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Independent Music & Audio Talent | The Higher Eclectic Ground Thread

01-10-2018, 11:56 AM
My Son, My Challenge | Sam Oz


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Sam Oz's 30-second entry that secured third place at the ADAM AudioSoundtrack Competition last year.

In using the cello, a set of Bulgarian female vocals and four distinct notes of the piano, the musician sought to capture an air of dangerous tension and mystery.

As always, similar set pieces for your games' soundtracks may be developed by mailing sean.b[at]highereg[dot]com. To view Sam's portfolio or simply applaud his work, do pay him a visit.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
01-17-2018, 11:04 AM
Two Lands (First Draft) | Alfredo Sirica


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40-seconds off an initial draft created by video game musician, Alfredo Sirica, for an unannounced series of cartoons he's working on.

Set on an epic scale of humans and dragons, Alfredo's planned memorable/powerful original score for the series has him conducting an orchestra of up to 60 members whose strings, brass and choirs are sampled here. Orchestrations also available for your games

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.

01-24-2018, 12:03 PM
2017 in Film | Will Phillips


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The year of 2017 had indie game music composer, Will Phillips develop original scores for some of the most exciting films and TV series of his freelance career.

From upcoming zombie horror Remnant 13 to fantasy series Dagger Kiss, here's a quick breakdown of them all.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
01-29-2018, 06:18 AM
Four Levels & a Boss | Caleb Cuzner


Four new level-specific background tracks and a Battle Collective theme have just made their way onto Caleb Cuzner's library of game music. Deriving from Mario & Kirby's playful/upbeat rhythm, these include --


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Joyful Seashore


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Funky Jungle


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Icy Speckles


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Lively Canyon


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Battle Collective

All available for use in your work. Which one will you be downloading/requesting this month? Simply e-mail sean.b[at]highereg[dot]com once you've made up your mind.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
02-19-2018, 01:34 AM
2022 A.D | Van Reeves


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If you've been a follower of Van Reeves' roster of video game music, you're probably no stranger to his Blade Runner inspirations.

This month 2022 A.D., his latest cyberpunk musical experiment, draws from the OST of the Blade Runner short Blackout 2022. Now available with a Creative Commons license for use in your game projects. Download/original music requests may be sent to sean.b[at]highereg[dot]com, while here is the rest of Reeves' library.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
02-26-2018, 06:28 AM
PROCESS | Sam Oz


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Really all Studio Agami's PROCESS wants to do with its original soundtrack is be evocative of zen.

Composer Sam Oz maintains a strong sense of cool throughout, relying primarily on synthesized guitars and vocals in his 11-track album for the memory-reflex puzzler. Play it and/or download the original score for free via Sam's music profile.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
03-02-2018, 12:16 PM
Tanks Furry | JMD


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The Amiga was well-before my time although I wish it wasn't just for the sake of this trailer.

Two years since Project R3D launched Tanks Furry, multi-directional shooter featuring both a free-to-play digital release and the purchasable collector's box you see here. On audio is Jovanotti Must Die, a musician as old as 1989, still contributing to retro game projects, with rates as low as 'donations-only'

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
03-13-2018, 11:16 AM
All I Want is Victory | Caleb Cuzner


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Meshuggah, Symphony X, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom, and Kamelot headline the inspirations backing Caleb's experiment with the Death Metal genre.

All I Want is Victory can also be used in your game projects, with download/file requests welcomed at sean.b[at]highereg[dot]com. Caleb meanwhile has an entire library of multi-genre music you can use in your games.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
03-16-2018, 12:23 PM
Demetrios | Alfredo Sirica


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Drunk, robbed, with only neighbor Sandra willing to help unearth your stolen antiques across Paris.

If that sounds like your kind of weekend, Cowcat's point n' click/visual novel Demetrios should be the perfect accompaniment. Goofy OST, Jazzy Paris and assorted contributions by film/game composer-for-hire Alfredo Sirica included.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.
04-10-2018, 05:23 AM
Uprise | Sam Oz


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Flying cars, floating cities and worker robots litter this 60s-inspired retro futuristic rendition of Endeavor City.Bang at its centre is Uprise by Orbit Studios, a hand-drawn narrative of a machine in search of itself.

On Square Enix Collective featuring music by Sam Oz. Don't hesitate to reach out to sean.b[at]highereg[dot]com with your own music/audio requests at any time.

Sean Braganza,
Higher Eclectic Ground.