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Visual Music Expands Roster
Adds Experienced and Emerging New Talent
- Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016
Visual Music is expanding it’s roster, according to Creative Director Tom Seufert. The additions include London-based hit maker Stephen Hague (Pet Shop Boys), Christian Moder (recent Emmy nominee), Blake Straus (Atlas Genius), Keeley Bumford and Gray Bashew. These five accomplished artists join an already impressive roster that includes John Swihart (Napoleon Dynamite), Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead) and select songwriters, DJ’s, artists and composers. Recent Visual Music clients include BMW, Disney, AT&T (2013 Cannes Silver Lion), Red Bull and the Hard Rock Hotel.
Stephen Hague produced the Pet Shop Boys hit “West End Girls” and has also worked with Peter Gabriel, OMD, Public Image LTD., Erasure and Robbie Robertson among many others. In his early career he and Tom Seufert were in the band La Seine, and they co-wrote a top Ten hit in Holland titled “Tango All Night” which was later covered by Ringo Starr.
Christian Moder was recently nominated for an Emmy for music he created for Ruby’s Studio (which just won the Emmy for Best Children’s program). He is the drummer/pianist for the critically acclaimed Chicago rock band, The Great Crusades, who were nominated for the Best Song - Television HMMA Award in 2011 for “Bucket of Blood,” heard in the finale of HBO’s True Blood. He has also composed music for Miller High Life, McDonalds, Toyota, Nickelodeon and Draft Kings.
Keeley Bumford is a vocalist, writer and producer based in Los Angeles. Her voice and songs can be heard on projects for Apple, Coca Cola, Mattel, NBC, Nissan, The CW, Disney and Lexus to name a few. Living somewhere musically between Ella Fitzgerald, St Vincent and Bjork, her sound has been described as unique and charismatic. She has worked with Visual Music on projects for Disney, Marco’s and Palm Springs.
Blake Straus is an in demand guitarist and producer who has worked with Atlas Genius, Hunter Hunted, Rooney, Keith Urban and Big Moves among many others. He has worked with Visual Music on several projects, including Jello. Gray Bashew is originally from South Africa and is a multi-talented composer, musician and producer. He co-composes the music for Drunk History, now in it’s third season for Comedy Central and has a degree in music production and engineering from Berklee College of Music.
Visual Music is a boutique music house with an elite roster of world-class composers, sound designers, emerging artists and hit songwriters. Its relentless focus to deliver extraordinary music has resulted in award-winning work like Disney’s Unforgettable Stories “The Mansfield Family,” which was part of a theatrical and television campaign which also generated 13 million plus views online. For more information please go to: http://visualmusicartists.com