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ADVENTURES IN MUSIC FOR MEDIA
If film and media are motion, then music is most certainly their muse. It pulls us into cinematic stories, guides a narrative, and–if done well–throws us head-first into worlds and characters that may otherwise be deemed unbelievable.
Welcome to The MotionMuse Music Blog, dear readers! Here you will find posts and videos on my adventures in film scoring, composing, and production. Check in for updates on my adventures in the wonderfully complex, dizzying, and delightful world that is media music.
THE BENEFITS AND HAZARDS
All creatives face rejection. It’s something of an occupational hazard. We throw our hat into the ring for consideration, and–more often than not–the client picks someone else. This happens for all kinds of reasons, but for beginning and mid-level composers, it’s usually due to stiff competition and the incredible amount talent that’s currently. . .
BEHIND THE SCENES
Commercial music...the deadlines are tight, you can't second-guess yourself, and you must deliver on time.
Having said that, pitching for television commercials is great fun, and it allows you to compose...