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A Simple Trick For Unique Chords

Using inspiration from other genres are a great way to add interest and uniqueness to your music. This is just something I’ve picked up along the way listening to a lot of neo-soul jazz&hip hop, and I think you’ll have a lot of fun trying it out.

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The 7 Soundtracks That Didn’t Win An Oscar But Should Have Had

We are all well-aware of exactly how competitive the Oscar’s are. After all, it took Leonardo Di Caprio, one of the greatest actors of our time, several years of nominations before he actually nabbed one. However, when it comes to the category of “Best Soundtrack” you generally don’t expect too much competition since most movies aren’t too known for their soundtrack.

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Composing And Orchestrating For Dramatic Underscoring

Hi everyone! In this video tutorial I will walk you through my process of composing and orchestrating dramatic/emotional cues fit for Film and TV underscoring. By using a more intimate template of ensemble strings and winds, you can create solid mockups to support characters and events within a story; complimented by a short theme and various key changes to create harmonic movement. Let’s dive into it!

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Hollywood Film Logo: Orchestration Walkthrough

Ever wanted to compose the next big Hollywood studio opening logo? We’ve all heard them: from Universal’s classic (and recently revamped epicly-charged theme), to Warner Brother’s homage to Casablanca. Today, composer Daniel Beijbom walks you through his own take on a logo title theme.

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