Composing for theatre is the same as composing for games: The Techniques (part 2)

There's a great deal of overlap between the techniques of scoring theatre and games. In the first post of this series, I talked about the practical similarities between these two platforms: of writing music to accompany and synchronise with events that are unlikely to happen at the same time each time they are performed, be …

It Happened Here and Writing for the Sake Of It

It Happened Here is a Slung Low audio/installation adventure set in Holbeck, Leeds, which opened in August 2016.  It Happened Here was a surprisingly freeing project to work on; usually my work is underscoring dialogue or action, either as live theatre or onscreen, and synchronisation with these events is a high priority - synchronisation of tone, emotion, pace, volume and …