How to Write One Minute of Music - THE PATHLESS

Among the most commonly-asked questions I get is "what is the process like for writing a piece of music?" When finishing THE PATHLESS in early 2020, I decided to document every step that it took to bring a 60-second segment of boss battle music from blank page to playable in-game.

Go check out @8bitMusicTheory and the video we did together re: themes and THE PATHLESS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC24V2N8TAU
(Also just check out his channel in general)

Soundtrack album on Bandcamp:
https://austinwintory.bandcamp.com/album/the-pathless

Clarinetist Andrew Leonard:
http://www.andrewcleonard.com/about/

A rundown of the staggering career of Steve Kempster:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0447502/

Orchestrator Susie Seiter:
https://susieseiter.com/about

Mike Miller's game EVERGATE, on Steam:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/845030/Evergate/

EVERGATE on Switch:
https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/evergate-switch/

Video edited by Dallas Crane

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