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.
With its new interface, VST expression maps and other excellent features, Matt Vanacoro puts Steinberg's Dorico 3.5 professional notation software to the test.
PreSonus Audio Electronics' Studio One 5 DAW is now available. Find out what's new in this version.
Check out this exclusive look at the details that went into crafting the film's synth-heavy soundtrack.
With over 54,000 Foley samples, this 19GB library for Kontakt from Impact Soundworks aims to provide you with all the sound design tools you need.
Get many of the core features of Steinberg's powerful music notation suite completely free with this new version, Dorico SE.
This new cinematic loop instrument is available at a crazy discount for a limited time - check out what it can do for your scoring productions.
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...
Logic now has new instruments in the Library that include Articulation Sets. In this tutorial, Jay Asher shows you how to achieve more natural sounding orchestral parts for any MIDI instrument.
The next generation of IK's sound and groove workstation features a massive new library, new sample engine, fully scalable GUI and much more.
A solid set of orchestral instruments and articulations for use in your productions, all for under $150? Jay Asher wonders if it can be true...
Build cinematic rises, tension and high energy sequences with this Kontakt-based sound design tool, new from Hybrid2.
Save a bundle on this Kontakt-based scoring instrument for November only - 350 kits, slicing, randomization and more. Here's how to get it.
Do you know the difference between MIDI events and regions, and how each one is affected by quantization? Find out in this video.
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.