Music of Brian Tyler

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This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. Discover the Harmony Secrets of Modern Film and Video Games. Cover Photo by Sean Do Brian Tyler is a name that resonates powerfully in the world of film and game music. With an impressive portfolio that spans various genres and … Read more

Exploring the Music of Jerry Goldsmith

Jerry Goldsmith

Cover Photo by Frantisek Fuka This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. Discover the Harmony Secrets of Modern Film and Video Games. Jerry Goldsmith: A Maestro of Musical Innovation Jerry Goldsmith, a name synonymous with brilliance in the world of film music, remains one of the most … Read more

Our Favorite Hollywood Soundtracks – Pt.3

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Cover Photo by Ryan De Hamer This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. Discover the Harmony Secrets of Modern Film and Video Games. “A truly great soundtrack elevates a film from good to unforgettable. It weaves itself into the narrative tapestry, underscoring emotions, propelling action sequences, and … Read more

Music of Koji Kondo: A Symphony of Pixels

Koji Kondo

Cover Photo by Vincent Diamante “Kondo’s work is a masterclass in creating music that perfectly complements the gameplay and world-building of a video game.” This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. Discover the Harmony Secrets of Modern Film and Video Games. Complete Collection Study Pack is currently … Read more

Modern Soundtracks: Scores that Push Boundaries – Pt. 1

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Cover Photo by Steve Busch This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. Discover the Harmony Secrets of Modern Film and Video Games. Drive (2011) – Cliff Martinez Synthwave music found a new audience thanks to the neo-noir thriller Drive. Cliff Martinez‘s pulsating electronic score perfectly captures the … Read more

Music of Nobuo Uematsu – A Maestro of Gaming Music

Nobuo Uematsu

Cover Photo by Umofomia The Enchanting Sounds of Nobuo Uematsu: A Composer’s Legacy Nobuo Uematsu is a name synonymous with epic fantasy music. As the legendary composer behind some of the most iconic soundtracks in video game history, his work has transported players to fantastical worlds and stirred their emotions for decades. Uematsu’s influence transcends … Read more

Composing in Hirajoshi Scale

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Cover Photo by 五玄土 ORIENTO This post was brought to you in collaboration with our partner site Behind the Score. What is a Hirajoshi scale? – Scale structure:  1 2 ♭3 5 ♭6 (Fig. A) – Japanese Pentatonic Scale The Hirajoshi scale is an example of a pentatonic (five-tone) scale. Owing in part to the fact … Read more

Cubase Key Commands to Boost Your MIDI Editing Workflow

CUBASE KEY COMMANDS to Boost Your MIDI Editing Workflow Why Cubase? Since my first encounter with MIDI back in the late 90s using Cakewalk, I’ve journeyed through various DAWs like Propellerhead’s Reason, Apple’s Logic Pro, GarageBand, Ableton Live, and many more. However, my professional path as a media music composer naturally led me to embrace … Read more