Post-rock, ambient & soundtrack www.thebows.tv
I record electric and acoustic guitar for anything from singles to full albums, ambient soundscapes, film score, etc.
I have a band, THE BOWS, and here is a little review:
'The post-rock and ambient music from THE BOWS combines electronic elements and synths, acoustic drums and piano, electric guitars and symphonic instruments. The french band, led by Ben Pelletier, collaborates with cinematographers to write epic tracks or intimate melodies that make movies, tv shows or trailers more sensational and evoke powerful emotions.'
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Interview with Ben Pelletier - THE BOWS
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Working on the soundtrack of a short movie thriller.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both ! Analog will never be replaced by digital. And digital will always help Analog ! Haha !
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Doing my best. Your projects deserves the best music, as my music deserve good projects !
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: 'Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.' Confucius
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Trust each other !
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My electric guitar, my VOX AC30 amp, my upright piano and my computer and interface ! Ha !
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Trust yourself but listen to the others' advices / request.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Soundtrack, post-rock.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Music = emotions, feelings, not just technical skills.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: A lot of mics and instruments, too many wires and a workstation (computer + software and hardware) to record and work with all that mess !
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Radiohead, Foals, Apparat, Hans Zimmer, M83, Olafur Arnalds and many many others..!!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I write scores for filmmakers, (short movie, tv show, ads etc.). Sometimes, I also just play guitar on songs !