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Hiroshi Okubo
Sanodg
Kohta
Tetsukazu Nakanishi
SamplingMastersAYA
Shinji Hosoe
Yuzo Koshiro
Paul Hardcastle
Mars Lasar
Moby


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Elwood
DreamSection
Uncle Ben
Linkin Park
Hans Zimmer
Enya
Rob Dougan
The entire Matrix soundtrack
ParagonX9
James Newton Howard
Jeremy Soule
Thomas Bergerson (Two Steps From Hell)
James Horner
Cycerin
Matt Hilton (Ryanide)
E.S. Posthumus
Makkon
John Danowski (Trancecrafter)

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The LMMS community (Yure16, Lmmasters, Unfa, Skiessi...)
And
David Bergeaud (PS2-era Ratchet and Clanks, including Ratchet: Deadlocked)
Remi Gazel (Rayman)
Eric Chevalier (Rayman 2)
The composers for Jak 3 (can't remember)
Bobby Prince (various games)
Ashif Hakik (Sly 1) and Peter McConnell (Sly 2&3)
Jesper Kyd (Hitman series)
The composers for Under a killing moon
SSBM composers
And
Various metal/rock/stuff bands
Infected mushroom

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From Newgrounds:
@Waterflame
@Paragonx9
@Goukisan
@Psybot
@Johnfn
@Lockyn
@Nutronic
@Step
@LucidShadowDreamer
@Garlagan
@Envy
@F-777
@Boomkitty
@Chronamut
@Djbabokon
@BlazingDragon

Not on NG:
Lindsey Stirling
M83
Avicii
Darude
A few more...


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For me, pretty much any independent artist out there worthwhile to listen to. So pretty much anyone you'll find on NG or SoundCloudI draw some sort of inspiration from.


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At 8/31/14 08:44 AM, RayS10 wrote: Hiroshi Okubo
Sanodg
Kohta
Tetsukazu Nakanishi
SamplingMastersAYA
Shinji Hosoe
Yuzo Koshiro
Paul Hardcastle
Mars Lasar
Moby

Yeah. Hardcastle is pretty cool.

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At 8/31/14 01:24 PM, KatMaestro wrote: R. Armando Morabito

Fantastic stuff!

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Varied a lot over time for me. At the moment:
Blake Robinson (used to be dummeh on NG)
Denny Schneidemesser (used to be Danman87 on NG)
Jonas Ingebretsen (reel2 on NG)
Jon Babb (Bosa on NG)
Christian Krogsvold (Waterflame on NG)
Danny Elfman
Uttara Kuru

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Off the top of the head...

Alexandre Desplat
Grant Kirkhope
John Powell
Dvorak
Jerry Goldsmith
Hans Zimmer


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At 8/31/14 05:10 PM, pftq wrote: Varied a lot over time for me. At the moment:
Blake Robinson (used to be dummeh on NG)
Denny Schneidemesser (used to be Danman87 on NG)
Jonas Ingebretsen (reel2 on NG)
Jon Babb (Bosa on NG)
Christian Krogsvold (Waterflame on NG)
Danny Elfman
Uttara Kuru

Can't go wrong with Waterflame. Waterflame was pretty much what I listened to my entire teenage life.

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From Ng:
@Waterflame
@ParagonX9
@Dimrain49

Waterflame specifically who pretty much inspired from the start and helped develop my style in the early stages.

Everything else:
Richard Jaques
Hideki Naganuma
Akitaka Tohyama
Savant
Caravan Palace
Celldweller
Last Note
Jake Kaufman
Rymdkraft
Nanobii
Linked Horizon

Those are just a few artists I know by name. I'm mainly inspired by video games, cartoons and anime. Most of the time I can't even find the composers name.

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Honestly?

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Some NGers

Mike Dannebaum - ganon95
Georg-Christoph Schlee - SoundChris
Jacob Cadmus
Bart van Zon - SourJovis

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Hard to say, I kinda just do whatever I think is cool depending on how I'm feeling.

