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Gareth Cousins is a British recording engineer and music producer best known for his score mixing work on films such as Gravity, Baby Driver, Suicide Squad, The Hunt, Fury, The World's End, Notting Hill,[1] Dark City and From Hell.

CareerEdit

Originally trained at Abbey Road Studios, Cousins became a freelance engineer and producer in 1994, and started composing music for TV and film from 2004, forming Gareth Cousins Music Productions for this purpose.[2]

In 1995, he recorded and mixed Vanessa-Mae's groundbreaking album The Violin Player, which went on to sell over 8 million albums worldwide

In 2000 he produced the first tracks for the crossover classical string quartet Bond, used on the album Born . The album subsequently achieved gold status in 14 countries and platinum in 12.

He was nominated for Golden Reel Award in 2005 for music editing work on Batman Begins.

In 2007, Cousins composed theme song and underscore the music for the long running TV series, The Beeps.

In 2014 he won the Cinema Audio Award for Outstanding Achievement for Sound Mixing in a Motion Picture for his score mixing work on Gravity.[3] In 2015 he was honoured with the TEC Award for Outstanding Creative achievement as score mixer for the same film.[4]

His composition work is usually published by Eaton Music.[5]

Film music production/mixing credits include: (Adapted from Gareth Cousins on IMDb )

Suicide Squad (score mixer) 2016

The Hunt (score mixer) 2015

Fury (score mixer) / (score recordist) 2014

Gravity (score mixer) / (score recordist) 2013

Way Up: The Story of Peckham BMX (Documentary) (music editor) (post-production) 2013

The World's End (score mixer) 2013

Attack the Block (score mixer) 2011

Alaska Oilmen: Gamble on the Ice (TV Movie documentary) (composer: additional music) 2008

Wildcatters (TV Series documentary) (composer: additional music - 2007) 2007

Tarzan II (Video) (music recording engineer) 2005

Batman Begins (music editor) 2005

xXx: State of the Union (music re-mixer) 2005

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (music programmer) 2003

I'll Be There (music mixer) / (music recordist) 2003

Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series) (music mixer - 3 episodes) 2002

Crossroads (music mixing engineer) / (music programmer) / (music recording engineer) 2002

Second Star to the Left (TV Short) (music recording engineer) 2001

From Hell (music mixer) / (music programmer - uncredited) / (music recordist) 2001

The Long Run (composer: additional music) / (music recording engineer) 2001

Thirteen Days (musician: synthesizer) / (synthesizer programmer) 2000

Molly (soundtrack programmer) 1999

Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series) (music mixer) / (music recordist) / (synthesizer programmer) 1999

Notting Hill (music mixer) / (music re-mixer: original songs) / (music recordist) 1999

The First Snow of Winter (Short) (soundtrack engineer) 1998

Titanic Town (music mixer) / (music recordist) 1998

The Mighty (score recordist and mixer) 1998

Merlin (TV Mini-Series) (music realization) 1998

Dark City (score mixer) 1998

Buddy's Song (music engineer) 1991

Romeo And Juliet (music score mixer) 1990

Composer credits include: (Adapted from Gareth Cousins on IMDb )

Evil Up Close the Kidnap Killer (TV Series) (2012)

The Craftsman (Short) 2012

Over the Hill? (Short) 2012

The Diamond Queen (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes, 2012)

Britain's Killer Roads (TV Series documentary) 2011

Castle Farm (TV Series) (2010)

William & Kate: A Royal Engagement (TV Movie documentary short) 2010

End of the Road (Documentary) 2009[6]

Studs (Short) 2009

The Fuse (TV Series) (2009)

Chefs and the City (TV Series) (2009)

Buy It, Sell It, Bank It (TV Series) (2008)

Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (2008)

The New British Kitchen (TV Series) (2008)

The Beeps (TV Series) (52 episodes) 2007

The Un-Gone (Short) 2007

Don't Die Young (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes) (2007)

What I'd Really Like to Do (TV Series) 2006

Oil, Sweat & Rigs (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes) 2006

The Grape Escape (TV Series documentary) (2006)

Dunblane: A Decade On (TV Movie documentary) 2005

Arktos: The Internal Journey of Mike Horn (Documentary Feature) 2005

Magic Hour (TV Short)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hugh, Robjohns (February 1999). "Recording The Music For Notting Hill". Sound On Sound. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Gareth Cousins Website". Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Variety - Gravity wins CAS Award". Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  4. ^ TEC AWARDS. "Creative Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  5. ^ Eaton Music - Gareth Cousins http://www.eatonmusic.com/cousins-gareth/. Retrieved 23 February 2014. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "End Of The Road". Swift Films. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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