The latest SoundWorks Collection video is a profile of composer Trevor Morris, who has scored the Showtime series The Borgias & The Tudors, the film The Immortals, the upcoming Olympus Has Fallen.
Morris discusses his approach to combining orchestra with electronics and his inspiration for some of his soundtracks.
The latest episode of the SoundWorks Collection series looks at Skyfall, director Sam Mendes’ take on the James Bond saga.
Vangelis is an artists that often frustrates his biggest fans - by leaving so much of his music unreleased.
Here’s an example – a suite of music that Vangelis composed for the special edition of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos.
The latest episode of the SoundWorks Collection takes a look at the process of creating the soundtrack and the sound design of The Dark Knight Rises.
The video features the sound and music team for The Dark Knight Rises, including composer Hans Zimmer and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Richard King.
Here’s a sneak preview of u-he’s The Dark Zebra software synthesizer - a Zebra2 soundbank created by Hans Zimmer and Howard Scarr for the soundtrack to The Dark Knight Rises.
The Madrona Labs Soundplane A is a computer music controller that was designed to offer the sensitivity and feel of an acoustic instrument.
The Soundplane detects a wide range of touches on its walnut playing surface, from a light tickle to a very firm press. The Soundplane A can be configured as either a 150-note keyboard with position and pressure sensing on each key, or as one continuous surface.
This video, via bar|none, explores using the Madrona Labs Soundplane for something a little more experimental, traveling through a single long sample and playing grains.
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