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.
Some atonal scary music that builds to a startling climax.
This piece could be used in a film or game in a dark, mysterious scene with a little tension. I was inspired by the Myst 3 soundtrack, where the loops are incredibly long and multi-layered: measured in minutes, not in bars. I love the darkness that soundtrack has. Mostly layered metals here creating the texture […]
I’ve been on a writing kick. Here is a piece for a sci-fi film, an emotional piano piece, and a string and piano lullaby. I may decide to circle back around and expand these pieces, but for now, enjoy!
Some more industrial noise type composition. I pictured this to go along with a darkly lit industrial type of scene. The hi hat and squeaks make a countermelody to the destroyed saxophone sound that I design. The form of the song is traditional big room progressive house, which makes me laugh a little, considering how […]
I’m experimenting with new vs old writing techniques. I have a traditional classical and jazz background, but now I mostly produce beats for a hip hop label and tracks for an EDM label. This is a funky odd meter beat with a modern synth meets traditional orchestral brass and strings.
Got a bug to do more stuff with noise after being asked to write something in the style of Under the Skin. I pictured this to go along with a stylized Western or desert scene.
I was asked to do something in the noise style of the film, Under the Skin. Had a lot of fun with the sound design on this one.