David Javelosa

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David Javelosa
Employment history:
Role(s): Composer, Musician

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David "Microwave" Javelosa is a full time Professor of Interactive Media in the Design Technology Department at Santa Monica College’s Academy of Entertainment and Technology where he also founded a program in game development.

He has been active as a composer, performer and new media artist for electronic music, non-linear game music, improvisation, performance art, music technology, and as an author and educator since the early nineties. He has composed and produced numerous recordings of his own and other’s music. He has also published many articles and a book “Sound and Music for Multimedia”.

He studied at San Jose State University with Alan Strange and the California Institute of the Arts with Morton Subotnick and David Rosenboom, among others. He has taught at San Francisco State’s Multimedia Studies Center, UCLA’s Entertainment Studies Program and at Santa Monica College.

Javelosa has also held the positions of Audio Director at Sega of America and Game Industry Specialist for the Yamaha Corporation and has also worked as a freelance composer, sound designer and consultant to the game industry. His work appears regularly in performances and conferences and he is widely acclaimed as an innovator in interactive audio and experimental music.

Production history

Other works

  • Sega CD Boot-up & Demos (1992)
  • "Loving U Remx" for Sega Network (1993)
  • Sony Online Game Shows (1997)
  • Tommy Thunder (PSX Version) (1998)
  • SYXG Demos for DirectMusic (1999)



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