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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: Adam Gubman

This week we spoke to Adam Gubman who has scored hundreds of video games and has recently released a new album called “Dark Matter”. Tell us a bit about yourself. Where do you come from and what do you do? I live in Orange County, California, and I am a composer

Composer Interview: Lyle Workman

Lyle you perform Creedence Clearwater’s Fortunate Son for The Sons of Anarchy soundtrack – is this a favorite track of theirs, for you? I enjoyed that track very much, but there are many other Sons of Anarchy covers that I enjoyed very much too. The challenge is how to make

Composer Interview: Dino Meneghin

Tell us a bit about yourself. Where do you come from and what do you do? I originally come from Walnut Creek, California. I am a composer for TV and Film, and every so often, I still get to play guitar. You’ve performed as a guitar player for a number

Composer Interview: Mark Smythe

Tell us a bit about yourself. Where do you come from and what do you do? I grew up in Nelson, New Zealand – a small but idyllic coastal town that punches above it’s weight artistically and is officially the sunniest in the country. Got musical chops happening early courtesy

Composer Interview: Trevor Morris

You’ve written music for a huge number of TV series’ over the years. How do you keep your sound fresh, while trying to remain true to the requirements of the show? I buy almost every VI and sample library that comes out, but it takes forever to groom through them

Composer Interview: Arnold Nesis

 This week we caught up with Israeli composer Arnold Nesis who has written music for a number of video games and movies. Tell us a bit about yourself. Where do you come from and what do you do? Well, I’m Arnold, a composer, mostly for video games and films from Jerusalem, Israel. When

Thomas Newman Interview – Lemony Snicket

In this interview, Thomas Newman and Brad Silberling discuss the score for Lemony Snicket. A couple of interesting shots showing how he scored some scenes, when and how he writes his melodies, and how music acts as an “accompaniment” rather than takes over from a scene.

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