I am excited to announced 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 me: I will continue to write music under “Josh Whelchel,” and score for video games. I am an extremely passionate composer and am lucky to [...]
Here’s new music and a gameplay video from the upcoming Kromaia by Kraken Empire. Let me know what you think!
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:
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 video above, and if you’d like to support the game and help it reach its fundraising goal of $80,000, take a walk over to Kickstarter - [...]
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) – and the rhythm of a conflict may change dramatically throughout. We initially wanted to stray away from traditional “epic” style battle pieces (such as [...]