Category: Music Composition

Composition and recording of music for video soundtracks

Soundtrack: Port of Seattle Documentary

The Port of Seattle Centennial Video Documentary, "Voices of the Port." Listen to the soundtrack samples below.

The Port of Seattle Centennial Video Documentary, “Voices of the Port.” Listen to the soundtrack samples below.

The Port of Seattle commissioned videographer-producer Vaun Raymond to create a documentary commemorating their 2011 Centennial.

I’d worked with Vaun many times in the past, but this was our biggest project to date. Read more

Audio Loops

Screenshot of the Adobe Audition audio editor interface.

Sound loops are typically lighweight audio files that repeat seamlessly to provide a background effect. Creating them poses several challenges:

  • Short loops become monotonous, while long loops take too much time to download
  • Loops should reinforce the message, not distract from it
  • A good loop will have a smooth transition as it repeats Read more