Walkthroughs & Tutorials
#4 Mixing Film Music & Spitfire Audio Mural Strings
www.dave-holland.com www.soundcloud.com/daveh011and I was recently watching Alan Meyerson talking on Pensado's Place, and wanted to try out some of the techniques he spoke about. In this walkthrough, I talk about using Logic's own compressor for parallel compression techniques, working with Spitfire Audio's new library "Mural" and a nice trick for creating modern rhythmic textures from your source audio.
#3 Walkthrough of a Briefed Commission
www.dave-holland.com www.soundcloud.com/daveh011and I was commissioned to create this orchestral track for an American corporate video. In this walkthrough, I talk about how I approached working to brief and working with a client, how I worked with various midi instruments to create a realistic sound, as well as my decisions about composing and orchestrating.
#2 Composing in the style of Alexandre Desplat
www.dave-holland.com www.soundcloud.com/daveh011and I've been working this week on a section of music in the style of Alexandre Desplat. I talk about why I admire his compositions very highly, and how I worked on making something similar sounding. Also covered are a few tips on using Cinebrass Pro and Berlin Woodwinds.
#1 Brass with Woodwind & String Orchestration
www.dave-holland.com www.soundcloud.com/daveh011and This is an exercise in orchestration/composition/midi production.
Hollywood Strings, Cinebrass Core & Pro, Cineperc Core - Tutorial/Overview
Stereo version available here: http://snd.sc/YjBC8v Worth listening to the Souncloud version - some slightly negative mono cancellation going on here (sorry about that!) Hollywood Strings Diamond Edition, Cinebrass Core & Pro, Cineperc Core introduction and overview.