Learn the basics of budget studio design, from desk and speaker placement to controlling reflections, in Part 2 of 2 of our series on home studio basics.
Learn the difference between reverberation and absorption in Part 1 of 2 of our series on budget home studio basics.
Even the most beautiful melody can be boring on its own. Listen to 3 compositional techniques commonly employed by film composers to support a melody.
Learn how to master your DAW’s volume automation feature to manage instrument attacks, create seamless chord progressions, and vary harmonic textures.
Full film scores are notoriously difficult to locate. These five classic scores, publicly available for study, have something to teach all film composers.
Starting a career in video game audio? You’ll need to develop a few key habits to make it in the industry. Here are 7 tips from a pro sound designer.
Get acquainted with modulation, volume, and expression data and their uses in MIDI orchestration. Learn the difference between volume and velocity.
The importance of balancing relative levels in your mix can’t be overestimated. Learn the parameters of a compressor and its basic uses in scoring for film.
Learn 5 creative techniques for spicing up orchestral music with contemporary effects, and listen to audio demonstrations from film, TV, and video games.
A countdown of five excellent film score tracks from movies in 2014. Drama, action, and adventure music by some of our favorite contemporary composers.