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Aliases
Balaur
Birthdate
Apr 21, 1986
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Education
2008: B.A. Linguistics and Anthropology, UCLA
Credited works
162 albums in database
Credits
100 arranger
79 performer
53 mixing engineer
35 lyricist
26 mastering engineer
23 synthesizer
21 guitar
21 vocals
19 bass
17 programmer
14 tenor vocals
13 low whistle
12 composer
11 alto vocals
9 drum programmer
9 producer
7 baritone vocals
7 mandolin
7 artist
6 irish tenor banjo
6 jacket photographer
6 bass vocals
5 soprano vocals
5 ukulele
5 bodhrán
5 acoustic guitar
5 irish bouzouki
5 toy keyboard
4 bouzouki
4 cover art
4 bendir
4 concertina
3 music box
3 piano
3 second alto
3 backing vocals
3 abacus
3 tin whistle
3 willow flute
3 smallpipes
3 bones
3 whistle
2 second tenor
2 melodica
2 chorus
2 organ
2 featured artist
2 lead vocals
2 first tenor
2 cover design
2 first alto
2 shaker
2 midi programmer
2 master of ceremonies
2 typesetter
2 bass guitar
1 tenor chorus
1 hand clapping
1 sistrum
1 harp
1 album art
1 anglo concertina
1 hang
1 noise
1 percussion
1 electric bass
1 glockenspiel
1 blown bottle
1 sound editor
1 electric guitar
1 first soprano
1 first bass
1 banjo
1 sequencing
1 lyrics editor
1 otamatone
1 tenor banjo
1 track arranger
1 track producer
1 scottish smallpipes
1 kaval
1 choir
1 obscura synthesizer
1 second soprano
1 guest vocals
1 drums
1 remixer
1 design
1 sleigh bells
1 taishogoto

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Member of: The Travelers VGM, Virtual Video Game Orchestra (VVGO), Darby & Ian, Gamer Tag, Garnets of Kurgan, Free the Green Beans

Tracks on: Materia Collective, Man on the Internet, Pixel Mixers

Vocals in Gamer Tag
Acoustic instruments in Garnets of Kurgan
Bass in Free the Green Beans
Vocals, Ukulele, Meowsic in AstroTuna
Former guitarist in BONEHENGE
Former Irish bouzouki player in The Tonberries
Former synth in Gygax
Former bass and vocals in Mono Twins
Former synth in Glitter Fish
Former bass and vocals in Dream Hydra
Former guitar in Barghest

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2015

10.09 MATERIA: Final Fantasy VII Remixed MCOL-0001 Bouzouki, Vocals, Guitar, Concertina, Bones, Arranger, Producer, Bodhrán, Whistle

2016

02.11 SUCCESSOR: Final Fantasy VIII Remixed MCOL-0002 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
03.18 NIBEL: Ori and the Blind Forest Remixed MCOL-0003 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
05.30 The First Chips N/A Arranger (as Balaur), Performer (as Balaur)
06.09 AstroTuna Theme Song N/A Vocals, Toy Keyboard, Ukulele
06.13 At Last N/A Arranger, Performer
06.23 MOBIUS: Sonic the Hedgehog Remixed MCOL-0005 Arranger, Performer
07.15 VERSUS MCOL-0006 Arranger, Performer
08.12 PATTERN: An Homage to Everybody's Gone to the Rapture MCOL-0007 Arranger, Performer
08.19 MULTIPLAYER III: WAVE MPCH-003 Arranger, Performer, Mastering Engineer, Mixing Engineer
08.22 Suteki Da Ne (From "Final Fantasy X") N/A Arranger, Performer
08.23 Deux Chansons de Lah N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
09.04 We Were Bored (Jianmei Zhongma) N/A Vocals, Toy Keyboard, Ukulele
09.15 FALLEN: An Undertale Tribute MCOL-0009 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
09.29 Tribute Album 64 N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
10.15 ENRAPTURED: BioShock Remixed MCOL-0008 Arranger, Performer
10.27 This Song Has a Chorus (Really, We Promise) N/A Vocals, Toy Keyboard, Ukulele
11.04 Song Cycle: The History of Video Games MCOL-0011 Arranger, Performer
11.04 Song Cycle: The History of Video Games (Karaoke Accompaniment) MCOL-0012 Arranger, Performer
12.04 12-4: The Final 70/30 N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
12.19 RUN CORGI, RUN Soundtrack N/A Composer, Performer
12.25 Winterhearth N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
12.30 Dr. Corgi: Resident Destructophile Soundtrack N/A Composer, Performer

