On Communicating Ideas

I’m rarely at a loss for musical “ideas”.

They tend to arrive in my imagination with all instruments and “orchestration” as a finished snippet. An excerpt. A needledrop.

I can easily morph them or push them around into other ideas, or imagine them with different instruments. Slower, faster, folkier, more “classical” or more “modernist” or more baroque / renaissance. I can throw in a hip hop beat or a breakbeat or a four on the floor dance beat and mash them up. It’s all very easy to move around, in my head. I’ve practiced this with directors when working on sound design for live theater or when working with choreographers or on my own musical theater productions.

But these glimpses of what could be are usually only short snippets.

And they are only ideas; possibilities. […]

Tips and Ideas

Rather than posting every single video, here is the entire playist! Tips and Ideas for music producers. I want to encourage exploration and have fun learning. I make music for TV. Also check out my live streams here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0OG9FXEf9FrOcttLIiM_5eVt1d4FGA_S

Sample and Software Videos

Rather than posting every single video, here is the entire playist! These videos are walkthroughs and reviews, experiments and comparisons of various sample software and synth libraries for music producers. I write music for TV. Also check out my live streams here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0OG9FXEf9FrOcttLIiM_5eVt1d4FGA_S