The greatest TV shows almost always have a sound that is uniquely their own. This is rarely a mistake but a well thought out and executed choice by the creators to help prime the audience for their show or for certain moments in their show. TV shows create this sound in a variety of ways but the most popular way up until a few years ago was through the opening title sequence. Play someone a certain song that was used for an opening sequence to a popular show and they'll be more likely to associate it to the show than to the musician. This is the power of an opening sequence. The greatest example of this is without a doubt FRIENDS who had their theme song "I'll be there for you" perfromed by the Rembrants but all anyone thinks of ...

Sound

Thanks to a lucky break I was able to attend a very informative workshop on sound production this week at none other than the YouTube space in London! Probably the last trip I'm going to take this year for my blog (and general learning) but I can't think of a better one to close the year out with. Hiive So I'm guessing you're wondering how I was able to go to YouTube for a workshop or better yet how I found out about it. Well a few weeks ago my friend introduced me to Hiive which is like a new hub for creatives looking to learn, connect, share and/or find jobs. As I'm always looking for ways to be more creative and to dabble in as many different things in my quest to be a jack of all trades ...