Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Implementing the revisions, part of Producing Music for Advertisements.
So, I have my Revision Session open here. And I want to go through some of the…specific things that I did to the piece, based on the feedback notes that I…received from the director. Now, if you're following along with the…Exercise Assets, the only new addition to the Revisions is this Trash Percussion stem.…And you'll find that in the Music Stems folder, if you want to bring that into…your session. Again, some of the notes we received were,…generally they like the piece and the theme and where it's going.…
They just wanted a little bit more glitch and edginess to play off some of the cuts…in the video. So, that trash percussion is a good place…to start. What I did is, I layered my initial drums…here, with these kind of trashcan sounds to give them more impact and weight.…So, let's take a listen. (SOUND).…Over here I even did a little stutter. (SOUND).…So, you can see his footsteps here. (SOUND).…
I really wanted to play that up, and so let's listen with those drums to see how…they kind of accent each other. (MUSIC).…
Note: While the composition of the music for this course takes place in Pro Tools, a majority of the content will be about the creative process and translates to almost any DAW.
- Reviewing the creative brief
- Working with temp music
- Choosing an appropriate tempo
- Marking keyframes
- Creating a theme
- Breaking down client feedback
- Implementing revisions
- Printing the music for delivery
- Understanding basic music licensing and publishing principles