Category Archives: Film music

Just Before Dawn

I firmly believe that the best cure for a cold is to wrap oneself up in a duvet on the sofa and watch Slasher films. It probably works for any kind of film that’s a guilty pleasure, but for me … Continue reading

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The Haunting (1963)

While I was writing my previous post about realising the potential of sound and music in radio drama, I was reminded of the 1963 film version of The Haunting. I recently re-watched this film for the bizillionth time after finding … Continue reading

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Shopping for Gear

Although in many ways producing music has never been easier due to DAWs, notation/publishing software, cheap hardware etc. , it has meant that the composer, in order to compete against the millions of good composers out there – and, in … Continue reading

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The Werewolf of London

It’s not everyday I get to indulge my passion for music with my love of horror movies, but this Sunday I get to do just that. The ENO are doing this special event in London on the 25th July, which is a project … Continue reading

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2001: A Space Odyssey

This is a clip I used in one of my Music for Film lectures. I put some of my music to this scene from 2001.

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The Gathering: The Reek

This is a film for Channel 4 that Brendan Williams and I composed the Soundtrack for

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Film Music

Something I’m really keen to be involved in is film music. I recently co-composed the soundtrack for a Channel 4 film called The Gathering:The Reek directed by Colin O’Toole. It’s a really beautiful short film that you can see at: … Continue reading

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