Made this somewhat experimental ambient-ish piece last night, feeling a tiny bit of hope about the world. It's based on slowed-down samples of a hang-drum, with a keyboard part doing most of the rest. [more inside]
Here's a theme I wrote for an online SciFi Series soon to be live. http://arieljramos.com
Sort of a weird little sketch about part of a movie.
A simple, brooding instrumental piece I wrote last year for an independent documentary - on guitar, bass and some samples. [more inside]
Juan and Don Benito discuss the heroes from their childhoods. [more inside]
Two days ago I shot some video: a reflection of a man riding a Tokyo train, watching another moving train (a shinkansen) pass by on a parallel track. I made this music today, to serve as accompaniment for the 58-second film. I uploaded the video earlier this evening to YouTube here.
A song about a girl I knew. [more inside]
A quick 'n' dirty instrumental with some mute-picking that sort of sounds like violin plucking. But isn't. [more inside]
an overwhelmingly ambient texture, pierced with many elements of various density - scraped percussion, Latin and bluegrass gestures, strings, somber guitar notes and swirling electronics. Very soundtrack, very visual, particuarly for fans of Gustavo Santaolalla.
Music for your next heist.
I was a boom operator for a while. Working in "the industry" killed, burned and shit on any happy pipe dreams I had of actually being creative and making my own films. Funny how that happens. Kind of sad 'n' whiny.