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Follow-up On Melodies

What is A Melody? Great question. I guess we should start with a good old Google search. “A sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying.” As amazingly helpful as this definition is, it hardly expresses what a melody truly can be. In my opinion, a melody is “A part of any piece of music […]

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Two New Study Playlists added

Check out the newest study playlists here or over on the study station.

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New Rhythmic Playlist Added

New rhythmic playlist is up. Listen to it here or on the Rhythmic Station!

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Melodies: The Part We Remember

Everyone loves a good melody, and whether you’ve ever thought about it or not, you’ve instinctively memorized more than you can possibly imagine. The question today is: what makes a melody good? Of course, good is relative, so I’ll mostly try to focus on what can make a memorable melody. Like the Zelda main theme, or the Mario […]

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How to Use Chords *Correctly

*1: There’s no correct way to do anything in composition. End of lesson, you can go home now. But really, what is a chord, and how can we use them? Firstly, a chord is nothing more than two or more notes played together in literal harmony. Chords have the useful ability to sound extremely consonant, […]

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Compositional Thought: Introduction

Many of us have played and listened to VGM (video game music) for our whole lives, and we’ve adored it. Nevertheless, there seems to be a large number of people who can’t explain to their parents why they love it so much, especially when there’s so much to the genre. That’s why I’m here to hopefully […]

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Top 3 soundtracks for the month of March (That I listened to)

…And we are back with another Top 3 for the Month of March!! Last month we featured my Top 3 for the month of February. As mentioned previously I will do my best to release a Top 3 every month for the previous month and this month we have some crazy good soundtracks featured. I […]

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Live Radio Added

Many people have asked for a page where they can listen to a variety of songs that changes every day like an actual radio station.  I’m happy to announce we have teamed up with the youtube user Vivi to bring you guys a live 24/7 stream of all of your favorite video game tunes. Please check […]

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Spotlight: Arnie Roth

When I whisper the words Final Fantasy, I envision magical worlds, deep-enthralling characters, and captivating music. Many would also argue that battle mechanics are a big part of the series as well, though, I beg to differ. Along with these lasting impressions, there are also a few names that almost always spring to mind; Hironobu […]

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The Monthly Top 3 Video Game Soundtracks (That I listened to)!

It’s never too late to start a monthly tradition. With the recent release of our article on why we listen to video game music – It’s all in the (Video Game) Music! – I thought it best to quickly follow that up with my top 3 soundtracks for the month of February! I listen to […]

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