James Goode is a composer, musician, recording engineer, songwriter, sound designer, and voice-over artist 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 Man of La Mancha (Custom Made Theatre Co.); This Wide Night (Anton's Well Theater Co.); The Legend of Pink (Theatre Rhinoceros); 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).