Month: August 2017

Where Using CSS Music’s Nature Wild & Raw Makes Sense Nothing sets a mood for a show or scene like a black screen with an unpredictable piece of music setting the mood. The tension—or perhaps humor—is immediately conjured in the viewers mind without ever showing a single image. For those of you producing reality television shows looking for ear/eye candy to freshen up a scene, try this… Let’s say you want to create a faux…

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Effectively Using CSS Music’s Intros-Endings With the vast amount of music being used in reality television today, the need for long, extended tracks seems to have gone the path of the dinosaur. Today’s shows rely on :08-:15 music tracks to match the faster editing pace required to move shows along. And to make your job easier, CSS Music has created a section on our Hand Picked Genre/Category Hot List devoted to Intros and Endings. These…

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Why Electronic Underscores Are So Effective If you’re a fan of the great composer Hans Zimmer like we are at CSS Music, you’ve probably noticed his use of a “tick-tock” under opening scenes. His latest composition for the hit film Dunkirk utilizes the sound of an actual watch owned by the director Christopher Nolan and this sound evolves into an unsettling wash that creates a tremendous amount of tension. More than just a simple single…

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How Pop Culture Sometimes Ain’t That Great We at CSS Music have a question for you guys: Why is today’s corporate music so…wimpy? Has American business become too “chickafied?” What ever happened to red-blooded, rise-to-the-challenge messaging and the music that supports that message? Since we cut our teeth creating many volumes of Industrial music, we have our own thoughts and a challenge. Just like the advertising business that looks to popular trends to “borrow” musical…

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CSS Music’s Redi-Trax Helps You Build Does this situation sound familiar? You’re working on a special project—or maybe a super creative promo—and you’ve used a popular piece of music as a temp track. There’s no way you can afford to use this temp music but everyone agrees the tempo and feel are just right. Now all you have to do is find something similar to replace it for the final. Using CSS Music Redi-Trax that…

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