A Composer’s Perspective on Game Audio

An awesome article series of game audio techniques and technology by DJ, keyboardist, synthesist, and leading composer of music for video games, Lance Hayes:

  1. A Composer’s Perspective on Game Audio Pt. I
  2. A Composer’s Perspective on Game Audio Pt. 2 – Scoring Cut Scenes
  3. A Composer’s Perspective on Game Audio Pt. 3 – Gearing Up

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Can A Film Score Be Considered Classical Music?

An excellent article on the debate of whether film scores should be considered ‘classical’ music. With this reasoning, game music should rapidly be considered ‘classical’ music, also.

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Despicable State of the Arts in the U.S.

This image was taken on the streets of Mozart Platz (or Mozart’s Plaza) in Austria, where the arts are very much alive. Great place to become inspired for a budding composer/photographer. The arts are still respected in many parts of the world, so why is it that in the States it merely gets a nod from the public and nothing more? It’s only worthy of a hobby. “Study music? Study art? Study film? Study writing? Whatever for?! What kind of job will you get with that?!” I can just hear parents across this nation holler, lol. What a shame…