Feb 14, 2023
Joining the tradition of Zimmer in "Arena of Valor"
The music of Arena of Valor, a multiplayer online battle arena, has had a long tradition of well-known and prestigious composers (Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Jeff Broadbent, Russell Brower, Matthew Carl Earl, Obadiah Brown-Beach, to name a few). With his recent contribution of map and battle music...
Jan 26, 2023
"Chalice of Turbidity"—rousing battle music
The newest collaboration between Sterling Maffe, Hexany Audio, and Hypergryph is a release titled "Chalice of Turbidity" (濁杯照影). It was originally used as battle music for the 2022 event, "Invitation to Wine," and was recently included on the most recent Official Soundtrack Album for Arknights by...
Jan 22, 2023
"Good Luck" arrangement for Chinese New Year!
With the release of "Dagger Gang" last week. Sterling Maffe and Honor of Kings collaborate once again on a piece of epic, ethnic orchestra music for the celebration of Chinese New Year with a re-arrangement of the classic tune "Good Luck" (by Jianbo Qi). There are familiar faces in the orchestra as Funk Studios in...
Jan 20, 2023
"Dagger Gang" video for Honor of Kings
Building on his previous work in adapting melodies from the classic Chinese story "Journey to the West" (having adapted "Zhu Bajie" last year), Maffe took on the challenge of arranging another theme for the blockbuster game "Honor of Kings". This time it was from the "Dagger Gang Overture" (by Yi Shang)...
Jan 18, 2023
"Honor to the Spring Mountain" New Release
Happy Lunar New Year! The newest collaboration between Sterling Maffe, Hexany Audio, and Hypergryph is a release titled "Honor to the Spring Mountain" (敬属春山). It was originally used as a lobby theme for the 2022 event, "Invitation to Wine," and was recently included on the most recent Official Soundtrack Album...
Jan 5, 2023
YouTuber Reacts to Maffe's Epic Arknights Song
"This is like musical theater meets art song, meets opera, meets classical music, this is very, very interesting." Marco Meatball is a popular YouTuber known for his opera singing and voice acting. He frequently reacts to video game music and recently took a dive into Sterling Maffe's "Wrathful Cerulean...
Dec 21, 2022
Maffe's original music joins the Outlands universe
Apex Legends is a popular video game that has been a key player in the battle royale genre since it was first released in 2019. Its popularity has only grown since then, and with the recent release of the mobile version, it has become even more accessible to players. Sterling Maffe has worked with...
Dec 16, 2022
"CyberX": Heavy and Hybrid
"Forge your own legacy in a limitless universe." Maffe's newest collaboration with Hexany Audio is a track for the acclaimed sci-fi MMO game, "EVE Echoes". This music for the fast-paced spaceship battle game takes a twist on the traditional orchestral approach of sci-fi music..
Dec 13, 2022
New Thriller "Cognitive" catching festival attention.
"When a young couple abducts Alisha, she is forced to consider the possibility that she may not be who she thinks she is. A Hitchcockian-style thriller presented in reverse chronology that keeps the audience guessing until the final frame." ...