Let’s dive into articulation sets and how to use them in Logic Pro X. This functionality is truly awesome! It will help you write faster and better orchestral lines. Save up CPU and RAM (I guess). And most of all, it’ll bring you joy and pleasure. It’s great fun to work with this! Don’t forget […]
Tips and tricks to write realistic orchestral music for film
Creating realistic orchestral mockups with virtual instruments can be a tough job. Certainly for a starting composer. Very quickly the question arises: how do you write realistic orchestral music for film and video in your DAW? And which libraries do I need to use? Not to speak about how do you mix and master orchestral music for film and video.
In this category you can find posts with videos about how to write realistic orchestral music for film and video. Let's call them tips and tricks to get your basic setup right. And to give you a jumpstart in making realistic sounding orchestral mockups!
If you have any questions about the posts or videos, or if you have a specific question that you would like me to address in an upcoming video, I would love to hear from you! Feel free to leave a comment here on the website or throw me a line on YouTube or Instagram!
EQ Clean Up
EQ, equalisation, is a powerful concept that you can use before you even started composing orchestral music (or music in general). Before you even wrote any note in your Digital Audio Working station. Use EQ as a clean up tool for every instrument in your composition and get rid of unwanted frequencies. This will boost […]
Panning is in it most simple explanation nothing more or less than positioning instruments in a room: left, centre and right. In this video I’ll lay out the principles of this concept in more detail. And I give you some quick wins – tips – how to get the most out of the panning concept. […]
This video is about a basic, but also essential concept to create professional, realistic and good sounding orchestral midi mockups: balancing. It seems simple, but this is a hard and difficult topic. It’ll take a lot of practice and effort to reach a professional level. Don’t forget to hit that like button if you appreciate […]
Last week I announced a series of videos about how to write music for film, tv and games. In this first video I’ll be talking about dynamics. A basic and simple concept that I think is really important to get good sounding and realistic orchestral midi mockups. Don’t forget to hit that like button if […]