Known to most as video game DJ and remixer GRIMECRAFT, Clarke Nordhauser has operated within the music and games industry for over 8 years. Under a plume of poofy hair, the former Harmonix artist turned international touring DJ fused a passion for music and games into a unique creative career. As part of the founding team at Wave, he helped build a platform for creating and sharing virtual concerts. He has also lent his artistic efforts to award-winning AAA game studios such as Crystal Dynamics and Insomniac Games, as well as managed A&R for independent video game licensing record label GameChops.
Clarke is considered to be a pioneer of the virtual music space. He began live-streaming virtual concerts on emerging platforms as early as 2012. Utilizing platforms like Twitch he connected gaming audiences to new kinds of music – helping evolve genre movements such as Future Bass. Clarke’s credits include working with The Flaming Lips on Disney’s Fantasia: Music Evolved and collaborating with artists such as The Glitch Mob, TOKiMONSTA, and REZZ on the creation of virtual concert experiences via Wave.