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Music Software Review: Spitfire Mural (Vol 1)

I actually had to look up the word “Mural” in a dictionary to be certain I understood what it meant. The dictionary in OSX Mavericks explained it as “a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall”. It’s a good description of Mural, Spitfire Audios symphonic strings

An Evening with Showtime Composers

On Monday night, two of Showtime’s most talented composers, Sean Callery and Daniel Licht participated in the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) panel “An Evening with Showtime Composers.” The panel was moderated by SCL member and established composer, Craig Stuart Garfinkle, and was presented in collaboration with Showtime, ASCAP,

2014 Composer Panel – Newport Beach Film Festival

The Newport Beach Film Festival Seminar Series have done a really interesting composer panel video called “Lights, Camera, Action — Creating Music for the Action Film (and other genres)”. The composers in the video are Christophe Beck (Frozen, The Hangover, Edge of Tomorrow), Christopher Young (Spider-Man 3, Entrapment), Pedro Bronfman

Music Software Review: Realivox Blue

Last month I had the pleasure of reviewing some excellent products from Realitone. They produced some great acoustic, banjo and whistling products that really aided my workflow and made life quite easy! Today I’m taking a look at the company’s new flagship product, Realivox Blue. Realivox Blue is a vocal based sample library providing

Music Software Review: Acoustic Lite by Realitone

This week I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing some great pieces of software from Realitone (www.realitone.com). A great sample library company that specialize in Vocal based products. Realivox – The Ladies, and Realivox – Blue (out very soon), are two amazing vocal based products, but in this review I’m focusing

Composer Interview: Luc St. Pierre

Right now, you’re probably best known for your score to Thief. How did you approach scoring Thief from a textural and contextual point of view? At the very beginning of the process we were adamant that we wanted a theme for the main character Garrett and that once we had

Film and Game Composers

www.FilmandGameComposers.com offers a wide range of interviews, reviews, guides and tutorials for composers and musicians who are interested in writing music for film, TV and video games.

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