California Composer Steve Barden has been writing orchestral music since the 1970s. His studies include composition, orchestration and arranging at Fullerton College, Cal State Long Beach and UCLA. Steve has scored for animated TV series, including Tic Tac Toons, Button Nose and Journey to the Heart of the World, and his cues appear on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and the award-winning animation short, The Baseball Card Shop (Nickelodeon). Steve's music appears on many popular afternoon TV talk shows.
Steve Barden's recent projects include scoring an online MMO video game as well as the pilot episode of a crime drama TV show being filmed in Taiwan. Earlier in his career, he also studied film composing with Don B. Ray, Gerald Fried, and Mark Watters; and studied orchestration with Steven Scott Smalley, and jazz arranging with Tom Kubis.
Steve is a very busy guy and in great demand everywhere. He has written music for television commercials, radio theme songs, and animated e-cards for the Internet. We are delighted to have this talented composer on our site!
Depicts industrial settings with brass stabs for added ominous undertones. A persistent piano line walks the mechanized world that is depicted. Reminiscent of Raymond Scott's Powerhouse made famous by Carl Stalling in the early Warner Bros. cartoons. Futuristic factory, robots, machines, Instrumental, Action, Action Adventure Pending
Sounds of Asia mixed with orchestral action music. Cinematic action adventure through the streets of Hong Kong and other exotic locations. Sets the tone for a great East meets West adventure. Suitable for film and video games. Instrumental, Action, Action Adventure Pending
An exciting action adventure cue building suspense throughout. Hollywood orchestral score, Indian tabla & sitar. Spies, secret agents, bad guys. Hiding the bomb, seducing the girl, chasing the culprit, shooting it out. Mumbai chase scene, Bollywood intrigue. Edgy driving exotic tribal romantic, Instrumental, Action, Action Adventure Pending
Space Adventure is reminiscent of a Star Trek film where we see the starship Enterprise in its docking station. Majestic and magnificent! Sounds like a cross between James Horner and John Williams scores. Instrumental, Action, Impending Pending Music