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The subtle and complex art of writing music for the media

By Admin | May 9, 2017

The role of the composer in modern media can be complex and challenging. What is less appreciated is the way that the music that subtly reinforces our emotions in film is often the product of equally cunning manipulation. How well the soundtrack does that job is down to the skill of the composer. The music…

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Blood, sex and money

By Admin | Apr 6, 2017

Jeff Meegan, David Tobin and Tim Garland collaborate on the music for Blood Sex and Money – a 24-hour radio drama epic for the BBC. There’s something strangely liberating about being able to write such an eye-grabbing headline as Blood, Sex and Money and to know that it’s bang on topic. The three themes run throughout…

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The emotional touch

By David Tobin | Jan 13, 2017

When writing production music, one of the interesting things for us as composers is to see the vastly differing creative and emotive ways our music is used on a vast variety of projects. When writing production music, one of the interesting things for us as composers is to see the vastly differing creative and emotive ways…

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From the Vault – Expert Editors?

By David Tobin | Aug 21, 2016

When sat in the studio editing Christmas music on a Sunday afternoon I confess I can get a little distracted. So I decided to dig into the Meegan & Tobin vault to see what i could find to give me a chuckle.

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Our piece Quest for Justice

By Admin | May 20, 2016

It was especially pleasing to see one of our tracks recently used in a behind the scenes documentary on the latest Star Wars movie “The Force Awakens”. The documentary featured interviews with key members of the production team, along with some fabulous footage of one of the locations in the movie. Luke Skywalker is living…

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Pasta joke…

By Admin | May 20, 2016

Dolmio sauce ad follows in the footsteps of a movie classic Writing music for TV advertising is a challenge. You have just half a minute in which to present a piece of music from beginning to end . And vital as your role is, you always have to remember that you’re there to support the…

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