Music Editing 101 – Dubbing

You were probably starting to think I’d never get around to explaining dubbing. I’ve mentioned it here and there in some of the posts leading up to this one and if you’re not familiar with film audio lingo, then you might have been asking yourself what the heck I was talking about. D’oh! There’s more to read…

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We’re a Hit – Even Tony Bennett Thinks So!

Although THE SIMPSONS aired its first-ever episode in December, 1989, it wasn’t really considered the premier episode. It was classified as a “special”. (Remember specials? Don’t see much of them on television any more.) So our second episode, 7G02 “Bart the Genius” would be the official start of the series (the first time we would use the Main Title sequence with the chalkboard gag, Lisa playing her sax and, of course, the couch gag), debuting on Sunday, January 14, 1990. BUT when counting episodes on the road to 500, “Bart the Genius” is episode #2. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Music Editing 101 – Editing

I hope the title doesn’t sound too redundant. I’m up to step 4 of my 7 steps of music editing. To be more precise, I’m up to step 4A – the editing I have to do before the scoring session to get everything prepared. After the session, I’ll do additional editing. That will be step 4B. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Music Editing 101 – Breakdown Notes

It’s been nearly a week since we spotted the first SIMSPONS episode of the new season. The spotting notes have been prepared and distributed and now I’m deep into step 3 out of my 7 steps of music editing: breakdown notes. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Music Editing 101 – Music Spotting Notes

Our first spotting session is finished and here are the stats: 34 cues total which break down as 23 score cues, 8 source cues, and 3 “format” cues – format cues include the Main Title, End Credits, Gracie Films Logo, and the Fox logo. The guest star for this episode is Kiefer Sutherland playing a character with a secret past, fans of TOP CHEF will also get a special treat, and we reveal the results of the NEDNA Internet voting. D’oh! There’s more to read…