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Melody vs. Production Finesse

In our previous blog post we talked about key things to take into consideration when creating unique audio. But there’s another obvious aspect to great music besides production – the composition itself. In a nutshell, great audio often consists of two crucial elements: a great melodic idea & high technical quality. (Not just the) Production quality It is extremely important to discover new, interesting ways and methods of production. But sometimes technically great producers forget the necessity of a memorable melody by focusing too much on exciting sounds. A solid melodic idea is paramount in making a standout piece of music. It […] 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 »

Check out our Funk/hiphop song contest

We are organizing a song contest with Funk On and Studiotec. Here is what’s it all about: Make a funk/hiphop b-boy song and win the AKG Perception 120 mic and Ableton Live Intro software. Create a team and make a funk/hiphop song that is suitable for b-boys to dance. Go to your Studio page, create a new project, and tag it with #funkon and #contest. Invite your team member(s) to the project and start collaborating and creating your song. To enter the contest the project has to be public and there must at least two members in the project. The […] Read more »