Barry Blum

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Barry Blum
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Barry Blum is an American composer and sound designer. He is known for his work on the Might and Magic and Army Men series of games. He attended the College of Marin and Sonoma State University. He started with video game music in 1993 when he worked for Sega, primarily composing for the Sega CD and Sega Saturn consoles. While working there, he worked under David Javelosa. In 1996, he left Sega and started working for GameTek. He worked there and only composed a couple games for them. In 1999, he started working for The 3DO Company, and composed the music to several games of their hit series Army Men. Near the end of 2005, he worked with Pirate Games and scored the music a few of their games. In May 2003, he started working for Sonaltus Sound, which specialized in audio for media. He worked there nearly a decade before departing in February 2013.

Barry currently owns and operates SoundPOPaudio, an audio company that specializes in music and sound design for media, including video games.


Released Title Sample
1993-11-23 Sonic the Hedgehog: Spinball (GEN)
1993-??-?? Jurassic Park (SCD)
1993-??-?? Panic! (SCD)
1995-??-?? Black Fire (SAT)
1995-??-?? Wild Woody (SCD) Sound Foley Effects
1996-??-?? CrossWorld 95 (W16)
1996-??-?? NFL '97 (SAT)
1997-10-31 Jimmy Johnson's VR Football (PS1)
1997-11-28 Wheel of Fortune (N64) Sound Designer
1997-??-?? Dark Colony (W32)
1998-02-25 Jeopardy! (N64) Sound Designer
1999-03-22 Army Men II (W32)
1999-03-?? Army Men 3D (PS1)
1999-09-30 Army Men: Sarge's Heroes (N64)
1999-10-12 BattleTanx: Global Assault (N64)
1999-??-?? Crusaders of Might and Magic (W32) Audio
1999-??-?? Requiem: Avenging Angel (W32) Audio
2000-01-31 Army Men: Sarge's Heroes (PS1)
2000-03-07 Army Men: Air Tactics (W32)
2000-07-01 Army Men: Air Attack (PS1) Audio
2000-09-10 World Destruction League: Thunder Tanks (PS1)
2000-09-22 Army Men: Sarge's Heroes 2 (N64)
2000-11-16 Army Men: Sarge's Heroes (DC)
2000-11-20 Army Men: Sarge's Heroes 2 (PS1)
2000-??-?? Army Men: Air Attack 2 (PS1) Audio
2000-??-?? Army Men: Sarge's Heroes (W16)
2000-??-?? Army Men: World War (W32)
2001-01-30 Jonny Moseley: Mad Trix (PS2)
2001-03-20 Army Men: Green Rogue (PS2)
2001-03-20 Warriors of Might and Magic (PS2)
2001-06-27 WarJetz (PS2)
2001-09-11 Portal Runner (PS2) Audio
2002-03-12 High Heat Major League Baseball 2003 (W32)
2002-03-29 Might and Magic IX (W32)
2002-06-17 Shifters (PS2)
2003-03-04 High Heat Major League Baseball 2004 (W32)
2003-03-26 Army Men: Air Combat - The Elite Missions (GC) Audio
2004-08-02 Army Men: Sarge's War (XBOX)
2004-09-?? Army Men: Sarge's War (W32)
2008-11-18 Robocalypse (NDS)
2009-07-16 Unbound Saga (PSP) SoundFX
2010-05-31 Robocalypse: Beaver Defense (WII)