Studio Time gives aspiring composers, producers, and musicians a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a Hollywood composer.
Welcome to the the series! Here's an overview of what to expect.
This video is the basis for the tutorial series. In this episode I show you around my set up, my workstation if you will. I like to have my things in a certain way which I show and I also show you how I work in Cubase 8. We look at the arrangement and mixer window. As I show you how I create things it is good to get a basic grasp of my set up so you can translate that to your own set up and understand and apply.
This is a continuation of the “Template Setup and Workstation Layout” video. Here we look more in-depth into the mixer window. By showing my set up, my inputs. You get a good idea of my mixing process.
Back again! This Studio Time series continues to give aspiring composers, producers, and musicians a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a Hollywood composer.
In this episode, I discuss how I wrote a key theme for the film "Brimstone". I'll explore the melody, how I transcribed it for strings, some notes on harmony, and finally show you the final result with the recorded orchestra. I'll also discuss the various plug-ins I use.
An in-depth overview of how and when I use drum computers, the impact they had when they first came out, and some concepts to utilize them in a modern way!
We're back! Picking up where we left off in Season 2, get ready for more tips and tricks for all things film scoring.
This first episode of Season 3 walks you through how I wrote and recorded the London Suite for Mortal Engines from A-Z. Let's get started!
Here we cover the nuance of building a theme around a heroic character! Chord selection, mixing techniques, presenting to the filmmakers and much more.