2017

01.13 ZODIAC: Final Fantasy Tactics Remixed MCOL-0021 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
01.27 The Travelers MCOL-0022 Arranger, Performer, Mixing Engineer
01.28 Final Fantasy I - The Legacy N/A Performer
01.28 It's Raining Somewhere (Live) N/A Arranger, Performer
02.23 Aontacht N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
03.26 Harmony: A Tribute to Rayman N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
03.31 Prelude to a Fantasy MCOL-0029 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
05.10 Beyond the Deep Blue Sea (From "Final Fantasy V") N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
05.25 Hylian Downfall N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
05.26 I Baroque My Bach Playing Video Games N/A Sequencing (as Balaur), Programmer (as Balaur), Arranger (as Balaur)
06.21 Final Fantasy II - The Roses of Rebellion N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
07.08 Rectcirctri Soundtrack N/A Composer, Arranger, Performer
07.21 TESSERACT: An Acoustic FEZ Album MCOL-0033 Arranger, Performer, Mixing Engineer
07.28 BACKUP - A Tribute to MS-DOS N/A Arranger (also as Balaur), Performer (also as Balaur), Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
07.31 Amhrán Ársa (Oldsong from Pillars of Eternity) N/A Performer, Mixing Engineer
08.13 Huntress N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
08.18 SPIRA: Music from Final Fantasy X (Besaid Mix) MCOL-0040-B Arranger, Performer
08.18 SPIRA: Music from Final Fantasy X (Zanarkand Mix) MCOL-0040-Z Arranger, Performer
09.10 The N. Sane Jam N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
10.05 SPIRIT MPCH-004 Performer
10.06 Ode to the Lovers MCOL-0057 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
10.28 Prologue to Our Story: Final Fantasy Main Theme N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
10.30 Resurrection of the Night MCOL-0065 Performer
11.11 Rhythm Raceway N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
11.24 Future Dance Land: An Electronic Tribute to Diddy Kong Racing MCOL-0069 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer, Mixing Engineer
12.08 Sleep Mode MCOL-0067 Performer
12.17 Hyacintho Memories N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer, Mixing Engineer

2018

02.19 The Green (Greens) Album N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
03.16 Heart of the Forest MCOL-0089 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
05.02 Final Fantasy VI - World's Requiem N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
05.04 LAUNCH: StarCraft Reimagined MCOL-0090 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer
05.25 FATE: A Tribute to Majora's Mask MCOL-0110 Lyrics Editor, Tenor Vocals, Bouzouki, Otamatone, Vocals, Guitar, Irish Tenor Banjo, Concertina, Bass, Bass Guitar, Mixing Engineer, Drum Programmer, Synthesizer, Smallpipes, Tenor Banjo, Toy Keyboard, Arranger, Bass Vocals, Baritone Vocals, Producer, Bodhrán, Low Whistle, Ukulele, Lead Vocals, Alto Vocals, Mandolin
05.29 Yoku's Island Express Original Video Game Soundtrack SE-3227-2 Performer
07.01 Xenogears - Shattered Memories N/A Arranger, Performer
07.30 Secret of Mana - Whispers from a Verdant Grove N/A Arranger, Performer
08.10 The Temples: Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time MCOL-0122 Performer
08.31 Synthwave 4 Charity - Volume 1 MCOL-0140 Composer
09.06 Castlevania - Scarlet Night N/A Arranger, Performer
10.02 Multiplayer 4: RESCUE MPCH-005 Arranger, Performer
10.12 Shovel Knight - Dig It! N/A Performer
12.07 OMEGA: A Tribute to Xenogears MCOL-0163 Soprano Vocals, Tenor Vocals, Guitar, Irish Tenor Banjo, Bass, Willow Flute, Synthesizer, Programmer, Smallpipes, Shaker, Arranger, Bass Vocals, Baritone Vocals, Producer, Bodhrán, Low Whistle, Alto Vocals
12.07 OMEGA: A Tribute to Xenogears MCOL-0163-CD Soprano Vocals, Tenor Vocals, Guitar, Irish Tenor Banjo, Bass, Willow Flute, Synthesizer, Programmer, Smallpipes, Shaker, Arranger, Bass Vocals, Baritone Vocals, Producer, Bodhrán, Low Whistle, Alto Vocals
12.27 Treetop Tunes N/A Arranger, Performer

