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Composer Interview: John Dragonetti

Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do The first half of my music career was mostly focused on song writing, making records and touring in bands. At first in Boston and then more recently in Los Angeles, where I started The Submarines with Blake Hazard. I love

Composer Interview: Pete Calandra

Tell us a bit about yourself – where do you come from and how would you describe the music you write? I was born in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, grew up in Northport, NY, was educated at Queens College, CUNY and currently reside in Manhattan. I think the one thing that ties

8Dio Adagietto Review

Over the last few years, I’ve had the chance to play around with a wide range of string libraries over the past few years including LASS, Cinematic Strings 2, Hollywood Strings, Symphobia 1 + 2 etc. I currently own and often use LASS and Cinematic Strings 2, and very occassionally

Music Software Review "REV" by Output

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been really lucky to have the chance to try out some really unique sample libraries and virtual instruments. From AURORA by Fluffy Audio to IMPAKT by Sample Logic, there are plenty of new and established companies creating some incredible libraries at the moment.

Composers Roundtable Video Interview

Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave, Rush), Christophe Beck (Frozen), Henry Jackman (Captain Phillips), Thomas Newman (Saving Mr. Banks), Steven Price (Gravity) and Alan Silvestri (The Croods) join a roundtable to discuss the music in their movies. This is an incredible video and well worth taking the time to watch.

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