Charlie’s Music Production Lessons
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In this sub-podcast of Composer Quest, I break down tracks of mine and give techniques and tips I learned while creating them. My goal is to give you production ideas for your own composing and songwriting.
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30. Drone Variations
A common request from directors is to provide mood-setting music that doesn't call attention to itself. One of the best ways to do this is with long, held tones. Making these drone tracks can be quick and easy, but there's also an art to getting just the right emotional flavor. In this episode I share some of my drone variations for the film Twin Cities.
This production lesson originally aired in Composer Quest episode 153, my roundtable discussion with the creative team behind the film Twin Cities. For more music production lessons and composer interviews, visit composerquest.com.