Mark Miller

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Mark Steven Miller
Mark Miller - 02.jpg
Born Unknown
Birth Place Brookline, Massachusetts
Nationality American   USA.svg
Website musicanon.com

Mark Miller is an American musician and former video game composer. Mark has written music for over 60 games. In 1991, he founded Neuromantic Productions, a video game audio production company that worked closely with Sega's US division. Members of the group created the popular software used for the production of Sega's Genesis music, GEMS. In 1994, Mark started working for Sega of America full time as their Audio Director. A year later, he started working for Crystal Dynamics as both the director of audio and video. In 1997, he founded The Interactive Audio Special Interest Group. He also worked at Harmonix Music Systems up until 1999, where he was a Senior Producer. After leaving the game industry around 2000, he founded iMix and was the CFO and COO for David Associates. He was also the founder of the Urban H2O Concert Series in Yonkers, New York.

Mark was also in the band Spuyten Duyvil from 2009 to 2018. He also founded Hex & Company, which was Manhattan's largest board game cafe. In 2021, Miller founded The Porch NYC, a restaurant and music venue which he still operates to this day.

Music Composition

GEN

Mark and some of the other composers from Neuromantic created GEMS (Genesis Editor for Music and Sound). Prior to GEMS, he, along with Jonathan Miller, Chris Sloane and Burt Grigg coded the drivers for Mario Lemieux Hockey, Art Alive, M81 Abrams Battle Tank and Fantasia.

SNES

Mark primarily used BMus, Sculptured Software's sound driver. The majority of the games he composed used the first variant by David Ross and Bill Williams, while Rocko's Modern Life: Spunky's Dangerous Day uses the second variant by Ross, Steve Aguirre and Ricky Lyond.

