Blog article – Making Of Imaginaerum The Movie OST

Petri’s long term gig with Nightwish’s Imaginaerum movie sound track is about to end soon, and the 7.1 stems have already been uploaded to Canada for a final sound mix.

He opened up his bag of tricks in a recent blog article, posted onto his blog (find it via this link:, and even goes into a super-detailed zoom mode when decribing his process of molding the material into an appropriate form, turning metal into moody and ominous ambiences. Or, transforming a bass player into a demon monk.

An interesting read, even for people with a slightly lower level music technology knowledge. Prepare for a thorough dissecting session with multiple audio (and video) examples.

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