Composer, Arranger and Producer Greg Patmore began his musical life in the brass band tradition of NW England, playing, conducting and composing for brass before going to Goldsmith's College, London, to study composition with Edward Gregson, Stanley Glasser and Melanie Daiken. His music has always drawn upon combined influences, traditions and cultures, and he has a true passion for live theatre, having produced scores for many of London’s West End/Fringe productions. In addition, Greg produces and arranges for amateur and professional artists.
Greg Patmore's sound design projects include the 2009/10 UK and US tour of The African Company Presents Richard III written by Carlyle Brown and directed by Chuck Mike; Grand Slam at Kings Head Theatre, London; the Fear installation at the Urbis Museum, Manchester; public address idents for the 2002 Commonwealth Games; The Diary of Anne Frank; Brassed Off.
Film and TV credits include Rent-a-Mate, Mummy’s Boys, La Patisserie, Antlers of Reason, Secret Agent, The Antique (UK/LA), Another Life (UK/LA), End of the Line. Music for Wigan Pier Theatre Company ‘The Way We Were’, 20th Century Liner (Discovery Channel), A Place by The Sea (Channel 4).
Live Theatre credits include Christopher Luscombe's adaptation of ‘Star Quality' by Noel Coward, the musical ‘Dorothy's Friends', and Martin McDonagh's ‘Beauty Queen of Leenane,' and has always had a true passion for music inspired by theatre. His most acclaimed scores include those produced for London’s West End/Fringe productions including ‘Spring Awakening' at the Courtyard Theatre and ‘The Shadowmaster' at the Kings Head Theatre.
Published works include ‘The Agitator’ for Double Bass (pub: Kirklees).
Footsteps the heart of the city, walk away from the car, the car explodes, windows break,glass shatters, car alarms start, sirens and shouting voices. Great sound bed for TV, theatre and radio, Weapons, Car bombs
Ta da... and they appear as if by magic. Quite Sci-fi in sound but with a haunting and mystical lilt due to the way the harp mixes with perscussion. Short yet really descriptive of something or someone happening! Science Fiction, Magic Sounds
Echoing sound effect. Useful to describe the banging and clanging of old pipes in tunnels and dilapidated buildings. Old and empty buildings often make their own strange musical noises which can startle and chill. Horror & Halloween, Haunted houses
Broken notes of a dying guitar. Creates a spooky hollow sound that emanates from the depths of a dungeon. Cold, hungry and desperate. Great backdrop instrument sound effect to create anticipation to thrill and chill. Horror & Halloween, Horror ambience
Have you ever felt the hairs on the back of your neck stand up? Feel the spirit all around you, whispering, crying out to you, but you can't see it. You are enveloped in a wave of horror... it cries out louder and louder. Then ... its gone... Horror & Halloween, Horror ambience
Hello hello can you hear me I'm trying to call you from out-of-space. I'm stuck in this time warp, I can't get out... help me help me! Weird atmospheric sound scape of distorted strings. Dr Who meets Poltergeist meets Space 1999. Science Fiction,
A very polite chap telling you to pick up your mobile phone. He is very very persistant and it gets very embarrasing the longer you leave the phone ringing. But he is awfully good about it in a stiff English upper lip tone. Ringtone, Novelty
Mobile phone rings and ringtones mix into a cacophony of urban crowd sounds - car alarms, bells, drilling, engaged tone, a church bell tolls, child crying, smashing glass …whirling all around you! GET OUT NOW!! Fear and tension builds until - boom - the bomb goes off. Ambience,
This does what it says on the tin... a short sharp shock ... then it's death - it's that simple. You want to describe instant horror.. well this chord does it! The chord can be used to describe many instantaneous happenings in horror and thriller situations to make you jump out of your skin. Horror & Halloween, Horror ambience
Crystal Palace train station. Train announcement. The train arriving at platform 4 is the delayed 11.47 southern service to London Bridge. Train from London Victoria. Train arriving at platform. Ladies chatting, coughing, train doors closing. Train starting. Atmosphere from inside the train. Delayed, Transportation,