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How to structure your trailer music for the win

How to structure your trailer music for the win

In this post I break down how to structure trailer music so that you can create amazing cues that are ready to win trailers

The Lost King Trailer Music…How I Wrote It!

The Lost King Trailer Music…How I Wrote It!

In this post I show you how I wrote The Lost King trailer music. This neoclassical piece is an exercise in one idea becoming a whole cue.

Secret Invasion Trailer Music Breakdown

Secret Invasion Trailer Music Breakdown

In this post I take a look at the Secret Invasion Trailer Music and break it down into all it's essential elements.

Stopdowns: Why they make your trailer music better

Stopdowns: Why they make your trailer music better

In this post I breakdown everything about stopdowns; what they are, why they are used, and how we can make our trailer music better with them

What Is Articulation In Music?

What Is Articulation In Music?

Want to learn more about what articulation in music is? Check out this handy guide for everything you need to know!

Risers: The Easiest Way to Create Tension in Your Music

Risers: The Easiest Way to Create Tension in Your Music

I wanted to introduce you to risers in music, one of the easiest ways to add movement, tension, build and transitions in your music.

The Ultimate Guide to Trailer Hits & Impacts

The Ultimate Guide to Trailer Hits & Impacts

We have created for you the most detailed explanation and breakdown of all the trailer hits you need to be using in your trailer music.

BRAAAMS – How To Use The Sound That Everyone Knows

BRAAAMS – How To Use The Sound That Everyone Knows

If you have any interest in trailer music you know what braaams are but do you know where they came from and all the ways you can use them?

9 Ways To Create Drones That Make Your Music More Awesome

9 Ways To Create Drones That Make Your Music More Awesome

Drones in music can be one of the easiest and quickest ways to convey emotion, and the best part is they are also super easy to make!

Christian Henson on the origins of Spitfire Audio, dealing with anxiety & the secret to his productivity

Christian Henson on the origins of Spitfire Audio, dealing with anxiety & the secret to his productivity

Christian Henson on the origins of Spitfire Audio, dealing with anxiety and narcissists & the secret to his productivity

The string family explained in 7 easy points

The string family explained in 7 easy points

In this post I explain all about the string family and the instruments contained so that you can improve your string orchestrations.

Recording an Orchestra at Abbey Road – Lessons learnt

Recording an Orchestra at Abbey Road – Lessons learnt

In this post I wanted to share what I learnt from recording an orchestra at Abbey Road studios. It was a string and brass section.

The importance of a Positive Mental Attitude with Kati Falk-Flores

The importance of a Positive Mental Attitude with Kati Falk-Flores

I talk to the award winning trailer music composer Kati Falk-Flores. Kati shares how she went from studying the French Horn to learning the art of trailer music.

A Very British Scandal Trailer Music Walkthrough | Sanctuary by Richard Schrieber

A Very British Scandal Trailer Music Walkthrough | Sanctuary by Richard Schrieber

In today’s episode I walk you through the Trailer Music I produced that was used in A Very British Scandal.

How to start your trailer music career, avoiding burnout, and landing placements with Sigurd Jøhnk-Jensen

How to start your trailer music career, avoiding burnout, and landing placements with Sigurd Jøhnk-Jensen

In today’s episode I talk to trailer music and video game composer Sigurd Jøhnk-Jensen. Who has such a great grasp of work-life balance #inspired