If you’re among the Star Citizen players who appreciate some of the ambient music made for the game, then you’ll likely enjoy the latest edition of Star Citizen Live, which featured composer Pedro Camacho and focused on the music created for the New Babbage landing zone.
The stream reintroduces players to Camacho, who talks about his fandom for the Wing Commander series and how he came to join with the Star Citizen team through a meeting with Chris Roberts. One of Camacho’s first pieces of work for the game, by the way, was the original 300 series advertisement.
The stream talked mostly about Camacho’s thought process in creating unique soundtracks for each planet, which involves using concept art to get a feel for what tone the music should have as well as considering traffic, weather, the location’s overall feel, and real-world locations as sources of inspiration. In the case of New Babbage, Camacho had to come up with some unique work due to the high tech look of New Babbage, breaking down each layer of the song and explaining his thought processes with every added part of the music, as well as taking viewer questions. It’s a pretty insightful watch, especially among those of us here who appreciate MMO music.