Posts with tag film-music

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Review: SONiVOX Film Score Companion

Are you looking for a truly great collection of instruments for scoring any kind of TV, game or movie project for under $300? SONiVOX listened and then came The Film Score Companion.

Review: Oracle Modern Sound Design Library

Casey Edwards, the creator of Oracle, is best known for composing music for games like Killer Instinct 1 and Killer Instinct 2. Now you can get hold of his epic sounds in Oracle.

8 Things Every Composer Needs To Know When Scoring To Picture

Whether you're the music composer for a Hollywood blockbuster or a smaller production, there are certain things you NEED to be prepared for. Experienced composer, Jay Asher, shares the knowledge.

Review: Sounds of Revolution Transformation

Is Sounds of Revolution Transformation a useful library for EDM producers and sound designers? Bill Burgess dives into the machine to find out.

4 Ways to Create Musical Moods for Film

If you're even a little interested in how to create moods in your music, for film, games or for any reason, this tutorial is for you. Gary Guttman explores 4 simple ways to add emotion to your notes.

Review: Heavyocity Master Sessions: Ensemble Drums

Does Ensemble Drums from the Heavyocity Master Sessions series continue their trend of making larger than life sounds for Kontakt users? Matt Vanacoro finds out that "big" doesn't describe them at all

Sample Logic Announces Cinematic Keys

Following on from their recently released Arpology, Sample Logic have unleashed a huge and "groundbreaking" Kontakt instrument in Cinematic Keys. Lots of video examples included.

Audio Repair for Video Sound, Part 1: The Basics

Fixing audio for video can seem daunting, but it's well worth the effort and isn't always as tough as you might have imagined'¦ Hollin Jones is on here to show how easy it can be in this 2-part series.

Make Your Own Cinematic Trailer Sounds

There are tons of amazing sound libraries available to cater for most every cinematic sound you could imagine. Here's some tips on how to make your own unique sounds for trailers in particular.

Flux Releases IRCAM SPAT v3 for AAX/AU/VST

Flux completes migration to v3 with the release of SPAT v3 adding support for AVID AAX and 64 bit systems.

Game Music Connect, London 2014 Tickets and Speakers Announced

Game Music Connect, the International Video Game Music Conference, returns to Southbank Centre, London on September 24 2014. Get your early-bird tickets now and find out which luminaries are speaking.

Review: Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion

The name 'Hans Zimmer' is enough to get most producers interested, but has Spitfire Audio created an equally high-quality percussion library? Toby Pitman puts it to the test.

Interview: Composer Walter Mair on The List and Killzone: Mercenary

Ivor Novello nominated & Telly award winning composer Walter Mair is the creator of scores for feature films and AAA video game titles, like Killzone. In this interview he talks gear, tech and more.

Interview: Ben Foster (Orchestrator and conductor for BBC's Doctor Who)

Ben Foster is one of the UK's most in demand Orchestrators and a busy Composer and Conductor. Well known for his work on Doctor Who, Ben has conducted for the likes of Peter Gabriel and Paul McCartney

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 2

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminshed scale.