Hans Zimmer Revealed: The Rock Star of Film Music live in concert

Hans Zimmer is a Rock Star. He may be a Composer yes, but he is a Rock Star first. He started his career in bands, not the understudy of one of the greats like Bear McCreary studying under Elmer Bernstein….

Award-winning composers' tips for aspiring newcomers

Visiting the Krakow Film Music Festival end of last month we were lucky hearing many legendary composers talking about their movies and lives. Part of it were tips for up and coming composers which we collected in this article for…

Review: The concerts at Krakow Film Music Festival 2014

End of last month we visited the Krakow Film Music Festival including its main four concerts: Kon-Tiki: Live in Concert (nominee of Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2013), 007. Best of James Bond, Gladiator: Live in Concert and…

Live Ticker: 7th Krakow Film Music Festival 2014

We are really excited to share live-news from the 7th Krakow Film Music Festival with you guys – the organizers really don’t exaggerate when they call it “one of the most important festivals in the world of film music”. From…

"Epic Emotional" series: Interview with Gothic Storm Music

Not too long ago trailer music company Gothic Storm Music released 3 albums of their “Epic Emotional” series to the public. We got in contact with almost everyone involved in the process including composer, founder and CEO Dan Graham, composer…

Review: Alexandre Guiraud's hybrid trailer music album "Rise"

“Rise” by Alexandre Guiraud is touted as an epic and aggressive orchestral/rock hybrid album that is comprised of driving guitars, triumphant choral arrangements and “glitch” synth programming.  The album contains tracks that will require a loud sound system to get the…

Introducing composer and cellist Christof Unterberger

A while ago we had the chance to meet composer and cellist Christof Unterberger at his home studio in Vienna. After reading quotes by big shots like Hans Zimmer, Jeff Rona, David Arnold and Peter Gabriel about his work we…

Heaven: First fully orchestral album by Dark Winter Music

It’s almost been a year since Dark Winter Music announced their first industry release – Genesis. Today, they are proud to present their latest endeavor – Heaven. A fully realized album that features a live orchestra, the melodious tunes of a…

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….