Composer and Songwriter
James is a composer and songwriter based in Oxfordshire. He played and wrote for various bands throughout his teens and early twenties, performing from London to New York and being played on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and XFM. He studied Popular Music at Liverpool University and Music Technology at London Music School.
He has composed title music for BBC 1 and ITV and scored programmes for Channel 4, E4 and A+E Network’s Crime and Investigation. His music has also featured on HBO, Netflix, Sky Atlantic, BBC 2, BBC 4, Channel 5, Discovery, Sky Premiere, Sky Sports amongst many others, and is used daily on television around the world. He is a composer for EMI/Sony/ATV publishing, Extreme Music, Sky, EndemolShine, Cavendish Music and international television & advertising campaigns. His work has also recently featured on major international film trailers, attracting over 6 million views and listens across Youtube and Spotify and was nominated for a Music and Sound Award in 2017.
James also has 7 years in-house experience as a music supervisor for television; giving him an instinctive understanding of writing music to picture.
He regularly appears on panels at various music industry events to discuss his experience of both composition and supervision. He has spoken at Sync Summit, Soho House, Liverpool Sound City, AIM, Go North! and Generator events.