Rings of power music analysis – Film Scoring for beginners episode 8

Rings of power music analysis – Film Scoring for beginners episode 8 film-scoring-for-beginners-e08-rings-of-power-music-analysis

Welcome to the rings of power music analysis. This is a complete breakdown and music analysis of the Rings Of Power opening theme from the Amazon Prime series. I picked out the theme by ear, arranged and produced the cue in Logic Pro for the episode so there might obviously be differences between the original […]

How to play The Rings Of Power theme song on piano

How to play The Rings Of Power theme song on piano how-to-play-rings-of-power-theme-song-on-piano

I made a video on how to play the Rings Of Power theme song so you can play it too! The opening theme to the Rings of Power is a grandiose and powerful cue highlighting the light… and the darkness of the world of Tolkien. While the Rings of Power’s first motif (out of the […]

Learn music theory for beginners 2022 – free crash course!

Learn music theory for beginners 2022 – free crash course!

Learn music theory in 10 minutes in my condensed video explaining the foundation to music theory; scales and chords! In this video you’ll learn the basics of music theory in under 10 minutes. Note names, scales, intervals and to create chords in all scale degrees…in ANY KEY! It’s time to expand your universe and ascend […]

OP-1 Field vs OP-1 (the original)

OP-1 Field vs OP-1 (the original) op1field-vs-op1

Teenage Engineering finally released the sequal to the highly praised OP-1, the OP-1 field. But how does the original OP-1 compare to the OP-1 field head-to-head? Is the upgrade really worth it? What does the new version offer? Is it worth buying the new OP-1 field? I made a video comparing the new OP-1 Field […]

How to setup Arturia Keystep 37 with DAW sync

How to setup Arturia Keystep 37 with DAW sync arturia-keystep-37-daw-setup

So you bought the Keystep 37 and now you wonder how to setup Arturia Keystep 37 with DAW sync? Out of the box the Keystep is setup to sync to internal clock, which isn’t very convenient when you want to work with DAW tempo and sync. First make sure the Arturia Keystep 37 device clock […]

TIME macro and micro review – You never heard the orchestra like this!

TIME macro and micro review – You never heard the orchestra like this! time micro demo and review, orchestral tools

I made a video demonstrating the TIME macro and micro bundle release from Orchestral Tools. It’s a versatile orchestral textures library with great attention, details and phrasings of the sampled orchestra. Furthermore, the library contains both ensamble patches and individual sections for a complete sound at your fingertips. It will truly give you plenty of […]

5 tips to improve your piano playing

5 tips to improve your piano playing 5 tips to improve your piano playing

Becoming a professional piano player and fluent on the keyboard takes time and effort. Yes, there is no quick solution or short cut! But with these 5 tips to improve your piano playing article and video I want to show the concepts I use to make the piano performance sound more intricate and alive! 5 […]

How to build tension in music with pedal point

How to build tension in music with pedal point how-to-build-tension-in-music

In todays episode you will learn how to build tension in music! What is music without tension and release?  Not much!  That’s why I made this new video on how to build tension and anticipation in music.Music is much more exciting if it’s going somewhere!  This trick you will learn is used all over the place…and in all […]

How to make Cinematic Chords like Hans Zimmer!

How to make Cinematic Chords like Hans Zimmer! How to make cinematic chords like hans zimmer

Today I will teach you how to make those big cinematic chords like Hans Zimmer. You will learn about orchestrating chord notes from a very basic piano progression. Learn how to beef up those small triad chords into wonderful, dramatic and epic scores like the big guys over in Hollywood. Enjoy the video below! Happy […]

How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio

How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio

This article will explain how to copy automation in Bitwig Studio. Learn how to copy / paste automation points in the automation lane. First press the “show automation lane” button for the track you want to edit. This will open the automation lane. Make a box selection around the automation points that you want to […]

How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio

How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio

How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio might seem like an impossible task. The signal flow is often misunderstood in Bitwig, and I often get the question on how to record with effects applied to the recording in Bitwig. In this article I will explain the signal flow so you get a good […]

Bitwig Masterclass HALLOWEEN SALE 50% off

Bitwig Masterclass HALLOWEEN SALE 50% off bitwig-masterclass-discount-50-halloween-sale

You can now enroll the Bitwig Masterclass at 50% off here. ONLY €74 Euro. (regular price €149) The offer is valid until 2021-11-06. Bitwig Masterclass 50% OFF Halloween Sale About the Bitwig Masterclass With the Bitwig Masterclass I wanted to go way beyond what you get in regular video courses online. The masterclass is intended […]

FL Studio on M1 Mac – The performance will surprise you!

What can we expect from FL Studio on M1 Mac? Image Line finally released FL Studio version 20.8.4 with native support for the Apple Silicon M1 processor. What’s the performance like compared to our previous tests? I think the performance will surprise you big time! FL Studio on M1 Mac performance tests In a new […]

Apple reveals the new MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max chips: the best music production laptop?

Apple reveals the new MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max chips: the best music production laptop?

Apple takes another leap in the M1 technology with a new range of powerful laptops promising outstanding performance, more unified memory, improved audio and expanded connectivity. We were all waiting for the updated versions of the M1 chip (social media fictional “buzz” name: M1X). In the Apple “Unleashed” event on October 18 Apple revealed two […]

How to find videos to practise scoring – Film Scoring For beginners episode 6

How to find videos to practise scoring – Film Scoring For beginners episode 6

In todays episode in the film scoring for beginners series we look at how to find videos to practise scoring. How to find videos to practise scoring In the video I first show the service I use, pexels.com, to find attractive AND free video clips that I use in some of my music videos. These […]