Classical

How to score brass for film and TV

M hears from two of composers - Andrew Pearce and Matt Dunkley - on how to score and work with brass instruments when composing for the screen…

Interview: Matthew Herbert

We talk to the pioneering soundsmith as he launches his latest sonic adventure at National Theatre outcrop The Shed.

How to… build your music business acumen

Leanne Page is the founder of The Starling Sessions, an initiative that offers artist development through industry tailored courses and tuition. Here, she talks us through the fundamentals that any songwriter or composer should consider when building their business nous.

IN PRINT: M48

New jazz generation // Randy Newman // Becoming social: make the most of social media // Justin Hayward // Ben Watt // Cerys Matthews // Dr Robert // Orlando Gough // Steve Angello // Just Joined // Picture This // Member and business news // Comment

Sound Effect: Orlando Gough

Composer Orlando Gough has built his career around a taste for the unconventional. The former maths teacher has crafted music for battleships, choirs, TV operas, theatre productions, ballet and, most recently, for a lighthouse foghorn. Here, he talks us through the diverse music that soundtracks his life - expect gems from Animal Collective, The Small Faces, Monteverdi, Fairport Convention, Henry Purcell, Joe Zawinul and more....