Music for Video Games, Film and Television



Rod is known worldwide for his cutting-edge approach to composition, placing him at the top of the interactive composer A-list. He has created award winning scores for over 50 video games including BLACKSITE AREA 51 (Midway), STAR TREK LEGACY (Bethesda Softworks/Paramount), BLAZING ANGELS I & II (Ubisoft), TRANSFORMERS (Activision), DEAD HEAD FRED (D3 Publishing), SILENT HUNTER 4 (Ubisoft) and THE HOBBIT (Vivendi Universal) that won G.A.N.G.’s Best Soundtrack of the Year Award in 2003. His video game work includes collaboration with Harry Gregson-Williams on Flushed Away (Dreamworks) and veteran film composer Elmer Bernstein on the Wild Wild West, The Steel Assassin (Warner Bros). Currently Rod and Rednote Audio are composing and recording live orchestral scores for Electronic Arts’ new sci-fi horror title DEAD SPACE. An extremely versatile music-business veteran, Rod has composed for Midway, Vivendi/Universal, Sony, Ubisoft, Bethesda/Paramount, Disney/THQ, Electronic Arts, Activision, Konami, Majesco, Namco and Nintendo, has recorded in major studios around the world for record industry giants Warner Bros., Elektra, Atlantic, and MCA Records and collaborated with legendary producers Paul Rothchild (the Doors, Bonnie Raitt), John Anthony (Roxy Music, Queen) and David Lord (Peter Gabriel, Tori Amos, Tears for Fears, The Pretenders). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of G.A.N.G.


Games:

Dead Space (in production) EA
The Wheelman (in production) Midway
Blacksite: Area 51 Midway
Indoor Sports Konami/Nintendo
Dead Head Fred Vicious Cycle/D3 Publishing
Transformers: Autobots Activision
Transformers: Decepticons Activision
Hour of Victory Midway
Horsez Ubisoft
Blazing Angels: Secret Missions Ubisoft
Slient Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific Ubisoft
Star Trek: Legacy Bethesda/Paramount
Star Trek: Tactical Assault Bethesda/Paramount
Star Trek: Encounters Bethesda/Paramount
Rayman: Raving Rabbids Ubisoft
Marvel VS. Konami
Blazing Angels Ubisoft
Flushed Away Vicious Cycle/D3 Publishing/Dreamworks
Zathura Take 2 Interactive/Sony Pictures
Warhawk Promotional Trailers/SCEA
Lineage II: Scions of Destiny Promotional Trailer/NC Soft
Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows Midway
Rise & Fall: Civilizations At War Midway
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones Promotional Trailers/Ubisoft
Heroes of Might and Magic V Promotional Trailers/Ubisoft
Jaws Unleashed Majesco
Pac-Man World Rally Namco
Area 51 Midway
Rise Of The Kasai Sony Computer Entertainment America
King Arthur Konami/Touchstone Pictures
The Sims Bustin’ Out Electronic Arts/Maxis
The Urbz Electronic Arts/Maxis
The Hobbit Vivendi Universal Games/Sierra Entertainment
Wild Wild West Warner Bros. Interactive
Joan of Arc: Wars & Warriors Enlight Software
Star Wars Trilogy: Apprentice of The Force Ubisoft
Monster Garage Activision
Cabela’s Big Game Hunter Activision
Atlantis The Lost Continent Disney/THQ
Dora The Explorer Monkey Bar Games/Nickelodeon
Curious George Vicious Cycle/Nickelodeon
Shinobi THQ
Altered Beast THQ
Looney Tunes Assorted Nuts Warner Bros.
Dark Side Of The Moon SouthPeak Interactive
Ellis Island The History Channel
Atomic Pongling Adveractive/Playtonium
Tejumin SouthPeak Interactive


Film:

Weeds De Laurentis Entertainment Group
The Big White (Movie Trailer)
Zu Warriors Miramax (Movie Trailer)
On Oak Island Night Train New Mercury Studios


Television:

Notes From The Underbelly ABC
Planet Earth Discovery Channel (promo)
Inside the NFL HBO
Cheat! G4
This is the P.G.A. Tour ESPN
Icons G4
Lego Exoforce (national spot)
Attack Of The Show G4
HBO “Boxeo” (national spot)
The Amazing Race CBS
Reality Remix House FOX
Cartoon Network
Sucking Amps Discovery Channel
Ultimate Goals A&E
Breakthrough TLC
Tour De Trump ESPN
The WoodWright’s Shop PBS
A Greater Calling PBS
Subway(national spot)





Studio Gear:
Mac Pro 8-Core 3.0Ghz Xenon Processors
Mac G5 2.0 Ghz Dual Core PowerPC
Mac G4-PowerMac 500 Mhz
Apogee AD-16X 16-channel 24bit/192kHz A/D Converter
Apogee DA-16X 16-channel 24bit/192kHz D/A Converter
Apogee Symphony 32-channel 24bit/192kHz Digital I/O
MOTU 896 96K Audio Interface (three)
Mackie 824 Monitors w/ Sub
ProAc Response 2 Monitors
Crane Song Avocet Monitoring System
MixDream XP analogue summing amplifier
Vintage API 521 mic pres (two)
Grace Designs Model 201 mic pres (two)
Symetrix 501 peak-rms compressor limiters (two)
Drawmer 1960 Dual Mic Preamp and Tube Compressor
DBX 900 Series rack
Lexicon PCM-80 Reverb
Kurzweil RSP8
Tascam MS-16 16trk 1” Analogue Tape Recorder
Sony APR-5000 1/4” Stereo Analogue Tape Recorder
MCI JH-110 1/2” Stereo Analogue Tape Recorder
Otari Status 18R 48-channel automated analogue console
Vintage mic collection including Neuman U-67, RCA 44-B, RCA 77-D and AKG 414s

Software, Virtual Instruments and Plugins:
Logic 8
Albetin Live 7
Digital Performer 5
Bias Peak Pro 5
Reason
ReCycle
ReBirth
Quantum Leap Gypsy
Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum
Quantum Leap RA
Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs
Quantum Leap Stormdrum 2
Spectrasonics Stylus RMX with all S.A.G.E. Xpanders
Spectrasonics Stylus Atmosphere
Spectrasonics Stylus Trilogy
Pro-Tools LE
Alitverb
Massive
FM8
FM7
Akoustik Piano
Absynth 4
Reaktor 5
Guitar Rig 3
Kontakt 2
Pro-53
Battery 3
Elektrik Piano
Imposcar
Adrenaline
Percussive Adventures I & II
MOTU Mach Five
Sibelius 3
Drumkit From Hell 2
Native Instruments KORE Komplete
Vienna Symphonic Library
Garratin Personal Orchestra
Miroslov
Waves Gold and Platinum Bundles
PSP Vintage Warmer 2

Hardware Synths and Keys:
Access Virus Ti
Nord Lead 2X
Oberheim OB-X
Roland Super Jupiter MKS-80 w/ controller
Roland JV-1080 (two)
Roland Juno-6
Roland D50
Roland XV-88
Novation Nova
Ensoniq ASR-10
Ensoniq Mirage
Yahmaha DX-7
Yahmaha TX-7
Korg Poly-61
Alesis Micron
E-MU Proteus
E-MU Ultra 5000
Vox Jaguar organ
Hammond L-100

And tons of vintage guitars, amps, pedals, and cables…cables…cables:)