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Laced With Wax

Recipe: How to cook up a peaceful JRPG village theme

Recipe: How to cook up a peaceful JRPG village theme

We wanted to serve up some simple, quick, and digestible musical recipes for video game music staples. This time, we take a look at what goes into creating the serene atmosphere of the typical sleepy village in Japanese role-playing games.

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Meet the chiptune lover who listened to 250k+ video game music tracks (so you don’t have to)

Meet the chiptune lover who listened to 250k+ video game music tracks (so you don’t have to)

We chat to Diggin in the Carts’ Nick Dwyer — documentarian, radio and TV presenter, promoter, DJ, tastemaker, and probably the world’s foremost expert on classic Japanese video game chiptune. By Thomas Quillfeldt

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Interview: Fallout composer Inon Zur on creating ‘other-world music’

Interview: Fallout composer Inon Zur on creating ‘other-world music’

We chatted to Inon Zur — composer for Fallout 3, Dragon Age: Origins, and many more — about his new solo work, how video game composition has changed over 20+ years, and what the far future of game music might look like. By Thomas Quillfeldt

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