Composer and Music Producer

Michael Denny is a versatile composer, music producer, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist who has built a significant portfolio of work across a range of musical styles for various media. Michael prides himself on attention to detail while creating fresh, exciting and emotional soundtracks unique to each project to enhance the experience for the intended audience - www.michaeldennymusic.com.

Throughout 2017 Michael worked with Calm Co-CEO Michael Acton Smith to compose music for Focus, Relax and Sleep utilising cutting-edge audio science and production techniques culminating in the launch of the Calm Music featuring over 25 hours of original music. In December 2017 Calm was named as App of the year by Apple. Michael ended 2017 with the release of a 9 track album Aurora : Music for Relaxation and is currently working on a number of mindfulness music projects for clients worldwide.

Michael works on a range of production and library music projects including his latest release for Lovely Music titled Cinematic Ambiences while sample content, loops and field recordings and have been produced for Sample Magic, Native Instruments Sounds and Music Tech Magazine. His 'Ambient Textural Toolkit' was a top ten bestsellers on the Sample Magic website and the 'Cinematic Pads' pack was a featured release on Sounds.

Commercially Michael has worked with several filmmakers including Seb Montaz-Rosset and Christophe Margot and moving image credits include Red Bull Media House, Salomon Sports, Mavic, Lange, Scott and Montagne TV while collaborations in theatre and dance have been performed at prestigious venues including the Science Museum IMAX Theatre (London), Brewery Arts Centre (Kendal), The Lowry (Manchester) and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Shoreditch Town Hall (London).

Michael is a lover of popular and contemporary music and has performed, written and recorded with a number of bands and artists. Highlights include performing as part of the comedy musical house band the Brett Domino Trio on ITVs Britains Got Talent to being featured on BBC Radio One Huw Stephens Show as a member of the band MEDS followed by a live session recorded for BBC Introducing. Michael has released a number of solo records, the most recent titled 'The Moment When You Realise EP' has received favourable reviews and airplay. As a remix artist 2018 will see the release of reworks of Maximo Park, Nick J Hodgson (ex Kaiser Chiefs) and Bayley (The Open).

In 2018 Michael launched the music and creative industry blog The Audio Tapes www.theaudiotapes.com and has written for content for Red Dog Music Blog and Sample Magic.

Along with Olympic Gold Medal Dressage Composer Tom Hunt, Michael launched Emotive Soundtracks, a new production company providing music for film and TV. The project will kick off with 2 new albums of original music to be released in the Autumn www.emotivesoundtracks.com.