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Kevin MacLeod and Bryan Teoh casually discuss issues relating composing music for media and working in the industry...sometimes. They might also rant about public transportation or drink recipes. This isn't about composing; this is Composerish.

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    • Performing Arts
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Kevin MacLeod and Bryan Teoh casually discuss issues relating composing music for media and working in the industry...sometimes. They might also rant about public transportation or drink recipes. This isn't about composing; this is Composerish.

    Heavyocity Damage 2, Challenges of recording samples, and the return of Free Music Archive

    Heavyocity Damage 2, Challenges of recording samples, and the return of Free Music Archive

    This week we discuss a new Heavyocity Damage 2, a new sample library, the challenges of recording samples for a sample instrument. Finally, is the return of the Free Music Archive an opportunity for composers? Find out on this week’s episode of Composerish!

    Links
    https://heavyocity.com/product/damage-2/
    https://freemusicarchive.org/

    Contact info:
    composerish@gmail.com

    Bryan Teoh:
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    Twitter: @sleepfacingwest

    Kevin Macleod:
    http://incompetech.com
    twitter: @kmacleo

    • 38 min
    Jumpstarting a career online via Patreon, spotting scams, and seeking mentorship

    Jumpstarting a career online via Patreon, spotting scams, and seeking mentorship

    Special guest Alexander Nakarada tells us how he has been able to kickstart his career online and support himself via patreon.

    Featured Music:
    Catalyst by Alexander Nakarada
    Adventure by Alexander Nakarada

    Contact Info:
    composerish@gmail.com

    Alexander Nakarada
    serpentsoundstudios.com
    nakarada.alexander@gmail.com

    Bryan Teoh
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    Twitter: @sleepfacingwest
    Instagram: @bryanteohmusic

    Kevin Macleod
    http://incompetech.com
    Twitter: @kmacleod

    • 46 min
    Orchestral Compression and Fakers and Makers

    Orchestral Compression and Fakers and Makers

    Do you use compression when producing orchestral music? We discuss why some people opt not to use compression at all. It is commonly said that one must "fake it 'til [they] make it" but what are some drawbacks of this mindset? Find out on this episode of Composerish!

    Contact info:
    composerish@gmail.com
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    http://incompetech.com
    twitter: @sleepfacingwest
    twitter: @kmacleod

    • 33 min
    5 Tips For Staying Productive

    5 Tips For Staying Productive

    While setting your own schedule and working from a personal studio (or sometimes bedroom) can be liberating, it can also be challenging to stay on task and remain productive. Here are 5 things I've personally done to help stay focused.


    Contact info:
    composerish@gmail.com
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    http://incompetech.com
    twitter: @sleepfacingwest
    twitter: @kmacleod

    • 13 min
    Celsius, Tension & Release, and Manufacturing Failure

    Celsius, Tension & Release, and Manufacturing Failure

    We discuss Kevin's method for understanding Celsius, conceptualizing musical form in terms of tension and release, and manufacturing failure for more realistic MIDI performances.

    Show Links:
    https://imslp.org

    Contact info:
    composerish@gmail.com
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    http://incompetech.com
    twitter: @sleepfacingwest
    twitter: @kmacleod

    • 32 min
    Masking with white noise, reverb compression trick, smoke & mirrors and the demo phase

    Masking with white noise, reverb compression trick, smoke & mirrors and the demo phase

    How can you use white noise to help you achieve better mixes? How do you use compression to create super saturated dreamy reverbs? How do you deal with sending demos to clients? Find out all this and more on this episode!


    Contact info:
    composerish@gmail.com
    http://sleepfacingwest.com
    http://incompetech.com
    twitter: @sleepfacingwest
    twitter: @kmacleod

    • 34 min

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