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 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); This Wide Night (Anton's Well Theater Company); Café Stories (The Unknown Players); OH Justice! (Impact Fund); The Fatales (Playwrights Foundation); LEAR! (Theatre Rhinoceros); The Roaring Girl, or Moll Cutpurse (Theater of Others); Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the Musical (Theatre Rhinoceros); Ping Pong State of Mind (Maligrad Contemporary Dance Company); Trepans of Yore (Cole Palme); HAUNTERS (The Brain Factory); What I Hear When You Say... (PBS); The Ice Cream Sandwich Incident (FaultLine Theater); Dorkcore – Team Awesome Battles Candor (Dawnrunner); and Animal R&R (KPBS).