James Goode is an audio engineer, composer, musician, songwriter, and sound designer based in Berkeley, California. He has produced electro-acoustic works for gallery, museum and private installations, as well as for dance, theater, live performance, radio, recorded media, and the Internet. Through James Goode Sound, which he founded in 2005, he has worked with actors, animators, choreographers, composers, curators, directors, filmmakers, musicians, playwrights, visual artists, writers, and others on a wide variety of projects.

Recent projects include Hamlet (Ubuntu Theater Project); dirty butterfly (Anton’s Well Theater Company); Baby Doll (Shelton Theater); Pool of Unknown Wonders: Undertow of the Soul (Ubuntu Theater Project); 4.48 Psychosis (Anton's Well Theater Company); Oedipus at Palm Springs (Theatre Rhinoceros); Antigone (Theater of Others); Champagne (6NewPlays); Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the Musical (Theatre Rhinoceros); Dog’s Misery Swamp (David Jacobson); The Miracle Worker (Altarena Playhouse); Scapegoat, Bright Shining Sea, and Best of PlayGround 22 (PlayGround); SNOOPY!!! The Musical (Young People’s Teen Musical Theatre Company); The Human Ear (Anton's Well Theater Company); All's Well That Ends Well (Theater of Others); OUT of Site (Eye Zen Presents); Transitions (Theatre Rhinoceros); Bat Boy, the Musical (Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company); Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Altarena Playhouse); Man of La Mancha (Custom Made Theatre Company); and This Wide Night (Anton's Well Theater Company).