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Dive into the Creation of the Rise of the Runelords Soundtrack!

I’m thrilled to launch the first vlog in my new series where I take you behind the scenes of composing the soundtrack for Paizo’s legendary Adventure Path, Rise of the Runelords! In these behind-the-scenes videos, you’ll get a glimpse into my creative process and the concept behind the music. From researching the rich lore of […]

How to Pick Your DnD Music: A Guide for Dungeon Masters

As a Dungeon Master (DM), one of your key responsibilities is to create an immersive and engaging experience for your players. One powerful tool at your disposal is music. The right soundtrack can set the tone, enhance the atmosphere, and elevate the overall gaming experience. In this article, we’ll explore how to pick the perfect […]

Marie’s Mullany Sangwheel Chronicles Sonic Adventure

Exciting Collaboration Announcement! I’m thrilled to share that my next Sonic Adventures album will be a Grim Dark/Dark Fantasy album, as voted by my amazing community. This time, I’m drawing inspiration from the Sangwheel Chronicles, the incredible work of my friend and talented author, Marie Mullany. Marie Mullany’s Sangwheel Chronicles is an epic fantasy saga […]

Amazing Collaboration with Michael Ghelfi Studios and Paizo

I’m thrilled to announce a fantastic collaboration with Michael Ghelfi Studios and Paizo! I’m composing the soundtrack for the legendary Rise of the Runelords. This is an incredibly special project, and I can’t wait to share the music with all of you. Michael Ghelfi Studios (MGS) has secured a deal with Paizo to compose soundtracks for all […]

Vote the next Sonic Adventures theme

The Cimmerian is nearing the 5 song mark, actually a bit past that with a bonus track I wrote. I’m still missing a combat song and one titled Dancers of Zamboula, which has an exotic flavor to it. So, it’s time to decide together what I’m writing next. Will it be more The Cimmerian songs […]

Song Requests for The Cimmerian

Hey dreamers! Just a quick reminder about Sonic Adventures. Our community-driven music project lets you shape the tunes I write for a donation. Currently, there are 2 slots left for The Cimmerian, to suggest themes or customize songs, so don’t miss out! If you have any ideas, just let me know.

Shepherds of Haven Vol. 2 Arrives

The saga reaches its climax! I’m thrilled to announce the release of Shepherds of Haven Vol. 2, the final chapter in the thrilling orchestral soundtrack for Lena Nguyen’s captivating dark fantasy game. For those unfamiliar with this incredible world, Shepherds of Haven is a deep narrative experience. You, the player, take on the mantle of […]

Weekly Update: Real Musicians

I’m about to release the second volume of the amazing Lena Nguyen game, Shepherds of Haven. It’ll be a large album and I hope you’ll enjoy it.  I’m happy to say that after that I’ll be free to keep focusing on music for my patrons and community and that I’m eager to stay focused on […]

Update on Shepherds of Haven Vol II

Hey patrons! Quick update on two things you’ve been curious about: 1. Sauria 2 movie: The film’s still in production, and that’s the reason the soundtrack hasn’t been released yet. 2. I’m done with the commissions I was working on: Done and dusted! I’ve been 100% focused on Shepherds of Haven Vol II for the […]

Weekly Update: Sauria Upcoming Movie, Shepherds of Haven and The Cimmerian

Text version Hey everyone, it’s Ivan here! I wanted to give you a quick update on what I’ve been up to lately and Sauria’s soundtrack. First, I just finished scoring the first version of the new Sauria movie. David Armsby’s talent is truly awe-inspiring, and working on this project was both challenging and incredibly rewarding. […]

New Soundtracks and Overcoming Challenges!

Hey there, Patrons! Just wanted to drop in and give you a quick update on what’s been happening in the whirlwind that was the end of 2023. The last couple of months have been a blend of excitement and challenge. I’ve been diving deep into creating the soundtrack for Sauria’s second movie and working on […]

Happy New Year, Everyone!

As we embark on the journey into 2024, I hope it brings each of you joy, success, and the fulfillment of your dreams. I’m excited about the new musical chapters we’ll write together this year and can’t wait to share more melodies that hopefully inspire and accompany you in your endeavors. Here’s to a fantastic […]

Happy holidays!

Hey everyone! As the holiday season rolls in, I just wanted to take a moment to say a huge thank you. Your support and feedback this year have been the backbone of my musical journey. It’s been a year full of music, and none of it would have been possible without your support. Here’s to […]

How should The Cimmerian sound like? Cast your vote.

