G.A.N.G. Awards 2014 Nominations Open: New Categories Added

Game Audio Network Guild Announces New Categories for 13th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards and Opens 2014 Nominations. The Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) today announced that it has opened the nomination process and is expanding the category lineup for the 13th Annual… Read more »

Mikolai Stroinski discusses The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Soundtrack

This month we spoke to Mikolai Stroinski (The Witcher 3) regarding his critically acclaimed music score for the recently released indie title, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.  The Vanishing of Ethan Carter was nominated for Best Independent Game and The Witcher… Read more »

Interview with MaryClare Brzytwa, Chair of Technology and Applied Composition at SFCM

We had a chance to talk to MaryClare Brzytwa, Chair of Technology and Applied Composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) about their new program in  Technology and Applied Composition (TAC). TAC offers a unique curriculum integrating compositional craft with… Read more »

GANG Members Vote for TEC Awards

We are pleased to let you know that members of G.A.N.G. will have the opportunity to vote for the 30th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. Begun in 1985, the TEC Awards recognizes outstanding achievement in sound production and… Read more »

Chuck Russom Interview – Recording Guns

This month we interviewed Chuck Russom about his recently released sound library Guns: Volume 1, with Volume 2 due out in November.  Chuck is a Game Audio veteran with more than 15 years experience working as Sound Designer, Sound Effects Recordist… Read more »

Wwise 2014.1 Now Available. The largest release since the initial launch of Wwise back in 2006

I’m trying MIDI and Synth One. Wonderful features! https://www.audiokinetic.com/about/news/wwise-2014.1-now-available/

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces Innovative New Program in Technology and Applied Composition

Scoring and Sound Design for Film, Games and New Media Highlights Include: -State-of–the-Art Recording, Mixing and Production Studios -Generously Sponsored by Meyer Sound, sE Electronics and Rupert Neve Designs -Mentorship from Academic Faculty and Industry Professionals -Industry Partnerships with Bay Area… Read more »

The Mix in The Last of Us

GANG IESD co-chair Kenny Young speaks to Naughty Dog’s Phillip Kovats and Jonathan Lanier about the GANG award winning mix in The Last of Us. PDF available here   KY: Hi guys, thanks for agreeing to do this. Could you introduce yourselves… Read more »

Inon Zur talks Game Audio, Composing and Conducting

This month we had a chance to talk with Inon Zur after he hosted the recent 2014 GANG BBQ.  Inon has composed for an incredible array of games including Prince of Persia, Dragon Age, Fallout: New Vegas, Crysis, as well as many other titles… Read more »

Marty O’Donnell discusses ‘work for hire’ and the future of game audio professionals

Ex-Bungie audio director Marty O’Donnell discusses tension between creation and craft, says creatives should benefit more from their work.                                          … Read more »