We dive back into the pagebooks of Hollywood blockbuster history to tell four stories of how some of the most massive pop hits came to be.
Tag: film score
Today we take a look at 10 essential scores that changed the game for what roles and responsibilities composers take to bring a film to life.
Here’s how pro audio engineer Brian Losch achieves a big, immersive sound mixing cinematic, orchestral film score music.
In this edition of our Student Spotlight series, we chat with composer/sound designer Kevin G on his score to the game, Desert Moon of Karth.
When film music becomes continuous wallpaper so aggressively it doesn’t even let the viewers think for themselves, everyone loses.
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.