Apr 7, 2014, 11:21

Location: Dublin, Ohio, U.S.A.

Member since: March 26, 2010

Tracks in portfolio on MusicRevolution.com: 222 (click here to hear all tracks) http://www.musicrevolution.com/search?artist=155

–Background—Stephen Bashaw of Sonic Imagery has been a composer for media for over 25 years. Sonic Imagery’s music includes 20+ categories of themes and underscores for use in a range of media applications.

–High profile projects or clients you have worked for? – Discovery Channel, Honda, Foot-Joy, Nationwide, USA Today, TNT. “The Bucket List” – Feature Film

–Primary instrument?  Keyboards

–Favorite music-making piece of gear or software you currently use? Symphobia Orchestral Samples

–Piece of gear or software you wish you owned? Cinesamples – Their entire series 🙂

–Film score or song you admire? Why?  Any score by James Newton Howard going all the way back to The Fugitive. I thought he captured the mood of that film perfectly.

–Music education background?  Bachelors Degree in Jazz Composition

–Memorable “Aha!” moment during your musical education? The first time I played an original song for the band I was in and everyone liked it.

–Most embarrassing music-related moment?   A piano recital where I had practiced a Bach piece so many times that when I performed it I drew a blank halfway through the performance. I then tried to make something up to finish the piece.

–If you had a time machine and could record or perform once with any artist, who would it be?   Chicago in the early 1970s.

–Moment you first knew you would be a musician?  Not sure, I guess from an early age I never thought about “not” being a musician.

–Advice you would give to a younger family member interested in a music career?  Find your place in the music world where you fit artistically and philosophically. Be true to yourself.

–If you could master another instrument, what would it be?  Guitar

–Favorite time of day to work in your studio?  Mornings.

–Some of your favorite tracks that you would want us to feature in the blog. 

“Sophisticated Swing”, if you needa jazzy show piece– http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=3023

“Bubblegummin” if you need an energetic, fun, pop rock track —                     http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=3089

“World of Hope”, if you need a moving, inspirational track–


We thank Stephen for sharing some of his musical background with us and for contributing his tracks to MusicRevolution.com, the Royalty-Free Music Marketplace. The next time you need retro 1960s, World or Cinematic genres, check out Sonic Imagery’s music on MusicRevolution.com.


Chris Cardell is the co-founder of MusicRevolution.com http://www.musicrevolution.com, a royalty-free music marketplace with nearly 29,000 tracks online where media producers, video producers, filmmakers, game developers, advertisers, businesses and other music buyers can license high-quality, affordable royalty-free music from an online community of professional musicians. MusicRevolution.com also provides custom music production and custom music streams. The entire MusicRevolution.com production music library is available for third-party distribution and bulk licensing for background music for retail, restaurants and businesses, and for other commercial applications. Cardell has been involved with digital content and E-Commerce since the mid-1990’s.

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