of the Vikings as you have never heard before. Check out the other episodes, available in 7 languages, on assassinscreed.com/podcast or find them directly on Spotify.

    • 17 min

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