Tim Wright

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Timothy Wright
Tim Wright - 1.jpg
Born July 31, 1967
Birth Place UK
Nationality British   UK.svg
Aliases CoLD SToRAGE
Website www.coldstorage.org.uk

Tim Wright is a British video game musician. His first job was in September 1987 at Sharp as a VCR repairman. In February 1988, he left and joined Littlewoods as a trainee developer, then he went on to be a senior systems developer and finally a PC systems manager. His video game music career started in 1994 when he worked for Psygnosis. His brother Lee also worked there as a programmer and while his brother was sometimes credited for music, he never actually did music for games and only attempted it. He left Psygnosis and 1998 and did not do video game music again. In 1995 to 2000, he worked for Black Dawn Digital as a managing director and developer. In March 1998, he worked for Jester Interactive as a creative director. He stayed there until July 2003 and moved on to Checkmate Solutions, and like his job at Black Dawn Digital, he was a managing director. Then in 2007, he worked for Empire Interactive as a technical director and left a year later. Ever since July 2003, Tim has been working at Tantrumedia Limited as a managing director.

Some of Tim's prominent works include the music for the Lemmings, Shadow of the Beast (carrying on David Whittaker's legacy) and Wipeout games.

Music Composition


Tim said this about the Shadow of the Beast music:

When I was creating the music for Shadow of the Beast I sampled the Korg M1 quite a lot, also some Korg DS8 and Kawai K1. Some of my Amiga tracks also contain samples from Korg 01/RW and the good old ST-01, ST-02 sample discs. I did also sample some tapes/records too... and a covermount tape from a magazine called Sound On Sound from years back.


Released Title Sample
1990/??/?? Awesome (AMI)
1990/??/?? Carthage (AMI)
1990/??/?? Lemmings (AMI)
1990/??/?? Power Monger (AMI)
1990/??/?? Shadow of the Beast II (AMI)
1991/??/?? Leander (AMI)
1992/??/?? Agony (AMI)
1992/??/?? Aquaventura (AMI)
1992/??/?? Lemmings (GG)
1992/??/?? Shadow of the Beast III (AMI)
1993/??/?? Lemmings (3DO)
1993/??/?? Lemmings (LYNX)
1993/??/?? Power Monger (SNES)
1993/??/?? Puggsy (AMI)
1994/??/?? Flink (SCD) SFX
1994/03/14 Microcosm (3DO)
1995/??/?? Lemmings & Oh No! More Lemmings (DOS)
1995/09/?? Wipeout (PS1) Sound Effects
1996/??/?? Krazy Ivan (W16)
1996/01/?? Krazy Ivan (PS1)
1996/09/?? Formula 1 (PS1)
1996/09/30 Wipeout XL (PS1) Sound Effects
1997/??/?? Krazy Ivan (SAT)
1997/06/30 Formula 1 (W16)
1998/11/03 WipeOut 64 (N64) Sound Effects
2002/02/22 Pocket Music (GBC)