Speeder Bike Composing Challenge

I don’t know how you spend your days, but for me this lockdown is not exactly a source of inspiration, so I asked on Twitter for suggestions what music to compose to lift my spirits. Erik Woods from Cinematic Sound Radio kindly came up with this:

(Click here to watch the original scene which has no music at all).

This idea – complementing John Williams’ score in a Star Wars movie – was something I would never have come up with on my own. It’s sacred ground. But on the other hand… that’s what made it an interesting experiment, so I accepted the challenge. Without further ado, here’s the outcome:

This is the scene with my music and original sound effects:

and, since in the above version my music gets drowned out in the sound effects, here’s the scene with my music only:

This was incredible fun and I learned a lot from it. I hope you enjoy it too! Let me know what you think, here or on Twitter, and please stay healthy!

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