Peter Hajba

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Peter Hajba
Also known asSkaven
Born (1974-12-15) 15 December 1974 (age 43)[1]
Occupation(s)Composer, graphic artist, sound designer
Years active1989–present[2]
Associated actsFuture Crew

Peter Hajba (born 15 December 1974), also known by his demoscene nickname Skaven, is a Finnish electronic musician, video game composer and graphic artist. His most recent project is with Remedy Entertainment as an animator, sound designer and graphic artist. Prior to working with Remedy, Hajba has been credited on games developed by 3D Realms, PopCap Games, Introversion Software Limited, Epic Games, and Housemarque.

Hajba was a member of the widely popular but now defunct demoscene group Future Crew, which produced some highly acclaimed demos during the 1990s.[3] Despite having no formal training, he has won numerous awards for his music, including winning the Assembly music competition in 1993, 1995 and 2002.

In 2005, Hajba composed the soundtrack for the Text Mode Demo Contest invitation demo.[4]

As of 2012, Peter now regularly releases tracks on his SoundCloud page.[5]

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  1. ^ Crown (2001). "Skaven Interview". Amiga Music Preservation. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  2. ^ Krhripunov, Vlad. "Skaven's speakin'". Demo World. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  3. ^ Axel of Brainstorm. "An interview with Skaven". Zine. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  4. ^ Komppa, Jari (November 2008). "12 Years of Text Mode Demo Competition 1996 - 2008". TSMC. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Skaven252". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  6. ^ Edge magazine (27 September 2008). "Career Profile: The Audio Engineer". Edge. Future plc. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  7. ^ Isaza, Miguel (8 December 2010). "Exclusive Interview with the Audio Team of "Alan Wake"". Designing Sound. Retrieved 13 February 2015.

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