Tom Breyfogle

Music Producer/String Arranger

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String Arranger/Producer

I specialize in Producing full tracks, programming drums, string arranging, string charting, tuning vocals, editing audio, and mixing. I can write string parts from scratch or I can work with melodies you provide. I've worked on projects such as Relient K, Birds in the Airport, Secondhand Serenade, XxX: The Return of Xander Cage, Disney's Chicken Little, and many others.

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

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Tom Breyfogle
  • Relient K
  • Relient K
  • Relient K
  • Eyes Set to Kill
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Eyes Set to Kill
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Lexia

Interview with Tom Breyfogle

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: String Arrangements, Drum Programming, or fully producing songs.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Beck, Danny Elfman, Ben Folds, Jon Brion, Elvis Costello

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Logic Pro X. All in the box.

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

  8. A: I listen to a song over and over to feel the core emotion of the song. I then figure out what sounds and rhythms would enhance the emotion.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: I bring out the core emotion of the song with each instrument.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Songwriting

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Indie, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Film Score

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

  16. A: Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Orchestral Indie Rock

  19. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  20. A: I've been touring and making records with bands for 16 years. In 2010, I started producing a lot of the records for the bands I was playing in. I went to Berklee for Orchestration and Arranging. I grauduated in 2013.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: laptop, midi keyboard, drum set, microphone, interface

  23. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  24. A: What emotion are you trying to convey with the strings or beat.

  25. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  26. A: I like the rare moments of bliss that arise while solving the arrangement puzzle of a song.

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: Digital. It's 2017.

  29. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  30. A: Movie Trailers, Birds in the Airport songs

  31. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  32. A: Birds in the Airport. I write/produce the music and play every instrument.

Terms Of Service

2 revisions. 2 day turn around for Beats, 3 day turn around for String Arrangements.

Gear Highlights
  • EastWest Hollywood Strings
  • EastWest Hollywood Brass
  • EastWest Hollywood Percussion
  • EastWest Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds
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