Composers 2017-09-07T16:12:09+00:00

Composers

John Adams
John AdamsLondon UK
John has been an active production music composer for over 20 years, writing for the largest UK libraries. His music has been used on The Oprah Winfrey Show, A Touch of Frost (UK ITV), Place In The Sun (UK Ch 4), Mega Factories (Nat Geographic), Comedy Roast (Comedy Central).
Styles: Electronica, Corporate.

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Ute Apfelstedt
Ute ApfelstedtAmsterdam Netherlands
Ute, also known as Passionflower, is a songwriter, violinist, flautist, singer and composer. She’s composed music for Floriade, C&A Europe, Unicef and Terre des Hommes and wriiten songs for the Dutch musical ‘De Nieuwe Ijstijd’. Her passion is creating soundscapes with a strong emotional signature.
Styles: Cinematic, Rock & Indie

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Paul Cheshire
Paul CheshireLondon UK
Paul is a composer and artist working and living in London. He has provided music for art films which have been screened at The Institute Of Contemporary Art London, DCTV New York, The Glastonbury Festival and The London Short Film Festival. A DJ of eclectic and exotic underground music for over 20 years, Paul has performed alongside artists from Warp Records, Hyperdub and Rephlex Records. Paul is currently working on his debut commercial album.
Styles: Electronica

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Lauren Derwent
Lauren DerwentCambridge UK
Lauren is a prolific songwriter, first class vocalist, pianist and percussionist. Her compositions are catchy and thought provoking and she’s created many tunes for children’s educational material for Hooplakidz TV. She recently wrote 2 songs for the Bollywood blockbuster ‘Haunted 3D’. As a performer she’s worked in the US and UK, and TV appearances include MTV, Indus TV and PTV.
Styles: Pop

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Anthony Di Lullo
Anthony Di LulloNew York USA
Tony is a guitarist, songwriter and composer, and one half of the New York based production company ‘NY Tune Saloon’ a partnership very active in providing content for TV, film, advertising, and new media. They are great for the happy feelgood vibe. They’ve provided music for America’s Most Wanted (Fox), Kenny The Shark (NBC), Ladders (BET) and the movies ‘Cleaner’ and ‘16 Blocks’.
Styles: Pop, Rock and Indie

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Alex Harris
Alex HarrisMilan Italy
Alex is an Italian/American composer now based in Italy, after spending many years on the move between Spain, Ireland and Sweden. Best known for his dramatic and melancholic touch, his music has set the tone for some noteable documentaries and short films, as well as corporate productions. Alex also works as a commercial artist under the name 17 Kings.
Styles: Cinematic, Pop, Corporate

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Per Kihlborg
Per KihlborgStockholm Sweden
Per writes in a wide selection of musical styles for both orchestral and electronic film scores. His speciality is in fusing these two forms together to create very usable, visual friendly, dynamic tracks. Per is also noteable for his chamber-orchestra compositions, solo piano, guitar-based pop and Philip Glass-style underscores.
Styles: Cinematic, Electronica, Pop, Rock & Indie

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Francis King-Smith
Francis King-SmithBoston USA
Franny was schooled in both classical and modern music. He is at home composing an eclectic mixture of music from 80’s electronica, through straight ahead Jazz, to Choral works with Pipe Organ. He recently completed his tenure as Cathedral Music Director in Boston MA, and is in the process of setting up a new recording studio in Northern France.
Styles: Electronica, Cinematic, Pop

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Jorgen Kjaer
Jorgen KjaerNew York USA
Jorgen is a keyboard player, bassist, songwriter and composer, and co-owner of the New York based music production company ‘NY Tune Saloon’. Both Jorgen and his partner Tony are seasoned players and a big part of their sound is the wide variety real instruments they play between them, which makes for a rich organic sound. Besides that they really know how to make you laugh !
Styles: Pop, Rock and Indie

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Martin Laflamme
Martin LaflammeQuebec Canada
Martin is a composer and sound designer specializing in electronic and pop music, as well as urban, hip hop and modern cinematic score. His music has been used in commercials and TV shows worldwide including America’s Next Top Model (The CW), Catfish (MTV), Nightwatch (A&E), Homicide Hunter (ID) and Bring It! (Lifetime).
Styles: Electronica

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Alena Liakh-Tarasava
Alena Liakh-TarasavaMinsk Belarus
Alena stared out producing hip hop in her native Belarus. Becoming interested in the possibilities of sound design she moved into that area and also learnt the fine art of audio mixing and worked as a mix engineer for TV and radio. Now she writes and produces really great, hooky, energetic and authentic electronica and electro-pop. Well worth a listen!
Styles: Pop, Electronica

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Owen Lloyd
Owen LloydBristol UK
Owen is an award winning electronic music composer. He has worked on a large number of very high profile, award-winning projects from online games and complex experiential web sites, to more kinetic interactive installations. He has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious brands, advertising and digital agencies, museums and TV companies.
Styles: Electronic

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Darren Loveday
Darren LovedayStevenage UK
Darren composes with his brother Stephen and is both ace bassist and drummer. Their music has been used on Friends (NBC), ER (NBC), The Long Way Round (Sky), Escape To The Country (BBC), Wildlife Detectives (BBC), Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Pelican Brief, Absolutely Fabulous(BBC), Top Gear(BBC).
Styles: Rock & Indie, Pop

