Lightning Bolt’s Brian Gibson
makes his electrifying solo debut on
The soundtrack to the brain-melting virtual reality video game is out on Record Store Day – April 22, 2017 – on Thrill Jockey
Gibson is a seasoned game artist, working on titles such as Amplitude, Guitar Hero, and Rock Band. The game Thumper, developed by Gibson with programmer Marc Flury through their studio Drool, has been lauded as one of the best games of 2016, with particular note to the music from the likes of FACT, Paste, IGN, Kotaku, and PC Gamer who called Thumper “one of the best music games ever made,” as well as being nominated for and winning awards for Best Music/Audio from Game Developer’s Choice Awards, IGN Japan, New York Video Game Awards, and more.
Thumper was selected by Sony as a launch title for the PlayStation Virtual Realityheadset. Thumper will also be coming to Nintendo Switch in Spring 2017.
Thumper is out on Record Store Day – April 22, 2017 – on Thrill Jockey. 1000 copies of the LP will be pressed on translucent red vinyl.