Composer, Songwriter & Sound Designer

James is a composer, songwriter & sound designer based in Oxfordshire. He played & wrote for various bands throughout his teens & early twenties, performing from London to New York & being played on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music & Radio X.

He is a multi-instrumentalist who creates unusual & original sounds using a wide-range of performance & production techniques as well as manipulation of his own field recordings; processing natural sounds unnaturally.

He has composed title music for BBC 1 & ITV, scored programmes for Channel 4, E4 & the A+E Network and assisted on major documentaries for BBC 2 and ITV. His music has also featured on HBO, Netflix, Sky Atlantic,BBC 4 & Discovery amongst many others, & is used daily on television around the world. He is a composer for EMI, Extreme Music, Universal, Sky, EndemolShine, Banijay & international television & advertising campaigns. His work has also recently featured on international film trailers, attracting over 15 million views & listens across Youtube and Spotify and was nominated for a Music and Sound Award.

He was chosen to join the BFI x BAFTA Crew Talent Development Scheme & has recently scored a number of short films, most notably ‘Keratin’ for Backbone Productions which will be released in early 2021.

You can hear some of his latest work on the Audio page, Spotify and see a selection on the Video page.


+44 (0) 7707 321 434
Twitter: @JWarburtonMusic
Instagram: @JamesWarburtonMusic