Big screen in­spi­ra­tion

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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

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