Cool blurb about the composer for Nintendo game music
Seen on Wired News:
SAN FRANCISCO — If you’ve ever been to a concert, you’ve seen something like it. A lone spotlight hits the baby grand as the star sits for a final solo; in the audience, a sea of tiny lights flicker. But those aren’t lighters, and this isn’t a rock star. His name is Koji Kondo, and he’s playing his own composition, one of the most famous tunes in the world — the theme song to the video game Super Mario Bros.
And those lights in the audience? They’re Nintendo DS game systems, opened up with their backlit screens pointed towards the stage.
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