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Any real record person knows that the number one most powerful marketing tool when it comes to music is repetition.
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Art is something that opens up and enhances your emotions and that's what I like to think I'm doing.
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Art, well good art at least, takes you to a place you go during the experience of it, and then after you experience it you are different.
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Bands always call me when they are in need of a boost and I come in and put them back on top.
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Before I was never in a situation where I had to anticipate so many different variables, and now I had to come up with solutions for variables that almost seem limitless.
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But I'm now feeling confident enough to do another Nile Rodgers record. I can do it and not feel like I have to prove anything. I can make it and feel good about it, regardless.
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Else Music Works is the label. We primary specialize in video game soundtracks. In the beginning I worked with a lot of stuff form Japan, and I just started to expand.
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For the last year I've been listening to dance music in surround sound and it's like a new drug to me.
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Gaming has always been a part of my vibe and my culture.
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Halo is orchestral, so it's all music, the only vocals are the monks, and some chants.
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Halo players seem much more connected than any other gamers I've hung out with. It's just a weird phenomenon.
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Hopefully, you'll be hearing a lot more of the music my company is working to put out there.
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I am the label for Halo 2, and the distributor. I put it in the stores as well as pay the bills.
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I don't want to say I've had good breaks, but things have turned out well for me.
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I executive produced Rise of Nations. That is the world's first 5.1 DVD audio game soundtrack and it's loaded with cool bonus features.
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I formed the company. It turned out to be a lot harder than I expected, but that just pushes us together even more.
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I had fooled around with a few titles prior to Halo, but that was the game that really took me over the top.
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I had worked with a number of soundtracks, but when I heard Halo, man, there was a distinct difference. It was just incredible music.
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I like to come up with ways to enhance a user's experience in the game, but also what they take away from that experience outside the game as well.
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I look at the music business as an old model, and with games its something relatively new and a much younger model, so that means we can come up with new ways to do something.
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I remember going to the arcades to check out the new games and thinking how cool they were, but at that time I was just a casual gamer.
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I started fooling around with some of the early 8-bit titles because a couple of Japanese companies had approached me with the idea of working on music for their games.
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I started fooling around with some of the early 8-bit titles because a couple of Japanese companies had approached me with the idea of working on music for their games. I have always been familiar with video games ever since back in the day.
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I think the hardest thing to overcome is judging yourself and being your own worst critic so to speak.
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I try really hard to always make something innovative in my work.
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I went to John Mayer's crib and he started playing the Halo theme. Then it just started happening, one thing lead to the next, and I did a live concert.
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I'm a normal kind of guy. At the same time, I'm highly opinionated. I know that my opinions and work and ideas are somewhat left-of-center. Yet, I feel normal.
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I'm an old school guy. I even still have that wacky Phillips system that was out for a minute. I even have Ms. Pac Man tabletop.
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I've always helped artists out of a slump and I've never worked with a band right when they are making it big.
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I've always helped artists out of a slump. I've never worked with a band right when they are making it big.
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I've done a lot of film in my career.
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I've had to work really hard in my career.
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In the beginning, I wasn't even considering using any outside people, but I started to talk to more of my musician friends. I realized Halo had permeated the music community.
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It feels like my job is to support people. I support great artists. When I worked with a symphony, I sat in the third chair, not the first chair.
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It started out with John Mayer, and then some other acts, and I started realizing that just about everybody I know plays Halo.
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Music is the one part of the entertainment business where you can't fool anybody into buying a record.
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So I've been a Halo fanatic from way back in the day when I got my Xbox.
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So when Marty came to me with the Halo concept, I realized I would be able to do something totally new and do what I want with it.
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So, once Marty and I became buddies and put out Halo, which was really successful, because I'm in the music business, I started talking to a lot of the artists that I was friendly with.
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Some people may want to be able to lay in their own music, but I think the majority of users will feel moved enough by the game's music the composer creates so they won't want to alter it further.
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That and the process of making the music for the game is a lot different than making music for artists or film, and I've done a lot of film in my career.
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That's when I got hooked, and then I got involved in some other titles and the next think you know, I decided one day that I was taking all the things I had on my walls in my office down and replacing it with all the video game media that I had.
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The music in the games stuck in our heads and we would write our own lyrics for the songs in the game. They were very personal and rather raunchy.
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The only thing I use now is Xbox because the only game I ever think of having time to play is Halo.
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The process of making music for the game is a lot different than making music for artists or film.
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There's no other game like that. Halo is unilaterally the ubiquitous game that everyone is down with, especially bands on the road.
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Video games offer the perfect platform. Sometimes you're playing these games for a few hundred hours for the first few weeks or so. It's insane.
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We had to think about the different game situations as players move through and interact with the elements and still be able to create music that would sound cool.
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Well, I think the challenge is you have to make really good music and think that the music a composer makes is really cool.
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When I first started out in Rock'n'Roll, it was really fun. When I got started in video games it became fun again.
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When I get of the elevator and look at the walls, I want to know what it is we stand for.
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When I'm in the studio, I'm trying to make the best record I can. I'm not trying to show how great I am, but how great the artist is.
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When video games first started to become popular, I was a lightweight gamer and I would play the early games between recording sessions.
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When video games first started to become popular, I would play between recording sessions.
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With a game, we had to come up with creative ways to make the music work in a lot of different situations that wouldn't be as linear as making music for artists or film.
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With Chic, the girls were always out front. I was always there to support them.
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With Perfect Dark Zero, a lot of the music relates to the main character Joanna and her actions during the game.
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With Sumthin Else Music Works, I wanted to spread the love and give newcomers a chance to make it because something that really helped me were all the people who had given me an opportunity when I was putting my career together.
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With Sumthin Else Music Works, I wanted to spread the love and give newcomers a chance to make it.
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You are walking a fine line between pushing the envelope and sticking to what the publisher wants from you as an artist.
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You can fool a person into going to see a movie with a good trailer.
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You see, when I work on something I look at it as art. When I sit down and begin something I'm creating art.
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