electronic MUSICIAN - March 2014 - Crafting Game Music

electronic MUSICIAN - March 2014 - Crafting Game Music


Electronic Musician - March 2014 - Crafting Epic Game Music from Soundtrack to Score

Want to score games like the pros, but don't know where to begin?  There's no place like the top.  We'll show you how three interactive scores, 241 tracks, and 17 radio stations came together on 2013's biggest entertainment title - Grand Theft Auto V.



Mogwai - The Scottish post-rock band breaks down the studio sessions for the experimentally electronic, melodically complex Rave Tapes.

Neneh Cherry - On Blank Project, the inventive hip-hop artist returns after a 16-year hiatus, with production assistance from Kieran "Four Tet" Hebden.


Intellijel Atlantis - A complete synth voice that's more than the sum of its parts.

Warped Sound Libraries - The're all over the map, and they're anything but ordinary.  For those projects that require that extra little something, we bring you the latest exotic, twisted, and repurposed collections for virtual instruments.

Dave Smith Instruments Mopho SE - Classic monosynth update.

Source Audio Hot Hand USB - Wireless MIDI controller.

JBL LSR308 - Active monitors.

Sonnox Fraunhofer Codec Toolbox - Mix optimizer plug-in.

littleBits Synth Kit - "Toy" modular synth.

How To

Surround Mixing 101 - Multichannel music might not have caught on in the mainstream, but surround work is done throughout the entertainment world, from film, TV, and DVD mixing, to video games, and, yes, even audio-only releases.  Here, pro engineers share tips for those considering taking the leap to 5.1.

How to:  Rein in erratic singing.  Use copyright to promote your music.  Track Small rooms.  Process tracks in DJ software.

Avid Pro Tools 11 - Create a ghost delay to give a track a wider ambience.


And much much more!