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Hamish Brown: Music

Hello, I’m Hamish Brown. I’m a versatile and experienced music producer, media composer and mix engineer. I work with musicians and directors to help them them get the best results from their project and budget. I’ve had music placed everywhere from Hollywood films and cinema ads to dance and theatre. I also produce/record/mix/master records with artists and provide voiceover, podcast production, music licensing and location sound services.

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Photography: Daniel Dabrowski

Before doing this, I worked in journalism. I teach Audio and WordPress courses for the National Union of Journalists – next dates: May/Jun/Aug 2023.

Production Reel 2023

I can help you finish your music. Get in touch.

Recent Work

Castle of Light (2019, 2021, 2022)

Third year of this unique and extraordinary event which transforms the iconic Edinburgh Castle by night into a world of colour via powerful 3D projection mapping experienced by an audience of 100,000+ people. As part of a great team, I contributed music, sound design and mix/mastering to the 14 films and installations. Tickets for 2024 edition on sale now.

Jacqueline Donachie – Imperial (2022)

Original music/location recording/sound mix for 12-minute film by artist Jacqueline Donachie, commissioned by Art in Manufacturing for the National Festival of Making 2022. Screened at Festival opening event and Prism Contemporary.

Director: Jacqueline Donachie. Filming / Post production: Andy McGregor. Filmed at Imperial Mill, Blackburn

John Robertson – The Atomic Facts of Love (2022)

Mixing and mastering of this fantastic album by John Robertson. Find it on Spotify, Apple Music etc. BBC Radio airplay.

Jacqueline Donachie – Beautiful Sunday (2021)

Sound design/music for film Beautiful Sunday, a 12min film and sculptural installation by artist Jacqueline Donachie, commissioned for the Folkestone Triennial and that celebrates the dance floors of the town by marking out their size one-to-one on a huge stage set in the middle of a derelict gasworks site.

Production / post-production: Andy McGregor

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (2022)

Original music for trailer Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2022. This is a custom edit of the Swimmer One track ‘Regional’.

The Demented Poets (2021)

Production, mixing and mastering of 4-track EP of songs written by Andrew Eaton-Lewis in collaboration/conversation with 3 writers living with dementia. Find it in Spotify, Apple Music etc.

Ruined – National Galleries of Scotland (2021)

Mix/Mastering of 8 tracks for Ruined, a film-based exibition on display at the National Portrait Gallery.

Mercurius MC – We Are Ruined. Film: Cagoule

The Pitiful Few – Songs for Sinners (2021)

10-track album recorded and mixed for The Pitiful Few. Listen in Spotify, Apple Music, etc.

Sir Walter Scott 250 (2021)

Sound design for 3D projection mapping film at Smailholm Tower to mark Sir Walter Scott’s 250th anniversary. Fiddle by Morag Currie. Commissioned by The Abbotsford Trust.

Client list

  • BBC
  • NHS
  • Pacific Content
  • The Times and Sunday Times
  • Historic Environment Scotland
  • National Galleries of Scotland
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • Glasgow Film
  • Mental Health Foundation