In this short series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 3 (of 3), focuses in on the Major scale for those heroic journeys.
In this short series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminished scale.
In this short series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 1 (of 3), focuses in on the Lydian scale.
Now you can create music in seconds... melodies, harmonies and rhythms using WaveDNA's revolutionary Liquid Music. Better still for a short time only it's available 50% off.
Matt Vanacoro reveals five essential ways to transform your MIDI ideas into more human and realistic-sounding instrumentals.
Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...
See and hear how to layer and arrange orchestral instruments to create epic buildups and swells that are perfect for creating an emotional response. This video shows you how.
Learn the tips, tricks and techniques you'll need to make great Big Room tracks in Logic Pro with this exclusive course from NLE and expert producer Olav Basoski.
Cut through the industry jargon with this no-nonsense course on synchronization licenses and royalties - how to get the best deal, and how to get paid!
The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.
Can you really draw parallels between a book on the art of seduction and the process of music production? G.W Childs thinks so! Here's his take on it.
In this tutorial Ableton Certified trainer, Timo Preece, explores ways to make your compositions in Ableton Live more interesting using asymmetry, polyrhythms and layering different meters.
In this curious article GW Childs explores the idea of whether music side projects could be beneficial or whether they might be a time drain.
Liquid Music from WaveDNA is a popular tool for creating unique melodies, harmonies and rhythms by just drawing some lines. The 1.6.1 update includes MIDI drag and drop into your DAW. Watch it here.
If you've been advised to avoid parallel harmony in your music compositions, think again. When used carefully, parallel harmony can be a useful tool for every modern composer.