2019

01.18 MENU: An Homage to Game Title Themes MCOL-0177 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer
02.25 The Great Tale of the Little Ones Vol. 2 N/A Arranger, Performer
03.30 Mammal Uprising (Single) N/A Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
05.31 EXILE: A Tribute to Supergiant Games MCOL-0212 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer
06.27 Confound These Dice (Oh How I Hate Them) N/A Vocals, Toy Keyboard, Lyricist, Ukulele
07.30 EIDOLON: Music From Final Fantasy IX MCOL-0227 Performer, Lyricist
08.?? RESURRECTION OF THE NIGHT: ALUCARD'S ELEGY MCOL-0206-CD Performer
08.11 Final Fantasy IX - Beyond the Mist N/A Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
10.04 Ophelia's Vision MCOL-0232 Arranger, Performer, Mixing Engineer
10.22 EPOCH: A Tribute to Chrono Trigger MCOL-0245 Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer, Mixing Engineer
12.06 Super Rad Raygun: Raymastered and Raymixed MCOL-0260 Arranger, Performer
12.16 Multiplayer 5: Connection MPCH-006 Arranger, Performer, Programmer, Mixing Engineer

2020

02.04 L.A. Excavation N/A Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist
02.27 Don of the Slums (from Final Fantasy VII) N/A Arranger, Performer
04.24 BUDDIES: A Tribute to Banjo-Kazooie (BEAR SIDE) MCOL-0283-BEAR Track Arranger, Vocals, Synthesizer, Lyricist, Track Producer, Scottish Smallpipes, Mandolin
04.24 BUDDIES: A Tribute to Banjo-Kazooie (BIRD SIDE) MCOL-0283-BIRD Banjo, Backing Vocals, Vocals, Bass Guitar
05.19 Celtic Collection: The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt N/A Performer
05.24 Project 1: Snake Eater N/A Performer
07.03 Gathering Primroses N/A Arranger, Performer
07.12 Proof of a Hero N/A Performer
09.18 FLAMESGRACE: A Tribute to Octopath Traveler MCOL-0317 Arranger, Performer, Mixing Engineer
09.26 Project 3: The End Begins (To Rock) N/A Performer
10.15 Dreamwatch of Time (From "Chrono Cross") N/A Bass
10.27 OTHERWORLD: A Tribute to Silent Hill MCOL-0327 Arranger, Performer, Mixing Engineer
11.14 Project 4: Between Heaven and Earth N/A Performer
12.13 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas N/A Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drum Programmer, Synthesizer
12.19 Project 5: Ballad of the Wind Fish/End Credits N/A Kaval, Obscura Synthesizer, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle
12.25 Boldog Merre Vagy N/A Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drum Programmer, Synthesizer

