Posts with tag composition

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Review: Sample Logic Arpology Cinematic Dimensions

Arpology Cinematic Dimensions has 4 times the power of its predecessor, but that's just the start of the story. Hollin Jones gets creative with this 23GB sound design monster...

Review: DRONAR Master Edition

DRONAR Master Edition from Gothic Instruments combines 8 products into one mega soundtrack composer's dream bundle. Hollin Jones gets busy with this 50GB library.

A Guide To Creating Music For Games

From understanding themes, variations and the unique demands of the game audio world to the relationship between composer and developer, this invaluable guide explains how music for games works.

The Benefits of Dance And Calisthenics When Producing Music

Moving to the music can be more than just an afterthought. G.W Childs explains how it can help you find inspiration and get more out of the music-making process.

5 Great Travel Locations In The Americas For Musical Inspiration

If you're struggling for inspiration and happen to be in the right part of the world. check out these 5 inspiring places that can help to open up your mind to new musical adventures...

Mixed In Key Announces Captain Plugins 2.0: New Chord Progression layouts, Strum, & Swing

Captain Chords 2.0 from Mixed In Key adds greater features, tools and workflows for music composers and producers, always with an eye on bring music theory to the masses.

How To Arrange Tracks With Native Instrument Maschine JAM

NI's Maschine Jam makes live performance and recording easy. Here's a speedy guide to getting up and running with the arranger.

How To Write Better Music Scores With Powerful Rhythms

Understanding the relationship between the different rhythms in your melody, accompaniment and other musical elements can help you produce a more effective musical score. Here's how.

Practical Music Theory: Comping and Accompaniment

Different techniques for voicing and playing chords can radically change the way a piece of music sounds. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 pro tips for better accompaniment.

8 Intelligent Music Arrangement Tips For Producers

Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.

Orchestrating Strings: Libraries And Programming Techniques Explained

Your approach to programming virtual strings depends on whether they will eventually be played by real instruments. This short video has some pro library selection advice.

Synth Stories 12: Kevin Blumenfeld On Scoring In The Vault with The Moog Mother 32

With major Hollywood movie scores to his name, Kevin Blumenfeld has recently turned to the Moog Mother 32 for his latest TV show. Here he explains how it fits into his sonic world.

5 Tips to Help You Play By Ear

Playing by ear can be tricky to master but it's a great skill to have. Here are 5 tips to help you on your way to being a more instinctive player.

5 Creepy Kontakt Instruments for Suspense & Horror

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.

The Secrets Of Game Audio: Making Loops That Sound Interesting

The game industry is worth billions of dollars, and every game needs music. So why not check out these videos that will explain the industry and the techniques behind creating great game audio?