Composing

At an informal composers meeting people discussed the latest films they were working on and one guy said he was asked to score a science fiction feature about a planet […]

Almost 20 years ago a producer called me and asked if I could do him a huge favour. He was working with a director in France and she needed music […]

A student asked me last week if I thought life itself was a song. I said I could get my head around that. They said it’s like a song that […]

Bought one of those Masterclass tutorials, advertised everywhere, the ones that annoy me and come on all the time. Bought it as present to myself, on writing, by Margaret Atwood. […]

There was a composer who could tell whenever he was getting close to writing something that pleased him, because before it was finished he would start writing the next one.

There was a guy maybe in California who recorded cricket sounds and slowed them down significantly. It sounded like human choral music. I heard it 2 or 3 years ago […]

Two or three updates ago some essential components ceased to work and I was in the middle of jobs that had to be finished. Would have ruined what other people […]

“Spiderman Spiderman, does whatever a spider can” never did much for me songwriting wise but there is so much to smile about every time they get to “Is he strong? […]

A composer once told me when positioned before an instrument trying to write music you try something, then ┬ádecide to continue with that idea or else move in a different […]

Nobody is right or wrong, taste is opinion and opinions change. That’s what is so awkward about writing music for a film or producing another artist’s music. Is it about […]