Essential Trailer Music Tips

The trailer music industry is a small but daunting industry. Nonetheless, if you give it your best when producing music for trailers, and you do it successfully, the reward can be very significant. Our friends at evenant.com did the groundwork for all of us by collecting useful (and efficient) tips you will find below. — October 1st,  2018 Let us start

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10 Essential Trailer Music Tips

Here are ten tips to help you compose better trailer music and get your tracks placed in Hollywood trailers — June 25,  2018 Tip #1 Figure out what’s trending, and what genre and style you like. Tip #2 In trailer music, quantity matters – Your goal is to make a lot of great, qualitative, licensable tracks. Tip #3 Rip-off (yes, rip-off) trailer music

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5 Movie Soundtracks That Rescued Great Musicians From Obscurity

The connection between music and film dates back to cinema’s infancy when pianists and organ players provided live accompaniment for silent movies. Over a century later, motion-picture soundtracks are helping to keep the record industry alive. — October 25, 2017 Music supervisors routinely choose just the right pop songs to make key scenes swell with emotion and energy. One thing

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TV Scores Shift Toward Orchestral Music

‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘House of Cards’ composers discuss TV scores’ shift toward the orchestral… — October 10, 2017 Whether you see 2017 as the second or third golden age of television, there’s no doubt that the quality of TV music has surpassed anything that’s come before. This isn’t to discount memorable jingles and tunes from the likes of “Friends,”

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A Quick Guide to Making Indie Game Trailers

Making a trailer may sound like a daunting task to the average indie, but it’s not that complicated to make a simple one, and it can be a worthwhile creative exercise in itself. Below you will find a guide to making indie game trailers as written by Ryan Sumo (the lead artist/CEO of Squeaky Wheel) — September 18, 2017  Conceptualization This part

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