Mainly piano and sometimes I will take to approach towards creating the sound texture I need, after that I will use that instrument to compose what I am looking for.
Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Ludovico Einaudi, Trent Reznor, Johann Johannss, James Horner
I like to have a talk with Directors about the background of the story, What situations got us to the start of the movie. This helps me to understand better characters and why they are here. I am always trying to translate the character’s personality into musical sounds.
They are very similar and linked with each other. I would say the main difference is that Ambient has more ambiguous rhythms and melodies. New age tend to have mor memorable themes and rhythms.
It works both ways. But most of the time I tend to let the muse speak to me and sometimes interesting stuff comes out.
Counterpoint is one of them, my techniques would rely more on orchestrations and harmonies. I like to breaje the rules every now and then.
Adventure- Discovery for sure!
Depends on the message the Corporation wants to communicate to their consumers. I guess this is where choosing instruments and genre for the music comes from.
They are my main tool, my only organic recording instruments are guitar and sometimes voices. The challenge of this libraries I think is, making them sound human enough to avoid sounding like a cell ringtone or a computer playing an orchestra. Modulation and dynamics are key to achieve this.
Be passionate about writing music and look for your own musical voice that no one else is able to give to listeners. This would make your work unique, creative and strong if it is honest enough.
Composer for Film, Media and Games, Manuel Pelayo also produces concept instrumental albums where he gets to explore with freedom and creativity, and enjoys the craft music production. Sound and musical forms have been shaping his life. Its strength to share emotions and complexity is the core of his works.