My name is John Hamilton Smith V - I'm a composer who decided to write music for games at 13 years of age and hasn't stopped since.
I produce music and sound design for media and games under the name "Slide20XX," which started life as an extremely obscure reference to Sonic the Hedgehog. My work has appeared in a massively multiplayer online Neuroscience game, one of the world’s most popular virtual reality games, and a compilation album or two. I’ve performed at MIT’s “Hacking Arts” Festival and in Madrid, Spain as part of the Red Bull Music Academy.
In addition to games and music, I’m an avid fan of anime, slam poetry, and explorations in the role of art and media in culture and society.