Josh Whelchel

… to the future!

I am excited to announce that I have recently joined forces with the A Cappella Records family to become the Chief Technology Officer of their freshly renamed company re:discover inc. You may be more familiar with the Joypad Records moniker that provided licensing and distribution for Pokemon: Kanto Symphony and Lindsey Stirling‘s recently released Skyrim Cover. What does this mean for...
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Kromaia – New Video & Music

Here’s new music and a gameplay video from the upcoming Kromaia by Kraken Empire. Let me know what you think!
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Castle Story Prototype Music

Mattias and I have put together twelve minutes of music from the Castle Story Prototype that was privately released to backers this past week. I’m particularly proud of this because it features a Rack Extension (synthesizer) that I’ve built from scratch called FMBlastr16. More on that later. Listen below:
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Castle Story

It should be no surprise that Mattias and I have been hard at work on the Scrolls soundtrack.  But we’ve had something else up our sleeves as well – Castle Story.  We recently completed scoring the trailer to this amazing looking RTS by Sauropod Studio.  I, for one, am extremely pleased with the results.  Watch the...
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Scrolls Music Discussion and Preview

Mattias and I have been working on the Scrolls soundtrack together, and really started digging recently around the alpha release.  One of the things we’re really striving to do is find the right pacing for a strategic CCG atmosphere.  Games can be paced anywhere from 5 to over thirty minutes (and way longer, of course)...
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Ravenmark: Deepwood Dragons Preview

Ravenmark – Deepwood Dragons Preview Ravenmark has an expansion coming soon, so I figured I should show off some of the new music. Here is a character theme, one of four tracks that was written for the update. Enjoy! When the update comes out, I will add the tracks to the soundtrack, and lower the...
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DAW of the Future

Just scroll down to see the “DAW of the Future” The debate of MAC vs. PC has long been a problem among digital composers. On the one hand, Apple’s MAC OS provides so many usability enhancements over its Windows counterpart that it is easy to see why so many composers would prefer the clean and...
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The Scourge of Estellion

It was quite the scourge, really. The 40 track (70 minute) soundtrack to the exciting iOS SRPG “Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion” is now available! Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion (Original Soundtrack) by Josh Whelchel
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Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion OST: Pre-order Now!

The Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion soundtrack weighs in at exactly 70 minutes of original music, not including unannounced remixes. I’m extremely satisfied with how it turned out and I’m thrilled to be say that it will be available on November 11th, 2011, along with the launch of the game. The soundtrack is available for PRE-ORDER...
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Wind-up Knight

Robot Invader has released their debut game, Wind-up Knight, on the Android (iOS coming soon!).  It is receiving some high praise. The soundtrack consists of ten tracks which rely heavily on the harpsichord. The styles are pretty diverse within, featuring a fughetta (short informal fugue), toccata, and even some quirky jazzish stuff. Let me know...
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