Category Archives: Opinion

Skyfall Theme Song: A modern masterpiece of melodic composition

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There is a point when a piece of music transcends all expectations, strikes at your very essence. This for me is the Skyfall Theme Song: A modern masterpiece of melodic composition. Yes, you could argue I am three years late to the party. But, no my friends, I have loved this genius orchestral haiku since it […]

Why Do You Never Get Paid When You Work Off Points on a Film

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So everyone states, you are working on a film and you must be making millions, tens of thousands, thousands, or at least cab fare from working on a film right? Well, not the way that accounting systems typically work when it comes to getting paid on film. So, why do you never get paid when […]

Better Call Saul Is Brilliant

Let’s just jump right to it, ‘Better Call Saul Is Brilliant.’ I am putting it out there and dare anyone to refute it. From the opening frames of Saul, (Bob Odenkirk), kneading Cinabon dough, feeling extremely paranoid behind the counter, we are taken to present day, a bland colorless existence. Saul has “survived” his ordeal […]

My Music is Not in the Film at All

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Composers, ourselves included find ourselves wondering “my music is not in the film at all.” We wonder what has happend to it, how it could happen and if it is “fair”. Fair has little or nothing to do with it. The feeling of directors and composers is that the film is “theirs”, the music is […]

Maschine 2.2 Update Review

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Maschine 2.2 Update Review: Scales, Chords, Touch Knobs, and More Maschine has announced a brand new update to their software that adds to Maschine. The update, which came out in Service Center today, improves the functionality of the software through changes to scales and chords, the arpeggiator, and key board integration. Read more below about the […]

Blade Runner 2 Sequel Script Has Been Completed

Blade Runner 2 Sequel Script Has Been Completed. Chief Ridley Scott has uncovered that the script for his arranged Blade Runner spin-off is done, and that on-screen character Harrison Ford will be included in the expected undertaking. Razor sharp edge Runner, Scott’s famous 1982 science fiction film, featured Ford as Deckard, a man enlisted to […]

Is Skrillex the Most Hated Man in Dubstep?

Is Skrillex the most hated man in dubstep? As Skrillex, Sonny Moore has infiltrated the US charts and remixed Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. Joe Muggs meets the man the underground loves to loathe Sonny Moore is one happy dude. Sitting on the roof of his UK record label’s office with a mid-afternoon Jack Daniel’s […]

Amazon Echo Review

It is amazing how far Amazon are pursuing their voice recognition technology. Here is a first hand Amazon Echo Review. The video is incredibly cheesy, but really hints at the potential of such a device with connectivity to the cloud. WHAT IS AMAZON ECHO? Amazon Echo is designed around your voice. It’s always on—just ask for information, […]