Category Archives: Podcasts

010 IVGM – A Shell In The Pit, Narwhal (Tower): Rogue Legacy

In this episode, I talk with Vancouver composer/sound designer Gordon McGladdery, also known as A Shell In The Pit, about his song Narwhal (Tower) from the Rogue Legacy soundtrack. In my interview with Gordon McGladdery, we cover the following: His musical background, including learning sound design at the Vancouver Film School. He spends about half […]

009 IVGM – Tom Snively, Peru Theme: Digology

In this episode, I talk about one of my game soundtrack songs, the Peru Theme from the upcoming archaeology game Digology from Robo Ra Games. Next week I am interviewing Gordon McGladdery / A Shell In The Pit about the music from Rogue Legacy. If you have any questions for him, email tom@insidevgm.com or tweet at me on […]

008 IVGM – Eirik Suhrke, Deathmatch: Spelunky

In this episode, I talk with Eirik Suhrke, the composer who wrote the soundtracks for Spelunky, Ridiculous Fishing, Hotline Miami and others. We talk about his song “Deathmatch” from the Spelunky soundtrack. In my interview with Eirik Suhrke, we cover the following: How he has no formal musical training, and got started playing in rock bands. Eirik […]

007 IVGM – Charlie McCarron, Moto Hekalu: Star Reaction

In this episode, I talk with Charlie McCarron, the composer who wrote the soundtrack for Star Reaction by unTied Games. We talk about his song “Moto Hekalu.” In my interview with Charlie McCarron, we cover the following: His musical background, how he got interested in video game music and joined friends to start unTied Games, a small […]

006 IVGM – Kat Angeloni, Lucky Penny: Coin Crypt

In 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 […]

005 IVGM – Chris Kukla, Where Are My Keys?: Claustrophobia: The Downward Struggle

In this episode, I talk with Chris Kukla, a game composer who wrote the soundtrack for Claustrophobia: The Downward Struggle. We talk about his song “Where Are My Keys?” Chris also wrote the soundtracks for The Memory of Eldurim and Citybound. In my interview with Chris Kukla, we cover the following: His musical background, playing piano as […]

004 IVGM – Grant Kirkhope, Balor – Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

In this episode, I talk with Grant Kirkhope, a long-time game composer who wrote the soundtrack for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. We talk about his boss battle song “Balor.” Grant is a member of the Classic FM Hall Of Fame, and his video game soundtracks have sold more than 25 million copies. In my interview with Grant […]

003 IVGM – Tim Shiel, Nay – Duet

In this episode, I talk with Tim Shiel, a composer from Melbourne Australia who wrote the Duet soundtrack. We talk about his song Nay. In my interview with Tim Shiel, we cover the following: His musical background playing grunge music in high school, and then releasing music under the name Faux Pas How he toured with Gotye […]

002 IVGM – Disasterpeace, Adventure – FEZ

In this episode, I talk with Rich Vreeland, who also goes by the name Disasterpeace. He is the composer of the FEZ and many other game soundtracks. We talk about his song Adventure from FEZ. In my interview with Rich Vreeland, we cover the following: His musical background growing up and at Berklee College of […]

001 IVGM – Ben Prunty, MilkyWay (Battle) – FTL

In this episode, I talk with Ben Prunty, the composer of the FTL soundtrack. We talk about his Battle version of his MilkyWay song. I also talk about the podcast name change from Making My Own Music and the change of focus. Originally this podcast was called “Making My Own Music” where each episode went into a […]