Flavio Lemelle is a Brazilian born, NYC-based composer / sound designer / guitarist. His music has been heard in over 50 theatrical film trailers (Us, A Quiet Place II), hundreds of TV shows (20/20, Dateline), advertisements and branding spots (RedBull, Fila), Burning Man installations (Flux Foundation), music documentaries (Beyond Ipanema starring David Byrne, M.I.A., Caetano Veloso) and remixes of classic recordings (Barbara and the Browns’ “If It’s Good to You”).
Flavio earned his Master’s degree at NYU in Music Technology where he studied real-time interactive music systems, digital sound synthesis, and remote music collaborations techniques.
Flavio’s compositional and sonic approaches include prepared instruments and extended techniques (guitar, cello, piano), random processes / chance (Fibonacci numbers), minimalism, found sounds / field recording, and electro-acoustic improv / manipulation. These ideas are featured on albums released under his HyperContour alias (Dyad, Ambiguous, Before).
Penka Kouneva is the composer for the groundbreaking 2020 Superbowl Olay Advertising Campaign and co-composer for the hit Sci-Fi TV Series on the CW Network, Pandora. Penka kouneva is also known as a Game & film composer of ‘exquisite talent’ (Forbes) for her acclaimed scores of Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands, The Mummy VR game, and a $30M multimedia exhibit Heroes and Legends at the Kennedy Space Center. She also composed on Activision’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen game. Her film scores include Devil’s Whisper (Sony Pictures), Aga (Berlinale'18), Encounter.
Penka’s music carries the listener forth on an emotional wave, with soaring themes, innovative orchestral and digital textures, and primal percussion. In Hollywood, Penka is known as an artist of uncommon talent and passion.
Penka’s composer awards include: Sundance Fellowship, Distinguished Duke Alumna, two Ovation Awards, and the Recognition Award from Game Audio Network Guild. Penka is a Universal Music-released artist with The Woman Astronaut, 2015 (on Varese Sarabande), recognized as a ‘21st-century masterpiece’(NPR), and Rebirth of Id (2017). At Duke University, Penka was the recipient of a composition fellowship and made history by receiving the first-ever Doctorate in Composition from this distinguished institution.
Deep Into The Heart
Born to an ethnically mixed family, Malfunction grew up South of Chicago listening to a strange mix of pop, soul, hip hop, EDM, and avant-garde. Today he finds his musical home in distinctly of-our-time electronic music while paying homage to the greats - and the great sounds - of the past.
He’s worked on recordings or written songs for acts as diverse as Lorde, Chance the Rapper, Grandmaster Flash, Lenny Kravitz, Los Lobos, and Cher. He wrote Everybody’s Dead, the theme song for Resident Evil Biohazard, the first VR game in the hit series. The song has over 30 cover versions on the web and cumulatively over a billion hits. He recently sold a television series based on a musical online puzzle he created to a major OTT platform. (More on this when it launches).
Malfunction plays a host of instruments, but the one he says is his main instrument is “the studio”.
Sébastien (Seb) Lefebvre, is best known as the rhythm guitarist and back-vocalist for the internationally renowned Canadian rock band, Simple Plan. Formed 20 years ago, Simple Plan continues to tour around the world in as many as 50 countries and over 200 sold-out performances annually. The band has performed at some of the music industry's most prestigious events like the 2010 Winter Olympics closing ceremony, the 2004 Live 8 benefit concert, the MTV Music Awards as well as multiple TV appearances on shows like The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the 2008 NHL All-Star Game and 2015 NHL Winter Classic game and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the Vans Warped Tour (largest in the US), among others.
Charitable fundraising performances for the Simple Plan Foundation raises hundreds of thousands of dollars on behalf of organizations dedicated to help life threatening childhood illnesses, addictions, poverty, homophobia, the consequences of war, and to promote music as a way to find a passion in life.
Seb grew up in Montreal immersed in Pop Rock culture and went on to become an extraordinary musician, performer, songwriter, and producer. He also co-hosts the weekly radio talk show, Man of the Hour, where he discusses “music and random things” on IDOBI Radio (#1 alternative-rock online radio station in the world, drawing 5.6 million listeners every month). In addition, Seb’s IMDb boasts numerous soundtrack, writing, acting, and composing credits. Seb is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross, created by Queen Elizabeth II, for having carried out meritorious acts bringing benefit and honor to Canada.
