If you find yourself in a creative “rut” where you feel like everything you do sounds the same, working with different types of scales is a quick and easy way to dramatically change the sound of your music and throw you off balance in a healthy way. I was browsing through a gift shop in […]

Production music creators can generate vocal tracks like this by just entering pitches and text into a software program called Vocaloid, originally developed by Yamaha. The software is modular wherein the user buys one “Vocalist” at a time. Here’s a mind-blowing demo of the most recent “Vocalist” called Tonio

here’s a quick summary of the major differences between’s Apple’s new Final Cut X ($300), which will be replacing the traditional Final Cut software series (now at version 7 for $1,000)

TV star Neil Patrick Harris sold that concept brilliantly in this opening musical number to the 65th Annual Tony Awards on CBS on 6/13/2011

Convert any of your old MIDI gear into a soft-synth in just a few clicks. This new version of Autosampler could be a game-changer for creators of production music: Part I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ0xgJDcC6Q] Part II http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTvq2B5G0gY] __________________________________________________ Mike Bielenberg is a professional musician and co-founder of http://www.musicrevolution.com, a production music marketplace where media producers and business […]

Disney has had huge success on this legislative front so far with the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act and Fairness in Music Licensing Act of 1998 . Despite this limitation, it often surprises media producers how many usable songs exist in the public domain such as

We love doing scavenger hunts for ideas and content that help media producers make cooler videos. Today we found this very effective approach to featuring a corporate executive