The Sister was my second project orchestrating for one of today’s great musical forces in TV and film: Ruth Barrett.  A spooky thriller, part murder mystery, part ghost story, Ruth’s music conjured a world of tension, suspicion, fear and uneasiness.  Alongside the chilling string voicings, I provided a few synth parts, with a big thank […]

Being part of the orchestration team on this score from Daniel Pemberton was an honour.  The movie looks and sounds like nothing else, indeed just the way that Dan created the score with heavies such as Tim Lefebvre (bass) and Abe Rounds (drums) this was always going to stand out and break your speakers.  Andrew Skeet […]

DLMDD apply scientific method to the world of sonic branding, and they develop comprehensive musical guidelines for their clients.  It’s then up to composers to translate this into original music and sound. Babbel went nuts for our piece which simplified their musical brief down to a double bass audio signature of a perfect fifth.  Deliverables […]

My first, and I suspect not my last project orchestrating for Ruth Barrett, as we got on spectacularly.  An inspiration for anyone who wants to find out what real time pressure is like on a project!  The strings, guitars and harp were recorded between Ruth’s studio and Gorbal’s Glasgow.  Ruth’s music on Sanditon is killer, […]

Working with the absolute legends at DLMDD and the new breed of top London session cats, I created a New Orleans second line ver of Bill Withers’ Lovely Day.  It went absolutely everywhere and got a great reaction.  John Blease (https://johnblease.com) was around, and we recorded drums and some extra horns at his place in […]