• Why You Should Hire a Composer to Write Your Commercial Music

    With a plethora of stock music libraries available, there are seemingly endless and often inexpensive options from which media creatives can choose music to accompany their productions. So what would be the justification for creatives to spend 5-15% of their production budgets on custom composed music?

  • Including a Music Composer in Your Advertisement’s Post-Production Workflow

     Technology has evolved rapidly   over the last 20+ years,    affecting how all types of    media production    professionals do their work.   The traditional processes for music composers and creators tocollaborate no longer serve the more immediate post-production workflows these changes have brought. The ability for creators to make late changes (and for clients to ask for them) have taken time away from the point in the post-production workflow at which composers and other audio professionals …

  • Soundtrack to Chaos

    How does one compose a soundtrack to chaos?   For “Weather and Chaos: The Work of Edward Lorenz,” I generated musical themes and ideas using the math and simulations from director Josh Kastorf’s film. Continue on to learn how, and watch and listen to some demonstrations. (Don’t forget to check out the short film, “Weather and Chaos: …