What is the Rift S? And why does it sound just so awful? What are those start up sounds? And why do they sound just so lovely? Memes?
Remasters, remakes, reboots and “remaster plusses”.
The last stop in our history of video game music journey. We take a look at the 5th generation era of consoles.
I hope you all had a great Christmas break! Lloyd and I are back with a brand new episode all about the audio capabilities of the SNES and SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive. We go through the steps you can take to recreate that classic SNES sound on a modern DAW. We also chat and have a […]
Lloyd is now the official co-host of ComposerCast! We talk about music and sound in virtual reality including binaural audio recording techniques.Make sure you’re listening to this episode with headphones on because there’s a famous binaural audio experience half way through. Listen to the full barbershop experience on youtube: https://youtu.be/IUDTlvagjJA Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/willhelliwell1 […]
On this episode, I chat to Tony Manfredonia, a composer and orchestrator based in Michigan. His music has been played across the United States, appeared in video games, used in live theatre productions and is now published through both MusicSpoke and New Music Shelf. You can find out more about Tony on his website manfredoniamusic.com Check […]
On this episode, I have a look at the chiptune sounds of the NES and Game Boy and dive into the audio capabilities of both consoles. Check out Russ making tunes with a limited number of instruments – https://twitter.com/russdiemon/status/1037537972768399361 Super Audio Boy free VST – https://impactsoundworks.com/product/super-audio-boy/ Get in touch on Twitter – https://twitter.com/willhelliwell1 Download this episode to your […]
What’s your favourite guitar solo? 🎸 I really love the guitar in the background of this snippet of the podcast. It’s Adam Levy (@stringjuggler) playing one of the most perfect melodies and I feel bad I couldn’t remember his name in the moment. Writing a melody like that may sound simple but when you watch […]
Who else loved Red Dead Redemption and is excited for number 2? 🤠 – In the latest episode of ComposerCast, Sam Whiting and I chatted a bit about the soundtrack of RDR. That must have been one of the few games I actually completed. Did you know that the music in Red Dead was all […]
On this episode, we take a break from video game music history and sit down for a chat with my good friend Sam Whiting. We go deep into the mystical realm of music theory and melody writing and cover many more topics around guitar playing and video game music. If you’d like to know more […]