Even in the fast-paced world of music software development, where variety reigns supreme and innovation is king, we can pick out trends that say something about the perceived gaps in the market. In 2010, sample library developers from around the world seemed to converge on the idea that what digital musicians needed most was a better solution for sampled strings.
Inon’s award-winning music for BioWare’s dark fantasy franchise Dragon Age features a wide range of dynamic music styles. From ethereal and mystical to bombastic and lyrical, his original score for Dragon Age II befits the dramatic story and visuals and helps drive the heart-pounding action. I talk to Inon about writing the music to the Dragon Age] series.