The song themes have been chosen by you all: – Dirges of the Pictish Wilderness (primal and wild). – Sorcery and Mystique (something to represent evil wizards and their magic)– The Wandering Adventurer (reflecting the solitude and resolve of Conan’s travels)– Jewels of Gwahlur (a sacred and seductive dance)– A Hymn to Crom. Now it’s […]

Shape The Cimmerian Album – Song Requests Now Open!

Hi everyone, I’m opening up song requests for my upcoming album, The Cimmerian, themed around the thrilling world of Conan. This is your chance to see your own musical ideas come to life. These requests are donation-based and a great way to get directly involved in the album’s creation. Dreaming of a track for a […]

Foundry and Moulinette updated with my lastest album

Hey Patrons! 🚀 Quick update: I’ve just added new tracks from my Galactic Chronicles album to the Foundry module. This album, inspired by classic Sci-Fi and voted for in our Sonic Adventures series, is now part of both the free and premium versions. The premium module now includes loops and variations for a richer gaming […]

Next Sonic Adventure: Out of Space and into Cimmeria

Hey everyone! So, we had a bit of a cliffhanger—Galactic Chronicles and a Conan-inspired album finished neck and neck in our latest poll. But, I’ve been itching to craft something straight out of a Robert E. Howard tale for ages now. So, I’m tipping the scales and diving into a world of swords and sorcery! […]

Crafting Sonic Adventures: The Galactic Chronicles Journey

If you’ve ever been entranced by the swelling, iconic sounds of John William’s original Star Wars trilogy, you’re not alone. I’ve long been a fan, and recently, I’ve embarked on a musical quest of my own – diving deep into the intricacies of the old scores and crafting my own sonic tapestry. Enter “Galactic Chronicles”, […]

Shepherds of Haven Volume 1 OST: The Musical Journey Awaits!

Hey everyone! I’ve got some news. The Shepherds of Haven Volume 1 OST is officially released! This has been a passion project, an attempt to capture the essence, emotions, and stories of Lena Nguyen’s brilliant video game, “Shepherds of Haven.” Dive Deep into the Soundscape This album is an orchestral whirlwind, echoing the vibes of […]

The Soundtrack Journey for Shepherds of Haven by Lena Nguyen

Hey everyone, Ivan here! I’m incredibly excited to share that this month, I’m putting my heart and soul into finishing the soundtrack for a phenomenal game called “Shepherds of Haven,” created by the incredibly talented Lena Nguyen. Why You Should Care? If you’re into immersive, dark fantasy worlds teeming with elements of choice and destiny, […]

David Armsby’s Sauria: Blood for Blood is out!

Everyone,  The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! David Armsby’s Sauria: Blood for Blood has been released, and you can watch this incredible story unfold right now on YouTube: For those who are new to Sauria, it’s a tale of survival, primal instincts, and the eternal struggle for power within a world as harsh […]

Upcoming Releases: From Sauria to Galactic Chronicles and Beyond!

Hey everyone, Get ready for an exciting musical journey ahead! First off, I’m thrilled to announce that when Sauria: Blood for Blood is released, an entire album will be available to you. This will include not just the main tracks but loops, stems, and ambiance versions. And for my Foundry module users, all this will […]

Exploring the Primal Sounds of Sauria with David Armsby

Hey there, music explorers! I’m stoked to share about one of my greatest artistic collaborations to date. I had the great opportunity to team up with the exceptional David Armsby, widely recognized for his YouTube channel Dead Sound. This Scottish animator, film director, writer, and sculptor is the creative force behind the engrossing Autodale animated […]

Introducing Minstrels of Mirth, Chapter 2

Hey folks! Guess what? “Minstrels of Mirth, Chapter 2” is officially here! This album is a real adventure, filled with tales of soaring airships, frosty dragon kingdoms, and plucky heroes from the heart of Reikland. Each song has its own unique story – some of them even dreamed up by you amazing folks (shoutout to […]

Foundry module issue seems to be fixed

Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you a quick update on the module issue we’ve been grappling with. After a deep dive into the problem and with the exceptional support of the Foundry’s Team, I’ve implemented a potential fix.  I’ve just deployed this fix on both the free and exclusive versions. If you were experiencing […]

Heads-Up: Temporary Issue with Foundry Module

Wanted to drop you a quick note about a hiccup that’s come up with my Foundry VTT music module. A few users have been encountering an issue where trying to configure the module can cause a crash in Foundry. This appears to be due to a database connection problem, but it’s not yet clear why […]

Launching into Space Opera: Next Sonic Adventure!

