This is one cue that Eric scored to a short film called “Cold Fish” by Ang D. Meadows. The live orchestra was recorded at Studio X this past January.
…starts with small ideas! Here is a short cue with big sound, which began with a small melodic idea and a need to convey building tension as a standoff between monster and hero leads to a bold attack. This is 100% live orchestra, by the way. Turn it up!
“A Bold Move”
Part of the fun and suspense of writing a tune on the fly is seeing it evolve from initial concept to finished product. In this example, Eric combined sampled and synthesized instruments along with live tracks to achieve a full sound for this jazz combo feel. Dig?
This past September, Eric participated in a “song-a-day” exercise with four other composers. The challenge was for each participant to complete one “song” per day that was as finished as possible – composed, recorded, mixed, mastered – with only the resources at hand.
Here is one of the tracks that Eric created that month. Imagine a getaway scene, perhaps in a red car, or on foot in a stairwell or a city park. Add in some pursuit, a twist and turn, and a little tension:
On these pages you will find samples of Eric’s work on films and performance projects, including this short Sampler clip below.
Visit the other pages to find out more. If you have any comments, questions, or would like to discuss and explore the music needs for your project, send Eric an email or give him a call!