The SoundWorks Collection talks with Composer Michael Giacchino about his start in the music and film business and a few of his projects include Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocal, John Carter, and Cars 2.
There´s nothing special about this - it´s only at least 30 years old bus stop booth hit several times with a fist during few minutes of waiting for a ride home. What else would you do, having a microphone in your pocket ? Tweaked for a while in Kontakt and here you are... have fun :)
A quick look at how Blakus made his orchestral music by walking through his mockup of Hans Zimmer's/John Powell's Kung Fu Panda theme.
This library consists of various sounds recorded without serious intention or concept on one of my many visits of Dererov Mlyn (Derer´s Mill), a place, where our cottage stands. Dererov Mlyn is a small settlement about 10 km away from the town I live in.
A much-loved and ubiquitous toy from the 1970s and 80s, Texas Instruments Speak & Spell has found a new lease of life in electronica in the last few years. People discovered that if you tinker with its circuits and voice chips, glitching, looping, and other interesting effects can be achieved. ‘Circuit Bending’, as this is known, is said to have begun in the late 1960s, and its invention is attributed to one Reed Ghazala, after a fortuitous accident with a toy ampliﬁer. From Soniccouture.
CinePerc is the definitive percussion sample library for composers of film, tv and videogames. The collection contains over 170 instruments and recorded at the world famous MGM scoring stage at Sony Pictures Studios in Hollywood by master engineer Dennis Sands.