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On my blog, I talk about my process of creating music, software engineering, and my viewpoints on spirituality in the 21st century.

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Final Fantasy Soundtracks for Roleplaying on Spotify

Are you a Dungeons and Dragons player or Dungeon Master? Are you looking for a familiar soundtrack to augment your roleplaying experience? Look no further than Spotify & Final Fantasy – thanks Nobuo Uematsu! Now that Square Enix has several Final Fantasy Soundtracks on Spotify (read more), we can finally have the best role playing...
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Lyrics of Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

The world of Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is massive, as is the lore that entangles it. As I was scoring Masquerada, I knew I did not want to miss an opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to such a rich universe. I decided that I wanted to write vocal passages in the music that...
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Final Fantasy 6 on Spotify

OK. I’ve decided. It’s short, it’s sweet, and it’s the best of the Final Fantasy 6 Soundtrack on Spotify. With my “Best of Final Fantasy 7” and “Best of Final Fantasy 8” playlists off the ground, I’m now calling my favorite Final Fantasy 6 tracks available on Spotify. Think I am missing any tracks on...
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Final Fantasy 8 on Spotify

Liberi Fatali. Man with the Machine Gun. I know, I know, the Guardian Force’s probably made you forget how great the Final Fantasy 8 Soundtrack is. Nobuo Uematsu, domo arigato gozaimasu! A few weeks ago I shared my “Best of Final Fantasy 7” playlist. Today, I’d like to present my favorite tracks from Final Fantasy...
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WSF Module Packer Tools

Are you looking to take a collection of .IT, .MOD, .XM, or .ST3 modules with overlapping samples and compress them into a much smaller package, effectively deduplicating any sample data across the tracks? Well, you’ve found the right corner of the internet for that. WSF is a format designed to reduce redundancy in modules. In...
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Final Fantasy 7 on Spotify

Are you looking for the Final Fantasy 7 Soundtrack on Spotify? If not, you should be, because Nobuo Uematsu’s FF7 OST is arguably some of the best video game music to come out of the Playstation era. Whilst the original soundtrack itself is not available on Spotify, nor likely will it be, I have put...
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KROMAIA: Soundtrack – Six Degrees of Spacesynths

The KROMAIA: Original Soundtrack features over 40 minutes of music, and is now available on Bandcamp for free, as well as other stores. KROMAIA: Original Soundtrack by Josh Whelchel, David Saulesco, and Hyperduck SoundWorks The Kromaia Soundtrack is an LP of electronic music by Josh Whelchel, David Saulesco, and Hyperduck SoundWorks. Much of the music...
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Oblitus Soundtrack Out Now!

The soundtrack to the game Oblitus, from Connor Ullman and Adult Swim Games, is now available on Loudr, Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes, and everywhere else you might possibly want to find it! I’d describe the Oblitus Soundtrack as an Otherwordly, Electro-Ambient E.P. – besides accompanying the game, it is intended to transport the listener to alien...
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Scrolls Launch Trailer – Creating the Music with Reason

The music in the Scrolls Launch Trailer was created in Cubase 6 and Reason 7. I wrote about this set up a little in my post, “DAW of the Future.” The setup is actually pretty simple. You are able to connect Reason with other DAWs with their ReWire tool, which makes it surprisingly easy to...
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