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Stephen Loveday
Stephen LovedayStevenage UK
Steve works with his brother Darren in a composing partnership. His instrument is electric and acoustic guitar and their tracks really are authentic and true to the styles they work in. These guys are well worth listening to for great sounding rock and pop rock. With considerable live band experience their sound is without doubt the real deal.
Styles: Rock & Indie, Pop

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Kevin Malpass
Kevin MalpassLondon UK
Kevin started out writing music for theatre in London’s West End and on Broadway (most notably “Shirley Valentine”). He has composed custom music for hundreds of commercials and idents, including the station IDs for UK Channel 4 and The Discovery Channel. As a pop songwriter Kevin has written for and with Sia (David Guetta), Mel Brown (Spice Girls) and Gary Barlow (Take That).
Styles: Corporate, Pop, Electronica

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Marc Minot
Marc MinotNew York USA
Marc is a French/American composer based in New York. From downtempo to warm deep house and minimal mesmerizing techno, his compositions are filled with world, funk and ambient influences. Marc has composed music for US TV commercials, including Superfund, Double Down Media and Scarguard.
Style: Electronica

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Matthew Moore
Matthew MooreLeeds UK
Matt specializes in electronic music with an urban, contemporary flavour. Musically he draws from a wide range of influences, from Motown to Drum & Bass to Jazz and everything in between. His work as a crack sound designer and audio producer has been featured in broadcasts worldwide, including BBC, UK ITV, UK Channel 5, Fox, Canal+.
Styles: Electronica, Cinematic

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Stefan Osadzinski
Stefan OsadzinskiAmsterdam Netherlands
Stef began his professional musical career drumming in his father’s big band whilst studying piano at the Royal Academy. Keyboards replaced the drumkit, along with a contract from CBS records with his band Roaring Boys. He then went on to write custom music for BBC documentaries. His work now involves custom composition for Unicef, Terre des Hommes, IUCN and other NGO’s
Styles: Cinematic, Rock & Indie

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Michael Reinmuller
Michael ReinmullerToronto Canada
Michael was born in Austria. He owns Melodikiln, a company specializing in content creation for corporate, multimedia and web, and is also founder of OffOffIndie, an independent record label. He’s a very talented multi-instrumentalist, and is a virtuoso on almost anything with strings! Michael’s written music for Accenture, Verizon. Honeywell, Bergdof Goodman and Sears.
Styles: Cinematic, Corporate, Pop.

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Simon Smart
Simon SmartNew York USA
Simon is a Welshman and has worked as a media music composer since 1989. He’s also worked as a recording/mix engineer in the UK and US, with a significant volume of work done at London’s Abbey Road Studios. Simon has composed custom music for TV including the station indent for UK Channel 4. Placings include Carnivale (HBO), X-Factor (UK ITV), America’s Most Wanted (Fox)
Styles: Electronica, Corporate

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James Stordy
James StordyManchester UK
Based in Manchester, one of the great energy centers for modern music, James is a highly skilled media music composer. His work is in regular use on BBC Radio and Television – BBC1, BBC Persian, BBC Radio4 Extra – and RTE1 TV. James forte is the soul-searching piano ballad and acoustic guitar ballad.
Styles: Pop, Corporate

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Michael Tauben
Michael TaubenLondon UK
Mike writes in a wide variety of styles including orchestral, commercial pop, rock and jazz. He is a seasoned media music composer with over 500 tracks published. Michael holds a degree in music from the University of Southampton and began his professional career as an arranger for EMI. He also writes for, and leads the London-based Jazz-Fusion band MT Hedz.
Styles: Cinematic, Electronica

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Luca (Jontom) Tomassini
Luca (Jontom) TomassiniRome Italy
Luca is a rising Italian composer and has a passionate love for any form of known music. He has spent most of his life composing and producing music and scores for television, theatre, games and multimedia. Luca is established as one of the foremost Ukulele Masters of Europe.
Styles: Cinematic, Pop

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Maximilian van der Horst
Maximilian van der HorstMauritius
Max is originally from Cape Town, South Africa. He started composing electronic and rock music from the age of just 14 whilst playing in an assortment of bands. As an audio professional he has also worked as a final mix engineer for the Africa based MultiChoice DSTV. Max has a no-compromise style of writing and production, and a deep understanding of modern music form.
Styles: Electronica, Rock

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Krishna Venkatesh
Krishna VenkateshNew York USA
Krishna started his career as a member of the nineties cult electronic band Think Tree (Virgin). He has worked in the recording studio with such legends as Joe Strummer, Herbie Hancock and Nile Rogers. He has composed custom music for MTV, HBO, Miller Beer, Budweiser, Pontiac, Maybelline and TLC. Krishna is also a remixer working on under the pseudonym, “Salmonella Fitzgerald”.
Styles; Electronic, Corporate, Pop

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Forged Motif
Forged MotifManchester UK
Masters of the ambient cinematic sound, Jake Williams, Sean Storey and Will Sutton’s compositions have ranged from choreographed dance to 25-minute soundscapes and live installation pieces. This trio have a multitude of influences and skills, and are able to perfectly blend them to great effect. They’ve composed music for Samsung, McCann Erikson, News International and Viking Games.
Styles: Cinematic

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Ben Wise
Ben WiseLos Angeles USA
Ben is a gifted rock and pop guitarist originally from North Carolina, where at just 12 years old his music career began when he spent his hard earned lawn-mowing money on a bass guitar. As a recording artist he’s recorded 2 solo albums and played electric guitar with Celtic/Punk band ‘The Mighty Regis’. Ben also fronts the folk band ‘Tiny Goliath’.
Styles: Rock & Indie, Electronica

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