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 […]
Below are my live eurorack explorations for the week of October 19th, 2020. Enjoy! This is a live eurorack/modular synth jam I put together using one of the free reels Make Noise released for Morphagene the other day. I played a bass pedal note on the Moog Grandmother and chords on the Sequential OB-6, with […]
This piece was inspired by the video game music for Dead Space. It contains ambient and futuristic elements for a dystopian sci-fi game I’m currently working on. I combined analog synths with artificial intelligence patches using Reaktor from Native Instruments.
This is a piece I wrote for the film Gone Bella Gone. This is action movie music that is suspenseful and very intense which hits hard with dramatic drums and synths. This is epic and suspenseful background music made using a combination of drums, Eurorack analog synths, and hardware digital synthesizers.
Here is a leftfield techno track built from Eurorack combined with a sample library for drums.
This is an IDM style electronic piece I wrote for a film that was a blend of action and crime drama. I used mostly Eurorack and Microkorg synths with a Moog DFAM as my drum sound source. The bass is a square wave being heavily modulated as the music plays by a Make Noise Maths […]
This music was written for the film Gone Bella Gone, by Paris Homes films. It has action, crime, and drama elements. Two tracks are here because there are two different versions of the same overall piece of music with different emotional goals. We were looking to build the tension and suspense. You can watch the […]
This is the soundtrack for an in-production short horror movie. I used a lot of experimental techniques for creating the sounds, including recording the subway train and morphing it into a bass.
This is an experimental trap beat I made for a film. I used some bass music principles in the sound design, and the drums are an 808 combined with lots of noisy found sounds.
This is an ambient soundtrack for a horror film, building the suspense through evolving percussive noise and electronic elements.