Robert Brannan is an American composer whose musical catalog represents a very broad spectrum of styles and moods. His work has been licensed for commercials, documentary films, feature films, and game projects for the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy. As a performer, Robert has played and recorded the guitar and oud in a variety of musical contexts. His impressive array of genres includes Classical, Electronic, Ambient, Dramatic, Horror, and various guitar-oriented themes.
Robert Brannan began playing the guitar at the age of fourteen (in 1992) and has studied music extensively since then, both independently and as a music student at the Florida State University. Over the years, he has immersed himself in the study of classical music theory, harmony and improvistation, and jazz theory. Robert is particularly fond of, and influenced by, the music of J. S. Bach, Richard Wagner, Nikita Koshkin, Django Reinhardt, Isaac Albeniz, and Pink Floyd.
Middle eastern instruments and chants evoke a desert scene with a foreboding mood that builds as the voices become less and less human and the ancient demons seem to call out from beneath the desert sand. Equally suited as an introduction or used during an aftermath. Female Vocals, Horror, Horror Contemplative
This pieces evokes extreme disorientation, dizziness and the horrifying experience of lost control. Would be well suited for a scene depicting a drugged person or person who is experiencing some sort of breakdown. Also fitting for a horror scene showing someone's demise. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy
Creepy suspense reigns in this hair raising piece that evokes a stroll through a world of nightmares. Good for a light action nightmare scenario, or one in which a series of unpleasantries are being witnessed. Very tense and suspenseful. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy
This work is mischievously dark, yet whimsical at the same time. Reminiscent of Danny Elfman's work with Tim Burton. Would work well with light-hearted Halloween projects or fantasy. Instrumental, Horror, Halloween Whimsical
This dark waltz evokes a sense of playful mischief that climaxes with a violent rasgueado surprise in the bridge. Very close in style to the manouche (gypsy) music of Django Reinhardt (with a bit of Danny Elfman added) Would be well suited for light hearted, cartoonish horror, or mischievous action. Instrumental, Horror, Dance Traditional
Cinematic piece that builds into an intensely rhythmic and musical climax. Chanting females sing an ethereal, haunting vocal line around a relentless pulsing crescendo. Would be terrific in a climactic good vs evil standoff or chase scene (adventure, sci fi, or horror film), Female Vocals, Horror, Horror Action Intense
This solo harpsichord piece begins as a sort of minor baroque sounding piece that transforms into a more haunting and aggressive evocation of violent madness. This work is inspired by The Fall of the House of Usher and would be well suited to a project based on the works of Poe or similar setting. Instrumental, Horror, Dance Traditional