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How to make retro SNES music

Eric Taylor, Composer

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6 Videos (24m)
    • How to compose SNES music (part 1- intro)

      1:00
    • Installation (part 1.5) optional

      5:36
    • How to compose SNES music (part 2 - Scoring)

      1:55
    • How to compose SNES music (part 3 - Instrumentation)

      1:12
    • Instrumentation (part 3.5) optional

      12:55
    • How to compose SNES music (part 4 - Drums and Final Touches)

      1:48

About This Class

In this class you will learn the tools and techniques needed to create your own retro SNES-style music. 

We will discuss software and composition styles for great retro music.

DOWNLOADS/LINKS 

http://www.williamkage.com/snes_soundfonts/   - Free SNES Sound Fonts

http://www.reaper.fm/  - Reaper free trial 

https://www.plogue.com/products/sforzando/ - sforzando

Listening homework:: 
https://youtu.be/JoWHedYlMlk - ninja gaiden
https://youtu.be/yoQex8CB9eA?t=1m - bloody tears

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Eric Taylor

Composer

Professional composer with 5+ years of experience. I've composed music for games films, commercials and more. You don't know me but you have probably heard some of my music as have millions worldwide!

I have a passion for sharing musical and technological techniques and enhancing natural creativity.

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