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CineRadio Top-20 for October, 2013

The Fifth Estate tops the October 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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CineRadio Top-20 for September, 2013

Man of Steel tops the September 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Music Composition is Accepting Students for its February & August 2014 Residencies

This rapidly growing low-residency Masters Program offers five areas of focus: Music for Media (Film, TV & Game Scoring); Contemporary Composition (i.e. concert music); Electronic Music; Songwriting; and Jazz. Comprised of a diverse and successful faculty, the Program takes an integrated approach to creativity, and students can study with a variety of teachers. Students’ programs […]

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Apple Redux?

“Think Different.” Anyone remember that slogan?

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Alexander Publishing Releases New Video Lecture Course, Scoring Stages: Bruckner and Film Orchestration

Petersburg, VA (October 15, 2013) – Alexander Publishing, working with the Bruckner Society of America, has released it’s newest video lecture course, Scoring Stages: Bruckner and Film Orchestration, the first course ever to show the influence of Bruckner’s scoring techniques in film composition

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What We Like and Do Not Like About Our DAWs

People often write me about the pros and cons of switching from another DAW to Logic Pro

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CineRadio Top-20 for August, 2013

The Wolverine tops the August 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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1.0: What Can We Reasonably Expect?

We spend a lot of time with our Digital Audio Workstations. We spend a lot of time learning them. We spend a lot of time developing a workflow around them. And every time a competitor comes out with either a cool new feature or reminds us of a feature it has long had that ours does not, we want it NOW!!!

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VSL’s New MIRx Makes VSL Mixing a Cinch

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Symphonic Library’s New MIRx

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Announcing Composing for the Screen 2013: A Film Scoring Mentorship Program – Must Apply by 8/19 – Limited Room

Sponsored by BMI and directed by composer Rick Baitz, this New York City-based program selects a small number of emerging film composers and provides a series of workshops, followed by year-round continued consultation and development

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Announcing Fans of Film Music 4 – October 20th – Pre-Registration Now Open

Join the 4th Annual Fans of Film Music as we continue the celebration of Varese Sarabande’s 35th Anniversary!

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Game Music Connect To Celebrate And Explore The Music Of Video Games – Sept 9

LONDON, United Kingdom – Game Art Connect Ltd presents a new live event series, Game Music Connect created for fans of music in games, aspiring and professional composers of all backgrounds and those interested in learning about the art and science of creating today’s cutting edge video game soundtracks

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Logic Pro X: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Jay Asher discusses Apple’s brand new Logic Pro X

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The Copy Protection Conundrum

Thirty years ago it was pretty much universally accepted that intellectual theft was commensurate to physical property theft and that therefore companies had the right to employ copy protection methods to prevent it

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Ocean Way Studios Plug-in: Breakthrough?

Jay Asher discusses his thoughts on Ocean Way Studios Plug-in

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BMI to Honor Cliff Martinez with Richard Kirk Award at 2013 BMI Film & Television Awards

BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Cliff Martinez at the Company’s 2013 Film & Television Awards. The annual ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 15, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills

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The Empire Strikes Back!

With all the DAW zealots out here in the tech universe proclaiming their DAW of choice as the best, there is simply no denying that in the professional world of film and TV composers, engineers, and post production houses, ProTools has always been the industry standard

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CineRadio Top-20 for March, 2013

TRON: Uprising tops the March 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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TEControl USB MIDI Breath Controller

The first real journey into the world of synthesizers came when I bought a Yamaha DX7 in the early ‘80’s. To say it caused a sensation is an understatement. Among its revolutionary features was the BC1 breath controller that came with it

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CineRadio Top-20 for February, 2013

Lincoln tops the February 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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Sundance 2013 WIKILEAKS Communique

Film Music Magazine’s Bureau Chief, Michael Rogers and videocolumnist Leslie Harlow had the honor of interviewing Sundance 2012 Documentary Premiere feature, WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS’ composer, Will Bates

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Professional Orchestration Review: Vienna Dimension Violins

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Dimension Violins

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HMMA Presents The Real Deal: Music In Visual Media Success Summit – April 7th, 2013

Produced by Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA), The Real Deal™ Music In Media Success Summit features keynote speakers including film & TV directors, indie filmmakers, show creators, composers and a composer agent representative that all attendees will have personal access

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Who Rules, Man or Machine?

If you are a young composer who wants to make a career scoring films and television shows, the simple reality is that with the budgets that are prevalent today, you will have to use sample libraries and computers a lot

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CineRadio Top-20 for January, 2013

Cloud Atlas tops the January 2013 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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Moving Forward, and NAMM Thoughts by Jay Asher

It used to be so much easier conceptually to be a film composer

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CineRadio Top-20 for December, 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey tops the December 2012 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart

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Looking Back, and Trending?

This is a technology column and therefore at the year’s end it should be a celebration of all came our way this last year, right?

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CineRadio Top-20 for November, 2012

Skyfall tops the November 2012 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart for the second month in a row

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Composer Joel Goodman Launches Urgent Signature Drive After Being Rejected By ASCAP For Board of Directors Election Ballot

After having been rejected last week by ASCAP’s Nominating Committee, veteran NY film/TV composer Joel Goodman has announced an urgent signature drive in an effort to earn a position on the ASCAP Board of Directors election ballot. 1,792 signatures on petitions must be sent by postal mail and email by December 24 in order to meet ASCAP’s tight deadline.

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