I was lucky enough to be commissioned recently by the awesome folks at Rising Arts Agency to write a piece of music in response to the question “What does lockdown sound like to you?” This is what I came up with. I decided to only use free tools for this (I cheated a little whenContinue reading “Composition commission for Rising Arts Agency.”
Woke up yesterday and felt the urge to try writing some chiptune! Not a style that I usually work in but I often find that arbitrary restrictions can be quite inspiring when composing so I decided to give it a go. I needed some kind of visual prompt to help me with the writing process,Continue reading “Anodyne – Briar Boss Battle – Re-Score”
This week I decided to do something I’ve never done before, an orchestral arrangement of one of my all time favourite bits of video game music! I picked Song of Memories as it’s a super emotive piece that’s pretty simple harmonically & I thought it would lend itself well to orchestration. I never normally writeContinue reading “FFIX – Song of Memories – Orchestral Arrangement”
Finished up the last day of 21 Days of Video Game Music challenge today! Pleased to say I managed to write something everyday and I’m pretty happy with most of it! Here’s a playlist of everything:
Forgot to post again yesterday! So, two very contrasting styles for todays and yesterdays pieces. Starting with yesterdays, Harold Budd/Ryuichi Sakamoto inspired gentle solo piano stuff: and todays, which is some weird, wonky 8-bit (ish) techno.