Encounters is a short film (or long commercial, you decide) written and directed by Sébastien Spitz for Rémy Martin and Louis XIII Le Jeroboam. This is a serious luxury cognac with only 100 bottles produced. Pricetag: €16,000 / $22,800.
Read all about it here, here, and here.
The opening track is CA70, “Birth Of A Notion” from POLITIK c/o VideoHelper’s ScoreHelper Series. It’s used throughout.
Notes: Some of the best distortion I’ve used (and is all over POLITIK) is heard here, an Ensoniq DP/4+ with a dead battery. This track was also used for Making The Sopranos: Season 6.
These are some films from British photographer/filmmaker Rankin via his HUNGER TV site and his Jitrois Fall/Winter 2011 campaign/collab.
My client (in this case ) is Abaco Music Library and you can explore this release here. I produced these all while a resident at 3rd Ward.
Jitrois #3, 4, 7, 9, 11 = “Ghost Power” and “Warehouse Skirmish”
Take Me to Outer Space = “Supernatural”.
Scented Senses = “Static Jump”.
Loving these! Thanks Rankin and Abaco!
I was happy to find this. Here’s an Act 3 drop of my VideoHelper track “Revenge in D Minor”. I produced this track in 2004 and you can read a blab about it here. It is the Danish film, The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man released in 2010 and directed by Per Fly. Thanks to Upright Music!
Sonic assemblage for the horror/thriller/mystery/action idiom. Hope you enjoy it. Please ignore any MP3 artifacts if you hear them. The DMS and 615 tracks are all unmastered.
No more demos! No more demos!
I really dislike music demo collages and I especially dislike cutting them every two years. From now on, CA70 Music (that’s me) will periodically post themed playlists. I’m pretty sure it’s a good idea.
For the show Bored to Death, HBO produces a segment called “Inside the Mind of Jonathan Ames”. One of the themes is my track “Bedford Shuffle” c/o Videohelper.
Production notes: I’m pretty sure that piano sound went like this:
1. Find old upright at 3rd Ward.
2. Hire disgruntled tuner.
3. Record chromatic one-shots in photo Studio C.
4. Edit, map, and sequence chords.
5. Lay off to ca. 1960′s 1/4″ tape via 1977 TEAC 2300S.
6. Un-spool tape and crumple up by hand.
7. Re-spool on to TEAC.
8. Re-record while creating wow and flutter by stopping/hitting reels.
Funny spot during the 2008 election year on The Daily Show. The bit uses my track “Skirmish Rock” c/o Videohelper © 2002.
Note: That’s me playing just guitars, bass, and drums. No programming, design, or concepts. Wow, those sorta were the days.
I also remember Frank Heiss coming into the live room during tracking with his RAWK face on. Good times.
I’ve been involved in the marketing campaign for FX’s American Horror Story, the new series from Glee and Nip/Tuck creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.
The client is Banshee Music, a proprietary music house for GMR Marketing who handles FX; I created custom sound design and licensed the track “Abduction” (Banshee) and “Death Support” (c/o Videohelper). You can hear those tracks on the website and these promos below.
Production note: I used recordings of my daughter Katrina (then 3 years old) as source material for the sound design. If you think you are hearing “creepy little girl voices” this might have something to do with it. If not, listen for “creepy little girl voices”.
She’s not at all creepy nor were recordings; I just made them sound that way.
Thanks Katrina and GMR / Banshee / FX!
Here’s a new campaign for the HBO Original Series Hung. It’s using my track “Black Denim” via Videohelper from 2008; it’s a pretty cool music-heavy spot.
I usually don’t produce rock music but everyone loves a shuffle these days. Every now and then I do turn on an amp.
See also the track “Delinquent” here and here.
I’m pleased to announce a new audiovisual project called Plosive. Here is the bio as ripped from our website and two video pieces I created for the launch.
Plosive is the duo of composer/sound designers Chris Jones and Flavio Lemelle who produce cinematic, forward-thinking electroacoustic music.
The music is created in two stages. First, there is the formulation of the sonic raw material. These sounds can range from organic (acoustic instruments, field/concrete/found sounds) and digital sound design abstractions using state-of-the-art software.
Employing innovative approaches, the material is then manipulated and molded into sound gestures that are arresting in their own right, and then arranged into visceral, evolving, epic widescreen experiences.
Their debut release “Acts” is an engaging and immersive excursion into 16 compositions, each split up into 3 sections covering all of the sonic and musical possibilities.
We’ve been working on this project since November of 2010 and are exclusively represented by Immediate Music. ALL licensing inquiries should be directed toward them.
Plosive [P] logo, music for Churning, website: Flavio Lemelle.
Films / Animations, music for Memorylock: Chris Jones