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!
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
Recently, Soundiron released a wonderful new instrument: Street Erhu.
Given my penchant for ethnic instruments and my love of anything Soundiron, I just had to get it. This instrument however, is different from any other that Soundiron has made. Instead of being a ‘playable’ instrument it is Continue Reading
It’s been a while since I’ve posted last but there’s been some exciting things happening lately!
First of all though, I was asked to do another demo for Soundiron. This time for a new instrument called Breaker.
It’s an interesting little beast designed for designing your own breakbeats. Specifically nice fat, dirty beats. Continue Reading