Rich Vreeland, also known as Disasterpeace, is an American composer and musician. With over 50 albums released under Disasterpeace, Vreeland is known for scoring and programming sound and music in multiple mediums including film, television, and theater. Among those works are the acclaimed horror film It Follows, and 2D action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter. Vreeland chats with Brian and Nick about his musical background, how he broke into the video game and film industries, and how his initial love of graphic design and wrestling became the catalyst for his career. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
[1:04] An intro to the Chiptune genre
[7:37] Rich discusses his musical background
[12:44] Rich tells the story of his first break
[17:11] Origins of the name Disasterpeace
[23:15] Scoring It Follows and subsequent films and TV
[25:00] A discussion of audio revenue shares and royalties
[33:47] What's next for Disasterpeace
[38:00] Musical influences
[42:42] Hear an unreleased track that Rich originally pitched for Minecraft
For more from Rich, head to disasterpeace.com.