EarlyGame's Artist of the Day: Marksman

Marksman is a progressive DJ and Mixing/Mastering Engineer from London, England. We got his thoughts on video games and music.
Marksman is a really cool DJ and Mixing/Mastering Engineer from the UK! | © Marksman

Producer, DJ and Mixing/Mastering Engineer Hailing from London, Marksman is a progressive force in the melodic house and techno scene, rapidly gaining a reputation with his innovative productions and DJ sets. A pioneer in today’s music scene, Marksman’s unique sound comes from his diverse inspiration. His signature style combines genres to create an emotive and powerful musical journey his audience doesn’t forget.

A former April To July Resident DJ, Marksman now delivers monthly anthemic instalments on Bloop London Radio's most popular show 'Apollo With Marksman & Exoco'. His style, stage presence, and persona is a unique breath of fresh air in a field where many are scared to show their true personality and put on an entertaining show.

Marksman now holds a residency on Ibiza Club News Radio's imprint 'The Basement', where he's scheduled alongside titans in the techno scene like Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex, and Sebastien Leger. His monthly show 'Elevation' delivers the best progressive and melodic house and techno, where he regularly hosts top-tier talent in the field for guest mixes

A regular in Beatport's Top 100 chart and always hitting top 3 in Submithub's Popular chart, Marksman is a producing machine, putting out new releases like it's going out of fashion. Drawing on a diverse array of influences, Marksman's productions are individual stories that tickle all human emotions, bright and dark, happy and sad; no stone is left unturned from Marksman's signature sound. That's why you should give him a listen:

We Talked to Marksman About Video Games!

We decided to ask him a few questions about music and video games. Here's what he said...

What is your favourite video game soundtrack?

Grand Theft Auto V

Who's your favourite video game music composer?

Koji Kondo

What’s your favourite video game?

Super Smash Bros

What game inspired you to do music?

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

What video game are you currently playing?

Back4 4 Blood

Would you ever like to write music for video games? What would it be like?

Yes, high-intensity for action scenes and boss fights.

How important is music for video games / video games for music?

It's critical, music tells a story which goes hand-in-hand with the storyline of a game and the actions that are taking place!