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Music Monday: Laura Shigihara

The latest issue of the Cane and Rinse podcast closes with the tender, touching Everything’s Alright, composed by Laura Shigihara (a self-confessed “giant nerd”) for her friend Kan Gao’s game, To the Moon.

Laura has also provided pieces for, and been inspired by, a number of other games in the past, so let’s journey through her videogame back catalogue together.

Perhaps most famously she composed the soundtrack for PopCap’s Plants Vs. Zombies, including the much-loved theme song, Zombies On Your Lawn. Here’s the music video version:

While not from a game as such, Laura wrote the poppy From the Ground Up around the concepts of Minecraft:

Similarly ‘supershigi’ also expressed her love of World of WarCraft via the medium of song:

Laura contributed Aether Song to Edmund McMillen and Tyler Glaiel’s Aether, as found on The Basement Collection:

Finally, some years ago now Shigihara had a go at making her own game – Melolune – in RPG Maker and, of course, wrote a song for it:

You can find Laura’s YouTube channel here, or follow her on twitter @supershigi.

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