Episode from the podcastKiwi Talkz

Kiwi Talkz #80 - Jack Wall Interview (Call Of Duty, Mass Effect, Orchestra, John Williams, Film, Royalties etc.)

Released Wednesday, 10th February 2021
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Jack Wall is a video game/film/television composer he is mostly known for composing for a majority of the games in the Call Of Duty, Mass Effect and Myst franchises.

SOCIAL MEDIA

WEBSITE - www.jackwall.net

TWITTER - @jackwallmusic

INSTAGRAM - @jackwallmusic

FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/jackwallmusic/

TIMESTAMPS

00:00 - Intro

00:36-  Jack Walls Music Evolution/Process Of Writing

03:42 - How Jack Comes Up With An Idea

05:55 - Jack Walls Process Of Composing Mass Effect 1 & 2

07:19 - Implementation Of Music ME1 Different From Jack’s Intention

09:10 - The Reason Jack Didn’t Return To Score Mass Effect 3

10:29 - Scoring Various Call Of Duty Games

12:33 - Working Under Deadlines

13:33 - Jack Doesn’t Get Writers Block

14:55 - Why Jack Prefers Live Orchestra Vs Synthetic Orchestra

17:00 - Game Publishing Covering Live Orchestra

18:05 - Jack Has A Team To Help Write Orchestra Notations

19:45 - Why Jack Left Civil Engineering To Do Music Full Time

22:20 - How Jack Got Work In The Music Industry

27:27 - Jack Didn’t Play Many Games Before Composing For Video Games/Myst

29:08 - Jack Wouldn’t Want To Compose In The Older Days

30:40 - Jack Doesn’t Have A Favourite OST That He’s Worked On

31:20 - Jack Doesn’t Aspire To Work On Any Particular Franchise

32:54 - Lost Planet 3

33:50 - John Williams/Meeting John Williams

36:12 - Jack Loves Having Anonymity/Being Respected By His Peers

38:00 - Jack’s Career Has Always Been Steady/

38:47 - Getting Burned Out/Composing In Portugal Due To Covid

40:00 - How Jack Prevents Himself From Getting Burned Out/Travelling

41:29 - Getting Royalties/Jack’s Music In The Olympics

44:22 - Freedom To Compose/Being Hired For Collaboration

47:50 - Jack Wants To Be Challenged With Music/Not Having A Signature Sound

50:20 - Its Hard To Be Hired For Composing For Film/Jack Prefers Scoring Games

52:06 - Difference Between Composing For Television & Film Vs Video Games

54:04 - Where To Follow Jack Wall On Social Media

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Podcast ID
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55m 27s
Explicit
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Episode
81
Episode Type
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