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This is where I collect links to articles, interviews, books, tutorials, and videos about composing, orchestration, mixing/mastering, production music, etc. that I find interesting, informative, entertaining, etc.

It's searchable, so hopefully, you can find something useful here.

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Audio FAQ - Digital Domain

Mastering master Bob Katz's website FAQ says: "Digital Domain's Audio FAQ is the most comprehensive set of audio answers online on the web. Spread the word! Your audio questions answered here."

Music Library Report

"Where composers rate the music libraries."

The 'Aaron Copland Collection'

The Library of Congress' 'Aaron Copland Collection'. It has his essays, correspondence, writing, and best of all, original sketches of his compositions.

Berkelee Shares

Berklee College of Music has put together a great website dedicated to (free) music education resources called Berkelee Shares.

The Independent Recording Network

Great resource for music recording, mixing, business, etc.

Incredibly useful Interactive Frequency Chart

Details major instrument and vocal ranges in frequency and descriptive terms. Useful for composing, orchestrating, mixing, possibly everything.

GUIDE to the Home and Project Studio

A great music production resource for beginners to the more advanced. Chances are, you'll find something here you'll wish you'd already known.

Bear McCreary's Blog

"One of the best blogs in the business. It's a fascinating look at the process of making music for film and television and the care he takes with aligning the score with the twists and turns of each character's plot lines." - The Hollywood Reporter

jeffrona.com

The online home of The Reel World and the website of composer Jeff Rona, jeffrona.com is a great resource for film composing.

Variety

Recognized and respected through out the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straight forward news and analysis - information vital to their professions.

IMDB

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is a HUGE collection of movie information. We try to catalog every pertinent detail about a movie, from who was in it, to who made it, to trivia about it, to filming locations, and even where you can find reviews and fan sites on the web. We then do our best to present this information in a manner that is easy to search and access.

Sheet Music Plus

A great site for fully orchestrated scores.

Composer Focus

A community forum dedicated to music composition tips, tricks, and ideas.

scoringsessions.com

A website dedicated to recording the recording of film scores. Top composers and session players are photographed while performing the next great movie themes.

Trailer Addict

All trailers, all the time.

Soundtrack.net

Soundtrack.net features news, reviews, and much from film and television soundtracks. If you want to know what music was featured in a trailer, this is the place to find out.

The Film Music Network

The Film Music Network is a group of sites dedicated to the professional side of film music. Their family of sites includes the Film Music Network, Film Music Magazine, Film Music Radio, and many more.