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Nothing gets me fired up like learning about new things. I blog about the technical, creative, and business aspects of game audio.

I hope this ever-growing blog can be a resource to you, and get you fired up as well!

If there's a particular topic you want me to write about, feel free to contact me and let me know.


Cold Emailing For Freelance Game Composers

Jun 22, 2020 by Daryl Barnes | Business

Cold contact is frustrating but sometimes necessary. Here are some strategies to make less intrusive cold emails that deliver more value to prospective game dev clients!

5 Tips For Stronger Story-Driven Game Music

Jun 20, 2020 by Daryl Barnes | Music

It's no secret that games are a wonderful platform to tell powerful stories. So how can we make equally powerful music to elevate the story?