Two IGF finalists in the excellence in audio category, Danny Baranowsky and Mattias Häggström Gerdt, relate their experiences attending the Game Developers Conference in a video filmed at the event in San Francisco last year.
In this video interview, Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu discusses the advantages of founding his own independent sound studio Dog Ear Records. "Financially, we haven't had a big hit yet, or completely surpassed our monetary needs" he says of his studio. "On the other hand it's a very positive work environment."
IndieGames Podcast #24 hears from four participants of the Nubuwo Debut Bundle. Joining the show are musicians Danny Baranowsky of The Binding of Isaac, Sabrepulse (Ash Charles) of Bit Pilot, Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter 1 & 2, and Tomas Dvorak (Floex) of Machinarium.
90 images from the 1H1D!!! Vol. 23 chiptune party at Cafe la Siesta in Kyoto are now available to view on Google Plus. Participating artists included DJ Master Kohta, Nordloef, USK, KAZ a.k.a.HIGE, Big Brother, NNNNNNNNNN and BEN (LORB).
Dom Beken of High Frequency Bandwidth discusses the soundtrack to PixelJunk SideScroller. The score was originally intended to include a collection of remixes from Q-Games' PixelJunk Shooter 1 & 2, but only took shape once the hip-hop duo began crafting original compositions.
This year Square Enix's Tokyo Game Show music department booth gave away copies of their sixth annual CD sampler. The disc included tracks from Final Fantasy Type-0, ReBirth / Seiken Densetsu Kenji Ito Arrange Album, Cafe SQ, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and more.