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Website: http://thestrangecalls.abc.net.au/ Joff’s Notes: Notes coming soon
Here’s a little look into how I wrote the music for Strange Calls… With a focus on the 2nd episode.
Episode 1 Premieres Tuesday, 16 October at 9:30 on ABC 2. You can start exploring the world of The Strange Calls here : http://thestrangecalls.abc.net.au/
This delicious little ditty by writer / director, Luke Tierney is finished. You can check it out in the ‘projects’ section of the site.
Grender from Luke Tierney on Vimeo. Plot Summary: A scientist reflects on his inspiration for creating a “milestone in human history” machine. Joff’s Notes: Grender is a beautifully ridiculous ‘mood piece’ by director Luke Tierney. The music we went for … Continue reading
Hello. It’s been 6 months since the slightest chirp was heard from Joff Bush in internet land. He’s been locked away in a cubicle in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley finishing the ABC TV series ‘Strange Calls’ and some other things that … Continue reading
Recently just finished two horror shorts for Sydney film maker, Ed Lyons. Exciting stuff. A whole batch of other projects shall find their way up into internet land soon too.
About Watch it here Joff’s Notes I thought it would be interesting to use chip-tone music for a story of the gods rather than the typical faux-epic stuff that these things usually attract. It was really fun and trickier than … Continue reading
A recent batch of compositions bursting into ears include some tunes written for ‘Pinocchio, histoire d’un coup de latte’. A delicious theatre production that is currently touring in France. Check it out in the ‘projects’ section of this site… or … Continue reading
About ‘Pinocchio, Hisoire D’un Coup De Latte’ is a fun, witty and original interpretation of the story of Pinocchio. It originally toured around France in late 2011. www.barbarianphilosophers.org Joff’s Notes This was a really fun project. The approach was simply to … Continue reading
Pay TV people can catch the shortened version of The Maestros on SBS Stvdio, Wednesday, 13 July at 7pm. You can check the ‘projects’ section of this website for a taste of the music.
So ‘Ol’ Screw Thumb’ is back in action playing a few gigs. Keep you posted. Two new projects will be up soon too…
Watch it on youtube HERE Joff’s Notes: This mockumentary style viral ad tells the story of three friends trying to recreate the famous Coke Summer commercial. Because of the fast turn around, much of the music is from Ack’s library … Continue reading
I’m out of action gig-wise to undergo hand surgery. So far it’s been successful and I hope to have my new right hand (screws and all) working properly in about six weeks time.
aroundtheworldonchucktaylors.com Joff’s Notes: Around The World On Chuck Taylors is a Converse Shoes sponsored online adventure series starring Xander Burge as he travels the world wearing his iconic Chuck Taylors shoes.
Currently getting my chiptone on for new animation ‘Thor’s Conundrum’.
Joff Bush and Ack Kinmonth finish original music for coca-cola viral, ’3 guys attempt to recreate the ‘Coke’ Bottle Blast Ad’. Check it out HERE
Joff Bush is part of the talented team at Aurigami music and sound. Check us out here.
Check it out / Download it here . Articles and Hype: The Australian news.com.au Joff’s Notes: The Brewers Nose is an app for iPhone that allows the user to: Scan from over 500 beers (Scan the barcode of any beer … Continue reading
Joff Bush and Ack Kinmonth finish original music for iPhone app ‘The Brewers Nose’. The app, set to be released by the end of the month, was created by Droga 5 and The Hive for Cascade. Read more about the glory … Continue reading
Joff’s Notes: The brief for this was “epic, epic, EPIC!” Epic? What flavour? We tried the Braveheart-war-tragedy-epic style but there was too much smiling and it didn’t quite feel right while the Zimmer-goddamn-hero-epic style just wasn’t much fun either… Morricone! … Continue reading
Joff’s Notes: Strange Calls is a comedy series currently in development for the ABC starring Barry Crocker and Toby Truslove. It’s ‘Mother and Son meets The X files’ and is going to be fantastic. Here is a little taste of … Continue reading
Plot Summary: Polly the goldfish and her owner Mr. Larkin lead what could only be described as a fascinating life. Day in, day out, they wake up, eat, reflect on lost memories and go back to sleep. The two share … Continue reading
Joff’s Notes Look past, if just for a moment, the giant squid, the unlikely scenario, and the millions of dollars, and you’ll find $quid is essentially a film about friendship and redemption. The music aims to embody the drama in … Continue reading
Plot summary: Rudiger, a banker, and Mr Salmon, a tycoon, a surprised when they meet each other for the first time. And the second. And the third… Hold on to your hats! Joff’s Notes: I wanted the music to have … Continue reading
Summary: Stay in Bed Day was an event aimed at raising awareness and support for sufferers of mitochondrial disease. Joff’s Notes: The music for this installment of the Stay In Bed Day campaign aims for a triumphant ‘Bolero’ feel while … Continue reading
Summary: Stay in Bed Day was an event aimed at raising awareness and support for sufferers of mitochondrial disease. Joff’s Notes: The sound and music was designed to engage the audience as quickly as possible. It was intended to feel … Continue reading
Synopsis: In a world of never-ending sunlight, two races live in a constant state of tension and ill ease. The humans, once members of a great society, now only survive deep underground, sheltered from the withering heat on the surface. … Continue reading
Joff’s Notes: Turning Back is Isabel Taye’s personal exploration of identity. She delves into her relationship with her Malaysian, Chinese and English ancestry. The music contains elements of traditional music from all three of these cultures. I focused on making … Continue reading
FILM CLIP FACEBOOK MYSPACE Review Safety Dance feature a ratio heavily biased towards the musical end of the spectrum but it’s actually their skills as entertainers which make their set so remarkably enjoyable. A dextrous jazz trio comprised of electric … Continue reading
Plot summary: A moving story of an old man lost in his memories. The ghostly echo of a steam engine rumbling across the moonlit night transports Max to his beloved childhood in the railway workshops. What has happened in Max’s … Continue reading
Joff’s Notes: The Maestros is an hour long documentary about the recent construction of the Melbourne Recital Centre and Melbourne Theatre Company buildings. It follows the story of their creation, from concept and planning through to opening. The composition is … Continue reading
Lemony Snicket’s spiel: DON’T DO WHAT YOU USUALLY DO when there’s a CD included with a magazine, which is leave it in the little thing. Take this out of the thing and listen to it because it’s an epic of … Continue reading
Delicious news. joffbush.com is online. I’ll be uploading some more treats over the next few days.
Summary: Taboo is a physical theatre show that educates young people about domestic violence in their communities, and encourages them to take a stand against violence towards women. It’s a collaborative project between Amnesty International and QUT Creative Industries, comprised … Continue reading