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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
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
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
It used to be so much easier conceptually to be a film composer
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?
With all the major DAWS for the Mac (Logic Pro, Cubase, Digital Performer, etc.) it is possible to host a QuickTime Movie inside the DAW and sync to it and it works just fine.
When I first arrived in Los Angeles in the early 70’s, most scores were still composed for real players and prepared for sessions the way they always had been
Jay Asher discusses the analog and digital age
It has literally been one year now since I began my public ruminations in this magazine about my process of upgrading my composer’s rig
Most of us spend a lot of time composing in a DAW so which we choose to use is a big deal