2021

01.02 Project 6: Aurene, Dragon Full of Light N/A Tenor Vocals, First Soprano, Second Soprano, First Alto, First Tenor, Second Tenor, Second Alto, Bass Vocals, Baritone Vocals, Alto Vocals
01.08 Rainbow Roads: A Queer Tribute to Video Game Music N/A Featured Artist
01.14 Kaibutsu (from BEASTARS) N/A Organ, Music Box, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drum Programmer, Synthesizer, Arranger, Piano
01.25 Good Riddance (From "Hades") N/A Guitar, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger
02.01 Rain (from "Cowboy Bebop") N/A Bass
02.14 Project 7: The Credits Roll N/A Bass
03.13 Project 8: For Redemption/Decisive Battle II N/A Tenor Vocals
03.17 Adare's Intro Jigs: The Slopes of Sliabh Luachra/The Mist Covered Mountain/The Price of a Pig N/A Guitar, Irish Tenor Banjo, Whistle, Mandolin
03.19 The Fast N/A Guest Vocals
03.25 Kaibutsu - 'If I Chase You, Will You Flee?' (From "BEASTARS") N/A Music Box, Arranger
03.28 Kaibutsu (From "Beastars") N/A Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger, Drums
04.15 Dirtmouth (From "Hollow Knight") N/A Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Piano
04.28 Adare's Outro Reels: The Reconciliation Reel/The Mason's Apron N/A Jacket Photographer, Bouzouki, Guitar, Irish Tenor Banjo
04.30 Friedemann Friese's Finished! Original Soundtrack N/A Remixer, Arranger
05.01 Project 9: The Republic of Bastok N/A Tenor Vocals, Bendir, Bones, Abacus, Alto Vocals
06.14 A Whistle in the Wind ~ 600 AD ~ Middle Ages Wind Scene (From Chrono Trigger) [Low Whistle Version] N/A Jacket Photographer, Design, Vocals, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Programmer, Low Whistle
06.18 VGM CON Album Jam Vol. 1 N/A Chorus, Backing Vocals, Vocals, Mixing Engineer, Featured Artist
06.29 Kaibutsu (From "BEASTARS") [Karaoke Instrumental Tracks] N/A Organ, Guitar, Bass, Drum Programmer, Synthesizer, Piano
07.03 Project 10: Hilda's Healing N/A Tenor Vocals, Sleigh Bells
08.01 Project 11: Prologue (Book One) N/A Soprano Vocals, Tenor Vocals, Abacus, Bass Vocals, Baritone Vocals, Alto Vocals
08.06 Bossies Play Bosses: A Tribute to Matt Wood N/A Guitar, Bass, Irish Bouzouki, Performer, Mandolin
08.08 Six Zelda Melodies on the Irish Low Whistle N/A Vocals, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Programmer, Arranger, Low Whistle
08.29 The Deer in the Moon: A Conceptual RPG Soundtrack N/A Composer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, MIDI Programmer
09.03 VVGO Summer Mixtape '21 N/A Master of Ceremonies, Tenor Vocals, Typesetter, Choir, Mixing Engineer, First Bass, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Lead Vocals, Alto Vocals
09.06 The Price of Freedom / I Want to See You Smile (from Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII) N/A Bass
09.09 Weird Autumn (From "Night in the Woods") N/A Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Mixing Engineer, Drum Programmer, Arranger
09.09 Not a Lone Ranch (From "the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time") N/A Mixing Engineer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
09.12 Project 12: Then were created the gods in the midst of heaven N/A Tenor Vocals, First Alto, Second Alto, Baritone Vocals, Low Whistle
09.18 Staff Roll (from Super Godzilla) N/A Guitar, Synthesizer, Arranger
09.23 Berdly (From "Deltarune Chapter 2") (A Cappella Version) N/A Cover Art, Vocals, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger
10.01 Living in the Dark, Until Next Time (from "Deltarune: Chapter 2") [All the Feels Version] N/A Cover Art, Jacket Photographer, Vocals, Guitar, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger
10.17 Panspermia (Best of OST Composing Jam #2) OSTCompJam2 Composer
10.20 Night in the Woods - The Music Box Collection N/A Music Box, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger
10.26 Fear of the Heavens (from Secret of Mana) N/A Bass, Mandolin
10.27 Until Next Time (from "Deltarune Chapter 2") N/A Mixing Engineer, Synthesizer
10.29 VESSEL: A Tribute to Hollow Knight MCOL-0362 Artist
10.31 Phantom Forest / Phantom Train (From "Final Fantasy VI") - Halloween 2021 [Acoustic Versions] N/A Melodica, Jacket Photographer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Irish Bouzouki, Cover Design, Acoustic Guitar
10.31 Project 13: False Knight N/A Tenor Vocals, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle, Alto Vocals
11.11 Snowy (from "Undertale") [Type III Ferrichrome Formulation Analog Synth Version] N/A Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger
11.22 A Cyber's World? (from "Deltarune Chapter 2") [Synthwave Reboot] N/A Cover Art, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Programmer, Arranger
12.09 Flytur ~ Skyve Himmelen! (from Xenogears) [Nordic Folk Version] N/A Guitar, Willow Flute, Synthesizer, Programmer, Arranger, Producer, Low Whistle
12.15 Story of Seasons: A Conceptual RPG Soundtrack N/A Composer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, MIDI Programmer
12.15 The Mi'ihen Highroad / The Kesh Jig (from Final Fantasy X) [Celtic Traditional Version] N/A Concertina, Arranger, Producer, Low Whistle
12.15 i Lár an Aistir (from "Final Fantasy VII") [Celtic Traditional Version] N/A Bouzouki, Guitar, Concertina, Bones, Arranger, Producer, Bodhrán, Whistle, Album Art
12.18 Project 14: Adventure Awaits! A Sea of Thieves Medley N/A Tenor Vocals, Irish Tenor Banjo, Anglo Concertina, Alto Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
12.27 Silent Hill Duo from the Otherworld - Three Plus Two Equals Five (Vocal and Found Instrument Ambient Versions) N/A Percussion, Glockenspiel, Blown Bottle, Vocals, Bendir, Mixing Engineer, Arranger, Producer, Hang
12.31 Victory Fanfare (from "Final Fantasy VI") [Chillwave Synth Edition] N/A Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Programmer, Arranger

