Custom Music

Our Composers
Our composers cover a wide range of musical styles. They have scored countless national commercials, award winning documentaries and best-selling games and fortune 500 company presentations. They have proved time and again their ability to bring project in on time, on budget and with a creative flair that leaves clients happily surprised.

Our Flexible License Options
You have the option to purchase exclusive rights to the music upfront. You retain the right to use that music in your project forever, and it will never appear elsewhere.
For a reduced fee you can commission a score with an exclusive license for a period of a year (or more.) At any time during the year you can purchase exclusive rights in perpetuity. Even if you let that option lapse after a year, you still retain the right to use the music in your project.
 
 
 
Sean Neville      Watch video reel
Specialties:  Interactive music, sound design, voiceover, and audio programming for video games.
Sean works freelance while also creating original game titles for his own indie game studio, Wicked Games. His background is in software engineering (from Macromedia/Adobe) as well as music composition.

Game programming experience includes Unity, UDK, Cocos2d and objective-c, and audio tool experience includes FMOD, wWise, and modern DAW's. Languages include C/C++, C#, Java/Android, Actionscript/Flash and Flex.

Credits in brief:
Games include Reign of Steel, Revolt, Zenfalls, Songblocks, and Word Ninja, among others.

Film credits include the independent films "Walk" and "Hank and Maggie"

Advertising credits include soundscape and music for clients such as Olay and Buick. Sounds have appeared in several foley and sound effects libraries.


 
David Grimes  Listen to a sample reel  Watch video reel
Specialties: Games, TV, Computer Graphics

 
 
David Grimes is an award winning composer, sound designer and arranger whose music brings a unique emotional slant to every project.  In addition to scoring films and documentaries, Grimes writes music for the games industry.

What makes Grimes' music so different is his background in contemporary concert as well as commercial music. He's a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and the University of Toronto, which houses the second oldest electronic music studio in North America.

He is a co-founder of the Canadian Electronic Ensemble.

His compositions have been selected to represent Canada at the International
Rostrum of Composers, the Prix Italia, the International Society for Contemporary Music and the Peabody Awards.

Games - Titles include: Namco's Mage Knight - Apocalypse, Luxor 2 & 3, Luxor Mahjong, Slapdash Games' TiQal, WizKids' Rocketmen, hitpoint Studio’s Blood and Ruby and enVie Interactive’s Virtual Island of Entertainment.

In the commercial world, he was the principal composer/sound designer for Karl Sims's award winning computer graphics piece "Panspermia" and won the International Monitor Award - "Best Audio Post Production" for the Sci-Fi Channel's "Retro TV".

David Grimes is also the creative director of Quotesworth.com, an audio/video quote of the day service.

 

 

 

Krishna Venkatesh                                                                            
Specialities: 
Jazz, electronica, symphonic, metal, and traditional Indian music

Krishna Venkatesh started his career as a member of the nineties cult electronic band Think Tree (Virgin UK) with multiple tours in Europe including performances with Nine Inch Nails, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Ministry.

He has worked in the recording studio with such legends as Joe Strummer (The Clash), Herbie Hancock, Nile Rodgers and Blue Man Group.

His commercial and TV credits include compositions for MTV Networks, HBO, Miller Beer, Budweiser, Pontiac, Maybelline, TLC and many others.

He is also a remixer working under the pseudonym, “Salmonella Fitzgerald”. Krishna relies heavily on his experience and training in jazz, electronic music and other eclectic forms of music, to create compositions that are original, fresh, and inspiring.

 Krishna scored Enlighten Up!, in which filmmaker Kate Churchill is determined to prove that yoga can transform anyone. Nick Rosen is skeptical but agrees to be her guinea pig. Kate immerses Nick in yoga, and follows him around the world as he examines the good, the bad and the ugly of yoga. The two encounter celebrity yogis, true believers, kooks and world-renowned gurus. Tensions run high as Nick’s transformational progress lags and Kate’s plan crumbles. What unfolds and what they discover is not what they expected.  Enlighten up! is now available on DVD at Amazon and as an instant download at Netflix.

 

Rohan De Livera      Listen to a sample reel
Specialties: Orchestral, Choral, Electronic, Jazz, Retro and Hybrids

Rohan De Livera is an award winning composer for Media and Concert.  He holds a Masters degree in composition from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His principle teachers were the Pulitzer Laureate William Bolcom and the British Film Composer, Wilfred Josephs.

Coming from a concert background, Rohan is equally adept with large epic orchestral scores, and smaller intimate ensembles. His music is known for it's craft and the richness it brings to visual media. His recent projects include a Main Theme for the NBC Today Show Live Coverage of the Royal Wedding on the 29th of April 2011, and music for the upcoming neo-80s TV animation series 'The Evolutionaries'.  Rohan's concert music is performed widely in the United States, South America, and Europe.

