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Dan Gardopeé is a musician who worked at Straylight Productions.


Bio Edit

Daniel Gardopée aka Dan Grandpre (aka Basehead in the tracker community) is an electronic musician and former member of game music production company Straylight Productions, which he founded alongside Andrew Sega back in 1994[1]. He was active in the tracking community during the 1990s and was a member of the groups Five Musicians and Kosmic Free Music Foundation. Afterwards, he went to Tapeworks.[2][3]

As part of Straylight Productions, his music was featured in many games, including Unreal, Unreal Tournament, Crusader: No Remorse, Crusader: No Regret, and Deus Ex.

Gardopée co-composed three CD albums, AtmosphereS: Cultures, AtmosphereS: Moods and AtmosphereS: Pulses, together with Alexander Brandon.[1][4]

In 2001, he had a single track release under the Basehead alias. This release was titled Beacon and was released by the netlabel Monotonik Records.[5]

Since 2005, Gardopée has worked in-house at 2K Games.[6] He also writes reviews for Pitchfork Media.[7]

Works Edit

Title & Author(s) Duration Used in
"Moros (Dark Presence)by Dan Gardopée
(Cyrene.umx)
05:48 Unreal Beta
"Erosionby Dan Gardopée
(Unreal4.umx)
06:48 Mothership Lab, Mothership Core, Skaarj Generator, The Darkening
"Unreal Add-on (Enigma)by Dan Gardopée
(Enigma.umx)
03:24 DOM-Cryptic
"Unreal Add-on (Seeker)" by Dan Gardopée
(Seeker.umx)
03:26 CTF-Command, CTF-November
"Unreal Add-on (Seeker2)by Dan Gardopée
(Seeker2.umx)
03:25 CTF-Noxion16

Trivia Edit

External links and references Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Interview with Alex Brandon". DeusEx-Machina. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  2. Frieza. "A Conversation With Alexander Brandon". UnrealSP. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  3. "Basehead". Amiga Music Preservation. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  4. "Interview with Alexander Brandon". Squre Enix Music Online (November 2007). Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  5. "Beacon". Monotonik. Archived from the original on October 12, 2008. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  6. "NBA 2K12 Manual". GamesDatabase. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  7. Gardopée, Daniel (February 29, 2000). "The The - NakedSelf". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 18, 2019.

See also Edit


Creators
Companies
Digital ExtremesEpic GamesLegend EntertainmentMidway GamesStraylight ProductionsStreamline StudiosUTPG
People
Alan 'Talisman' WillardAlexander BrandonAndrew SegaBastiaan FrankCedric 'Inoxx' FiorentinoCliff BleszinskiDave EwingDavid KelvinElliot 'Myscha' CannonErik de NeveJack PorterJames SchmalzJeremy WarJesper KydJim BrownJuan Pancho 'XceptOne' EekelsKevin RieplMark ReinMatthias WorchMichiel van den BosNick DonaldsonPeter HajbaPhil ColeRich 'Akuma' EastwoodRom Di PriscoScott McGregorShane CaudleSidney 'Clawfist' RauchbergerStarsky PartridgeSteven PolgeTim SweeneyWarren MarshallWill Nevins