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The Morningdew Media App with composer Mattias Holmgren. Free in the App Store

Started Apr 17, 2012 0 Replies

Discover the vivid music of swedish composer Mattias Holmgren in the Morningdew Media App. If you are into modern filmscore, soundtracks, game music, dream pop and post rock this is definitely an app…Continue

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Multimedia, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Filmscores, 70's rock, piano, metal
Is music your main income source?
Sort Of - Music Related
Where do you live?
Sweden, Skellefteå
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
Born 1978, started playing piano at age 10. Released my first album at age 17 with Naglfar, the album is called "Vittra". After that I've released +12 albums in different music styles with different bands and also one solo album.
I run a media production company called Morningdew Media since 2003 where I produce music and sound design for film, computer games, web and shows.
When I'm not making music or playing with my son you can find me painting in oils and watercolor. I think life needs balance, and I balance the stressful hours behind the computers with the soothing creative painting process.

Read more about my adventures at http://blogg.morningdewmedia.com
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www.morningdewmedia.com

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Luminati, one of the winners in the come2play game competition!

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 3:09pm 0 Comments

I just got the announcements from the come2play.com flash competition which we entered into with our puzzle game LUMINATI. Our game is one of the three winners, we got (3rd) bronze placement and won $1000, which is cool! Celebrate with us and try out a Luminati match over at… Continue

EMBRACING albums now available as digital download at cdbaby.com

Posted on November 26, 2009 at 3:15am 0 Comments

Back in 1996 and 1997 we did two albums with EMBRACING, the got reissued in 2004 and are now available as digital download! They will soon also appear in Spotify, iTunes etc. Check them out!!!
EMBRACING - "Dreams left behind"
EMBRACING - "I bear the burden of time"

Dynamic emotions in music.

Posted on November 18, 2009 at 2:55pm 0 Comments

I'm currently wrapping up the document for a pre-study in dynamic emotions in music...

The study is very interesting, like there has been several (at least two) attempts at creating a music engine with the purpose of modifying music scores in realtime. After browsing through some of the current (and past) studies in the field of emotions in music I finally sattled down with the latest thesis from Steven.R.Livingstone (Changing musical emotion 2005) which is very fascinating indeed. The… Continue

Sound provider for the Silver Winner in the London International Awards.

Posted on November 6, 2009 at 2:16am 0 Comments

Forsman & Bodenfors site goes SILVER in the London International Awards. Check it out! I created a groovy beat and some sound design for the Silver Winner. I'm honored… Continue

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At 9:25am on February 9, 2010, Chris Dargay said…
Unfortunately, I no longer build guitars because the shop that I worked for folded-up. Thank you for your interest none the less.
At 1:47pm on February 8, 2010, Marie-Anne Fischer said…
Hi Mattias,
Great to be in touch again. Well done for switching over to Mac, I know exactly how you are feeling. Yes, I have added a new track called 'Samsare' it was originally written for a Yoga DVD and hence the Asian influence. I am also busy doing a Cinematic Orchestration course through Music for the Media which is taking up quite a bit of time.
I'm very impressed with your Bawu improvisation. It is good to see you play it and how you apply your technique. It is such a beautiful, pure and warm sound which is really nice for solo pieces.
Good luck with your Anthem and please let me know when you have posted it so I can listen to it?
Cheers,
Marie-Anne
At 12:17pm on February 8, 2010, Chris Dargay said…
Hey Mattias. I'm glad that you appreciate the asthetics of my creation. I used to build guitars professionally. What a labour of love ! --- Luminati looks like fun. Versatility is the key to a rich life.
At 7:54pm on November 18, 2009, Jason Ward said…
Greeting Mattias! Thank you very much for the invitation. I'm listening to Clash of the Titans. Nice up and down sweeps throughout. Reminds me of the sort of thing one would hear in a score like Lord of the Ring or in a game cinematic like World of Warcraft.
At 10:44am on October 24, 2009, Wendy Boots said…
Great music Mattias! I really like your Midsummer Union (can you explain the tittle?)

Greetings Wendy
At 12:02pm on October 21, 2009, Sean McGee said…
Yes indeed.....I second what Andrew has said here ;)
Maybe we should all embark on a Composer's Forum Metal project!!!?? haha.
Cheers dude.
Sean.
At 8:55pm on October 16, 2009, Andrew Wonders said…
WHOA! You played in Naglfar?!? That's awesome. Man I'm psyched to see more metal musicians (or former metal musicians at least) on here. I've always maintained that there is a LOT in common between metal and classical, and orchestral metal remains one of my favorite sub genres. Anyway, welcome to the forum! Your posted music is phenomenal. Very epic, and beautifully executed!
At 6:15pm on October 16, 2009, Marie-Anne Fischer said…
Hi Mattias,
Thank you for your kind words. I very much enjoyed listening to all your tracks. I love the creative sound palettes, clarity and composition of your work. Amazing! I will be back. Nice website too.
At 2:44pm on October 14, 2009, Albert De La Vega said…
And i love the openness of Casual as usual. Neat
At 2:42pm on October 14, 2009, Albert De La Vega said…
Really great stuff on here Mattias. The sounds, orchestration and overall organization of your music is excellent. I am a fan
 
 
 

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