Michael Dodds' music has been featured in TV programs on CBS, BBC, MTV, Channel 4 (UK), and other networks. His client list also includes companies like Aveda, Red Bull, and Condé Nast, as well as agencies representing Ferrari, LG, Cisco, Nokia, Apple, Motorola, Adobe, Yahoo, Intel, and HP. Michael co-wrote a winning entry in the 2007 International Songwriting Competition (ISC), whose esteemed judges included Nelly Furtado and Macy Gray. He also reached No. 5 on MySpace ranking alongside Paul Van Dyk, Moby, Basement Jaxx, and Pete Tong.
Michael Dodds (who also performs under the name Rolanoid) has had his music featured on the BBC Dreamspaces TV series alongside Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, and U2. In 2009, he was selected as the "Future Music Magazine Hot Pick."
What the critics and other composers are saying: "Great production!" - UTAH Saints. "I totally approve!" - Mark Moore (S'Express). "Beautiful" - Billie Ray Martin. "Wicked Music" - Mike Koglin.
Beautifully blissful & dreamy electronica ala Air, Vangelis, Boards of Canada, Ulrich Schnauss, Global Communication, The Orb. Ibiza, Café Del Mar, Buddha Bar, sunset, sunrise, bliss, enjoyment, relaxing, relaxation, spa, massage, pilates, unwind, unwinding, leisure, mellow, chilled, serene, trippy, Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Sophisticated electronica full of intrigue. The plot thickens, chilling realizations, avoid detection as mistakes will be fatal. Growing sense of peril. Untangling the web of deceit and corruption. Espionage, drama, suspense, mystery and undercover investigation. Instrumental, Electronic, Psychedelic
Hauntingly beautiful Vangelis-esque choir and electronica for epic emotionally moving modern movie and drama soundtracks. The Mission, Spiritual, Religious, Religion, Sacred, Choir, movie soundtrack, choir boys, chanting, heavenly, church, cathedral, drama, dramatic, moving, uplifting, emotional, Male Vocals, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Adrenaline charged big beat shred electronica. Dark edgy brutal kick-ass & gritty with a slightly sinister, apocalyptic vibe. Action adventure, extreme sports and anything dramatic calling for a big bold impact. Elements of The Chemical Brothers, Crystal Method, Pendulum and Depeche Mode. Instrumental, Dramatic, Electronic Music
Pumping club track in the high energy techno trance style of Paul Van Dyk, Above and Beyond and Armin Van Buuren. Nightclubs, raving, party, night-life, exercise, fitness, health, lifestyle, gym, cardio. Adventurous bold bouncy busy celebratory confident dancing delighted determined driving dynamic, Instrumental, Dance, Trance
Laid back and cruisey song about escaping the city and getting out into nature. Slide guitar. Travel, culture, leisure, relaxing, relaxation, holiday, vacation, kick back and unwind, country, tree. Shade, heat, summer, city, smoke. Chill out. Escape the heat. Wine. Acoustic, earthy, natural. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Music
Sunny, breezy, feel good chill out electronica similar in style to Air, Zero 7, Ulrich Schnauss and Royksopp. Carefree Summer bliss! Nice solo at 1:08. 1:46 and 3:01 good for titles, credits, intro or mystery. Elegant corporate video, upscale branding, commercial, chillout infomercial, new romance, Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
Deep and dirty German style minimal Techno ala Felix Da House Cat, Daft Punk, Digitalism, Mr Oizo Flat Beat. Filled with attitude and flair. Strut your stuff on the catwalk. Fashion, travel, gadgets, reality TV, finance, science lab, urban, street culture, high tech, retail, top model. Instrumental, Dance, Techno
New Wave synth & guitar electro Pop with hints of Depeche Mode, New Order, Duran Duran, Tears For Fears & Coldplay. Rising above insurmountable challenges, teenage angst & rebellion, 80's, Eighties, youth, teen relationships emotions, melancholy, under pressure, rebel, Bruno Mars, Franz Ferdinand, Male Vocals, Pop, Alt Pop
Mellow, gentle, homely, wholesome, down-to-earth instrumental soft pop/rock bed. Laid back and flowing. Relationships, back to nature, outdoors, serenity, peace, honest, sincere, friendship, bonding, close, genuine and simplicity. Beautifully delicate and tender at 2:48. Instrumental, Pop, Soft Pop
Brooding, drifting, gently clanking cavernous atmospheric ambient sci-fi soundscape perfect for stark cryogenic mood & deep space exploration evoking the mystery, intrigue, depth, cold & isolation of space. Sinister & creepy. Science & cutting edge lab research. Frozen in time. Lost in the abyss. Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Pumping and bouncing euphoric trancey electro with angelic soprano. Soundwise think Underworld Born Slippy from Trainspotting and Deadmau5. Good for football or energetic sports feature, manly fashion, catwalk, crime evidence. Wild, funny FX, corporate video, teamwork. Running, sailing, winning. Female Vocals, Dance, Trance
Cool, suave, sophisticated and elegant lounge music. Perfect for luxury hotel commercial or conveying style, comfort and ease. Upright bass, Rhodes electric piano and electronica. My second most licensed track and used by some very big names. Chilled Thievery Corporation and Zero 7 vibe. Reality TV. Instrumental, Electronic, Neo-Lounge
Delightfully happy and carefree piano theme perfect for commercials wanting to despict ease, grace, flow, happiness, joy. Light and breezy little tune with that days gone by charm and simplicity. Seniors, Gershwin, playful, friendly, smiling, kind, hospitible, caring, togetherness, peace of mind. Instrumental, Dramatic, Smooth Music
Dreamy quirky psychedelic shoegaze electronica. Dynamic and also edgy at times. Hints of the psychedelic output of the Chemical Brothers, Fat Boy Slim, Ulrich Schnauss and Royksopp. Features a gorgeous circuit bent guitar. Lost In Translation Sofia Coppola vibe. Indie, experimental, happy, mellow. Instrumental, Electronic, Psychedelic