Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 17 – End Credits Suite

End Credits have become a rare thing in the world of film music. That’s why I pulled all the stops for this suite. Listen and read along!     Especially because the story ends with a moment of relief instead of a high note, I wanted to add some more music to 1. bring back… Continue reading Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 17 – End Credits Suite

Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 12 – Circus Investigation

This track ushers in the final part of the story. Prepare for circus sensation music, while you read along and listen!     We start with the introductory picture of the last chapter of the story which already hints at a circus being the place where everything will come together. The music starts in a… Continue reading Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 12 – Circus Investigation

Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 11 – Confrontation At The Zoo

At the zoo Batman is challenged by an old foe/friend, and I’m going full into Goldsmith-mode. Listen and read along!     When Batman enters the zoo the music starts silently with Marimba as a rhythmic pulse. As the Creeper shows himself, the trumpets come in with staccato accenting the first beat, hightening the tension.… Continue reading Track by Track: The Dark Guardian 11 – Confrontation At The Zoo

Track-by-Track: The Dark Guardian 10: Forensic News and Transformation

This time we meet an old friend of the Batman who got his own theme. Listen, read along and enjoy!     Music for dialogue is harder to write than you might think, at least if you as a composer aim for something that is worth listening to, something beyond what I call wallpaper music.… Continue reading Track-by-Track: The Dark Guardian 10: Forensic News and Transformation