When film music becomes continuous wallpaper so aggressively it doesn’t even let the viewers think for themselves, everyone loses.
Tag: film score
In this article, we explore how the score music to Groundhog Day uses theme and variation to reflect elements of repetition, cycling, and resolution.
What exactly is “mickeymousing,” and how do we know whether it’s a good or bad addition to your musical score? Let’s find out.
The Office Theme music couldn’t be more indicative of Michael Scott’s character persona, it functions almost as a leitmotif for three reasons, here’s how.
We break down the small yet significant harmonic effect that makes the climactic scene in The Truman Show break down all of our emotional barriers.
We look at Ligeti’s famous composition in order to decide how much, or how little, the use of music’s foundational parameters really matter in composing.
A little complaining could go a long way to help us get our summer blockbuster mega-hits back. That’s why we called cultural whiner Jon Chattman in.
This list profiles the most influential composers of the current century. But these artists are linked by more than just their accolades. Read on!
You may know the theremin as the sci-fi sound of aliens and robots, but it’s been used by composers all over the world in concert music too. Let’s explore!
Writing music for a show or film? Check out this beginner’s lesson on creating a sense of nostalgia in your music to fit the narrative.