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Composing while having a full time job

Recently I’ve been having a really hard time trying to find time to compose, run this site, and work a full time job 40hrs a week. At the moment, I’m working on about 3 projects for people – a soundtrack for an oriental animation, a soundtrack for a 10 minute

Composer Interview – Kevin Riepl

Do you have any formal musical training? Well if by formal training you mean the 4 or more years of school at a conservatory or any degree in music, then no. I am also not 100% self taught either. I have had many a teachers of the years and a

Composer Interview – Deane Ogden

Do you have any formal musical training? I began studying music formally when I was still in grade school – when I was about seven years old. I studied percussion privately with two amazing instructors, Ron Leach and Randall Larson, and learned to read and write music at that time.

Composer Interview – Rob Gokee

Do you have any formal musical training? I first learned guitar when I was a teen, and taught myself by ear. When I got to college, I took classical guitar lessons and theory, most of which was at the University of New Mexico. Most of my knowledge in scoring for

Composer Interview – Mark Lewis

Can you give us some background to how PartnersinRhyme, and musicloops started off? How and why did you create them, and is there anything you would like to change with them? Partners in Rhyme started in 1996. I started it as one of the first websites dedicated to digital audio

Composer Interview – Dmitry Lifshitz (aka Soundroll)

What would you consider to be your strengths and weaknesses? Weakness – communicating with people (generally, and in English specially) Strength – I can work fast with good results. Who would you consider to be your musical influences? Punk, rock, 80’s pop and dark, metal, electro and drum and bass

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