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About clairecomposer

Professional composer for screen - TV, Documentary, Cinema, Live, Corporate, Web.

3 Reasons Ukulele Is So Popular In TV Music

Aah, the humble Uke.  Small, and so perfectly formed.  Why though, is this staple of Hawaii and George Formby, so massively popular in TV music at the moment? 1. It’s Happy The ukulele is the musical instrument equivalent of a … Continue reading

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Soundcloud

I’ve had 8,599 plays on Soundcloud!! Can we get it up to 9,000??  

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Seeking Short Film to work on!

I’m currently looking for excellent quality short films to work on for my showreel. Do you know any filmmakers, directors or producers creating an exciting, interesting short?  I’m offering my services for low / no pay for the right project. … Continue reading

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Case Study: Steampunk Revolution – Lancia Italy

I was commissioned by director Claire Tailyour to write a piece of music for her film ‘Steampunk Revolution’, for the Lancia Ypsilon My Stories competition. There are a few Steampunk inspired bands around, but instead of copying their music we wanted … Continue reading

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Being A Composer Is Hard

As a little experiment, I decided to type “being a composer is” into Google. The top results were “being a composer is hard” and “is being a composer hard” well, googling people, you have answered each other’s question! My two … Continue reading

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Please Sponsor me!

I’m doing the London 10K Walk for the MS Society on 28th September.  The money raised will go towards MS Research – it’s vital that we raise money so that one day there may be a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. … Continue reading

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What Makes You So Special? 10 Minute Tips: Audio in Video

Video Production is a busy marketplace, and even at a small business event you’ll meet several companies showcasing their wares.  So how can you win those all important jobs?  How can you make sure you carve yourself a niche and stand … Continue reading

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Why Use Bespoke Music? Part 2 – Benefits to Your Work

Part 2: Benefits to your work Tailored to Fit Everyone has been in the situation where they’re tired of sifting through library music trying to find something that fits.  Nothing seems to work, and as you’ve been searching for so long … Continue reading

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Why Use Bespoke Music? Part 1 – Benefits to You

Library music has it’s place.  It’s quick, convenient and cheap.  But sometimes, you just can’t find something that fits – so, what other benefits are there to using bespoke music? Part 1: Benefits to you. Personal Using a composer for … Continue reading

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Claire’s Christmas Cracker – 10 Things You Didn’t Know About These Christmas Songs!

Entering any Christmas pub quizzes this year? This little lot may well help you out… White Christmas by Bing Crosby is not only the biggest selling Christmas single, it is the biggest selling single of all time! Happy Xmas (War … Continue reading

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