FFIX – Song of Memories – Orchestral Arrangement

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”

21 Days of Video Game Music – Days 7 & 8

Forgot to post yesterday so doing a quick double post today! Two very contrasting styles for todays and yesterdays pieces. Yesterday I went for intense black metal, inspired by some silly conversations in the dungeons and dragons campaign I am part of about what a great name for a black metal band corpse wave wouldContinue reading “21 Days of Video Game Music – Days 7 & 8”

21 Days of Video Game Music – Day 5

Another quick sketch for today’s piece, this time I was taking inspiration from the Ice Cavern theme from Final Fantasy 9 (albeit going in a slightly different direction): Here’s what I came up with:

21 Days of Video Game Music – Day 2

Today I went for something very much outside of my comfort zone and usual composition style. Ridiculous orchestral battle music! It was really fun to write something in this style as I’ve never tried it before, I also learned how to change time signatures in Reaper which is cool, and surprisingly easy. Very much inspiredContinue reading “21 Days of Video Game Music – Day 2”