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.
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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 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.
I was given the pleasure and honor to be back on the “Level with Emily” Podcast with Emily Reese.
After two years of composing for this game, I am pleased to announce the pre-order is now available on Bandcamp.
I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Transverse Audio. The interview is short and sweet; five questions with some solid in-depth answers. I give my contrast of what it feels like between beginning, part-time, and full-time composing (Stress, workload, overall, work-life balance, etc.)