WE DO MUSIC...EPICALLY.
The JOSIAH BRYAN studio writes and produces music in a wide variety of genres, including cinematic orchestral pieces, internationally-themed
soundtracks, electronic dance music, introspective piano solos, and lighthearted background music. Josiah Bryan has had the opportunity to work with
film directors on multiple projects, both from scoring and technical perspectives, and he loves how music and film combine to convey thoughts and
emotions. It's partly because of this love that he licenses music for multimedia purposes on AudioJungle.net under the name "PathFollower,"
in addition to directing his own videos on occasion.
We're located in Columbia, Missouri, in the middle of the state, which is centrally located in the heart of the U.S., making us easy to reach. And if you don't live close by, we can collaborate from around the world through the internet. Our services include custom music composition and sound design for film production, and
we have a growing library of music available for licensing. If one of our tracks is not available on AudioJungle, feel free to contact us to discuss licensing options. And even
if you're not currently working on a project that requires music or sound design (or just a spare hand), we enjoy connecting with directors,
composers, music producers, and artists. So whether you have an audio project that you want to collaborate on, a musical talent you'd like to share with us, a similar passion you want to bring to our team, an idea, a suggestion,
or a critical ear to help us improve - don't hesitate to contact Josiah at email@example.com.
WHO WE ARE:
The founder of the studio, Josiah Bryan, became interested in music at a young age, taking piano lessons from the age of 7 until he was in college.
He began by studying classical piano, then started learning jazz in junior high school, and played in jazz bands from junior high till he was
in graduate school. He served for five years as a contemporary worship pianist at a local church and has played at numerous weddings and public
events as a soloist, in small ensembles, and in big bands. In college he took classes in jazz improvisation and jazz harmony & arranging, giving
him experience arranging for small and large ensembles. He loves soundtracks and combining music with film and now composes and produces film-style
music. He operates his studio from his home in Columbia, MO, where his music shares some of the diversity of the genres he listens to, including soundtracks (Hans Zimmer, John Powell, James Horner, Harry
Gregson-Williams, and others), music from around the world (Celtic, Middle Eastern, Asian, Latin American, Caribbean, African, European), electronic dance
music, worship music, jazz, classical, and more.
My latest completed project to work on was the 40th anniversary video for Christian Fellowship Church. This was a fun project that included getting to record my friend, Danny Lau, on sax for the “2010s” and “Outro” tracks. It also happens to be the longest use of my music in a video to date (thanks, Read more about CF 40th Anniversary Soundtrack[…]
For many artists “genre” is a four-letter word. That’s not because right brains have difficulty with math – it’s because right brains defy being categorized. “You can’t put me in a box,” we say. We hate being lumped in with other people, unfairly oversimplified, misunderstood, and prejudged. We want people to give us a fighting Read more about 10 Reasons Why Every Artist Needs a Genre[…]
This is trailer music…turn it up LOUD! Imagine a heroic protagonist who willingly risks (and gives) his life to save the world, despite being virtually unknown by the ones he saves… This piece is full of epic hybrid orchestra, electric bass, electric guitar, pulsing synth, strings, horns, and drums. It builds up with a glitchy Read more about Unseen Hero[…]
An upbeat track that suggests an urban environment (like a cop on his beat) with a fusion of funk and rock that is slightly reminiscent of Oceans 11 and a previous decade. (photo from Vivienne Gucwa at NYThroughTheLens.com)
Driving, pulsing, building…this hybrid orchestral track makes me think of flying over an iceberg-spotted ocean toward the looming majesty of snow-topped mountains, not unlike the glacier lagoon and mountains in this photo from Iceland. (photo likely from Jökulsárlón, Iceland–credit unknown)
Like a walk through Chinatown, this track is a mish-mash of cultures. The punky, big-city street feel of the synth and drums, the TV gumshoe feel of the electric keys, the traditional sounds of guzheng (Chinese dulcimer), erhu (Chinese violin), xiao and dizi (Chinese flutes)…then suddenly things get a bit more intense–fireworks for New Year’s! Read more about Chinatown[…]
You and what’s left of your team are following the trail of destruction left behind whatever attacked you, hoping to find its home and maybe figure out a way to stop its rampage. You discover a long corridor burrowing into a hillside, dimly lit with glowing tubes. You walk deeper and deeper underground until you Read more about Tritium (Proton Trilogy Part III)[…]
Your boots are on the ground. You peer through the dust and fog at what used to be a city, but there’s no time to gawk. Your first target is approaching quickly. But what is it? What’s responsible for all this mess? You’re about to find out. It’s down to business… Your friend falls in Read more about Deuterium (Proton Trilogy Part II)[…]
Even professional film composers are terrified by what others will think of their music, as shown by this interview. Anyone who has tried composing music (or pursuing any other art form) knows that one of the hardest things to do is share what you’ve spent countless hours on (and gotten quite attached to) with an Read more about Pro Film Composers Get Scared Too[…]
You’re staring out the open side of a helicopter as it flies over twilit desolation. The only lights you see come from the dimming sky ahead and scattered fires below. You’ve never seen anything so completely and utterly destroyed. You know what you have to do, but you can’t think about what lies ahead. Enjoy Read more about Proton (Proton Trilogy Part I)[…]