2022

01.08 Rumbling HWY for Mission Street (from "Sonic Adventure 2") [Chill Cruisin' Version] N/A Guitar, Bass, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Programmer, Arranger
01.09 Far Off Kings N/A Vocals, Bendir, Sistrum, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle, Irish Bouzouki
01.14 VVGO Wintry Mix 2022 N/A Master of Ceremonies, Sound Editor, Soprano Vocals, Tenor Vocals, Typesetter, Bass, Electric Bass, Noise, Mixing Engineer, First Tenor, Second Tenor, Second Alto, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger, Baritone Vocals, Low Whistle, Alto Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
01.20 The Riverlands (from Octopath Traveler) [Acoustic Version] N/A Bendir, Abacus, Mixing Engineer, Arranger, Producer
01.25 Staycation - Town Veiled in White (From "Octopath Traveler") [Chill Harp Version] N/A Harp
01.27 The Dancing City of Farnsport (from Chained Echoes) [Acoustic Celtic Version] N/A Melodica, Hand Clapping, Guitar, Bass, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Irish Bouzouki
02.22 Battle (from Romancing SaGa 2) [Chill Dance Version] N/A Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Programmer, Arranger
03.03 Die Anywhere Else (from "Night in the Woods") N/A Backing Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Mixing Engineer, Drum Programmer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger
03.03 Pastime I: New Beginnings (Video Game Covers & Tributes) N/A Artist
03.07 Palace of Dreams - The Dreamiest Folk (from "Romancing SaGa") [Acoustic Folk Cover] N/A Jacket Photographer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Low Whistle, Irish Bouzouki, Cover Design
03.08 Deltarune the (not) Musical Chapter 2 N/A Chorus, Mixing Engineer, Synthesizer
03.15 The Dream Eater - Stuck in the Phantom Maze (From "Romancing Saga 3") [Vocal Downtempo Beat Cover] N/A Vocals, Mixing Engineer, Drum Programmer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger
03.24 The Day the Stars Blinked Out: A Tribute to Kingdom Hearts N/A Artist
03.24 NieR: ReArranged N/A Soprano Vocals, Tenor Vocals, Bass Vocals, Tenor Chorus, Artist, Alto Vocals
04.01 Hand to Hand: A Slappin' Tribute to Glover N/A Artist
04.25 Hurry! Hurry! but Not Too Quickly (From "Final Fantasy V") [Slowed Down Version] N/A Mixing Engineer, Drum Programmer, Mastering Engineer, Synthesizer, Arranger
05.06 Clair de Lune N/A Synthesizer, Programmer
05.06 Divergent Waves: A Chrono Cross Tribute N/A Artist
05.19 The SaGa Prologue (From "The Final Fantasy Legend") [Acoustic Guitar Arrangement] N/A Cover Art, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger, Acoustic Guitar
05.20 Pastime II: Dreamscape (Video Game + Anime Covers & Tributes) N/A Artist
05.27 Eternal Dusk: A Town in a Foreign Country (From "Romancing SaGa 2") [Taishogoto Arrangement] N/A Jacket Photographer, Taishogoto, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger

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