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'Top Score' public radio podcast gabs on game music

Since mid April, Minnesota Public Radio has been producing the excellent "Top Score," a biweekly podcast focusing on video game soundtracks. The show is hosted by Emily Reese and has her interviewing today's leading game music composers, and exploring their processes and the inspirations for...

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Ivor Novello awards to recognize music from video games

Get out those SAT skills! The Ivor Novello awards : Grammys :: The SAG awards : Oscars. They're the smarter, more peer-reviewed way for the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors to reward excellent songwriting and composing. And as the BBC reports, for the first time, it'll be...

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Variety profiles video game composers

To make up for our poor understanding of a recent GameStop post, we've taken a few finance classes and we're ready to show off the results with a little math. In a really interesting piece profiling video game composers, Variety reports that they "can make anywhere from $1,000 to $2,500 per minute...

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Game music pioneer Richard Joseph passes away

One of the early figures in video game music, Richard Joseph, recently died of lung cancer after a year-long battle with the disease. You may not recognize his name, but Joseph is widely credited with pioneering key innovations in video game audio, including true voice acting, the first use of...

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