Video Game Music: 3 new publications

These 3 new publications (2016) record the most recent results and discussions on video game music (received from Tim Summers, Royal Holloway, University of London).

Monograph: Tim Summers, *Understanding Video Game Music *(Cambridge University Press, with a foreword by composer James Hannigan). This book provides methods and concepts for investigating music in the video game. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/9781107116870

Collection of Essays: *Music Video Games: Performance, Politics, and Play* edited by Michael Austin (Bloomsbury, 2016). This book focuses on the genre of music games – video games in which music is at the forefront of player interaction and gameplay.
http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/music-video-games-9781501308536/

Collection of Essays: Ludomusicology: Approaches to Video Game Music*, *edited by Michiel Kamp, Tim Summers and Mark Sweeney (Equinox, 2016). This book deals with a variety of critical questions in game music studies by exploring diverse ways of studying game music. http://www.equinoxpub.com/home/ludomusicology/

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