This show is for the Trailer Music Composer both amateur and professional. I cover a range of topics from mindset to productivity, to creativity and production.From time to time there will be special guests giving their experience of working in the Trailer Music industry and even some aspiring composers sharing their stories from The Trailer Music School.
Monthly Group Call September 2021
1:00:00In this months group call, we got some great questions.We'll learn a bit about how to set up your templates for easier stemming. A little bit about customs and different approaches as well as how to beefup your third acts!We then listen to some amazing tracks from our super talented students, and Rich gives feedback.Hope you enjoy, Cheers!
Montly Group Call August
1:03:02We are back with another group call with the students.Rich answers some great questions and then gives feedback on some tracks.Each month the students are given a brief similar to what you would get in the industryto practice for the real thing, as well as learning to implement the feedback you get.Cheers!
What is ‘Imposter Syndrome’ and how can you deal with it?
33:12In this episode Richard talks about imposter syndrome.We've all felt this way at some point, like you aren't good enough, like you don't really know what you are doing and don't deserve the success you get.Like you "lucked out"Rich wants to share some methods to get past these kinds of negative feelings and make you realize they aren't true.It's important to be aware of these thoughts so you can deal with them!If you can relate then check out these episodes as well https://feeds.podetize.com/ep/x4rLDdU9hZ/media https://feeds.podetize.com/ep/Ej6fY02ov/mediaCheers!
Most commonly asked questions about trailer music with Aurélie Webb
49:07In this episode Rich himself is being interviewed by the amazing composer Aurélie Webb.She asks amazing questions regarding both the music itself and the industry and what to expect.
Ciaran, Cody and Rich talk about feedback, customs and rejection
25:55In this episode the guys talk about the stresses of doing custom work.You don't always know if you've won it until you see the released trailer and they share some advice on how to deal with rejection.The important thing is to keep going and not take things personally!Trailer mentioned:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB9WUIv9KH8&ab_channel=FocusFeaturesCheers!
Is it too late to get into Trailer Music?
23:02In this episode Rich discusses whether it is too late to get into trailer music at this point.Don't let fear influence you realising your dreams!
Monthly Group Call July 2021
1:03:24Hey guys!This group call Rich answers some of the students questions,before we move on to feedback on this months brief which was "Dark Epic Action Sound Design"Enjoy!
Sean Latino on making hip hop beats, Protege, and landing his first trailer
1:12:09Today we have an interview with the amazing composer and Protegé student Sean Latino.We talk about Seans journey from DJ to the vaping business to trailer music where he just landed his first placement!Watch it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUaXtfAFva8Of course we gotta talk plugins, here's the ones mentioned:Heaviocity DamageValhalla RoomFab FilterSoundtoysTalos BrassCerberusSerumSSL compressorBlack Box Distortion
Rich, Ciaran and Cody talk mixing and trailers!
29:44This months episode of the Banter Show the guys have a great chat about mixing and gain staging as well as trailers.We had to cut the trailer out of the podcast in fear of copyright issues, but you can see the one they talk about here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adzYW5DZoWsCheers!
Getting Your First Big Placement With Dave Carr
56:15Hey guys, in this episode Richard catches up with his very first student ever, the amazing composer Dave Carr.They discuss Dave's journey to where he is now, his take on focus and work ethic as well as some plugins.