Level with Emily Reese

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July 2, 2020  

Level 134: Nick Marinelli (Video Games In Concert)

Nick Marinelli talks about leaving MAGFest after so many years to run Video Games in Concert, a video game band booking agency. We also talked about how he achieved his most recent platinum trophy, which he got in Horizon Zero Dawn. You can see a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

June 19, 2020  

Level 133: Eric Buchholz (on orchestration)

Orchestrator and composer Eric Buchholz talks about what it means to be an orchestrator, and how that job fits into the pipeline of getting a soundtrack recorded. See a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

June 13, 2020  

Level 132: Edward Patrick White (Gears Tactics)

Edward Patrick White talks about the music he composed for Gears Tactics, a new game in the Gears of War franchise that turned the third person shooter into a turn-based tactics game with an overhead view. Support Level with Emily on Patreon!

May 18, 2020  

Level 131: Thomas Parisch (Biped)

Composer Thomas Parisch talks about his music for the Biped, a co-op action adventure game. See a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

April 25, 2020  

Level 130: Gareth Coker (Ori and the Will of the Wisps)

Gareth Coker wrote a giant score for Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the sequel to 2015’s Ori and the Blind Forest. It’s fabulous, and we talk about several aspects of it. Find a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

April 10, 2020  

Level 129: Igor Nemirovsky and Kenny Wood (Amoeba Battle)

Composers Igor Nemirovsky and Kenny Wood talk about their music for Amoeba Battle. Find a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

March 27, 2020  

Level 128: Helge Borgarts and BowsToHymns (The Surge 2)

Composer Helge Borgarts is a part of BowsToHymns, a group of three composers that write music for media. Helge talks about the music he created with his music partner, Thomas Stanger, for The Surge 2. You'll find a playlist on Patreon.

March 15, 2020  

Level 127: VGM Con 2020 panel

Here is a panel Emily did at this year's VGM Con. We hope to see you there again next year!! You can support Level with Emily on Patreon.

February 28, 2020  

Level 126: Andrew Prahlow (Outer Wilds)

Andrew Prahlow talks about his music for Outer Wilds. Find a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.

February 14, 2020  

Level 125: Charles McGregor (Hyperdot)

Charles McGregor talks about his music and designing his game, Hyperdot. You'll find a playlist and you can support Level with Emily on Patreon.