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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Music for phsychological thriller short film "The Oracle"

You can hear my music in the 9-minute phychological thriller, "The Oracle" from Boiler Room Pictures Ltd., directed by A. Onomen Asikele and shown at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, 2005.

I have yet to see the finished film myself, so if anybody involved reads this, please get in touch with me so that I can get to see the film?! Thank you! :-) - Bjorn.

[Update Aug. 29, 2005: I have now received an email from the director, who says he's going to send me a copy. - Bjorn]

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Back to good old "tracker" format for Nintendo DS music

Right now I'm working on the music for a video game that will come out later this year on Sony PSP and Nintendo DS. I don't think I'm allowed to say just yet, which game it is, but it's going to be cool. :-)

I'm making the same music tracks for the Sony PSP and the Nintendo DS platform, but I have to do the work twice over, because I have to create the music in two completely different formats. The Sony PSP can "stream" the music from disc, and that means that I can record the music using normal instruments and all my studio equipment etc. But the Nintendo DS doesn't have anything to stream from, so I have to create the music in good old "tracker" format (in this particular case, ImpulseTracker format or FastTracker format).

I'm using a program called MadTracker, which allows the composer to "program" the music using a complex grid of letters and numbers. It's how it all started for me, on the Amiga computer back in 1988, I used this kind of system to make my very first fumbling musical steps. And here I am, 17 years later, back to using a music tracker for the music on the latest Nintendo handheld. Who would have thought it?! :-)

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Music for spelling game

You can hear my music on the front-end and menu screen of the PC word spelling game, Icy Spell by Jolly Bear Games.

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Bjørn Lynne music used in TV Documentary "Alwaleed - Businessman Billionaire Prince"

My music can now be heard in the TV documentary, Alwaleed - Businessman Billionaire Prince, a 52 minute insight into the life of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, the 5th richest man in the world. The TV programme will be shown through parts of USA and also sold to other countries. Check it out if you get a chance.