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“Concrete Genie” Composer Coaches SFCM Students and Alumni and Integrates Their Talents into the Acclaimed Game

Sam Marshall wants you to know that it’s okay to fail. In fact, he encourages it. A video game composer and member of the music department at Sony Interactive Entertainment since 2013, and a mentor to aspiring video game composers at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Marshall emphasizes that starting over is just part… Read more »

2020 G.A.N.G. Awards – Nominations NOW LIVE! Deadline – Dec. 18th, 2019

The nomination process for the 2020 G.A.N.G. Awards are now live and open through December 18, 2019. For full information, head to There are some new categories and changes to the rules of submission, so please read through the full guidelines before submitting.

Academy of Scoring Arts opens its doors to the worldwide music community

Now in its 10th year, the ASA offers new benefits, events with musicians and music lovers in mind. LOS ANGELES (October 9, 2019) The Academy of Scoring Arts, the leading community of industry professionals dedicated to the art of scoring, is for the first time making its programming available to the world at large. For… Read more »

Member Spotlight – Penka Kouneva

This month, we are happy to share the story of one of our members, Penka Kouneva. Penka has been a pillar of the game audio community for the last decade, constantly sharing her knowledge and experience with those that are looking for advice. EL: Tell us about your journey. Where did you begin your path… Read more »

Materia Collective – From Community to Publishing House and Label

Materia Collective celebrated their 3rd anniversary as a company at Optimism Brewing Company in Seattle, WA. Materia Collective is a community that started from passionate artists that wanted to create music together. Today, it is now one of the leading labels and publishers in the game music space. We got to talk with founder Sebastian… Read more »