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How to… compose music for theme parks

‘Not everything has to be epic and bombastic. You have to really consider you’re working for the theme park and not yourself,’ says composer Nick Hutson. Nick is also a lyricist, arranger and broadcaster working across the theme park industry and musical theatre.…

Interview: Troy Miller

‘I get a kick out of creating something uniquely special with everyone I work with, and because I'm so interested in every aspect of music making, I like to dig deep whilst keeping a healthy respect for the heritage of different styles.’ Says Troy Miller of his varied career.

John Joubert RIP

Award-winning choral and orchestral composer John Joubert has sadly passed away at the age of 91.

Interview: Justine Barker

‘There is a lot of creative freedom in writing library music.' We chat to composer and multi-instrumentalist Justine Barker about the processes and creative rewards of working within the genre.

Beyond Retro: library music’s unsung heroes

From classic TV themes to slasher movie scores and beyond, library music is all around us but many of its composers remain largely unknown. We fling open its doors to celebrate some of the UK’s most unsung musical heroes…

30 seconds interview: Stray Ghost

Meet Oxfordshire-born, Brighton-based composer and multi-instrumentalist, Anthony Saggers, whose post-classical sound is steeped in melancholy and cinematic romanticism.