Junkie XL AKA Tom Holkenborg explains how he used a variety of analog synths and and vintage digital synths to create the sound of the Deadpool soundtrack.
The orchestral meets synthetic sound continues to gain popularity in Hollywood, where recent movies like The Dark Knight Rises, Divergent and most recently Transcendence show that the major motion picture industry has been bit by the electronic music bug. Hopefully they will continue to bring in new innovative audio artists that can bring fresh perspectives to films.
If you are a movie fan and have 7 minutes to spare check this cool supercut featuring a mashup of 300 movies from 2013.
A signature sequence in Gavin Hood’s newest film Ender’s Game is the zero-G battle room, a place where the titular character played by Asa Butterfield trains in space. Hoping to create a sense of weightlessness, the filmmakers shot actors in a mix of harnesses and on wires against a greenscreen set.
Director Alfonso Cuarón and Skip Lievsay, sound re-recording mixer for the new film Gravity discuss the use and placement of sound and how it was mixed in order to make it a realistic immersive theater experience. If you haven’t seen this movie yet do yourself a favor and check it out.
Somebody made a movie about CBGB’s, the legendary live music venue in NYC that helped foster the development of some of the best known bands in music history, the U.S. Punk and underground Hardcore movement. We’re talking tons of bands such as the Ramones, The Misfits, Blondie, Talking Heads, Bad Brains, Beastie Boys and Murphy’s Law – just to name a few, all played there during it’s 33-year run from 1973-2006.
Music composer Hans Zimmer gives an inside look into creating the score for the latest Superman movie, ‘Man of Steel’. Take a look and listen at his creative process and working with director Zack Snyder.
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