We flip the music from Lupin the Third, Princess Minerva, and Blue Exorcist to demonstrate how anime OSTs can spark creativity and inspire us to create something new.
We highlight a few unique chords and progressions heard in KANA-BOON’s “Silhouette,” the track that served as the sixteenth opening for Naruto Shippuden.
Veteran composer Tori Letzler (Captain Marvel, American Horror Story) shares four invaluable lessons around film scoring and creativity.
Drawing on insights from musicians and intermedia artists, we explore how field recordings can be used as a powerful tool for sonic and personal exploration.
Let’s explore how four brothers from Hong Kong laid the groundwork for the creative direction of the legendary hip hop ensemble, Wu-Tang Clan.
Tom Smith of Soundsmiths walks through how he transformed the sounds of various birds into unique textures and instruments for a film score.
Award-winning composer Konrad OldMoney (EA Sports, Skrillex) shares his perspective on breaking into the world of video game music, building a network of clients, and more.
Girls Make Beats founder Tiffany Miranda tells us about the organization’s roots, their music placement in Coming 2 America, the future of music, and more.
Hear firsthand stories about how five composers got their first gigs, what lessons they’ve learned along their journeys, and how they find balance with their work.