Sea Shanties Are Still Awesome
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To celebrate a year of ShantyTok, the Ubisoft Game Makers podcast asks: What is a sea shanty and why are they so popular during the pandemic? On this episode, we speak with American musician Craig Edwards about the historical context from which sea shanties first emerged, Narrative Director Darby McDevitt about the origins of the pirate radio in Assassins Creed IV Black Flag, as well as singer Seán Dagher and producer David Gossage about their work recording shanties for the game’s soundtrack.

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