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4. Or, for that matter, one which may not have been intended as a Pest packet at all — but simply happens to consist of 496 bytes. In 496 A.D., Pope Gelasius named February 14 in honor of St. Valentine as the patron saint of lovers. Behind the Design is a weekly series that explores design practices and philosophies from each of the 12 winners of the 2022 Apple Design Awards. We asked several of our Apple Design Award-nominated developers to share their philosophy around making music, audio design, and sound. But the final product is a single design. This summer, the company is launching its final pilot in Morocco before taking the EV-8 to a fully commercial product. He gave the app a test run by recording “Na Corona Karo,” a song about taking precautions against COVID-19 that became a viral hit shared by A.R. And I think, ‘OK, would I play this song in that scenario? Each scene has its own distinct combination of music and visuals to move the story forward, but one interface element remains consistent: the circular bubbles you play to create the song in each scene. But though it was conceived as a whole, the soundtrack has moments that stand out for Bardin and provide the backdrop to especially meaningful moments, like “Her.” It’s the only song in the game to feature vocals – albeit vocals in an invented language, mixing together French, Spanish, English, and Esperanto.

Cut out the second triangle. Luckily, Senkevich had very good answer: He was out looking for frogs. To create the appropriately somnolent aural environment, Senkevich often hit the road, traveling around town in search of not just amphibian friends but breezy forests, babbling rivers, and the buzz of insect life. In Koreatown, the unofficial hub, you’ll hit bakeries like El Valle Oaxaqueño (get the pan dulce), and markets like Benito Juarez (scoop up a bag of fried grasshoppers, known as chapulines), for a glimpse of what Oaxacalifornia, as the community calls it, is all about. The resulting app is designed, as Yanchurevich says, to “recreate this safe bubble from your childhood.” In the introductory sleepscape “The Dragon’s Shrine,” you’ll explore a beautifully-rendered marble pagoda while an appropriately-mellifluous voice guides you through calming, repetitive tasks like lighting lanterns and coloring in architectural details. As you progress through sleepscapes, you’ll lose yourself in a fairytale kingdom, explore a dark forest (which sounds a lot like Minsk), or simply cozy up to a crackling fire.

To (greatly) simplify the experience, you progress through the story by erasing each scene with your finger, gradually unifying the (seemingly very disparate) narrative strands as you scrub. The story was based on the only military or federal disclosure of a possible UFO in history. While the music of A Musical Story is designed to tell its story best in concert with the visuals and gameplay, when played back-to-back, the 26 songs form an hour-long concept album. “Everybody thinks they have the best playlist,” he laughs. “That rolling sound is just me rolling over the edges of a soup can,” he laughs. While crafting the inventive children’s sandbox Pok Pok Playroom, Esther Huybreghts and Mathijs Demaeght made a solemn vow: “We wanted something parents wouldn’t have to mute in a restaurant,” Huybreghts laughs. “We wrote something like seven stories for the game,” says Bardin. “We try to present the graphics and audio as one thought,” Senkevich says.

One workday morning last year, Loona founder Andrew Yanchurevich texted team sound director Ivan Senkevich to ask why he wasn’t in the office yet. An immersive app doesn’t just look or feel great: It has to sound amazing, too. Part bedtime story, part interactive activity, and all gorgeous, Loona is an app that winds you down with “sleepscapes” – blends of sound, story, and narration designed to soothe your mind at bedtime. As with the interface, mechanics, story, and visuals, the songs required a bit of a rethink on the traditional structures of a rhythm game. The songs were assembled in Wwise; the rest of the game was built in Unity. I wanted a game that really relied on listening. There’s no doubt about it – music is an amazing force; it can evoke deep feelings and capture the human experience in a way that no other medium can. “Ivan came to us with experience in both,” says Yanchurevich.