To represent the end of 25 years of the Space Shuttle program NASA was looking for songs to give the astronauts their morning wake-up call while orbiting the earth, a long standing tradition dating back to the Apollo missions and which has included songs from The Beatles to U2.
NASA wanted an upbeat, positive message of hope, optimism and excitement about the next phase of the space program.
Entirely written, recorded, mixed and accompanying video edited by Composium using classic footage pulled the national archives.
The Rattles - 'Rattle On'
Approached by award winning DMA animation to compose and produce 9 songs for a children's animated series the soundtrack was to aim towards the children's market - but also appeal to adults. Influenced by nostalgic eras in children's television and evoking hints of The Banana Splits, The Monkees and The Beatles 'Yellow Submarine', Time Out magazine was quoted as saying "it's what parents are buzzing about".
All music was written, performed, recorded and mixed by Composium with animation by DMA.
Goodfinger - 'Love Digitale'
Described by Tom Verlaine of 80's indie rockers Television as 'the future of New York music' Goodfinger went on to license this track in various placements.
Performed by Goodfinger, written by Composium and produced and mixed by noted producer Andy Chase at Stratosphere studios in New York.
The video was conceived, directed and edited by Composium.
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Teaming up with Grammy winning writer/arranger Pablo 'Chino' Nunez this song brings a contemporary take on classic salsa, gaining radio airplay on numerous Latin stations across the world. The song was recently noted in Billboard's top 50 most downloaded international songs by reporting DJ's globally.
The song was co-written, with the video being conceived, directed and edited by Composium.
Melody Sweets - 'Slice Of Heaven'
Self proclaimed as the only burlesque star who sings her own material, Melody Sweets has been seen gracing the stage all over the world and is currently in her second year as part of the Absynth variety show at the Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, singing and performing three songs written and produced by Composium.
Music from her album has also been licensed in numerous spots in the TV show 'Dance Moms' on the Lifestyle channel and in several short movies by Mutt Productions.
This song was written, produced, recorded and mixed as part of a ten song album produced by Composium released February 2014.
This video montage contains elements of previous projects including music for the Fox network show TMZ as well as scoring for a documentary on Hulu called Fashion Fund produced by Break Thru Films and sound design and composition for a video game by Aeonflux.
Stringfellow - 'Stranger Within'
The second video for Stringfellow for the song 'Stranger Within' shot down on the Mexican border along the Rio Grande in West Texas.
More videos are in the the pipeline with songs already penned.