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Paul Leonard-Morgan

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Composing 101 with Paul Leonard-Morgan

PlusMusic Podcast - Conversations with musicians, for musicians

Paul Leonard-Morgan is in his own lane. The Scottish-born composer has built a prolific career, mixing electronic and orchestral styles into a musical concoction all his own. He's worked extensively in film on projects like Dredd and Limitless, on TV with projects like Amazon's Tales from the Loop and Netflix's Wormwood, and more recently on video games like Call of Duty: Mobile, Warhammer III and Cyberpunk 2077. Paul joins Nick and Brian to share his journey as a composer, and to take a deep dive into his process for adding music to media.  SHOW NOTES [6:26 - 7:58]  Getting the call to score Despicable Me 2 [8:13 - 9:13] Collaborating with a director on a film score [9:32 - 11:12]  Personal influences [12:00 - 13:34]  Writing music for video games [21:54 - 22:45] Finding the right DAW [23:05 - 26:14] Advice for young composers [33:52 - 36:37] Immersion and Interactivity Paul's Socials:  Instagram Twitter YouTube


23 May 2022

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16 Jun 2021

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Episode 41 – Paul Leonard-Morgan

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After working with bands like Simple Minds and Belle and Sebastian, the Scottish composer Paul Leonard-Morgan went on to write the soundtracks for Limitless, Dredd and the TV series Spooks (MI-5). More recently, he's collaborated on projects with two of the biggest names in the business: documentarian Errol Morris and composer Philip Glass. In the podcast, he tells Andrew Anderson about embracing mistakes, getting over imposter syndrome and the creative opportunities of being on lockdown.


14 Sep 2020

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Composing For Film & TV With Paul Leonard-Morgan: part 2

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Paul Leonard-Morgan’s unique cinematic style of fusing orchestra with electronica has put him in high demand as a film composer, a producer and arranger for bands, and has led him to win a BAFTA award, and receive Emmy & Ivor Novello nominations. In this continuation of the first part of the interview we delve deep into the world of our new favorite show, Amazon's Tales From The Loop and Paul's work with Phillip Glass on the series.

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12 Sep 2020

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Composing For Film & TV With Paul Leonard-Morgan: part 1

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Paul Leonard-Morgan’s unique cinematic style of fusing orchestra with electronica has put him in high demand as a film composer, a producer and arranger for bands, and has led him to win a BAFTA award, and receive Emmy & Ivor Novello nominations. We reached out to Paul because of two different films. One documentary thriller called Last Breath and the Amazon hit series Tales From The Loop. Along the way we talk about all things composing. Paul's credits are far too numerous to list in totality but here's a summary. Here's worked with bands like Belle and Sebastian, Snow Patrol, Mogwai, and No Doubt. He's composed for film including Limitless, Dredd, 3 projects with Errol Morris including Wormwood, American Dharma, and The B-Side, Walking With Dinosaurs, etc. Video games including Warhammer 40,000 and the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 and is currently composing his first classical commission, a celtic concerto for Inter-Celtic Festival in Lorient.


12 Sep 2020

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Composer, Paul Leonard-Morgan (Tales from the Loop, Limitless, Dredd)

The Sound Architect Podcast (TSAP)

(TSAP S03E13) Sam Hughes speaks with the energetic Paul Leonard-Morgan about his composing career so far, his work on Tales from the Loop and The Nest , motivation in general as well as during the current COVID-19 situation and more! "Paul Leonard-Morgan (LIMITLESS, DREDD, BATTLEFIELD™ HARDLINE) is a BAFTA award winning, EMMY® and Ivor Novello nominated composer and producer. His unique cinematic style (fusing orchestra with electronica) has put him in high demand, both as a producer for bands and as a soundtrack composer." Big thanks to Toivo Kallio for editing. Want to sponsor an episode? E-mail Sam at sam@thesoundarchitect.co.uk for your sponsorship to be read out on the podcast. This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thesoundarchitect/message


21 Jul 2020

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Paul Leonard-Morgan Interview

The Multi-Media Men Podcast

Here is the new episode of the Interview Series on the MULTI-MEDIA MEN podcast network, where the show is related to all things Movies, Music, and Entertainment! Here on this new episode, hosts  Bryan Kluger from Boomstick Comics, High Def Digest, and Screen Rant, along with good friend Marc Ciafardini from GoSeeTalk joins in on the fun. Our Feature Presentation this episode is a fun-as-hell talk with the Scottish musician, film/tv/video game composer Paul Leonard-Morgan!Paul Leonard-Morgan composed the music for Dredd, Limitless, Tales From The Loop, Dynasty, and much much more. Paul has also collaborated with Phillip Glass and numerous bands across the globe.The three of us dive headfirst into how Paul started playing instruments, performing for the first time at school, working with Phillip Glass, and using his magic to create some excellent music for videogames, tv shows, and feature films.We also talk about musical inspirations, the most thrilling music moments, and the strangest recording Paul owns. It’s a fun and candid talk.VISIT PAUL HERE!Enjoy the show!And don’t forget to visit iTunes , Stitcher , I Heart Radio, and Spotify to subscribe to our podcast. You can also email us at mybloodypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy the show and see you next week! Thank you for listening.https://boomstickcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Paul-Leonard-Morgan.mp3


25 Jun 2020

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177-"Jessica Jones” Writer Vita Ayala-“Tales from the Loop” Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan

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Vita Ayala (https://twitter.com/definitelyvita) on writing “Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Playing with Fire” for Serial Box (https://www.serialbox.com/serials/jessica-jones). Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan (https://twitter.com/PaulLeonardMorg) on creating the music for the Amazon Prime series “Tales from the Loop” (https://www.amazon.com/Tales-from-the-Loop/dp/B084NSNCK6) And as always, thanks to our amazing sponsors Marcus Theatres https://www.marcustheatres.com/ and Historic St. Charles, Missouri https://www.discoverstcharles.com/! 0:00 Segment 1 Vita Ayala has written for DC, IDW, Image, Marvel, Valiant, Serial Box; when do they find time to sleep?! 14:09 Segment 2 Vita on owning their own worth and self-esteem. 22:08 Segment 3 Paul Leonard-Morgan on starting with a blank slate and creating the motif for a show from scratch 30:53 Segment 4 Paul on what it is like collaborating with other composers 40:00 Segment 5 Paul on what he loves most about his job as a composer Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support


2 Jun 2020

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Episode 03: Paul Leonard-Morgan

Composer Talks with White Bear PR

Composer Talks with White Bear PR, Episode 03, featuring Paul Leonard-Morgan (Limitless, Dredd, Tales from the Loop)


8 Apr 2020

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83: Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan discusses his work on Amazon Prime's 'Tales of the Loop' and BBC One's 'The Nest'

Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast

In this exclusive podcast hear BAFTA-award winning composer Paul Leonard-Morgan talk about his work with Philip Glass composing music for the new hotly-anticipated Amazon Prime series ‘Tales from the Loop’. A charming soundtrack, simply scored but deployed with devastating effect. Hear Paul discuss how he works in isolation from his glass-walled studio in LA. Watch the trailer on YouTube. Tales of the Loop is available on Amazon Prime from 3 April.


1 Apr 2020