Activities

Information about my musical activities.
You can also view my CV from here.

Games:

“Written and performed by Finnish musicians Tommi Salomaa and Joonas Mäkilä, aka Retro Thruster, the soundtrack to Retro Shot is a piece of synthwave heaven.”
-noecho


Retro Shot was awarded the third prize in Game Music Awards 2016

 

 

 

 

  • Rock Runners (iOS, Android), by Recoil Games
    • music composition
    • sound design (partially)
    •  

      “And the music? It is pretty great, and fits in with the space theme.”
      -appadvice.com

      “The retro music also compliments the game well as it ramps up to a faster pace when a speed boost is achieved.”
      “Soundtrack compliments the game perfectly”
      -pixelbedlam.co.uk

      “Rock Runners is a very solid game that boasts mesmerizing graphics coupled with a solid soundtrack. They combine together to create an atmosphere that leaves you feeling truly in the game while playing.”
      -appaddict.com

 

  • Yoga Retreat Game (Facebook), by Gajatri Studios
    • music composition & sound design
    •  

      “A background of soothing music and the sound of waves crashing against the beach adds the perfect ambiance to the idyllic lifestyle you’ve chosen.”
      -popbucket.co.uk

 

  • Petra’s Planet (online), by Dramaforum
    • music composition & sound design
    • voice over production
    • audio asset managing
    • audio implementation & tweaking (Flash / ActionScript)

 

 

Bands & various artistic collaborations:

Wankers of the Zoo Crew, 2006-2015, live keyboards, arrangements, production


 
V for Violence piano, string & synth arrangements

 
Ten After Dawn, 2010-2011, live keyboards
 
Dead Black Asteroid, 2009-2011, keyboards
 
Illusion Granted, 2009-2011, keyboards, composing
 
Jaani Peuhu
-string arrangement for a song on Tear Catcher album
 
ANZI
-synth & string arrangements and bits on Black Dog Bias album

 

Modern dance works (music and/or sound design):

  • Puro on kohta valtameri, 2010
  • Herätit minut, 2010
  • Mieli/valta, 2006
  • Raatoja Rannalla, 2006
  • Synestesia, 2005

 

Writings:

 
 



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