How to Create a VGM Cover Album
“How to Create a VGM Cover Album” will teach listeners what it takes to successfully record, license, and distribute a video game music cover album. Panel host, Allen Brasch, has organized and released over 2 dozen VGM cover albums in the past 7 years. Joining him are Ro Panuganti, Lacey Johnson, TeraCMusic, Hashel (manager of Pixel Mixers), and Robby Duguay (arranger for The Game Brass). Each artist comes from a unique background, and together, they bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. The world of licensing video game music can be tricky, but it need not be intimidating. After this panel, you will have all you need to know so that you can release your very own VGM album too!
Allen Brasch (he/him)
Allen Brasch has spent the last 7 years learning all that he can about the VGM community. He created GameLark in 2015 and GameGrooves in 2019, and he’s eager to continue making music with the wonderful people of the VGM community.
Social MediaGame Grooves Website
Ro Panuganti (he/him)
Ro Panuganti is a home-studio guitarist and musician, covering video game and other music on Youtube in a variety of rock and metal genres out of his bedroom.
Lacey Johnson (she/her)
Lacey Johnson is an independent Video Game Musician and Producer from Orange County, California. Her musical style can be described as Nerdy with a splash of Pop-Punk and bursting with energy in every performance.
Hashel manages the bustling VGM community Pixel Mixers and has organized and released dozens of VGM cover albums.
Social MediaPixel Mixers Website
Robby Duguay (he/him)
Robby Duguay composes for games and film, makes trailers, designs sound for games, and is the audio director at Level Curve Inc. He also teaches Digital Audio for Games at Sheridan College.Tera is a vocalist and violinist on YouTube! She makes covers of videogame soundtracks and has contributed vocals and violin for The Lord of the Rings Online
Tera is a vocalist and violinist on YouTube! She makes covers of videogame soundtracks and has contributed vocals and violin for The Lord of the Rings Online.