In the midst of lockdown many Londoners are unleashing their inner creativity. Fancy being a composer? It's easier than you think.
Paul Pritchard is a sound engineer at Abbey Road Studios and has worked with the likes of Ed Sheeran. We gave him the challenge of remixing an uplifting version of the ITV News London theme tune... have a listen below.
Fancy giving a go? There's plenty of free software around for budding composers...
Free recording/sequencing Software for Mac Laptops/computers
- Garage Band
https://www.apple.com/uk/mac/garageband/ (Often comes already installed)
- Logic Pro X
https://www.apple.com/logic-pro/ Currently free trial for 90 Days
Free recording/sequencing software for Mac/PC
- Pro Tools First
https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/ideas-offers-making-music-home/ currently 90 day trial for free
Free apps for iOS and Android
https://www.abbeyroad.com/apps dor recording overdubbing and sharing ideas, free
Free apps for iOS
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/korg-ikaossilator/id452559831 for beats and crazy sounds! Currently free
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/minimoog-model-d/id1339418001?ls=1 For synths sounds, currently free