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REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN

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I have composed the score to the Alice Birth Work of REVOLT at The Malthouse, directed by Janice Muller. Revolt. She said. Revolt again. is a theatrical assault on the language that has reinforced violence against women* for centuries, and an explosion of what womanhood means in the 21st century. In a series of equally funny … Read more…


Frank Enstein

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I have composed the score to the dance and theatre work “Frank Enstein” – produced by The Farm and Co3 Australia Frank’s a lonely guy who wants to make his imaginary friends real. Harnessing electricity from a storm he animates his world with nothing but his imagination and a cardboard box. Battling a physical impairment, Frank … Read more…


A Faint Existence

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I have composed the score to Kristina Chan’s work A Faint Existence, which premiered as part of Liveworks Festival 2016 at Carriageworks. The stunning full-length solo debut from acclaimed Australian dancer-choreographer Kristina Chan, A Faint Existence is a powerful physical meditation on impermanence, fragility and mortality in the age of climate change. Chan’s performance explores … Read more…


CONFORM

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I composed the original score for Kristina Chan’s work CONFORM in New Breed 2015, by Sydney Dance Company “Conform is one of the most powerful dance works of the year, lingering in the mind long after the performance has ended. Watching Conform, choreographed by Kristina Chan for the Sydney Dance Company’s New Breed season at … Read more…


Chasing Hope

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I have composed the score and sound design for this short film about seeking asylum “Chasing Hope” Directed and Produced by James Brown and Bill Irving Written and Edited by Bill Irving – vimeo.com/billirving Cinematography by James Brown – jameslbrown.com.au Production Designer – Ruby Challenger – rubychallenger.wordpress.com/ Composer and Sound Design – James P Brown – … Read more…


Lake Disappointment

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I composed the score and sound design for the show Lake Disappointment, which premiered at Carriageworks in April 2016 A new Australian work by Luke Mullins and Lachlan Philpott with collaborator James Brown and Director Janice Muller, Lake Disappointment plunges beneath the surface of an image obsessed world and strums an unnerving riff on contemporary identity. Review Beautifully … Read more…


Broken

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I composed the score and sound design for the play “Broken” at Darlinghurst Theatre. Broken is a two times winner of the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. It won Best Drama and is the first play ever to win the Literature Prize, one the most prestigious literary awards in Australia. Broken is a powerful story … Read more…


A Brilliant Genocide

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I have composed the score to the feature documentary “A Brilliant Genocide” which premiered in Los Angeles in April 2016 A DOCUMENTARY FILM REVEALING UNTOLD STORIES FROM THE 20 YEAR LONG WAR IN NORTHERN UGANDA BETWEEN JOSEPH KONY’S LORD’S RESISTANCE ARMY (LRA) AND THE UGANDAN GOVERNMENT UNDER CURRENT PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI https://abrilliantgenocide.com/


Fallout 4

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I designed the sound and music for these 7  videos for Bethesda’s Fallout 4. The animation was produced by Rubber House Studio. I designed the sound to emulate a 50’s style public service announcement. The videos were used in the game to teach players about different abilities and skills within the world of Fallout 4. Full interview and article … Read more…


TANGI WAI

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I composed the Live score to Tangi Wai – The Cry of Water Victoria Hunt has drawn together an impressive creative team to investigate the transformative qualities of light, water, incantations and embodiment. Hunt has choreographed a company of eleven women in a striking work that explores the concept of Te Arai, a place of … Read more…


One Day for Peace

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I have composed the score for the Documentary “One day for Peace” One Day for Peace was screened over two weeks in high pedestrian traffic locations across Western Sydney from 14–27 September 2015. The film was projected onto buildings, screens and in train stations in Auburn, Bankstown, Blacktown, Canley Heights, Liverpool, Mt Druitt and Parramatta. In one of … Read more…


Animal People

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I have composed the score along with Tom Hogan to the work “Animal People” – Directed by James Dalton It Premiered at Bondi Pavilion in May 2015 Good parents become bad people in Brooke Robinson’s new poetic thriller, Animal/People, a sweaty jog through a brutal suburbia, brought to life by director James Dalton (Kill the PM, Mr Kolpert). … Read more…


William Yang – Blood Links

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Music score composed for the third documentary movie by William Yang World premiere at GOMA, Brisbane in December as part of the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival Photographer William Yang traces the labyrinthine web of his family history in this adaptation of his iconic live performance piece. William was born and raised in North Queensland, … Read more…


Adult Swim

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I have composed the music and sound design for these Adult Swim TV shorts, with animator team Rubber House


Top of the Lake

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I contributed score music for Jane Campion’s six part miniseries “Top of the Lake” which premiered at Sundance this year, which won one Emmy Award and 8 nominations in 2013 Here is a selection of scenes including my music from the show


Wine men of Gotham

I designed the sound and music for an Ad for a cute little TV Ad for Gotham Wines, replicating the 50s style of animation – which was animated by Rubber House


The Big Winner

I produced the sound and music for RubberHouse’s mini Animation “The Big Winner” The Big Winner from Rubber House on Vimeo.


The Lee Ellroy Show

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I composed the score to the live theatre/dance performance by SOIT in 2013 “The Lee Ellroy Show” A VISCERAL AND WILD TRIP IN JAMES ELLROY’S DARK AND FASCINATING UNIVERSE ‘The Lee Ellroy Show’ is the new duet by choreographer Hans Van den Broeck. A compelling source of inspiration is the autobiographical novel ‘My Dark Places’ … Read more…


Scope

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I composed the music for Alice Topp’s work performed by the Australian Ballet, as part of the bodytorque program, at Sydney Theatre The video footage as produced by The Apiary Alice Topp, a company member who is becoming very comfortable with switching hats to choreographer, presented Scope. This work was the highlight of the program, … Read more…


Celestial Radio

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I have collaborated with British Artists Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich’s to produce a radio show that will be broadcast from a sailing boat whose surface is covered by 60,000 inch-square mirror tiles, sailing over Sydney Harbour. As part of the Launch of the new MCA building. I have composed an hour of ambient music … Read more…


Unnamed, My Eyes Ablaze

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I travelled to Brussels in December 2012 to work with Anuschka Von Oppen on her work “Unnamed, my Eyes Ablaze”, which premiered at space RENOLD, Company SOIT’s new studio and rehearsal space. Concept/Direction: Anuschka Von Oppen Creation & Performance: James Brown, Gala Moody, Sara Sampelayo, Anuschka Von Oppen Music score: James Brown Light: Christoph Donse Assistant … Read more…


INTERMISSION – Matthew Day

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I have composed the live score for this final part of Matthew Day’s Trilogy, INTERMISSION Intermission is the final installment in Matthew Day’s acclaimed solo series TRILOGY, following THOUSANDS and CANNIBAL “…complete surrender…he’s asking questions about pattern and repetition, about the possibility and oppressiveness of the human body…heart breaking” – Rebecca Saffir, The Brag “the experience of … Read more…


Copper Promises – Victoria Hunt

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I wrote the music score for Victoria Hunt’s new work, Copper Promises: Hinemehi Haka – Which Premiered at Carriageworks in June 2012 and toured to London (The Place, London) in 2013 Copper Promises is a new solo dance work by Victoria Hunt exploring the cultural and physical journey of Hinemihi: a female ancestor and a … Read more…


Homelands – SOIT

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  I created a short movie with company SOIT (Belgium) whilst they were in Sydney, around the Sutherland Shire. I filmed this and edited, and wrote the music along with Sam James and Hans Van Den Broeck. http://www.soit.info/ A utopian community fell apart. They had all abandoned their former lives. Now, whilst many of the … Read more…