006 IVGM – Kat Angeloni, Lucky Penny: Coin Crypt

InsideVGM-150In this episode, I talk with Kat Angeloni, the composer who wrote the soundtrack for Coin Crypt. We talk about her song “Lucky Penny.”

In my interview with Kat Angeloni, we cover the following:

  • Her musical background and getting into game composing. She took a game music class at Drexel taught by Andrew Aversa (a.k.a. zircon)
  • Lucky Penny uses instruments that came with Logic, but now Kat prefers to use Ableton. She subscribes to Puremagnetik to get new patches each month
  • Coin Crypt is a rogue-like card game that uses coins instead of cards
  • Lucky Penny is the title theme. Kat talked about how she varies looping songsKat Angeloni
  • I then played “Lucky Penny”
  • Kat talked about the soundtrack as a whole. There are two paths in the game, through the dungeons and in the outer world
  • The soundtrack is available on Bandcamp at dloot.bandcamp.com
  • Kat also wrote a song for Mirror Isles for Alan Hazelden
  • She has been listening to a lot of Anamanaguchi and Son Lux lately
  • Some of her favorite games of all time are Shadow of the Colossus, Wario Land 3 (Gameboy Color) and Katamari Damacy
  • Kat likes the music in Kirby (Nintendo), Kingdom Hearts and Katamari Damacy

You can find Kat Angeloni on Twitter @dlootie and her SoundCloud page is soundcloud.com/dloot. You can find Coin Crypt on Steam.

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