Ballz and Earthworm Jim use Bitmasters's SLICK/Audio by David O'Riva.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1991-??-?? Mario Lemieux Hockey (GEN) Sound Driver
1991-??-?? Art Alive (GEN) Sound Driver
1991-??-?? M81 Abrams Battle Tank (GEN) Sound Driver
1991-??-?? Fantasia (GEN) Sound Driver
1991-??-?? Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (GEN) (スパイダーマン) With John Karr and David Javelosa.
1991-??-?? ToeJam & Earl (GEN) Music Direction
1992-05-28 Kid Chameleon (GEN) (カメレオン キッド)
1992-06-08 Chakan: The Forever Man (GEN) With Jason Scher.
1992-11-?? Road Runner's Death Valley Rally (SNES)
1992-11-?? Sewer Shark (SCD) Arranged Mark Mothersbaugh's tunnel music.
1992-??-?? Chakan: The Forever Man (GG) With Paul Hutchinson.
1992-??-?? David Robinson's Supreme Court (GEN) (デビッド・ロビンソン バスケットボール) With Russell Lieblich.
1992-??-?? Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" Boxing (GEN)
1992-??-?? Krusty's Super Fun House (GEN)
1992-??-?? Krusty's Super Fun House (SNES)
1992-??-?? PowerMonger (GEN) With Jason Whitely.
1992-??-?? Taz-Mania (GEN) (Taz-Mania: Bad to the Bone) With Jim Hedges.
1993-10-?? Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions (SNES) Sound Effects.
1993-11-?? Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt (GEN) With Earl Vickers and Doug Brandon.
1993-12-?? RoboCop Versus The Terminator (SMS) Arranged by Mark Cooksey.
1993-??-?? Action 52 (GEN)
1993-??-?? Champions World Class Soccer (GEN) (チャンピオンズワールドクラスサッカー)
1993-??-?? Pink Goes to Hollywood (GEN) With Ted Allen and Jason Scher.
1993-??-?? Pink Goes to Hollywood (SNES) (ピンクパンサー) With Ted Allen.
1993-??-?? RoboCop Versus The Terminator (GG)
Arranged by Mark Cooksey.
1993-??-?? TechnoClash (GEN) With Jim Hedges.
1993-??-?? ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron (GEN) FX.
1993-??-?? Virtual Pinball (GEN)
1994-03-31 Andre Agassi Tennis (SNES) (アンドレ・アガシ テニス)
1994-04-?? Rocko's Modern Life: Spunky's Dangerous Day (SNES) With Jim Hedges.
1994-05-19 RoboCop Versus The Terminator (GEN) (ロボコップ VS ターミネーター)
With Jim Hedges.
1994-06-09 Earthworm Jim (GEN) (アースワーム ジム)
1994-07-15 The Jungle Book (GEN) With Tommy Tallarico, Joey Kuras, Donald Griffin, Stephen Clarke-Willson and Keith Arem.
1994-07-15 Disney's The Jungle Book (SNES) (ジャングル・ブック) With Tommy Tallarico, Joey Kuras, Donald Griffin and Stephen Clarke-Willson.
1994-10-?? Earthworm Jim (SNES)
1994-11-?? Ballz 3D (SNES) With Jason Scher.
1994-??-?? Ballz 3D (GEN)
1994-??-?? Cadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm (SCD) Gameplay Music
1994-??-?? Taz in Escape from Mars (GEN) With Jim Hedges.
1994-??-?? Wacky Worlds Creative Studio (GEN) Sound Design/FX
1995-03-15 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (SCD) Arranged by Tommy Tallarico.
1995-07-?? Earthworm Jim (GG) Arranged by Martin Walker.
1995-09-?? Earthworm Jim (GB) Arranged by Martin Walker.
1995-11-30 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (W16) Arranged by Tommy Tallarico.
1995-??-?? Cadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm (DOS) Gameplay Music
1995-??-?? Scooby-Doo Mystery (GEN)
With Kurt Harland and Alex Rudis.
1995-??-?? Wild Woody (SCD) Gameplay Effects
1995-??-?? X-Men 2: Clone Wars (GEN) Sound Design with Kurt Harland and Jim Hedges.
1996-10-31 Pandemonium! (PS1) (マジカルホッパーズ) Sound FX
1996-11-15 Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (W16) Audio- & Video-Manager
1996-??-?? Blazing Dragons (SAT)
1996-??-?? Earthworm Jim (SMS) Arranged by Martin Walker.
1997-09-03 Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (PS1) Sound Support.
1997-??-?? Pandemonium 2 (W16) Sound Effects
1997-09-30 Pandemonium 2 (PS1) (ミラクルジャンパーズ) Sound Effects
1998-02-24 Gex 3D: Enter the Gecko (PS1) (スピンテイル) With Ted Allen, John Baker, Kurt Harland and Jim Hedges.
1998-08-26 Gex 64: Enter the Gecko (N64) Original Crystal Dynamics Team: Sound and Music with Ted Allen, John Baker, Kurt Harland and Jim Hedges.
1998-09-30 Gex 3D: Enter the Gecko (W32)
1998-12-14 Gex: Enter the Gecko (GBC) Arranged by Jeremy Taylor.
1999-09-01 R/C Stunt Copter (PS1)
Reused music from Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (SCD)
1999-12-13 Gex 3: Deep Pocket Gecko (GBC) Arranged by Mark Cooksey (Game Over Jingle).
2000-??-?? Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (DC) Additional Music with John Baker and Burke Trieschmann.
2000-03-23 Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (PS1) Additional Music with John Baker and Burke Trieschmann.
2000-12-07 Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (GBC) Additional Music with John Baker and Burke Trieschmann; arranged by John Harvey.
2001-06-11 Earthworm Jim (GBA)
Adapted by Manfred Linzner.
2002-10-04 Citizen X (SCD) Sound Effects with Jason Scher.
2009-10-21 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (iOS) Arranged by Diego Zaldivar.
2009-12-?? Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (J2ME) Arranged by Diego Zaldivar.
2010-05-10 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (NDSi) Arranged by Diego Zaldivar.
2010-06-09 Earthworm Jim HD (X360) Arranged by Diego Zaldivar.
2010-08-03 Earthworm Jim HD (PS3) Arranged by Diego Zaldivar.
Unreleased Dyno Blaze (GEN)
Reused music from RoboCop Versus the Terminator (GEN).
Unreleased SpellCraft (SNES)

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