Fly on the Wall – Walkthrough Series

It’s been a while since the last tutorial! I decided to hit “record” while creating a track this time.  These videos are totally raw, and give an inside look at my creative process, “dirty dishes” and all! Episode 1 Join me from the beginning of the sketch. See how long you can stick with me bashing away at various chords as I try to navigate the infinite possibilities! Episode 2 In this episode, I expand the orchestration and ideas to try and transform the first half into something that might actually be listenable!



String Library Comparison Part 1 – Legato

This is the first of a multi-part series I’ll be doing that compares four major orchestral string libraries. This first part focuses purely on the Legato capabilities and the sound of each library. Berlin Strings Hollywood Strings GOLD LA Scoring Strings 8dio Adagio After you’ve watched the video, you may be interested in downloading the stems used towards the end of the video. Click on the button below to download the stems to import into your DAW.  This is a great way to test your reverbs on the libraries, or to just have a closer listen! Also, take a look at…

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Template Tutorial 3 – Mixing

I threw together another video tonight that walks through some recent changes to my orchestral template.  I try to cover reverb and my approach to mixing sample libraries in this video.  Hopefully you won’t fall asleep too quickly!


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  1. A Tall Tale Blakus 1:16
  2. A Mystical Christmas Blakus Buy 8:03
  3. Drone Star Wars Blakus 4:01
  4. Like a Child Blakus 2:22
  5. Armies, Dragons and Rings Blakus 3:28
  6. Liberation Blakus 1:20
  7. Launch Blakus Buy 3:18