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The Ultimate Video Game Music Cover Band - Kotaku

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The Ultimate Video Game Music Cover Band Kotaku Award-winning composer and Blizzard dev Jason Hayes has gathered an army of prolific musicians, from session stalwarts to symphony stars to the pianist from freaking Toto, just to do video game music...

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My insight: I really love how musicians and composers are coming together to pay homage to their favorite video game composers. A lot of good talent is right here.

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Video Game Music Is Making Symphony Orchestra Awesome Again, Thanks To 'Zelda' And 'rePLAY'

Video Game Music Is Making Symphony Orchestra Awesome Again, Thanks To 'Zelda' And 'rePLAY' | Music in Video Games | Scoop.it
Video Game Music Is Making Symphony Orchestra Awesome Again, Thanks To ...

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My insights: I think it is awesome to see that so many composers are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Places like MAGfest sure do know how to keep the magic alive

 

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Logen Lin's curator insight, November 4, 2013 5:11 PM

I would believe that less and less people like listening to smyphony and more, actually most people of some countries may have never listened to classical music. But classical music is really awesome, and I am glad to see this news because classical composers could rise again. 

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North American Conference on Video Game Music

Some quick interviews about the first ever North American Video Game Music Conference held on the Youngstown State University Campus. Music: "Super Mario Bro...

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My insight: What I like about this is they are actually teaching video game music as a legitimate academic skill. It is a multibillion dollar industry.

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Damichie Everhart's curator insight, July 19, 2015 3:57 PM

This video just shows the average gamer or even a non-gamer is that, YES; this is a definite relevance in this subject and that its serious enough to be backed with a huge substantial lumps of money. You didn't grow to love your favorite childhood game with just looks and playability alone. Music whether they know it or not, played it role as well. What else about the game that always had you pumped with a surge of emotion besides actually playing it?

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Video Games Make Music Composer Third Fastest-Growing Job in the US | PR Web

Video Games Make Music Composer Third Fastest-Growing Job in the US  | PR Web | Music in Video Games | Scoop.it
Video Games Make Music Composer Third Fastest-Growing Job in the US ...

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It is really neat that video game composers are being recognized.

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Darius DaRhon Brown's curator insight, November 10, 2013 9:08 PM

This article talks about how musical composition has increased over the years.  Its interesting that as our video game industry rapidly increases so does our music composers. 

Cameron Hunter's curator insight, January 18, 2014 1:59 PM

With the video game industry constantly evolving, the demand for music composers will rise,  which will provide a new stream of revenue for music producers.

Franklin Van Sant's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:26 AM

With the industry expanding so rapidly, it will open the field open to many different ideas. With new ideas it gives the chance for even more people to look into and try their hand at the industry leading to new ideas. All around this is great for the industry