Big screen inspiration
As anybody who’s seen recent blockbusters like Dunkirk or Wonder Woman can attest, creative sound design and dramatic composition plays a major role in developing mood and tension in modern films. While the world of cinematic composition is notoriously tough to break into, there’s plenty of inspiration ammo to be found by studying the tricks of the modern soundtrack trade.
Whether you want to make your name as a soundtrack composer or simply add a bit of widescreen drama to your latest club track, we’ve inspiring tips and techniques for you in this months cover feature. From page 26 we’ll walk you through Foley-style FX creation to dramatic chord arrangements, customised transitions and more. Don’t forget to grab this issue’s videos and samples from the cover disc or our brand new download site FileSilo, at