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14. Buzzword Stock Music

I started a stock music project that was part joke, part business venture, and part musical experiment. In this...

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13. Producing Musical Chills

Musical chills have been on my mind lately, since I listened back to a past song of mine and got chills in the same...

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12. MIDI Orchestration

I just got a new orchestral sample library, and I’m really enjoying messing around with these surprisingly realistic...

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11. FEZ Music Demo

I had the privilege of watching Rich Vreeland (aka Disasterpeace) give a live music production demo at Gamer’s...

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10. Inside VGM Interview

This episode comes from my interview on Tom Snively’s podcast Inside Video Game Music. I thought I’d share it here,...

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9. How to Chiptune

If you can create authentic-sounding chiptune music, you’ll have a leg up in the video game composing world. Plus,...

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8. Music Theory in Sound Design

I sometimes wonder how much sound designers think in terms of music theory. For example, I’m pretty sure I’ve heard...

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7. Survival of the Fittest

As a producer, one of your main jobs is deciding when to add and when to subtract. In this episode, I explain my...

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5. Randomness

One of my secret weapons in my productions is randomness. I often try to set up a system that generates random...

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4. A MIDI Seed

How do you start an electronic track? With a synth sound? With a sample? In this episode, I talk about building a...

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3. That Video Game Swing

Have you ever tried making a song that has both a swung section and a straight section? In this episode, I show how I...

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2. Ambient NASA Launch

I love making ambient music, because it feels like the equivalent of finger painting – you can smear things around by...

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6: Somewhere In My Memory

For the past couple of years, Alex Kapelman has been plagued by an iPhone notification sound that constantly reminds...

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Online Resources for Creative Professionals to Learn Business Skills - The Busy Creator Podcast 72

This episode is a rundown of resource I've been collecting and analysing for some time. The Busy Creator Podcast is...

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23. Tropical Island VGM

Video game music seems to have cliche sounds for different types of levels: ice world music, jungle world music, etc....

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22. MIDI Masterpiece

Sometimes you have to give yourself weird challenges to get out of your comfortable habits. In this episode, I...

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21. 7th Chords and Queen Vocals

Changing a single note in a chord can drastically alter the mood of a piece, like changing from major to minor. In...

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Real Life Radio! - Real Stories of Radio Personalities

What drives someone to produce and host a radio show? Is it their blood? Both my guests are fun and their stories are...

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Real Life Success Story! - Gary Leland This Guy Has A Story To Love

Podcaster, Videographer, Blogger, Publisher, eCommerce, Softball are just a small part of Gary Leland's story. From...

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e34 – My Dream App

What was the state of independent Mac software before iOS? We find out by returning to the 2006 competition My Dream...

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