Top 10 Soundtracks of Gaming

Today we’re going to go over one of my favorite realms of music, video game soundtracks! The possibilities for composers in this industry are endless. We’ve seen thousands of creative approaches to a game’s score that completely shape the tone of a bunch of tiny,...

Key Signatures and Scales

Everyone has played sports at one time or another and experienced what happens when you don’t know the basics of the game. It is frustrating! Whenever I used to play basketball, I wanted to have all of the moves. I wanted to be able to dribble like Dwyane Wade or...

Why Music Theory Is Important

Why is Music Theory Important? Music is a creative art form. Many people look to it for an outlet from their troubles or pains and lean on it to find something positive. Many artists look to paint pictures with sound. Sometimes they will attempt to depict a boat...

Top 10 Film Scores – Mat Edition

Might as well keep things focused on getting to know us better. I just happen to be a pretty big fan of the art of film scoring. Haven’t taken a crack at it myself and I certainly don’t have an “art house” level of a taste, but that’s why I’m picking my favorite...

Listen Up!

A common question I am asked as a musician usually concerns what I listen to and how I find the music that I enjoy. I assume people ask because they think I must have a sixth sense for finding top-notch tunes of all styles due to my experience with music theory....