Mandew vs. the Colorless Curse
a cute and exciting platformer in the style of the game boy. mandew treks through 17 unique stages to restore color to his world.
this game originally released in 2012. a reworked version for steam arrived in 2020 with a brand-new chiptune soundtrack and sfx by me.
a challenging endless beat-em-up. skalkos the ice demon takes on ever-tougher waves of fire demons across five arenas.
a new soundtrack for the game's steam release includes tunes by me and by SypherAP.
games by Luth Haroon
compilations of creative computer music by pxtone collage users.
I organize these releases--communicate with contributors, edit and upload tracks, etc. I also make some musical contributions.
analytical/humorous essays mostly about music and games. postings so far are about "classical music", "monkey ball", and "meme music and film scores".
I have written and continue to write some pieces for instrumentalists. studying with del case at wheaton, I produced short pieces for solo piano and solo viola, a theme and variations on the song "poinciana" for string quartet, and a suite for chamber ensemble.
Ryu Umemoto fanpage
informational page dedicated to one of my favorite vgm composers, compiling info and links from around the net and new observations. perpetual work in progress, stay tuned for updates.
huge action-packed jump+shoot game. war girl takes on missions and collects upgrades to take down the robots.
music by me and a very talented team of composers; sfx mostly mine. check out the train level music.
Mandew vs. the Upside Down Machine
mandew's biggest adventure yet.
all-new soundtrack by me for this steam re-release.
"kemono friends" fan game in the style of "mega man". cute 8-bit action!
sfx by me, chiptunes by 40nix.
dreamy surreal rpg.
jazzy/spooky/punk-y tunes and sfx by me.
Swap 'n Pop
open-source, online "panel de pon"-style puzzler.
tunes and sfx by me.
JAXTONE vs. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
I have been working on this a little between projects--will probably share some more in 2022. my ultimate goal is to cover a selection of the most under-appreciated, obscure, and weird classic sonic tunes.
aChord - chord voicing generator app
three classmates and I presented a poster on this project at CCSCNE in 2021. it's a mobile app where you can define an instrument/tuning and then generate fingering diagrams for any chord. we may finish and publish it eventually.
game music score videos
I'd like to publish some of my game music transcriptions on youtube as "score videos", like the kind you often see for classical music, accompanied by some analysis.
currently researching unconventional anime music & the 4th wall, harmonic topics in shmup music, use of the sampler in 80s/90s taito arcade games, city pop hipsters, castlevania.