Breakdown Charts

Breakdown Charts When you’re recording your music live, so-called breakdown charts are very helpful. Basically, this chart lists every cue that needs to be recorded with title, length and specific instrumentation of the cue. Also, it notes specials like when there’s a...

Overdubbing Small Line-Ups

Overdubbing Small Line-Ups Overdubbing the same instruments to create a bigger and more epic sound only works to a certain extent. While it is possible to overdub a quite large string section to give it a little bit more substance and power against the...

Marking Scores During Recording Sessions

Marking Scores During Recording Sessions In recording session situations, it is crucial to keep an overview over which parts of a cue are already covered in a good take and which parts still need another take or a few bars to patch them later in the editing. A very...

Protools in the Film Scoring World

Protools in the Film Scoring World No matter what DAW you use to work in and produce, when working in the film scoring field you should have at least elementary knowledge of using Protools. Most recording studios run on that software providing nothing more but a...