Music On the Goe | All Blogs


Creating the Score for Star Trek

By David Goe

     

    

Spock may have mastered his emotions but it's a lot more difficult for us. If you've seen the new "Star Trek" movie you know that tensions run high throughout the film, and a big part of the emotional atmosphere is the musical score. Part of what makes the rebooted Star Trek movies so cool are the beeps and boops from the captains deck, the "beam me up Scotty!" transporters, and the "set phasers to stun" laser shots. Couple those space sounds with a full orchestra and  you've got a dazzling soundscape to match the stunning visuals from "Star Trek Into Darkness."

Check out this interview with the mastermind behind the film's score, music conductor and orchestrator Tim Simonec. Simonec works directly with director J.J. Abrams to create the tension filled score. This interview gives you a sense of what it's like to match music to the film footage and just how labor intensive movie making is. Pretty amazing stuff here.  

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
More purple, please
By Penny Stine
Friday, September 19, 2014

Stunt Albums Prove There’s Dying Interest in New Music
By David Goe
Friday, September 19, 2014

How soon can you retire?
By Julie Norman
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bordeaux and Provence
By Nic.Korte
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Peppers a’plenty
By Penny Stine
Wednesday, September 17, 2014


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy