Feature Story

Dream Of Creating Soaring Soundtracks?

Pulse College (Dublin, Ireland) delivers an innovative 1-year MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media, a one of it’s kind for Ireland


Bennett Lincoff’s Comments on Music Licensing

Bennett Lincoff’s comments to the US Copyright office on a new system of music licensing

Composer Profile

Interview with Bobby Johnston

Serving up eccentrically flavored and musically multi-ethnic courses to give taste to a “City of Gold”

Industry Spotlight

Interview with Justin Freer

Boldly going with “Star Trek’s” 50th Anniversary Concert Tour

Scoring Sessions

Interview with The Blair Brothers

A sibling-scoring band creates killer tension within the “Green Room”

Final Note

College Film Scoring Programs: Selling The Dream vs. Disclosing Reality

Mark Northam looks at college film scoring programs and how realistic they are about the business



Every once in a while, some clever people come up with a solution to an issue that the DAW developers simply have not addressed

Tech Review

VSL’s New MIRx Makes VSL Mixing a Cinch

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Symphonic Library’s New MIRx

On The Score

Audio: On the Score with “Criminal” co-composers Keith Power and Brian Tyler

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews KEITH POWER and BRIAN TYLER on fusing their aggressive action talents for the futuristic mind meld of CRIMINAL

Chart Doctor

Orchestration: The Devil Is In The Details, Part 2

Ron Hess discusses how you’ll never achieve the Holy Grail of a perfect sight reading if your notation doesn’t tell each musician at a glance how it’s supposed to sound

Music Supervision

Music Supervision Poster Child – Sundance hosts Randall Poster

Michael Rogers covers Randall Poster at Sundance 2016

CD Reviews

April Soundtrack Picks

THE JUNGLE BOOK is the top soundtrack to own for March, 2016. Also worth picking up: BEYOND: TWO SOULS, THE CAIRO DECLARATION, THE SAINT, THUNDERBIRDS and many more!

Royalty Checks and Reality Checks

Benefits of Joining Overseas Royalty Societies

Mark Holden discusses the financial benefits to composers of joining overseas royalty societies


CineRadio Top-20 for April, 2015

Far From The Madding Crowd tops the March 2015 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart