Recently I wrote a piece of music for a few specific reasons. I wanted to test out some new sample libraries that I picked up, to try out a new(for me) method of composing, and well, just for kicks.
The result is a track I’ve called “Compulsion”
The new samples I’m using are the Adagietto, Agitato Grandiose Legato and the Claire Alto Flute by 8DIO. Excellent libraries! Lush and expressive.
The composing method I’m using is Hexachords, which I learned at a seminar with Norman Ludwin. A bit complicated, but I like the results!
Recently I set myself up for a little learning exercise. I wanted to write some Main Title music for a fictional Superhero TV show…kind of like an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. type of thing.
Some orchestra, some electro synthy stuff, a big bold melody and lots of drive.
Here’s what I came up with:
Totally fun exercise! I should do this more often!
Coffee Grinder has just had it’s world premiere last night at the Toronto International Short Film Festival!
The cast and crew were there to serve up a big cheer – such an enthusiastic group of people! I think the film had a good reception and played alongside a number of other amazing shorts.
Thanks to Mountain Man Media & Bad Canadian Pictures!
I just finished scoring the short film ‘Coffee Grinder’ by Mountain Man Media & Bad Canadian Pictures!
Who knew that getting a cup of coffee on your way to work could be dangerous?
Stay tuned for more news and release dates.
I have always been impressed by the creative and unique route that SOUNDIRON has taken with their selection of sampled instruments. From their ‘Laundronium‘ to their ‘Street Erhu‘ the instruments are always inspiring and distinctive.
The same applies to their latest instrument: The Angklung.
Honestly, I had never even heard of this instrument before, so Continue Reading