Jul 1, 2014, 00:38

Location: Ashford, United Kingdom

Member since: May 25, 2014

Tracks in portfolio on MusicRevolution.com: 381 (click here to hear all tracks) http://www.musicrevolution.com/search?artist=93512


Rob Neary of ROBERTNEARY is a guitarist and songwriter from the UK. ROBERTNEARY’s music has been featured in the Oscar nominated film “The Wrestler” as well as many others including “Carjacked” starring Stephen Dorff and Maria Bello. ROBERTNEARY has also written music for documentaries and TV commercials for McDonalds, Pepsi, Vodafone, Chevrolet, BMW, Chrysler and many more

–High profile projects or clients you have worked for? 

I have a music track in the Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated movie “The Wrestler”. I also featured as the closing music to “Carjacked” starring Stephen Dorff and Maria Belo. I have also had many high profile advertising clients from BMW, Mercedes, Chrysler, Vodaphone to use in theme parks, rugby and football world cups.

–Primary instrument?

Electric guitar

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


–Piece of gear or software you wish you owned?

Axe FX2

–Film score or song you admire? Why?

The Darknight due to the simple yet effective use of score as less is more and the jokers theme using a single string on a cello was inspiring by Hans Zimmer.

–Music education background?

I am mainly self-taught though I did music at school.

–Memorable “Aha!” moment during your musical education?

I guess once I felt that I could hear and play back a song myself without being shown the sheet or tab.

–Most embarrassing music-related moment?

Playing a gig at college for an award evening when they really wanted easy listening and we played Pearl Jam, Metallica and Jimi Hendrix.

–If you had a time machine and could record or perform once with any artist, who would it be?

David Coverdale from Whitesnake

–Moment you first knew you would be a musician?

As soon as I wrote my first song on a tascam 4 track porta studio

–Advice you would give to a younger family member interested in a music career?

Be patient, don’t give up, take feedback and practice, practice, practice.

–Five songs or albums you’d take with you to a desert island?

Discovery – Daft Punk

Random Access Memories – Daft Punk

Passion and Warfare – Steve Vai

Skyscraper -David Lee Roth

Unstoppable Momentum – Joe Satriani

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


–Favorite time of day to work in your studio?


–Any studio collaboration you experienced that stands out in your mind?

I worked with Mark Slaughter on the “Thunder over Reno” sound track

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

Thunder Road http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49720

Electric 80’s http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49380

Great Expectations http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49431

Bright Future http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49313

Lift Me Up http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49501

Crime Scene Investigator http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49348

Day Green Idiot http://www.musicrevolution.com/search/?trackid=49358

We thank Rob Neary 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 music ranging from Instrumental, Rock, Metal, Blues, Pop, Christmas, Halloween and Dramatic music, check out ROBERTNEARY on MusicRevolution.com.


Chris Cardell is the co-founder of MusicRevolution.com http://www.musicrevolution.com, a royalty-free music marketplace with nearly 30,000 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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