The first event of the year is here and I am pleased to be partnering with Composium to present an exclusive Masterclass, “How To Start As a Video Game Composer.” This event I will be discussing the always infamous question, how I started out as a composer in the video game industry, software, my advice for young aspiring composers, and the history of video game music.
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After several years, it is finally ready! It’s been a long wait and a lot of preparation over the years. Officially announcing the limited edition Deity Quest Limited Edition Soundtrack CD.
One won’t do and nine is not enough for me no! Well, that’s okay because as a video game composer, it is good to be busy! Announcing my semi-exclusive talk at the Audio Developers Conference next Thursday, November 19th.
I shipped a game! Aztec Ride Now on Android! in October, I participated in Ludum Dare 47. I was asked by some developers I met earlier this year at a virtual conference if I wanted to jam with them. I agreed. Little did I know how fast this development ride would be! Read More
A NEW INTERVIEW has dropped! Enter “Chase Bethea: pursuing video game composition after being told it’s his calling for years”. I have to admit I am most jubilant about this interview because it came by request. Anouk Dyussembayeva, CEO/Founder of Composium, reached out to me for an exclusive interview for her website.
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.
Hello everyone! Chase Bethea here to share a wonderful project I had the joy to be a part of. As a video game composer, it is important to be always creating. And that is why, I loved having the opportunity to create a piece of music for The Snowstorm album, now available on bandcamp!