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Chopin, Bach, Debussy, Tchaikovski, Gustov Holst... just a giant blur of classical/romantic/modern composers my parents (thankfully) forced down my throat when I was a kid
Chemical Brothers
Venetian Snares
Daedelus
Kid Koala
Dj Shadow
Sigur Ros, Múm, and Yoko Kanno, all found around the same time
Jon Hopkins
John Murphy (entirely but without apology for Surface of the Sun)
Steve Morse
tons of others

Lately I've been drawing a lot from what Bear McCreary's been doing for film/TV score, and getting depressed that all I have for conventional instruments is midi and whatever samples I can dig up haha. Though I haven't produced anything close to theirs even in style, it's all what is music.


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At 9/2/14 02:38 AM, Eagleon wrote: just a giant blur of classical/romantic/modern composers my parents (thankfully) forced down my throat when I was a kid

Ahh, nothing like some composer's music forced down your throat along with your daily serving of broccoli and peas. It's good for you, and it shows how much your parents love ya!
Though, it probably would have been easier for you to just listen to them, but then again I suppose you are now able to digest their music better than others.

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At 9/2/14 02:55 AM, Phonometrologist wrote: Ahh, nothing like some composer's music forced down your throat along with your daily serving of broccoli and peas. It's good for you, and it shows how much your parents love ya!
Though, it probably would have been easier for you to just listen to them, but then again I suppose you are now able to digest their music better than others.

Road trips. It got old, which is when my brother busted out the Chemical Brothers :P But I love it now.


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Nobuo Uematsu & Yasunori Mitsuda (greatest masters ever)
Dream Theater (until Octavarium)
Dr. Sin
Guy Michelmore
Howard Shore
Angra

... and lots more following those footsteps ^^

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These are some of my inspirations:

Celtic music
Bagpipe music
Jon Anderson
Anonymous 4
Jesper Kyd
John Williams
Yanni
John Tesh
Chopin
Hans Zimmer
All of the anonymous composers of the Medieval period
Pachelbel
Handel
Mozart

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You know who else is really good artist? John Adams. Just look up "The Chairman Dances by John Adams" That stuff is inspirational.

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My inspirations come from not only other artists (too many to name from all trades) but most importantly my personal life and experiences. I believe that art is an extension of you. Its about the journey of finding yourself. Sometimes its about developing that skill on how to daydream as you did as a kid. If music is perfect then it is boring. Its about the subtle imperfections that make you feel vulnerable/human.

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At 9/5/14 03:37 AM, MickeySom wrote: My inspirations come from not only other artists (too many to name from all trades) but most importantly my personal life and experiences. I believe that art is an extension of you. Its about the journey of finding yourself. Sometimes its about developing that skill on how to daydream as you did as a kid. If music is perfect then it is boring. Its about the subtle imperfections that make you feel vulnerable/human.

So much yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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What got me started were NIN and Akira Yamaoka's Silent Hill soundtracks <3

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Yuki Kajiura
Nobuo Uematsu
Joe Hisashi
Kawashima Ai
John Williams
Hans Zimmer
Michiru Yamane
Revo
DJ Manian
Tenmon

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At 8/28/14 09:53 PM, Phonometrologist wrote:
At 8/28/14 07:11 PM, drumdude wrote: Maybe a little Max Richter
maybe a little? Merely curious... please elaborate as I find that interesting.
He's one of my favorite composers to go to for progressing through a lull in my writing.

Max Richter is awesome! Written On The Sky 4 lyf. Seriously, that song is so beautiful.

Actually I am just now noticing (somehow) that some of your tracks sound a little like his work...hehe

I think my biggest inspirations are
Radiohead
Porcupine Tree
Yasunori Mitsuda


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At 9/8/14 01:04 AM, johnfn wrote: Max Richter is awesome! Written On The Sky 4 lyf. Seriously, that song is so beautiful.

Actually I am just now noticing (somehow) that some of your tracks sound a little like his work...hehe

I think my biggest inspirations are
Radiohead
Porcupine Tree
Yasunori Mitsuda

The blue Notebooks was my first exposure to his music, but always left me wanting--most likely intentional within the music.
Since then I've enjoyed so much of his works. For a time, this was a very personal favorite of mine:
https://soundcloud.com/max-richter/03-the-haunted-ocean-1
Regarding the production of the piece, it's not your typical cinematic mix either whereas here everything doesn't sound very clear and I love that, but I digress.

Radiohead is just one of many but also a huge influence.