While the music appear on company's games, the company itself didn't make them. Please fix tags for proper artist. 中村正人 for Sonic 1 & 2. SEGA Sound Team for Sonic 3 + Knuckles. Sonic Team is a computer and video game second-party developer established in 1988 as Sega AM8. In 1991 AM8 took their name from their phenomenally successful Sonic the Hedgehog series and became Sonic Team. They are one of Sega's most popular creative teams.