Damian Sanchez

Born in 1987, Damian Sanchez is an award winning music composer and audio director based in Valencia, Spain. Damian is known for composing the music for “Rise and Shine”, “Anima: Gate of Memories” and the “Blues and Bullets” episodic video game. He is the audio director and CEO of the music production company Sonotrigger, engaged in music and audio services for video games.



Classically trained and graduated in Piano, Percussion and Music Composition, and self-trained in music technology and music production techniques, his music is defined as a mix between the acoustic and the digital sound. Most of his scores include elements both from modern theatrical orchestral music and 21th century electronic music.


Collaborating with the spanish’s leading game studios, Damian is widely renowned for composing some of the top recent scores in the game development outlook in Spain. His work had been recognized several times, highlighting the nominations at the National Spanish Video Game Industry “Gamelab” awards in 2016 and 2012 and the “Annual Video Game Awards” in 2012. Overseas, he had composed music for the latest game developed by Seasun Entertainment, one of the leading MMORPG game developers in China.

Other Works

When he hasn’t been composing for video games, Damian has worked for TV, scene and concert music in highly acclaimed works such as the additional music for “Desafio Champions Sendokai” TV series for Banjo Music, and the plays “dOt” and “Tam Tam” produced by Maduixa Teatre.

Highlighted Interactive Projects

  • "Rise n Shine" - [Steam | Xbox One | PS4] Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team | Adultswim Games, WIP.
  • "Immortal Redneck" - [Steam | Xbox One] Cremagames, WIP.
  • "Anima: Gate of Memories" - [Steam | Xbox One | PS4 | Wii U] Anima Project Studio | Badland Indie Games, 2016.
  • "Blues and Bullets: Shaking the Hive." - [Steam | Xbox One | PS4] A Crowd of Monsters, 2016.
  • "Blues and Bullets: The end of peace." - [Steam | Xbox One | PS4] A Crowd of Monsters, 2015.

  • Highlighted Scene Projects

  • "Salüq" - Play | Maquinant Teatre, WIP.
  • "Mulïer" - Street Play | Maduixa Teatre, 2016.
  • "Dystopia" - Play | PanicMap, 2016.
  • "dOt" - Play | Maduixa Teatre, 2014.
  • "Tam Tam" - Street Parade, Maduixa Teatre, 2012.

  • Videos

    Damian Sanchez's video game music reel '16 Vimeo



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    Awards & Recognition

    • "Winner Best Original Soundtrack for I've just had a dream" - Ballston Spa Film Festival, 2015.
    • "Winner Best Original Soundtrack for Hidrólisis" - VI Cortocomenious Short Film Festival, 2012.
    • "Winner Best Music in Publicity for Eurona, la teleco social" - VI Jerry Goldsmith International Awards, 2012
    • "Winner Best Original Soundtrack for La Cruz" - Plasencia en Corto Short Film Festival, 2012
    • "Winner Best Original Soundtrack for Abril" - CORTOSenOFF International Short Film Festival, 2012
    • "Winner with Sueño y Esperanza" - 1st International Composing Competition Sincronic, 2010
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    • "Nominee Best Music and Sound for Blues and Bullets" - Spanish Videogame Industry Awards, 2016
    • "Nominee Best Music and Sound for Anima: Gate of Memories" - Spanish Videogame Industry Awards, 2016
    • "Nominee Outstanding Contribution - Independent Composer" - Annual Video Game Awards, 2012
    • "Nominee Best Score Independent for Supermagical" - Annual Video Game Awards, 2012
    • "Nominee Best Music in Free Creation for Supermagical" - VII Jerry Goldsmith International Awards, 2012
    • "Nominee Best Sound for Supermagical" - Spanish Videogame Industry Awards, 2012
    • "Nominee Best Music in Documentary for Tierra sin mal" - VI Jerry Goldsmith International Awards, 2012
    • "Nominee Best Music for Zhao" - XI Premis Tirant del Audiovisual, 2008

    Selected Articles

    • "Música para videojuegos, el filón de los nuevos compositores contemporáneos."
      - Marta Moreira, Cultur Plaza | Valencia Plaza
    • "Una banda sonora vasco-valenciana para un videojuego chino."
      - Julen Zaballa, Videojuegos Vascos
    • "Entrevista a Damian Sanchez. "La mayoría sigue pensando que el audio es lo último"."
      - Yorva Turnes, DeVuego
    • "Entrevista a Damian Sanchez de Sonotrigger"
      - David Serrano, Zehn Games
    • "Entrevista a Damian Sanchez de Sonotrigger"
      - Victor Frías, iOS Gamers Zone

    Company Website
    Sonotrigger website sonotrigger.com.

    iTunes Discography itunes.apple.com.

    Soundcloud Profile soundcloud.com.

    LinkedIn Profile linkedin.com.

    IMDB Credits imdb.com.

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