Rohan's credits include The NBC Today Show with Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira. The Evolutionaries - TV Series.Safehouse - Feature film. Dir. Ryan Braund (BAFTA), Prod. Stuart St. Paul (Sherlock Holmes:Game of Shadows)LG Electronics (TV Commercial)The Singer Corporation (TV Commercial)


 

John Van Eps     Listen to a sample reel  Watch video reel

Specialities: Jazz, Rock, Pop

After receiving his bachelor's and master's degrees in percussion performance from The New England Conservatory of Music, John spent twenty-five years in New York City as a composer, arranger, and producer of music for film, television, and advertising. His music can be heard on “Good Morning America,” A&E network, HBO, and in numerous television commercials. He has also worked for CBS Sports arranging music for NFL, NCAA, and U.S. Open broadcasts. As a record producer, he worked extensively with the acclaimed rock band Chicago, and he has worked on solo projects with Roger Daltry, Phoebe Snow, and Robert Lamm.




Godfrey Nelson and Lorraine Wolf    Listen to a sample reel

Specialties: Acoustic Piano, Sound Design, Contemporary Rock

From the CBS NASCAR Theme, to Telly award-winning documentaries, to multi-million selling CDs and national jingles, the husband and wife team of Godfrey Nelson and Lorraine Nelson Wolf cover a broad spectrum in musical styles and applications. Their recently created independent record label and publishing company has released several Parents' Choice award-winning CDs as well as received six Billboard song writing awards. 

 

Simon Smart      Listen to a sample reel

Specialties:  Ambient and Electronica

 

Simon Smart was born in Wales UK and moved to London at age18 to pursue a career as a recording engineer. He worked as a recording and mix engineer extensively in the UK, mainland Europe and USA with an emphasis on music-to-picture. He recorded music for multiple UK TV series and Bafta Award winning, Emmy Award winning and Oscar nominated soundtracks. A significant amount of his work was done at London’s Abbey Road Studios.

Since 1989 he has worked extensively as media composer in the UK, particularly with Ch 4 where his work included the station logo. He has recorded albums for the major UK music libraries, including KPM, Music House and West One Music.

His music is heard thoughout the world every day. Placings include 700 Club (CBN), A Makeover Story (TLC), Access Hollywood (NBC) , Amazing Medical Stories (Discovery World), America's Got Talent (NBC), America's Most Wanted (Fox), Assignment Discovery (Discovery),Carnivale (HBO), Dalziel and Pascoe (BBC), Days That Shook The World (Discovery), Dr 90210 (E!), Extreme Engineering (Discovery), French and Saunders (BBC), Girls Behaving Badly (Oxygen), Human Remains (BBC), Jeff Corwin Unleashed (Animal Planet), Location Location Location (UK Ch4), MTV News (MTV), Nova (PBS), Oprah Winfrey Show (ABC), Place In The Sun (UK Ch4), Psychic Detectives (Court TV), Rangers F.C. (Rangers Soccer Club), Ray Mears Bushcraft (Discovery), Red Dwarf (BBC), Ricki Lake Show (Sony), Songs Of Praise (BBC), Tefal Proexpress (Tefal), Maximum Exposure (Paramount), The One Show (BBC), The X-Factor (UK ITV), Totally Wild (Network Ten), Trading Spaces (TLC), Transworld Sport (UK Ch4), True Hollywood Story (E!), Ultimate Guide To the Awesome (Discovery), Universal Orlando Resort, Vegas Revealed (NBC), Wanted Down Under (BBC), What Not To Wear (TLC), Wild On (E!)

 

 Ben Wise    Listen to a sample reel  Watch video reel

Specialties:  Rock, Alternative, Indie, Pop

Born and raised in Greensboro, NC by music teaching parents, Wise’s musical endeavors began at the age of 5. Dueling statuses as choirboy and piano student eventually gave way to guitar, and by 15 he was fronting his first bands in the local music scene. 8 years of gigging and touring in the punk/DIY scene followed, and in 1999 he moved to NYC to attend audio engineering school. An internshipat commercial music house JSM Music granted him entrance to the world of composing music for ads which altered his path drastically. Trading the stage for the studio proved a good move career-wise, but a handful of years and many ad campaigns later he found himself missing live performance. He completed his first solo album ‘Beside The Dial’ in 2008 and gigged in LA and NYC to support the release. 2009 found him joining Celtic punk band The Mighty Regis which has taken him all over the U.S. and parts of Canada rocking up a storm as the band gains momentum. Commercial campaigns and placements all over TV also continue; his musical journey is .

Ben has done commercials for Claritin, Ford, Callaway, Lincoln, Coca-Cola, Circuit City, Subway, Tylenol, Dentyne, Universal Orlando and Comcast.

Ben's album credits include; Ben Wise - “Beside The Dial” (2008), Filter - “Kill The Day – Remix” (2009), Action Toolbelt - “Sirens In Spades” (2009) and The Mighty Regis - “21” (2010) and “Walking Around Lucky EP” (2011)