James Landino is a leading force in the generation of video game music and game audio. From humble beginnings in Westbrook CT, James discovered a passion for video game music during his teens from playing rhythm games such as Dance Dance Revolution and Beatmania IIDX. He decided to pursue a professional career studying Electronic Production and Design at Berklee College of Music. After graduation, James found himself a position at Harmonix Music Systems, where he contributed audio and game design to their rhythm games. He has contributed on titles
such as: ROCK BAND 4, AMPLITUDE HD, DROPMIX, and more. James also organizes and hosts Party With Your Friends (PWYF), a music and gaming event series that promotes and showcase video game performers to reach new audiences at the biggest live venues. Recently PWYF has begun providing a cross platform for E-Sports to
cultivate a new trending movement of “E-Sports Music”.