Level Bit 16: Half-Life: Alyx

Sam and I are thrilled to announce we’ve been conducting behind-the-scenes interviews with the audio team at Valve Corp. while they create the sound and music for Half-Life: Alyx. Here is an introduction to the audio team.…

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Level Bit 11: Kenny Young

A brief rundown of composer Kenny Young, who is the subject of next week’s long-form episode. Next week, you’ll hear his newest soundtrack, but in this Level Bit, you’ll hear some of Emily’s favorite music of Kenny’s from the past. You can see a playlist and support Level with Emily on Patreon.…

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Level Bit 09: Chill

I had a fun experience with this track a few days ago, just listening to it with some friends. It reminded me of the genius of Hip Tanaka and I thought we should listen to it together.…

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Level Bit 08: Melismatic Music. Sort of.

An unexpected trip down the rat hole of pre-tonal music from the 12th century that’s emulated beautifully by Jeremy Soule in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The track highlighted is called “Imperial Throne” along with music by Pèrotin and a track from the 21st century.…

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