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A New Forum – A new Subreddit!

Audiodraft is excited to announce its newest exclusive forum for community members only. We always listen to what our users tell us, and one request which kept coming up was the need for a place to communicate and discuss important topics for you, the professionals, music producers and voice over artists of the Audiodraft community. As a stop gap measure we created this Facebook Page. But now we have something better! We would like to introduce you to /r/Audiodraft. A subreddit dedicated to the Audiodraft community. To join the discussion and have your say in Audiodrafts community direction and policy […] Read more »

Shaping Your Unique Sound

Producers, songwriters and brands all need it; something unique to be recognised by. We at Audiodraft are all about helping our composers and producers to create as great audio as possible. We also want to help our customers crystallise their brand’s unique sound. In this blog post, we combine these two approaches to really dig deeper into what makes a music producer sound unique and recognisable.  Anybody can copycat something that’s already been done in a cool way – it’s a totally different game to commit to your own way of doing things, even when it might not be the industry norm (yet!). Different hiphop producers have […] Read more »

Sound Designer Spotlight: Zhivko Nikolaev (Mystix)

This time we are proud and happy to introduce one of our most prominent talents, Zhivko Nikolaev a.k.a. Mystix on our blog! He has been keeping up an incredibly consistent and professional work ethic that has taken him a long way. Now we got a chance to hear more from the man who has participated in close to ninety productions on Audiodraft so far. There’s definitely a lot to learn for everyone of us from the grittyness and artistic hunger Zhivko has. 1) First, could you tell us something about your background. Where are you from? How did you start creating music? […] Read more »

How to get invited to Agency Studio productions – Check your compensation & availability settings!

To get invited to productions on Audiodraft Agency Studios, it is important to have your compensation and availability settings up to date. That way you can be targeted more easily from our database whenever clients launch new projects. What’s the difference between the Open Studio and Agency Studio platforms? There are two ways our customers can host productions: either using an Open Studio platform or an Agency Studio platform. Open Studio productions are open for everyone to apply to. Agency Studio productions are private and require invitation. How to get invited to Agency Studio productions? As soon as a new production is […] Read more »

Audiodraft Case Studies: Pauli Kopu, Klok

Creative Director and Co-Founder Pauli Kopu from creative video agency Klok talked with us about the challenges of the creative industry and their latest Audiodraft production Future of TV. Klok is a blooming Finnish film and video production agency offering a wide array of creative, production, and strategic services. Besides ordinary video production they focus on basically anything related to moving image from distribution strategies to audience analytics. Due to the urge to know every aspect possible of their industry Klok’s team describes themselves simply as a creative video agency. Creative director and co-founder of Klok, Pauli Kopu’s calm and insightful comments […] Read more »

Sound Designer Spotlight: Panu Rauhala (PRauhala)

This time we introduce to all of our blog readers an extremely talented and hardworking composer and sound designer who’s been getting quite amazing number of great projects under his wing lately. Panu Rauhala, also known as PRauhala, let us know a bit more about his background and future aspirations. First, could you tell us something about your background. Where are you from and how did start creating music? Hi! I was born in small town called Vimpeli, Finland, but I have been living in Helsinki for 5 years now. My siblings are musicians also so music was present all the time. I remember […] Read more »

Audiodraft Case Studies: JingleTV

JingleTV Amps Up Their Game With Audiodraft Blanket License JingleTV is a creative music production company based in Turkey. The company composes and produces a wide array of music and sound designs for advertising, feature film, game and television industries. We had a Skype call with Batuhan Firat, the owner of the company. Firat has worked almost a decade in the industry and founded JingleTV about six years ago. Now, as the company has been getting more popular, the growing number of customers means JingleTV needs more composers to keep up with all their projects. While trying to find the best creative people […] Read more »

Sound Designer Spotlight: Alexey Trubin (Trual)

Hi Alexey! Thanks for your time. First, can you tell us a little bit about your background. Where are you from and how did you start creating music? I live in the city of Barnaul – Altai is the Southwest of Siberia. I will tell you honestly – I did not study at any music school. In 1998 I found a CD with music from the band Metallica, and on that disc there were notes for a guitar :). This is when I started to learn play guitar. Soon I started writing music with the guitar and computer and thinking more about creating full songs. Next, I started doing music for games and that […] Read more »

Sound Designer Spotlight: Christophe Espern

Can you tell us a little bit about your background. Where are you from and how did you end up creating music? I live in Brittany in France. I studied audiovisual production, film, design and advertising. At the same time I started to learn music on a computer by myself. I started writing songs and playing guitar, and soon I started a pop rock band in which I was the singer and songwriter. Little by little I’ve learned and started composing music for student film projects and short films. I began to realize what kind of sounds work in motion pictures. What kind […] Read more »

In Reality It’s Simple: Publishing & Blanket Licenses

Publishing and licensing can be tricky due to the lack of transparency and simplicity. Despite these features they can be crucial to your business it’s understandable they might be something you’ve never really gotten a hold of. That’s why in this blog post we will go through the awesomeness behind Audiodraft Publishing and Audiodraft Blankets. Our aim at Audiodraft is to bring custom sound and music available for every production no matter the budget or the schedule. It’s a big promise but this is actually possible through Audiodraft Blanket. With a fixed pricing you don’t need to think about the […] Read more »