Bringing emotion to the mix with music tracks


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Bringing emotion to the mix with music tracks

Music tracks are a key component to any audio for video project and part of our three main mixing stems. A lot of the time, music will come in as temp music from popular CDs from the picture edit. While this provides a soundtrack to edit to, it's not always possible to get the rights. Therefore it's called temp music. It does, however, put us sound people in a bind, because we're left with trying to fit music we do have the rights to in the edit originally intended for the temp music. Here's an example. After removing the temp score, we secured the rights to this drumbeat for the motorcycle race.

Let me solo the track and let's take a listen. (drums playing) As you can see, the intro part doesn't quite match up with the beginning of the race, and let's even check the end to make sure it works. (drums playing) So this music might sound right in context, but its timing doesn't quite match up.

So our job here as a music editor in this case is to make this music wo...

Bringing emotion to the mix with music tracks
Video duration: 5m 33s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Bringing emotion to the mix with music tracks provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music Video
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