Austin Wintory

What computer programs are you using to compose music? or are you just using pencil and paper? thanks! your music is awesome!

Austin Wintory responded on 02/28/2012

First off, thank you so much for the nice comment. We're two weeks away from the Journey release, so please email / facebook / twitter and let me know what you think after you've had a chance to explore!

Re: your question, I am most definitely a pencil and paper guy, at the onset. I like the feeling of paper when coming up with the initial ideas. On my facebook page I posted my original sketchbook that had the Journey theme in it (link below). However, once the original ideas are worked out, I quickly shift into working 100% in my software.

For sequencing, I use Digital Performer and all the various ancillary sample libraries, etc. For notation I use Finale. Pretty simple!

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