Will Loconto is a musician and composer based in Austin, Texas. He composed music for various video game soundtracks including Daikatana and was a keyboardist for the band Information Society.
In 1989, Loconto replaced Jimron Goff as lead vocalist for the band T42, a Dallas area band that began in the Deep Ellum music scene in the late 1980s. T42 released the album Intruder on Columbia Records in 1992. Loconto quit T42 in 1993 in order to be the keyboardist in the industrial band Information Society.
Loconto left Information Society to work for Dallas-based computer game developer ION Storm as a sound designer and composer. He was part of the initial design team for the game John Romero's Daikatana. He left ION Storm in November 1998 and co-founded PC and video game developer Third Law Interactive, distributed by publishing company Gathering of Developers the same year. Through Third Law Interactive, Loconto developed sound for Kiss: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child.
Loconto's song "The Heist," which was the theme for puzzle game Pictureka Museum Mayhem, was nominated for a 2009 Game Audio Network Guild Award in the "Best Original Instrumental" category.
In 2011, Loconto and Assaf Rinde were nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award in the category "Original Score for Video Game" for their work on first-person shooter game Rage. T42 reunited in 2011 to release the album Voltage! and play several live shows. He currently runs Will Loconto Music and Sound.
Drew Haley and Will Loconto were nominated for a 2014 Hollywood Music in Media Award in the "Contemporary Christian/Gospel" category for their song, It's Gonna Be a Good Day. This song has also been nominated for The 14th Annual Independent Music Awards in the "Contemporary Christian/Gospel" category for 2015.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3
Music and Sound
KISS: Psycho Circus - The Nightmare Child
American McGee's Alice
Elite Forces: WWII Normandy
WWII: Iwo Jima
Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate - Dark Alliance
Run Like Hell
Mini Golf Master 2
Arthur's Quest: Battle for the Kingdom
Aliens vs. Predator 2: Primal Hunt
Pitfall: The Lost Expedition
Additional Sound Design
Champions of Norrath
Water's Edge Credits Remix
Rayman Raving Rabbids
American McGee Presents: Bad Day LA
Lanfeust de Troy
Pictureka! Museum Mayhem
Sound and Music by
Additional Cinematic Musical Score
Best of the Best: A Tribute to Game Music
Game Music Central
A Different Drum
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