Edward Helsing

Film Composer / Rock Artist

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I'm a composer looking towards an interesting project. My music is expressive, vivid, romantic & dramatic. I'm working on film scores as well as gothic rock.

Besides music I have interest on Medieval and Ancient times. What comes to literature or poetry Dante Alighieri, Lord Byron, Catullus are some of what I like. I have bachelor's degree in Theology.

The most memorable soundtracks for me propably are the ones of Hobbit Trilogy, Gladiator & The House of Flying Daggers. Also a fan of rock bands such as Black Sabbath and Type O Negative.

I'm based in Newcastle Upon Tyne UK, however spending some time in London & also travelling while working on exciting ideas.

Feel free to contact me and I'm pleased to talk more.

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with Edward Helsing

  1. Q: What's your typical work process?

  2. A: Melodies come pretty quickly in the beginning. Arrangment comes together kind of it's own weight soon after. I would say forging soundscapes takes majority of time and work in the progress.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: Carry strong melody with beautiful variations thoughout the score without losing the path.

  5. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  6. A: Taking the most out of your favourite gear/software instead of making things complex.

  7. Q: How would you describe your style?

  8. A: Adventurous, Gothic & Romantic...

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: Pro Tools / Macbook Pro – Synthesizers: Kontakt 6, Absynth 5 & Xpand!2 – Mixing/mastering: Neutron 3 & Ozone 8, Valhalla Reverbs – Gibson SG Guitar & Laney Tube Amplifier – Fuzz, Flanger & Chorus pedals – Shure microphones & headphones

GenresSounds Like
  • Howard Shore
  • Hans Zimmer
  • Shigeru Umebayashi
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