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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.
Dec. 10, 2014
Spitfire Audio Adds London soloists to Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion Sample Library
The impressive and much-loved Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion library from Spitfire has been augmented with London soloists. Read and watch more about this below.
Nov. 6, 2014
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.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 9, 2014
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.
Jul. 30, 2014
PreSonus Notion 5 Delivers Many New Tools and Enhancements
Since Notion joined the PreSonus family there have been no major updates to speak of... until now that is. It now sports a new interface, PreSonus effects and a host of new enhancements for video.
Jul. 23, 2014
Getting That Hollywood Sound for Orchestra'¦On a Budget?
Is the much talked about "Hollywood sound" attainable in your studio on a budget?Is it even desirable? Joshua Aker blasts this utopian ideal out of the water in this enlightening read.
Jul. 4, 2014
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.
Mar. 26, 2014
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.
Nov. 21, 2013
Review: PreSonus Notion 4 Scoring Software
Those who score music usually reach for Sibelius or Finale. However, PreSonus have recently acquired Notion, which at version 4, looks set to provide a capable alternative. Lynda Arnold checks it out.
Oct. 15, 2013
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
Jan. 17, 2013
Interview: Eric Harland Talks Drums, Tech, LoopLoft & Spike Lee
Meet Eric Harland, Multi Grammy nominated Jazz drummer who has recorded with the likes of Dave Holland, John Mayer, Ravi Coltrane, Zakir Hussain, and played on over 18 major movie releases.
Aug. 10, 2012
Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 3
In this short MPV Hub 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.
Jun. 14, 2012
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