Inspiration

black and white image of vintage condenser microphone for voice

inspiration┬án stimulation or arousal of the mind, feelings, etc., to special or unusual activity or creativity the state or quality of being so stimulated or aroused someone or something that causes this state an idea or action resulting from such a state the act or process of inhaling; breathing in From English Collins Dictionary - …

SCOREcast

A music studio

It's Sunday so I'm gonna keep this short and sweet ­čÖé SCOREcast is a podcast series that I've just recently discovered, started by Deane Ogden, a fabulous film composer from LA that I recently became twitter-friends with. Why not follow him too: @deaneogdenmusic; and Scorecast is also on twitter as @scorecastonline. It's been going since …

Is Film Music Art or Just Low-Brow Commercial Fluff?

close up microphone in front of an audience

Is any music that is created for a purpose, other than that of it's own existence, art? Is film music art, or theatre music, or advert music, or music that appears on a CD-Rom presentation, or accompanying a website promo film, or music on a trailer? Even if the music's primary purpose is purely commercial - to sell that product or promote another - does that preclude its intrinsic value as art?