I've been working on a very special project for the last few months. Yes, another one 🤣 This one is slightly different than usual though as it has me as a "vocalist" and I'll tell you what, I am very scared to share it. It's an epic folk-metal foray and despite...
Hey guys. I am a trailer music composer. Podcaster. Illustrator. Writer. Educator. Husband. Father. And a huge fan of coffee
Sometimes you need to have the click created as a track in logic so that you can share the printed audio file with other producers. Let me show you how to do this.
The piano roll started out as one of the earliest forms of recording a musical performance. These days it is an essential part of any music studio.
It can be very easy to fall into the trap of using the piano in only one way. Let me show you 6 ways that you can use the piano to make your music sound more interesting.
From the tiniest egg shaker to the biggest orchestral bass drum, the percussion family is filled with amazing and wonderful sounds. Let's take a closer look at what makes them tick, tap, bang and boom.
I've been thinking a lot this week about direction and how (seemingly) hard it is to find. And, how it seems even harder to then confidently move in the direction you have chosen. When I first embarked on creating content online (about 7 years ago now). I was desperate to...
This month I decided to get back into my trailer music tutorials on my Trailer Music YouTube channel and I have been having a blast. I have delved into inspiring first acts, dark dystopian first acts, and also action comedy drum tracks. What doing this has reminded me is that...
There are more pianos than you might think and each of them has their very own distinct sound and character. Let's check them out.
When creating an arrangement of a piece of music or a song it is really important to be able to quickly and easily navigate around the individual sections. That is where coloured markers can come in handy.