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Michael Tedstone is a composer based at the Phoenix Square Digital media centre in Leicester's cultural quarter.

Michael's music has been used Internationally in prime time TV, adverts and promos in a range of genres from Orchestral to Middle Eastern.

Please get in touch with any queries.
michael(at)manikemusic(dot)com


 

Recent Projects

Risky Roadz 0121 Promo Poster

Risky Roadz 0121 is an Amazon Music documentary of the Birmingham grime scene. 


"Legendary grime filmmaker Risky Roadz returns after a fifteen year hiatus to tell Birmingham's side of the story, with the help of Mist, Lady Leshurr, Jaykae and more of the city's biggest artists and vital, behind the scenes players."

 

I worked with director Toby Robson and performed sound editing; sound design; and mixing for the project.

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Audio Network production music album collaboration with uber-producer Marc Burrows.

 

A fusion of Electronica and Far East Asian melodies and instrumentation. Featuring traditional woodwind by Max Benjamin Gittings and ethnic guitars by Glenn Sharp.

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Sample pack released by Loopmasters featuring woodwind from around the World including Fujara; Bass Flute; Native American Flutes, Mizwad, Bamboo Flutes and Whistles.

 

Woodwind played by Max Benjamin Gittings.

"From the mountains of South America to the deserts of North Africa and the valleys of Eastern Europe to the plains of North America comes this vast collection of enchanting and unique sounds, encompassing traditional and modern musical influences, and using an exotic array of flutes, pipes and woodwind instruments from across the globe!"

Music score for award winning Cyber security e-learning drama by KnowBe4. With dark synths, epic percussion and live strings culminating in a feature length orchestral / electronic hybrid score.

Beds: Middle Eastern is a 10 track album with collaborations from composer Glenn Sharp; guitarist Aaron Hoey; violinist Ben Weedon and ethnic woodwind specialist Max Gittings published by Bibliotheque.

The album is a mix of positive string lead instrumentals and moody percussion and guitar based soundtrack.

Featuring vocalist Mina Minnai,

Album collaboration with Ethnic woodwind specialist Max Benjamin Gittings. Released by Audio Network June 2021 and draws upon South East Asian traditional instrumentation and melodies.

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Published by Audio Network - a Middle Eastern fusion style with live strings recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Three of the tracks were collaborations with composer Glenn Sharp who also played Oud on the Album. 

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Aggressive futuristic break beat album with modern synths and hard hitting melody top lines published by Gargantuan.

Track Falter ​- a collaboration with writer Sam Manville was used in the BBC's The Rap Game.

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Sample pack released by Loopmasters featuring woodwind from China including Bawu; Dizi and Hulusi. Woodwind played by Max Benjamin Gittings.

 

Sync placements

 

Trailers and Advertising

Composition Sound Design Loughborough College Ad

Sound Design Loughborough College Advert

Composition Porsche Panamera Advert

Re-record British Bake off Trailer

Composition Nissan Infiniti Launch Trailer

Composition M&Ms Advert

Re-record Children in Need Promo

Composition Morrisons Advert

Sound Design BBC Xmas Idents

Composition Little Boy Blue Trailer

Composition Eastenders Promo

Composition The Iron Giant Remaster Trailer

Composition Barclays Mobile Banking Advert

Composition Alior Bank Advert

 

Online and Corporate Video

Promotional

 

Audio Network Year of the Goat Album Promo

Year of the Goat was written with Erhu player Ling Peng and released through Audio Network. The tracks have been used across multiple TV Networks for shows like China from Above and Earth's Natural Wonders: Living on the Edge.

Audio Network Modern Acoustic Folk Album Promo

The Modern Acoustic Folk album was written with multi instrumentalist Ben Weedon and combines driving percussion with lilting melodies. Used on TV shows such as Toby Robinson Coast To Coast and Boswell & Johnsons Scottish Road Trip.

Loopmasters Chinese Woodwind

The Loopmasters Chinese Woodwind sample pack was a collaboration with ethnic woodwind specialist Max Gittings. The pack was created for composers to make use pre recorded loops and samples of authentic Chinese instrumentation.

Audio Network Baladi Nights

Baladi Nights is an album written in collaboration with Grammy nominated guitarist Glenn Sharp. The album is an fusion of Middle Eastern inspired rhythms with a Western Aesthetic. The string ensemble was recorded at Abbey Road Studios.

Contact

 

Address:

4 Midland Street,

Workspace 29, Phoenix Square

Leicester,

England, United Kingdom

LE1 1TG

Phone

+44 0 1162 2422 859