As a composer, one of the questions that I’m often asked is how I remain creative. Library composers are required to continually produce new music, often in multiple different genres, regardless of whether we fee like it or not, and ideally, we need to do this without losing our passion for music! After all, we […]
One of the most important things we need to do as composers is learn how to overcome so called ‘writer’s block’ quickly and reliably. The 3 tips I’m describing here (and the bonus extra tip) have all worked reliably for me, and are ideas that I use on a regular basis.
I was recently talking to my mentor about my approach to developing full orchestrations outside the DAW. For simple arrangements, I’m very comfortable working directly in Logic Pro, but whenever I want to craft something more intricate, I prefer to do my writing in MuseScore, then play the parts into Logic once the complete orchestration is ready.