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Music Notes provides weekly music theory and composition tips via email. We cover themes from some of the main elements of video game music, tackling key points through simple and direct explanations, with examples.

Music Notes is ideal for game devs, artists and designers who’d like to start writing music for their games, or just understand how music works. No prior musical knowledge is needed, but if you are musically literate, this will still help you deepen your craft!

  • Understand how to use harmony/chords to suit your needs
  • Learn how to compose effective melodies
  • Understand how to build solid musical structures which will hook your players
  • Learn the secrets of great video game composers
  • Design supportive accompaniments
  • Understand how to use tricks and techniques of video game music
  • Learn to give colour to your music by using effective arrangements

The best place to get feedback, ask questions, and engage with the community is the Melodrive Discord. You can join our Discord here.

Sign up to Music Notes to get started writing video game music