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Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: R2D2Rules on January 30, 2006, 03:04:03 PM
Well, we are making a movie called GoldenFork (the script is in filmaking somewhere) and we're going to need some kind of James Bond music. I was just wondering if anyone would like to compose for us.

We wont be finished filming for a while but just getting an early start. :D


Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: Tyler on January 31, 2006, 09:46:17 AM
Wow, sounds like an interesting movie.  Spy music is so rich, and there's alot of specific harmonic and timbre choices to accompany that film.

I think of vibraphone/marimba, loud brass, and contrabass when thinking of spy music.

Sadly, I can't commit to such a fun project, as I'm way too busy.  And though I could do it, I think I'd do a much better job AFTER I took Film Score

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: Rock_Lobster on January 31, 2006, 04:24:30 PM
umm... me? I already have the main tune.

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: R2D2Rules on January 31, 2006, 06:16:53 PM
Yeah i know, but i mean for other parts other then the main theme. =))

EDIT: like for other parts we might need someone more experienced

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: wproductions on February 02, 2006, 06:45:39 PM
can we hear the theme?  I'm just curious as to what it sounds like.

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: StarmanSkywalker on February 08, 2006, 05:04:39 AM
Well, I have just the thing for you!!!!

If you have iTunes, check under radio, choose Eclectic, there's a station called "Secret Agent on SomaFM" playing everything you need. There's also the amazing "Fistful of Soundtracks" and "".

You MUST check these out. Oh, and use the song "Secret Agent Man" if you want to put in some fun-action into your movie.  

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: StarmanSkywalker on February 08, 2006, 05:57:35 AM

Hey, that was my name on another board once! :blink:  

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: Yodaman on February 09, 2006, 08:14:35 AM
When you mean spy music do you mean like jazzy music? I've been looking for someone who can do a jazz piece and if any alumni from this film would like to help me out and do a piece please PM me. I'd help me a alot. A LOT. :batting:  

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: composerdude on March 21, 2006, 03:39:33 PM
Hi R2D2 rules

Well, I basically found your posting through googling around, and have now joined this board so I can answer you.

I am a highly experienced composer in mainly soul/r&b/jazz kinds of styles, and I saw you were looking for a spy-ish type tune.

Maybe it's too late because your posting was in January, but I think I have exactly what you're looking's a funky spy tune with a lot of Bond flavouring.

If you'd like to hear it, please go to

You can either click on the music tab, or just scroll down to the bottom of the first page you arrive at. You will see a song called "Spyguy".
Check it out, and feel free to check out my other offerings on there.

 I've been trying to figure this board out, and can't find anything that say "About BRB" or anything, so if anyone feels like enlightening me, it would be appreciated.

I don't know if this is for example a site for students or amateurs or professionals or any helpful input is welcome.

All the best,
composerdude   :cool:  :peace:  :woot:  

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: djr33 on March 21, 2006, 07:10:29 PM
Hi and welcome. I'm not familiar with R2's project, so I'll let him respond about it specifically.

However, I can tell you about the board.

First, welcome :)

Second... theBRB is an online resource (and forum) for filmmakers... of any level. It's mostly amateur, but many of us are or plan to be working professionally in the profession. ( will give you links to what would interest you:
1. the forum
2. the theater (hosting etc. for independant films)
3. the stockpile free use stock materials hosted for everyone.
4. the contests section... not actually too active at the moment, but we'll have more soon.

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: R2D2Rules on March 26, 2006, 05:34:22 PM
hey, srry i havent posted for a while

composerdude, i listened to some of your stuff, your really good! but a quick question; are you offering to make new music to the tune that we've already made, or use the song you've already made

PS: its not something we'll be having to worry about for a while cuz we have barely started filming yet :D

me or rocklobster will post the tune that we've already made soon! :) :))

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: Miszou on March 26, 2006, 07:14:29 PM
I wouldn't mind contributing a song. I haven't really sat down to write a spy themish song, but I'm sure I could conjure up something cool. Check out for some of the stuff I've done.

Though it might be kinda weird to have three or four completely unique spy themes in the same film.... :blink:  

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: R2D2Rules on March 26, 2006, 09:05:26 PM
nice stuff! i really liked the silver blade one (the first song)

it wouldnt nessasarily be 3 or 4 different spy themes it would more or less be different but have the same basic tune

it kinda depends on how much you'd be willing to help

Thanks a bunch for the offers!

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: composerdude on March 27, 2006, 11:12:39 AM
Hi everybody

djr33 - thanks for taking the time to enlighten me a bit as to this board!
           most excellent of you!

R2D2 - I guess basically I was offering you my song...I mean the truth of the matter is that I'm looking for paying if you wanted me to take your song and add to it or whatever, I'd be into that, but I really can't afford the time to do anything for free as I am trying to make ends meet.  :doh:

But let me know what's up. I'd most certainly like to hear your song.


P.S....Miszou, you've got some good stuff going on there!

Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: composerdude on March 28, 2006, 08:48:27 AM
Hi gang

composerdude here!

Just wanted to clarify something from my last post...though I would like to get paid for work, I'm not looking for John Williams' type money.  :o

I'm talking about something like $300-500...maybe even less...or more...(depending on different factors...length of film, number of pieces involved, how much music is wanted etc.) all really depends on what's involved...but put your mind at one is asking for $500,000!!  :)

So I once again invite everyone to check out my site at soundclick...yesterday I put up a "composer demo", which is a less-than-3-minute piece of samples of my different pieces strung together. Different styles are featured for not only film, but TV and commercial, etc.

Enjoy and talk to ya soon!


Title: Spy-ish music
Post by: R2D2Rules on April 11, 2006, 08:02:49 PM
Hey i don;t mean to kill your hopes or anything but we don't really have money (moola, cash, dough, green, $$) to pay the composer that is willing to "volunteer" unless it is excrutiatingly cheap (cant spell)