Review of switch.'s epic fantasy trailer music album "Supernatural"

In the world of “Epic Trailer Music” writing, it has now become increasingly difficult to differentiate one’s sound from another through the regular use of ostinatos, big percussion hits and full choir backdrops. switch.’s “Supernatural” by composer Nick Murray tries…

ROLI's Seaboard: We tested the innovative new instrument for you

We had the pleasure to get invited to the Ableton Headquarters in Berlin, where a new instrument, the “Seaboard” by ROLI, was presented. ROLI is a start-up based in Dalston, central London, founded in 2009 by American entrepreneur Roland Lamb….

Pop Songs Made Epic - Interview with Composer Walt Ribeiro, Creator of ForOrchestra.com

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing composer Walt Ribeiro, author of the website ForOrchestra.com. Walt got the idea of making his own orchestral arrangements inspired by famous pop-songs and themes, and by releasing a song a week he has…

Agus González-Lancharro about the past and future of Really Slow Motion

After one hell of a year and even more rewarding months in 2014, Really Slow Motion gave its fans what they were longing for: A public release called Fiery the Angels Rose, available on ITunes and CDBaby consisting of 17 dark and powerful tracks…

Trailerhead: NU EPIQ - IMMEDIATE announces new epic music album

Exciting news from the pioneers of Epic Music: A new album Trailerhead: NU EPIQ by Immediate has officially been announced! From the official press release: “Premiere label dedicated to ‘Epic Music’ genre, Imperativa Records presents “NU EPIQ” released on CD…

Composer Kristin Burdal: Through Marshlands and Gear Cities

Some people enjoy composing music as a personal hobby, but others carry with them the dream of composing in the big leagues. Norwegian composer Kristin Burdal is one of the many working to gain a foothold in the industry and…

Trailer Music Placements: November

Welcome in the new episode of Trailer Music Placements. Today we take a look at November’s most noteworthy trailers. So let’s get to work! The following list is sorted chronologically.   Trailer Music Placement #1: The Hobbit: The Desolation of…

Composers for Relief: Supporting the Philippines

This website being online since March 2013 it was time to start a bigger project to help the people who need it most these days: Together with musicians from all over the globe over 30 composers from 16 countries in…

Soundtrack Review: Larry Groupe's trailer album "Dream Cinema" (2013)

This is a review of the trailer album Dream Cinema by Larry Groupé. Dream Cinema is the follow up to the excellent 2010 album Excelsius. In Dream Cinema, Larry’s inspiration are his dreams and within this music he explores both…