Hey space travelers! 🚀 Super excited to announce that the next sonic adventure is taking us to the stars with the theme, Space Opera! It was a close call with Lovecraft and Cimmeria, but the cosmos won out. I’m now set to work on 5 new stellar tracks, inspired by the masterful John Williams’ Star […]

Unlocking New Songs: Ivan Duch’s Free Music Pack 1.7 Update is Live!

Hey everyone, I’m stoked to announce that Foundry Module 1.7 is now out! I’ve patched things up for FoundryVTT 11 and, drumroll please… added seven fresh tracks for you to enjoy in the free version: Please let me know if you encounter any issues and I’ll fix them ASAP My Patreon-exclusive version (which, by the […]

The Ages of the Vale – Collab with CzePeku Scenes

Hey, adventurers! I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with the amazing CzePeku Scenes on a unique project: “Ages of the Vale Pt. 1.” To accompany these lush scenes, I’ve created a peaceful orchestral track, echoing the pastoral tranquility and the humble beginnings of the Ages of the Vale saga. Whether you’re taking a quiet stroll […]

The Von Dann Family Crypt (A collab with Chibbin Grove)

Hey everyone! I’m teaming up with the wonderful Chibbin Grove in a one-of-a-kind collaboration! We’re breathing life into a dark yet enchanting theme centered around the captivating character of Issa Levi Von Dann, a vampire of a fascinating blend of grounded sensibility and intellectual vivacity created by Chibbin Grove. In the ancient crypt of her […]

Let’s Collaborate: Help Me Choose the Next Musical Theme

As I wrap up a few projects that are currently in production, it’s time to look ahead to what comes next. This time, I want you to be even more involved in the creative process. From now on, each album I create will revolve around a theme. I’ll be writing approximately 5 songs per theme […]

Upcoming Music Projects: A Glimpse Into the Future

Hey everyone! I wanted to take a moment to share some exciting news about my upcoming music projects with you all. As supporters, you make it possible for me to continue creating, and I can’t thank you enough for that. First up, I have a new album called “Tribes” in the works, which I’m aiming […]

Bloodpunk: a Dark and Ominous Soundtrack

Great news! I’m finishing working on the soundtrack for Bloodpunk, a new dark and dystopic Dungeons & Dragons setting by DRS Publishing. Check out the Kickstarter (even if it’s over) to support the project and dive into the world of Tolia: #Bloodpunk #DnD #Tolia

Get ready for epic adventures in Nökortorad: Hunt for the Glacier’s Eye

If you’re a fan of Dwarf Fortress and epic fantasy stories, you won’t want to miss Kruggsmash’s latest creation, Nökortorad: Hunt for the Glacier’s Eye. I had the honor of composing the new theme for this exciting series, and let me tell you, I’m excited to see what will happen next. @kruggsmash’s storytelling skills are […]

Happy Holidays and New Year Resolutions

Everyone, As the holiday season approaches, I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude for your support of my music. Your encouragement and belief in my work is what keeps me writing, and I am constantly inspired and motivated by your feedback, support, and encouragement. Your support has allowed me to continue […]

Searching for a theme

In the spirit of keeping you all updated about the upcoming album Tribes, I want to share with you the way I’m envisioning the album in my head. Mainly, there’s going to be an all-encompassing theme for the album, which is going to basically be in the DNA of all the songs. This theme represents […]

Today I started working on Tribes

Hey everyone, lately I’ve been thinking about documenting my writing process both with blog posts and videos. This morning I started sketching a song for the Wood Elves (one of the preferred races in the poll I did for this album) after having written several themes for the different races included in the album. So […]

Venture Forth, Chapter IV is out!

Hey everyone, Thanks to all your support, today I released my new album.  Mostly a mixed bag of fantasy music, full of songs belonging to collaborations I did in the past months.  You can get it in my updated Foundry Module, Moulinette, or on my website ( I’ll be posting the songs separately in the […]

A Little Update

Hey everyone! I want to let you know that I’m currently wrapping up Venture Forth, chapter IV. This new album will include 10 songs, many of them part of collabs I’ve done in recent months. Shortly after that, I’ll be releasing Atmospheres IV and V, which will include ambiances from this new album and the […]

Poll: Let’s pick some fantasy tribes together.

A friend (Rob) gave me the idea of going back to my unfinished album Tribes, and actually making it about fantasy tribes. An album with a primal, natural sound and some grit to it.  I thought the idea is great so I’ve been thinking of making that my upcoming project (which I expect to be […]