All posts by Julian Colbus

Freelance composer, producer and sound designer at Mediacracy Music.

Listen: Composer Philip Sheppard On His Music For Detroit: Become Human

What happens when a soundtrack is written for a video game character rather than the game itself? Today, Philip Sheppard, composer for Detroit: Become Human, is here to answer that...

/ 24th July 2018

Listen: Audinity (Foundation, EU IV, The Guild 3) On Scoring For Historical Settings

When working on the soundtrack for The Guild II: Renaissance in 2010, Munich-based composer Yannick Süß needed someone to help him get all the music done in time. He found...

/ 23rd May 2018

Listen: Filippo Beck Peccoz on Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun OST

"In the end, we need to serve the game itself."

/ 26th December 2017

Creating Life: Behind the Sound Design of Anki’s Robot Cozmo

Cozmo, Anki‘s latest robot toy, is a smash hit. Since its US release in October 2016, it has amassed over a thousand reviews on its Amazon product page, averaging four-and-a...

/ 4th June 2017

Composer Christian Henson on what he would tell his five-year-old self

As a five-year-old, Christian Henson (Alien: Isolation, Inside No. 9) already knew he wanted to be a composer. Today, as the father of a five-year-old, he knows that someone of...

/ 15th March 2017

‘Berlin Station’ soundtrack by Reinhold Heil now available for purchase

A couple of weeks after Berlin Station’s launch, its original soundtrack has been digitally released by Lakeshore Records on iTunes and Amazon. During this year’s SoundTrack_Cologne, we talked to composer Reinhold...

/ 17th November 2016

On A Different Note: Christian Henson about Spitfire Audio’s creative foundation

The huge number of high-quality virtual instruments on today’s market is a blessing and a curse. It has become fairly easy to create professional-sounding music, including large orchestral scores. However,...

/ 10th November 2016

‘Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound’ DVD Available Now

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound is one monster of a project if we’ve ever seen one. A festival cut has been screening on games events, and the video-on-demand...

/ 14th October 2016

Tickets still available: The Chinese Room’s ‘Dear Esther’ live at the Barbican

Just a few days after the console release of Dear Esther: Landmark Edition, another very special date is right around the corner. Next week on October 14th, Dear Esther’s iconic...

/ 3rd October 2016

Countdown to the Eighth Hollywood Music Workshop in Baden, Austria

Less than a month to go until the eighth annual Hollywood Music Workshop in Baden, Austria! World-renowned composers, orchestrators, arrangers and other audio professionals are going to share their wisdom...

/ 20th June 2016

Soundlister: The One Place to Look for Audio Professionals and Hobbyists

The recently launched website is all about matching audio professionals with their customers. If everything goes as planned, it may become the one-stop source for people looking for composers,...

/ 5th June 2016

European Talent Competition: SoundTrack_Cologne Calls for Entries

In August 2016, Germany’s biggest expert conference on music and sound in visual media will take place for the thirteenth time. Apart from talks, discussions, workshops and networking events for...

/ 4th May 2016