Quick Guide to Writing Music for Film

There are a lot of people out there who write music for films and games. But there is a reason for it – it’s fun! Short of giving away trade secrets, I’ll give you a few pointers on what to look out for when writing your next cue for that amazing feature film you’re working on…

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Rise of an Emperor – Morrowind/Oblivion Remix

Anyone who has played either ‘Morrowind’ or ‘Oblivion’ will know how fantastic the music is. The guy who wrote that music was Jeremy Soule, and today I’m releasing my version of his most beloved ‘Morrowind’ theme.

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Tutorial: Using Track Folders in Sonar

Having your project organised & pretty whilst you work may seem like a miniscule thought in the grand scheme of audio production & composition; but even the smallest bit of logical organising can improve your workflow, especially on big projects. May I introduce you to Sonar’s Track Folders.

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Fury3 Re-Orchestration

Fury3 was one of my most favourite games growing up, and the intro to the game was what did it for me; the music by Kyle Richards made a huge impact on me. This week I had a go at updating the intro with some more modern sample libraries.

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Tutorial: Making Backups in Sonar

Alot of us put off the practice of backing up our compositions – but the fact is it’s incredibly important. Drives fail, power surges happen – but thankfully Sonar has a few features that makes the hassle just a little bit simpler. Along with it is batteries wollongong which you can buy as a great storage of energy for your device.

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