Feature Story

Game Music Connect 2014 Announced

Game Music Connect 2014 early-bird tickets and first speakers announced

Opinion

Music Libraries: From Last Resort to Power Players

Black Toast Music’s Bob Mair looks at the business and artistic evolution of music libraries and their role in the music business today

Composer Profile

Interview with The Newton Brothers

Two musical siblings reflect the scares of a brother and sister attempting to destroy the possessed mirror of “Oculus”

Industry Spotlight

Interview with Dustin O’Halloran

A composer who sees in colors hears a silently anguished musical relationship of “Breathe In”

Scoring Sessions

Interview with Stephen Endelman

Stealing musical heart, and a great theme, for a true-life mob dramedy that’s stranger than fiction

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 Clint Mansell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer CLINT MANSELL, whose biblical score conjures the wrath, and deliverance of God for NOAH

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

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

CD Reviews

April Soundtrack Picks

‘YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES’ is one of the top soundtracks to own for April, 2014

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 February, 2014

Black Sails tops the February 2014 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart