Red Moth

1,547 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | 54 Followers | @RedMothMusic | Keep up with Red Moth on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Red Moth”

Documentary re-discovers long lost Vince Guaraldi jazz treasures

In 1962, music critic Ralph J. Gleason filmed jazz musician Vince Guaraldi’s recording sessions of...The post Documentary re-discovers long lost …

Fstoppers Essential Guide to Filming Band Sessions

Live music session recordings have always been a pillar of the YouTube community, as much as movie trailers and sneezing cats. But over the last few …

Drips, pop and Dollars: the music that made Ennio Morricone

At 88, Morricone is a towering presence in film history. As he celebrates 60 years in music, the Italian composer talks shoots, scores and the masterpieces we missed<p>Related: 'The American epic': Hollywood's enduring love for the western<p>In the extended title sequence of Sergio Leone’s epic 1968 …

Watch Soundbreaking, PBS’ 8-Part Documentary Exploring the History of Recorded Music (Free for a Limited Time)

<b>Update</b>: After making the videos available for a couple of weeks, PBS has now taken them down. If you're really interested in watching <i>Soundbreaking</i>, …

Audio Geometry Exploration – Sonification in Houdini

Created by Simon Russell, animation director based in London, the following is a series of Houdini experiments where geometry is used as a way to …

How Abbey Road got game: the invasion of the video-game soundtrack

From Tomb Raider to The Sims, games are taking over the studio made famous by the Beatles. Our writer sees a 120-strong orchestra and choir tap into its fabled atmosphere to record Final Fantasy XV<p>Spill a glass of wine on the wooden floor at Abbey Road and the studio triggers an emergency …

What makes a great horror movie soundtrack?

A great score for a horror film can be as terrifying as the pictures – but what is it about the best ones that makes us feel so frightened? Arwa Haider looks for answers.<p>Horror movies and music have forged an unholy alliance over many decades – even before cinema’s demons and scream queens actually …

Quentin Tarantino on writing, music and his creative process

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

35 Greatest Horror Soundtracks: Modern Masters, Gatekeepers Choose

35<p>‘Xtro’ (Harry Bromley Davenport, 1983)<p>Director Harry Bromley Davenport once described his 1983 sci-fi shocker <i>Xtro</i> as "an extraordinary mess," an …

Horror

The best minimalist and low-budget music videos ever

We are bombarded by the media with money facts from the music industry, especially by pop-stars who brag around about how much they spent on their …

Music

‘Arrival,’ ‘Jackie’ Composers Push Boundaries of Music and Sound Design

To filmmaker Pablo Larrain, a juror at the 2013 Venice Film Festival, Jonathan Glazer’s eerie competition picture “Under the Skin” deserved a prize. …

film

Balloons and Light Bulbs Take Digital Art into New Environments

Visual artist Maotik keeps viewers guessing with his multimedia environments and generative visuals.<p><i>In every bottle of Perrier, there are countless bubbles. Together, #ExtraordinairePerrier and The Creators Project celebrate "the extraordinary" behind some of the most fascinating artists pushing</i> …

When Bad Music Videos Happen To Good Songs

Sorry in advance<p>All of our favorite artists have been there. They come out with a great, Top 40-worthy song, and they follow it up with a dismal music video. We know, who really pays attention to music videos anymore anyway unless you’re Beyoncé, right? Well, we do. We care. They’re a chance for us …

The 25 greatest rock music documentaries of all time

David Lynch, NIN & 5 Outstanding Music Videos By Big Name Film Directors

Queen probably had no idea what they were unleashing when they submitted a promo for the unperformable ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ to the BBC in 1975, in …

Michael Jackson

The Music Of Twin Peaks Dissected: What Does ‘Lynchian’ Actually Mean?

“Lynchian” has become something of a code word for any band employing ethereal vocal treatments and textured foreboding synthesisers; a convenient …

Interactive CGI and Audio Create an Abstract Virtual Realm

Sights and sounds combine to form an abstract space in London CGI artist Dave Webster’s ongoing ‘Broken Angels’ series.<p>Audio-reactive animation and computer graphics have a certain unexpected beauty about them. In an ongoing episodic piece, tentatively titled <i>Broken Angels</i>, London-based VFX and CGI …

[Premiere] A Psychedelic Light Show Bursts from Sample-Based Drums

The sample-based Sensory Percussion drum set is the center of a Ian Chang’s multimedia performance in “Spiritual Leader”.<p>Since the advent of electronic music, percussion has been more or less split between mechanical and human rhythms. Son Lux drummer Ian Chang, however, manages to fuse the two …

Why Is the Music in Marvel Movies So Forgettable?

How does film music get made? Why are some musical themes—like those from, say, <i>Star Wars</i> or <i>Harry Potter</i>—so memorable? And how can it be that the most …

Musical Spotlights Dance Through an Empty Warehouse

Light and sound meet in perfect synchrony in Cocolab's 'White Canvas' installation.<p>A blacked-out warehouse in Mexico City hosts a new immersive audiovisual installation by Cocolab, the multidisciplinary Mexican design studio previously responsible for beautifully illuminated cathedrals and giant …

Watch: “Radiohead: The Secrets of Daydreaming“

Paul Thomas Anderson’s excellent video for Radiohead’s “Daydreaming” gets broken down in this video essay by Rishi Kaneria. While his analysis …

Behind the scenes of Björk’s 360-degree ‘Mouth Mantra’ video

The fuschia insides of a pulsating mouth are staring back at me, sharp, shadowy white teeth warping and rotating with the surrounding flesh. Specks of saliva are dotted around, glistening with a fierce sheen. Watching the inside of a mouth can feel unsettling, nauseating, and confusing, but it’s …

David Lynch’s ‘Night Ride’ Music Video With Chrysta Bell is Creepy & Sensual — Watch

The song is off the EP "Somewhere in the Nowhere," out October 7.<p>David Lynch may be busy putting the finishing touches on the “Twin Peaks” revival, …

[Premiere] David Lynch’s 'Factory Photographs' Get an Official Soundtrack

HEXA, the duo of Jamie Stewart and Lawrence English, release their sonic interpretation of David Lynch’s post-industrial landscape photos.<p>During the preparation phase of David Lynch’s 2015 exhibition <i>Between Two Worlds</i>, Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art commissioned the duo HEXA (artist/composer …

David Lynch

The 15 best-selling movie soundtracks of all time

When a blockbuster movie couples its box-office success with an equally influential soundtrack, the film's cultural impact and staying power can …

DJsounds introduces new docu-series with The Underground Sound of Paris

A new documentary series has been launched by DJsounds, delving deep into the underground realms of dance music by city.<p>The episodes are a fresh take …

Audio Light Tunnels : light tunnel

In the midst of the celebrations at the art and music festival Burning Man is the Sonic Runway light tunnel that features a series of steel gates …

Eyes Control Light and Sound in a Cybernetic Feedback Experience

Indonesian artist Riar Rizaldi uses the eye as an instrument to trigger an audiovisual installation.<p>In cinema, the human eye lies behind the camera filming a motion picture, and in front of the screen experiencing the finished product. Placing the human eye at the fulcrum between filming and …

Experience John Lennon’s First Acid Trip In This Mind-Bending Animation

<b>WHAT:</b> An animated depiction of John Lennon narrating his first-ever acid trip.<p><b>WHO:</b> The team at <i>Rolling Stone</i>.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> It is never okay to dose your friends’ food or drink with acid unbeknownst to them. However, if <i>Co.Create</i> would allow for one possible exception to this rule, it would be that it …

This Is What Happened When 7 Animators Tried to Make a Video for the Same Song

Each animation gives Simon Pyke's brilliant composition a unique coat of paint.<p>Seven different worlds dance to one tune in the <i>30 Seconds of Sound</i>, a case study documenting the different ways humans think about music. Composer Simon Pyke charged seven young animators to visualize a short composition …