Friday, June 15, 2012

Listening Post

I've gotta hand it to Rock Star Games -- one of the qualities that makes the company so brilliant is the way music is used throughout the course of the games they design. Whether it's the radio stations in the Grand Theft Auto series, the flawless period music of L.A. Noire, the emotional resonance of Jose Gonzalez's haunting acoustic songs for Red Dead Redemption -- or this, the stroke-of-genius decision to enlist L.A. noise-pop band HEALTH to provide the soundtrack for Max Payne 3.

From that album, here's Tears.

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