Welcome to the fourth part of this interview. Now, we’re focusing on Benn’s history with games, and his music both inspired by and made for them. How did you get into gaming? I think I’ve always had a general interest in gaming. I think it took me a while to get seriously into it because I was always waiting for graphics to start to move towards my expectations. Graphics aren’t the be-all and end-all of a game but in the genres I enjoy they are important...
Hello everyone, I thought I'd take some time out of my schedule today and let you know whats been happening here at Hurt and give you a slightly more in-depth look into the current projects we are undertaking. This may take a while... Get a drink... Hurt We've had some changes here at Hurt Records and it's come at a slightly awkward time. Just over a week ago we lost out customer care representative 'Chez' who has left us to study Mathematics at university. His remote office agency are still trying to find us a good fit and so for.. … Read More
Hello, If you have been following the Quiet One process then you should know by now that the mastering for the Quiet One album is now complete. I was fortunate enough to be invited to Abbey Road studios to put the final touches on everything. I'd like to explain the changes and the adjustments that were made at this late juncture. First of all, the mastering process was allegedly 'one of the easiest' that the engineer (Christian Wright) had ever experienced. This was the case because of two main reasons, the first was that the mixes of the Quiet One.. … Read More
Hello all, This will be my first post on Hurt Records, and my first post speaking as anything actively music related. Let me explain; As some of you know, my name is Jack but I am known online as 'Boop'. Now I don't have a rich background in music like Benn does, but I am generally tech savvy and have experience with video creation and voiceovers which I do on YouTube. I have featured on albums on Hurt Records before, the small narrative pieces on the majority of the albums, and that was the extent of my involvement until the.. … Read More
Hello everyone, This is just a really quick blog to mention the fact that there will be a series of Zombies I (mixed down) ringtones available from these blogs in the future. All for free of course! The first is 'A Drowning in Paris'. I hope you enjoy them. They will be linked in .mp3 format for the easiest possible conversions to ringtone formats. By the way, I passed on the first track from Zombies II to a member of the community today for a schedules 'leak' very soon. Keep your eyes peeled. Be good, B … Read More
Hello, I thought I'd shed some light onto the reasoning behind our product model here at Hurt. It's a very important part of our image and yet it may be one of the most controversial topics of the last ten years in the digital media world. As you know, I've worked in this industry for a long time and I feel as though my experience should help explain this with clarity. Before I tread much further lets evaluate the two models; The iTunes Model: For many years iTunes has been offering the ability to purchase individual tracks from an album.. … Read More