What if part of your practice as a musician, composer, or producer, was to score an imaginary film scene? How would you tackle that challenge?
When film music becomes continuous wallpaper so aggressively it doesn’t even let the viewers think for themselves, everyone loses.
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.
An in-depth exploration of one of the most storied chords in opera, what makes it so influential, and how to use it yourself in your compositions.
Let’s look at how music can make a song sound sad even when there are no lyrics — and why we like that so much.
Hidden in plain sight in a second act interlude of Berg’s monumental Lulu, sits a full orchestra musical palindrome unlike anything in music history.
As a musician, the Oscars might not seem as interesting as the award ceremonies that are…