For APM Music composer Marcello de Francisci, the music world was a secondary ambition that came later in life. Well, later in life is subjective when you’re a childhood prodigy, but these days, Marcello’s compositions can be heard in films as disparate as Alexander Payne’s five-time Academy Award-nominated film Nebraska, Natalie Portman’s Western film Jane Got A Gun, that co-stars Ewan McGregor, and the feature documentary Samsara, which is a sequel to Baraka.
- 18 Nov 2022
The shortest path to becoming a musician yourself is being born into a musical family, so as the daughters of Brian Poole—of the British invasion group, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes—the Poole sisters were on their way into the industry from an early age.
- 16 Nov 2022
It’s one of those days where nothing is going right, you can’t get into a groove, and productivity is out the window. So you settle in with one of your favorite pick-me-up movies, Encanto, or maybe Top Gun, or even Guardians Of The Galaxy, and almost the minute it begins, you start to feel better.
- 04 Nov 2022
APM artist Rachel K. Collier is best described as a “one-woman production machine,” because she’s not just a musician, producer, and teacher. This Welsh artist is also an incredibly prolific performer, who started uploading her Ableton looping and recording sessions to Youtube a few years ago, and now racks up thousands of views on her videos. As her career in electronic music progressed from humble beginnings in her native Wales, Collier spent her time living and working in a “tiny studio” in London. Thanks in part to the shift in remote work that the Covid-19 pandemic initiated, she suddenly realized that moving home might just be a better strategy.