Film and Game music

My cinematic music album is now on Bandcamp and other streaming services

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This is a reminder that my concept cinematic album is available for purchase on Bandcamp and for streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, and all other streaming platforms! Link to the album: https://ethanjamesstartzman.bandcamp.com/releases Here is the story of the album: Dave and Alexa seem to have the perfect relationship to everyone that knows them. They […]

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Live Eurorack Improvisations week of October 26th, 2020

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Below are my live electronic explorations during the week of October 26th, 2020 This live electronic Eurorack/modular synth jam was made using two channels of Instruo into an Optomix, and then double gating Optomix using 4 LFOs from two Maths modules. The result was complex rhythms and even some AM happening. Pressure CV to notes […]

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Bad Neighborhood – game music

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Day 20 of #21daysofvgm I started to write a piece using the first five notes of the minor scale, but it was so much more interesting to take the bass and melody voice and break them up into ambience.

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Prayer Mountain – game music

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Day 19 of #21daysofvgm I chose to do the trinity quest from Video Game Music Academy, where you have only three notes you can use for the melody, and interest has to be generated from harmony and texture.

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Haunted House – game music

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Day 17 of #21daysofvgm This has been a rough summer for the NYC subway: delays, no air conditioning, massive overcrowding sometimes. In the morning, I recorded the trains and then turned the samples into an ambient horror piece to show my feelings. 😀