Great news! My talk “Composing Music for In- Game Islands, Subterranean Areas and Beyond” has been accepted this year by GameSound Con. Since we all know the climate of this year, the conference will be online. I believe a lot of people will benefit from this talk as it will showcase how to write four to six minutes of music without it being monotonous in loop form.
As a video game composer, it is important to get critical feedback from peer reviewed video game enthusiasts. It is how we grow and learn to know where we can improve on our craft. It is how we can self-reflect and see what we are writing right or wrong musically to reach our audience. Take a baby step or giant leap into the world </ Reality>. Game Grooves, a video game music review website, did just that. You’ll want to dive right into this futuristic soundtrack released in April 2017 sooner than later. The soundtrack is designed to take you on a journey of sorts and contains some hidden musical gems. See if you can identify them like the review did.
Greetings and Salutations – Video Game Composer, Chase Bethea. Yesterday I had the great privilege of being on IGN & Kinda Funny’s Platform at the same time through the live stream of The Guerilla Collective. The Guerilla Collective is an online digital games festival hosted by Greg Miller and produced by Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) with Kinda Funny Games Showcase. This specfic event was hosted by Justin Woodward and Alfonso Hooker from We Are Game Heads.
Hello again. I am Video Game Composer, Chase Bethea. I’m sharing another cool podcast hosted by Ryan Hamann, who has taken the time to interview me and let me share some of my eclectic video game music work along with a selection of favourites from other composers. For those of you who do not know, Sound of Play is a Video Game Music Podcast.
I am so excited to share my second Soundiron Demo with you. This piece was written with the intent of what I have not heard before but I am sure has been done. However, probably not written by a video game composer.
It is with great excitement to announce that have been hired by NIX HYDRA to compose their new game “Potions Please”.
Potions Please is 2D Potion management game with cute animal characters that rely on you (the player) to make goody concoctions for them.
Back in July 2019, I reached out on Twitter to some journalists that might have been interested in covering a new angle of my career. A fresh voice of someone who is not involved with the game industry. Meet Katy Morgan. She did me the solid honor of a thorough interview and I may dare say my best yet. This piece took seven month to complete.
It is with greatest joy to share that Aground is on the IndieCade Store! This has been a long time coming and a collaboration that took months to work out the logistics for. Read More
I had the pleasure to write for Game Music.net about Beyond Oasis. A game/soundtrack I loved as a child. The article was published Feb 6th, 2020. I had no idea it would receive a decent amount of praise.
I am so grateful and elated to be one of the live performers at IndieCade this year. Major thanks to David Javelosa, former Audio Director at Sega of America and Game Industry Specialist for the Yamaha Corporation for the opportunity.
During the set-list, I performed pieces from the Aground soundtrack and some pieces from Deity Quest and Super Happy Fun Block.