LATEST NEWS AND PROJECTS FROM MEEGAN & TOBIN
Some might say that the Andrew Sisters were the sound of a vintage generation. The first all-female pop group and the originators of the girl power movement, and pioneers of Vintage Vocal Swing. This 1940’s signature sound inspired our recent collaboration with Joanna Forbes L’Estrange. An eight-track album of 1940’s silky-smooth close harmony pieces with…READ MORE
One of the things we love most about the type of Media music writing we do is the huge breadth of styles that we get to work on, and this has been particularly apparent in our current project “Action Cartoon” – A collaboration with composing legend and Emmy winner John Altman. So what do we…READ MORE
Well.. now that the dust has settled on the Toronto International Film Festival 2017, here’s a quick insight into our experience of the wonderfully chaotic world of TIFF from a festival first-timer. Despite both being industry veterans, this was the first time that either Jeff or I had attended a film festival and so we…READ MORE
It’s the beginning of September and that marks start of the film awards season. With the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals all happening with in a few weeks of each other, it’s no wonder that many Oscar-contending films have made their debut at this time in years past. ‘Birdman”, “Slum Dog Millionaire”, “Black Swan”,…READ MORE
SHOWREEL - some of our latest music
TWO COMPOSERS , TWO CONTINENTS - ONE TEAM…
Composers Jeff Meegan and David Tobin are a unique team. Working more than 3,500 miles apart, they have created a growing reputation for producing quality music for the needs of modern media.
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RECORDING AT STUDIO ONE, ABBEY ROAD
David and Jeff set to work with Julian Gallant and the London Sessions Orchestra for two days at Abbey Road to complete a ground-breaking new project for Audio Network.
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Adding music textures to BBC's award-winning drama
A star-studded cast including double Oscar winner Glenda Jackson, Robert Lindsay, above left, Samuel West, above right, and Toby Jones featured in the BBC's award-winning adaptation of Emile Zola’s 20-novel saga of the Rougon-Macquart family and its feuds and struggles in nineteenth-century Paris.
David Tobin and Jeff Meegan worked with long-term collaborator Julian Gallant on the music for the 24-hour broadcast epic. READ MORE
The complex and subtle art of composing music for media
Composing music for films and TV draws us a scomposers into the film production process. The ways in which film makers use music to help them tell their story is one of collaboration and development - and it's rarely simple. How did Samuel Barber's adagio for Strings become the main theme for Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film Platoon? And why, when you're creating a traditional Jazz recording is an old suitcase a vital piece of kit in the studio? FIND OUT MORE