Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the custom musical services of Andrew James Reynolds:
This is a package deal meaning that it includeds all studio time, musicians and other charges. Not expensive. And worth it.
With the magic of the internet of course! Andrew James Reynolds has studios based in the UK, Ireland and his main working studio in Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Meeting up is usually essential to get to know each other and to decide on a musical direction, but whilst composing Skype, Dropbox and Hightail are great ways to work and stay in touch.
Andrew James Reynolds can work with everything from an initial idea, a script, storyboard, rough edits or final edits depending on the music. For fine tuning and dramatic 'pointing' for action cues it is best to have a final locked edit.
Payment is via bank transfer, with an agreed deposit paid up-front and staged payments as the music is delivered.
Try this experiment: load up a film with a good music soundtrack, find a section where the story does not depend on dialog but more on action, tension, eye movement or edit cuts. Now mute the sound. Watch the section and feel underwhelmed. Now run the same section with the sound back in and feel the undercurrents of emotion, the tension of a build up, the adrenaline rush of an action cue. Now think of your own film: bring your vision to life with unique bespoke music. Bring it to life with Andrew James Reynolds.
Music speaks directly to the soul...
Chords and MelodyAndrew James Reynolds performs on many tuned, chordal and melodic instruments including piano, guitar, bass, melodica, harmonica, mandolin, mandola, er-hu, Irish whistles, synthesisers and samplers.
Rhythm, ActionAndrew James Reynolds plays drum kit, djembe, congas, bongos, windchime, temple bells, cymbals, wood blocks, log drum, dragon drums, timpani, crotales, junk yard found objects and basically everything that can be hit with a stick.
Low budget and student film projects?