Composer Stories
Composer Stories
We are part of an amazing global movement happening right now. People are taking their passion for music and turning it into a thriving career.  We want to share these stories of these brilliant people who make a living from music. Who have started from scratch and are now doing it on their own terms. They have created a solid career from their music being featured on films, TV shows, video games and movie trailers. They are living the dream, and you know what, we want to show you that you can do it too.This podcast is presented to you by Protege; premium music production course, training composers to turn their passion for music into a sustainable career. Sign up to our free taster course here - For more info go to -
CS 028 - Matthew Cotterill
In this weeks episode we talk to the amazing Matthew Cotterill. He's an incredible producer, engineer and composer. He's seen placements on the global rugby world up advertisements as well as a gigantic list of mixing and mastering credits. - Finding...
Nov 19
54 min
CS 027-Mixing Highlights (Special)
This weeks episode of the 'Composer Stories' podcast taps back into some of the best highlights from mixing engineers, Jöel Dollié and Chuck Creese. This episode covers:- Mastering the Low End -How to use sidechain compression and when NOT to use...
Nov 13
23 min
CS 026-Owain North
This weeks podcast our host, Guy Jones, talks to Owain North. He has years of experience in music production, engineering and studio building. He recently had a track placed on the Netflix TV film, 365 DNI/365 Days which has since hit well over 2...
Nov 6
1 hr 5 min
CS 025 - Taking Breaks (Halloween Holiday Special)
"Why take breaks if you love your work? For the love of your work take a break" This is such an incredible piece of advise that at some point in your professional career you will have to put into practice. Nobody can sustain the same level of max...
Oct 30
22 min
CS 024 - Marc Halls
In this episode we talk to the amazing Marc Halls. An amazing composer based in Chelmsford, Essex. He's been working in the library music industry for a number of years and puts his focus into doing what he does best, vocals. Whether it's adding vocal...
Oct 22
46 min
CS 023-Chuck Creese
This is a fantastic chat with an incredible library composer and mixing engineer/producer, Chuck Creese.His background involves playing in successful touring metal band, Burning Skies. In this chat we go into a lot of mixing details and go through...
Oct 15
1 hr
CS 022-Composer Stories Highlights 1
In this episode our host, Guy Jones, looks back on 3 of our passed guests and picked out some of his favourite highlights. Amazing insight in this one from Cody Still, James Murray and Phil Lober. They talk about:-How to be most creative while working...
Oct 8
30 min
CS 021 - Guy Jones
Hello and welcome to another 'Composer Stories' PodcastToday your host, Guy Jones, is going to tell you his story. He's worked in the world of music licensing for around 7 years and has had many placements across Trailers, TV and Advertising (DC Doom...
Oct 2
36 min
CS 020-Eric Kalver
Eric Kalver is a music supervisor for Activision. His most recent work was supervising all the music on the remake of Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 + 2. For all you 90's kids you know the significance of this! Huge game with a HUGE soundtrack. Vik takes the...
Sep 25
36 min
CS019-Collaboration with Murugan Thiruchelvum and Martyn Corbet
This episode is a really special one! Our host, Guy Jones, talks to Martyn Corbet and Murugan Thiruchelvum about what it is to build a successful writing collaboration. They go into detail, using years of experience in the industry, as to what makes a...
Sep 10
32 min
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