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Music Composition

Music Composition

Offering bandwidth-friendly custom music composition services, combining classic influences with modern production techniques.
Sound Design

Sound Design

Get the right sound effects for your game, and make sure they balance perfectly with the music to create a harmonious audio experience.
Voice Over

Voice Over

The human voice can communicate emotion to the player in ways that the written word can't. With access to male, female, and child voice actors, you can convey the right message in the right tone.
Implementation

Implementation

Getting the right sounds and music is only half the battle. Be sure to take advantage of the latest audio APIs to ensure everything runs seamlessly and efficiently.

Speedy Pups update

Speedy Pups is now available. Run, jump and dash your way through dozens of levels and three gorgeously animated worlds. Just don’t let the cutesy graphics and friendly music fool you into thinking this is an easy kids’ game. Get it for iOS or Google Play.

Simian Flu added to Plague Inc.

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The latest update to Plague, Inc. is now available – featuring the new Simian Flu virus from the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie. Monkey sounds abound! Buy the iOS game for $0.99 here.

Updated Demo Reel

I’ve updated my demo reel, please take a listen. You can find more information over on the samples page. And be sure to send an email to joshua at openheartsound.com if you need audio assistance with your next project!

Plague Inc. Soundtrack

The years-long wait is over, and the soundtrack for Plague Inc. is finally available for purchase. The album features the music that I composed for the mobile version, plus Marius Masalar’s contributions to the PC version (as well as a few extras).

For $4.99, you can enjoy the soothing music inspired by the world’s steady devolution into a barren, viral wasteland. Click here for more info.

Welcome Krispin

Welcome Krispin is a short stop motion animation about a newborn snail-human hybrid in search of a home and family. I was happy to score this work, which will hopefully be the first in a series, by filmmakers Raul Velayos and Ken Leaf.

Window Cleaner – The Love Story

Game jams are always fun. I recently contributed a couple of chiptunes to Spotco’s CyberpunkGameJam entry over on itch.io. You can play the game here. Or just listen to the songs below.

Zombies riding bicycles

Finished up the menu and in-game music for Zombie Bike Heroes. It’s got zombies in it. And they’re riding bicycles. And that’s about all you really need to know, isn’t it? The developer is still finishing up work on the backend and adding more levels, so no target release date yet. But I can tell you from playtesting it so far, it’s going to be a blast.

Cubicity out now for Xbox

A physics-based puzzle/exploration game that resulted from a collaboration with a Canadian artist and an Egyptian developer. Check the trailer we made below. Out now for PC and Xbox.

Cubicity Website
Xbox download link

Knight of the Living Dead

A new touchscreen game reminiscent of Battleheart and Castle Crashers will be coming to iOS devices soon. A knight returns from a long war only to find his homeland ravaged by the undead. Here are a few tracks from the game.