Feature Story

“Get Your Song On” Presented by REELCAUSE and FLIKTRAX Music Competition Underway

Fort Lauderdale, FL. ­ Reelcause, Inc. (OTC:RCIT)​and music optimization pioneer Fliktrax Music proudly announce the launch of “Get Your Song On” talent search competition. It is a competition for amazing artists to showcase their talents, gain fans, win cash, raise money for cancer research & more! The showcase kicked off on Monday, July 27 and [...]

Opinion

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 Daniel Pemberton

Putting international spy action swing into a new retro movie mission for “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

Industry Spotlight

Interview with Heather McIntosh

Capturing the post-apocalyptic love triangle of “Z for Zachariah”

Scoring Sessions

Interview with Christophe Beck

Getting small with a big, heroically bright and brash score for “Ant-Man”

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

Technology

Auganizer

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 Joe Kraemer

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer JOE KRAEMER who accepts his most daunting assignment with Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION

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

CARTEL LAND, Sundance scoring elegance

2015 festival coverage with Best Cinematography and Directing award-winning CARTEL LAND filmmaker Matthew Heineman and his creative process with his two composers.

CD Reviews

August Soundtrack Picks

‘CAT’S EYE‘ is the top soundtrack to own for August, 2015

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

CineRadio Top-20 for April, 2015

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