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Cinematic Music For Writers and Filmmakers

Awhile ago, I had no response to the question, “What kind of music do you like?” I could drop some favorite artists – Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, Linkin Park, No Doubt, Lady Gaga – but I have no favorite… 441 more words

Song of the Day - 7/21/14

There were a couple of reasons this song is top of my mind today. (1) At Universal Studios theme park in Orlando yesterday, the end of night finale included snippets from a number of their most famous movies. 50 more words


Stravinsky Was Right, Part I: Hans Zimmer Steals...from Himself

One of the great objects of musical thievery Stravinsky himself once said “Good composers borrow. Great composers steal.”

I could (and will, in future posts) examine many composers–including Stravinsky–who steal. 269 more words

w/c 21st July: Great Summer Inceptions

It’s time for a summer holiday – and man have we had the weather for it so far. Thought I’d pack a bumper list for a week away. 163 more words

"The Ring" & "The Ring Two" by Hans Zimmer, Henning Lohner, Martin Tillman

Let me tell you something you probably didn’t know: Creating these covers is pretty simple! It’s basically always the same:

  1. I stumble upon a soundtrack in my iTunes library which surprisingly has its original artwork still attached to the file or a new release on the web that strikes my nerve.
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The Lion King: The Legacy Collection (Hans Zimmer)

Record LabelWalt Disney Records
Date Released06/24/2014

            In the world of film music, there is an unfortunate history of great film scores being mistreated or misrepresented on soundtrack albums. 933 more words

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