RSR363 – Freddy Avis aka Arswain – Composing Cinematic Music for Film and Indi Electronica at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR363 – Freddy Avis aka Arswain – Composing Cinematic Music for Film and Indi Electronica at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions

Which came first the music or the film? Freddy talked about creating cinematic music with analog synths and sample libraries, the philosophy of creating from an initial idea, the inspiration of David Lynch, and how to manage a 4000 track template!

My guest today is Freddy Avis aka Arswain a composer, producer, and solo artist in the  indie/electronic band Arswain in Los Angeles, CA.

Freddy got his start in composition under acclaimed Emmy-nominated composer James S. Levine (Glee, American Horror Story, Bloodline, Nip Tuck, The Last Ship) at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions in Santa Monica, CA. Since then Freddy holds music credits on shows including Major Crimes, Why Women Kill, Instinct, Star, & Chambers, as well as placements on Tiger King, Shark Tank, Dateline, & The Dr. Oz Show. 

He’s contributed synth & percussion work on 8-time Oscar-nominated composer James Newton Howard’s score for Walt Disney feature Jungle Cruise, as well as additional music for Steve Jablonsky’s score for Why Women Kill.

Freddy holds a pair of Bachelor's degrees in Music and Political Science from Stanford University, where he also pitched for the baseball team. In 2012 he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 25th round of the Major League Baseball Draft.

Arswain has some amazing music and video productions that create sounds scapes and surreal worlds in a very cinematic way and today we will talk about how he creates in his studio and composing for film in LA.

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