David Wise (video game composer)
David Wise is a British video game music composer and musician. He was a house composer at Rare from 1985 to 2009, and was the company's sole musician up until 1994. He has gained a cult following for his work on various games, particularly Nintendo's Donkey Kong Country series. Wise is known for his atmospheric style of music, mixing natural environmental sounds with prominent melodic and percussive accompaniment. He recently worked with Retro Studios on the soundtrack for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.