Connor Moore is a multi instrumentalist who finds comfort in composing in many styles. He has been active in the music and sound industry for the last 10 years composing and creating sound experiences for global brands, creative agencies and independent film makers around the world. Although diverse in style, Connor has a definable tone that is carried throughout each composition.
Rob Law is a multi-instrumentalist musician and composer with over 15 years experience in the music industry. Having spent many years performing in a wide variety of settings and genres across Australia and overseas, Rob now concentrates on writing music for screen (film/TV, online advertising and social and environmental campaigns and documentaries).
Robs main passion is writing music for screen and is currently working on a number of short films and documentaries. He loves to collaborate with directors and understands the importance of a well composed score to transform a film and help to enhance the tone and mood. He likes the challenge of applying the right type of music to bring out the most from a scene and to help realize a directors vision. Like many composers his dream is to one day soon work on a long form film.
In 2003, Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Victorian College of the Arts, specialising in classical guitar. After the intensive boot camp of the VCA, Rob travelled widely, developing a keen interest in world music, and collecting and learning to play instruments from different cultures around the world. This exposure to different sounds and styles is evident in Rob's highly textural, layered compositions. Rob is also an instrument maker and junk re-purposer, and likes to explore unusual textural acoustic sounds from everyday found objects and the natural world.
For the past five years he has worked closely with singer songwriterJess Ribeiro, releasing a number of award winning albums with their band the Bone Collectors. Recently a finalist in the Australian Music Prize, the duo's most recent album My Little River also won ABC Radio National Album of the Year and an Australian Independent Records Association Award for Best Country Album 2012. Their music has also appeared on ABC TV’s ‘Australian Story’ and ‘The Time of Our Lives’.
Joel St. Julien is a composer, musician, songwriter and sound artist. Joel has written music for documentaries, short / feature films, and dance. His work has been featured on PBS, AOL.com, and various film festivals nationwide.
He is a firm believer in experimentation/fusion with acoustic and electronic elements in sound and music. Joel’s style is similar to a chameleon, never attaching to one single genre, but keeping a highly distinct sound exploring the myriad possibilities of sound and music. His passion for music and sound consumes much of his time, which grows out of the loving experience of being a husband and father. www.joelstjulien.com
Nezbeat is truly one of the more talented producers we've ever listened to. Although his music is rooted in Hip Hop, one can't just stop there. He's released some of the most memorable and more respected Hip Hop records coming out of the midwest (Lawrence, KS represent!). As the producer for Archetype, he and ID released many notable albums, "Freehand Formula," "Bleed For Them," "Unfolding," and "Red Wedding," that have made a massive impact on the genre and have aged well with time. His solo productions show a different side to his skills combining down tempo beats, soul, funk, jazz, rock and other EDM influences as well. His production casts a wide net, but has a style that few artists can claim. If Thom Yorke and JDilla were to have a baby, Nezbeat would be that kid.
Mute Mornings is an Oakland based musician, producer and composer whose work is characterized by rich textural layers and experimental arrangements featuring musical moods both know and unknown. His work leaves the listener excited to hear what's next.
Lullaby is the first album released by Mute Mornings in 2011 and has a mix of instrumentals and vocal tunes which is at times extremely cinematic and at others evokes more of laid back pop tinge. "This could be the soundtrack to a long anticipated Sunday morning that asks nothing more of you than to appreciate the promise of the day before you. The songs are layered, woven sounds, wrapped together, often tenuously, with just enough of a bit of melody to tint the rhythms, leaving the listener in need of more. Mute Mornings has captured a moment perfectly and it should be enjoyed in its entirety."
Space and Time was the follow up to Lullaby and was released in 2014. The album is consistent to Mute Morning's more cinematic styling, but branches into more beat heavy instrumentals for this release. Tunes such as "Drive", "Where Next" and "Horizon" balance the cinematic and driving rhythm while tunes like "Banjo Ballad" and "Space and Time" evolve ever so slowly into lovely melodic pieces that have become a signature of his works.
Scapes is the most recent release by Mute Mornings. This album is a collection of instrumental and environmental soundscapes that the artist had been working on for over 4 years. The album is a slow evolution of ethereal scapes that are ever changing in the most subtle ways.
For the past decade Henry Misner has been composing a unique blend of melodic electronic and rock music. A native of the San Francisco music scene, his songs are filled with lush arrangements of electric and acoustic guitars, synthesizers, string sections, vocals and meticulously programmed drum beats. Playing all the instruments himself recorded in his home studio, he has crafted a sound ranging from electronic acts like Ratatat, Boards of Canada and Amon Tobin, to rock influences like Beck, Radiohead, and the Flaming Lips, with nods to ambient pioneers such as Brian Eno.
Drifting through krautrock, psychedelic pop, riff-rock, and many forms of electronica, his prolific catalog also includes vocal harmonies hinting at his admiration for household names like the Beach Boys and the Beatles. Known for tight instrumentation and intricate arrangements in his own compositions, Henry has also collaborated with music production and sound design collective CMoore Sound and played a variety of instruments in the San Francisco psych-rock outfit Magic Leaves and his own brother's critically acclaimed Americana band Misner & Smith. Realizing his love for the studio outweighed lugging instruments around to live gigs, he now focuses primarily on writing and recording music for online ads, theatre and other media.