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David Kudell on Pivoting Careers, Additional Writer Tips, Editing Sound | Soundiron Podcast EP #55

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David Kudell on Pivoting Careers, Additional Writer Tips, Editing Sound | Soundiron Podcast EP #55

In this episode Craig & Nathan chat with David Kudell – a music composer based in Los Angeles, CA. David has written music for a variety of film and TV genres, and currently creates additional music for Anne-Kathrin Dern. Enjoy this wide-ranging conversation on getting started in post-production sound, being a film director, interviewing composers, self-taught music education, tips for additional writers, and much more.

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Podcast notes:
* (0:00) Introducing David Kudell
* (0:38) Starting in video
* (2:00) Post Production
* (4:10) Childhood movies
* (6:20) Learning the music side of editing
* (8:12) Self-taught musical background
* (11:15) Developing film composing chops
* (13:32) Minutes of music per day
* (15:46) MIDI prep for orchestration
* (17:15) Additional writer’s job
* (21:45) Writing to an image
* (24:10) David’s YT channel
* (33:55) Showcase personality
* (38:06) Film education first, then music
* (43:30) Power of Melody
* (45:24) Bad recommendations you hear?
* (49:27) Additional writer tips
* (52:42) Copying Anne’s setup to start
* (55:08) Sharing MIDI and DAW sessions
* (57:38) Opportunities to use Soundiron libraries?
* (58:54) Personal project you’re excited about?
* (1:00:40) Passing on opportunities
* (1:08:14) Best recent purchase under $100?
* (1:09:20) TV show/podcast you’ve been enjoying?
* (1:10:05) Your goals for the next few years? What’s next?

Soundiron is a premium developer of virtual instruments and sample libraries for songwriters, composers and sound designers. They are a team of programmers, engineers, composers and instrumentalists passionate about building beautiful-sounding instrument plugins that are inspiring to play. Whether you’re new to music production or a seasoned pro in the film, television, advertising, video game, or music recording industries, They’ve got you covered. Soundiron serves the best and brightest composers and artists in film & media today.

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