Indie Pop Chillout
Starting Over - Indie Pop Chillout
What Keeps Us Together
Swallowing the World - What Keeps Us Together
Lonely Lovely Road
The Champions, The Wild,
Good Times Ahead
Mordy Ferber is an award-winning jazz musician recognized by Jazz Journalist & Historian Scott Yanow as one of the greatest Jazz Guitarists of all time: “He effortlessly blends intricate melodies with stunning guitar-playing and musicianship and most importantly has developed a sound of his own”.
At 23, Mordy was the first Israeli musician to receive a full scholarship to Berklee College of Music in graduating in1987 with full honors and awards. Mordy has thirty years of teaching experience at such prestigious institutions as New York University, Berklee College of Music in Boston, the New School University, American Institute for Guitar and the Sam Ash Institute in New York City.
Mordy is regularly commissioned to write music for television and film and his work has been used widely in shows such as the Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Jack Ass, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Guilty on HBO, Fresh Prince, Bay Watch, Felicity, Chris Rock Special on HBO, Everybody Loves Raymond, Veronica’s Closet, the VH1 Fashion Award Show, the Grammy Awards promo, and on many other shows around the world.
Cafe Au Lait
A versatile, award-winning, and curious Italian composer, Emiliano Farina (Teolimous “Teo”) finds inspiration at home on the Mediterranean island of Sardina, between Italy and Spain, where the change of seasons are powerfully in tune with the rhythms of daily life.
Teo is drawn to orchestral and electronic sounds that evoke cinematic images, inspired by his frequent encounters with ancient ruins of lost civilizations, snowy forests, medieval castles, ghost towns and the sea –characterized by vivid, organically derived colors bathed in light. Teo’s recordings of sounds and vibrations in the field often serve as a musical backdrop, informing and transforming his compositions.
After 25 years as a keyboard player performing with popular bands, Teo began to compose music of his own. In addition to writing scripts for cinema, he studied music composition and orchestration of for films and videogames at the Vfx Wizard Academy (Rome). As an artist and storyteller, Teo works in the field of information innovation and journalism.
Jonathan Barlow is a classically trained guitarist and multi-instrumental composer who is drawn to the beauty of a bowed string and the ecstatic energy of a cymbal. Jonathan loves strings beneath his fingers, the resonance of instruments in motion, and evoking an elemental, organic, and intimate spirit.
Jonathan’s music has been featured on PBS, NPR’s Morning Edition, Invisibilia, Animal Planet, Logo, Ovation, Vogue, AAA Insurance, Dropbox, Eddie Bauer, museum exhibits, an iTunes Editor's Choice film, and Jane Goodall's Master Class. His music also appears in films that have screened at festivals including SXSW, AFI, DOCS, and Festival de Cannes. His music has been performed in concerts throughout the USA, in South America and Europe.
Simply put, Jonathan Barlow creates a world you want to live inside.
All Things Connected
All Things Connected - All Things Connected
Jeff Lardner & Mark Allaway
Jeff Lardner is one of the UK’s busiest drummers and has played, recorded and toured with some of the world’s foremost musicians and singers including Van Morrison, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Cole, Gregory Porter, Bobby Womack, Bette Midler, Mavis Staples, Joss Stone, Mick Hucknall, Georgie Fame, Steve Winwood, Mark Knopfler, Tony Hadley, Rick Astley, Ute Lemper, The Three Degrees, The Drifters, BBC Big Band, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Bert Kaempfert Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Armstrong, Charlie Byrd, Don Lusher, Des O’Conner, and Helen Shapiro.
Mark Allaway is a graduate of one of the world’s leading conservatories, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied saxophone, composition, and arranging. He has toured widely as a live performer, composed music scores for TV, film, ads, and also for theater. From full orchestral pieces to delicate wind instruments, Mark's compositions and recordings always receive high marks for excellence and quality.
Bit by Bit - Planetary Winds
Playful & Romantic Guitars
Taji was born and raised in a small town in Kentucky to two highly artistic parents. His parents told him enchanting stories of renaissance artists, He traveled the world with them as a young child, and was filled with a permanent sense of wonderment with the universe. He is an explorer, and although he may not be digging up dinosaurs or flying to Mars at the moment, through songwriting he is able to excavate himself. Through painful honesty he found immense personal healing. ‘Tunnel Sun’ digs deep into the duality of light and dark, without judgement or pretension, driven by unusual techniques.
Feel Like It's Been Years - Tunnel Sun