July 26, 2011

Emmett Cooke on creating music for media and building a new composer community

Irish composer Emmett Cooke writes minimal music, in particular, minimal piano music which has been used in many different projects from Spanish TV shows to Ralph Lauren adverts. His website sonicoctave.com showcases numerous tracks which can be licensed for film, tv or video game soundtracks and he is also responsible for filmandgamecomposers.com – an online resource for media composers which features interviews, advice, tutorials and a discussion forum. Emmett is…

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March 24, 2011

Composer Daniel James on music production, making videos and working with Spectrasonics…

This week brought Spectrasonics’ announcement of their Bob Moog Foundation contest – the grand prize for which is the OMG-1, a custom built one-of-a-kind instrument designed by the company’s Founder Eric Persing. To enter the contest, Omnisphere users need to purchase and download the Bob Moog Tribute Library and create a track which utilises some of the sounds. The sounds within the library have been created by 40 different composers…

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September 14, 2010

Cinematic Guitars – Behind the Scenes

Last month, Joel blogged about the impending Sample Logic release ‘Cinematic Guitars’. The guys have just delivered a brand new Behind the Scenes video straight from sunny Brooklyn as they prepare to officially release Cinematic Guitars tomorrow (15th September). Featuring Sample Logic founders Joe and Keith plus Steve Ouimette who recorded many of the guitars for the product, the video clarifies Sample Logic’s original goals for the instrument and demonstrates…

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