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Motion Adaptive Music
Visit us at SXSW as Boris Salchow and Porsche digital discuss the future of the in-car sound experience. Very excited to be at the first in-person SXSW in 3 years.
“Unseen Innovations – Designing the in-car sound experience of the future”.
Mar 14, 2:00pm & Mar 15 5pm @ Porsche Unseen
Boris Salchow once again teamed up with UJAM-Instruments and the amazing Hans Zimmer to create the next installment of the Symphonic Elements series.
DRUMS puts Hollywood’s massive blockbuster percussion at everyone’s fingertips and is the perfect companion to STRIIIINGS.
Out now at: https://www.ujam.com
Bringing more than a decade of experience with interactive music to the table, as well as a software solution for motion adaptive audio experiences, Boris Salchow serves as a technology and content provider for Porsche Digital’s trailblazing project ‘SOUNDTRACK MY LIFE’.
Read the full article here
20,000 METERS UNDER THE EARTH
In movie theaters in Germany July 2021. Documentary about a group of adventurers descending into Europe’s deepest and longest cave – the ‘Riesending’ (the big thing).
An unexpectedly fascinating trip thousands of meters into the earth.
Just like the storytelling, the music oscillates between wonder, adventure, claustrophobia and danger.
If you can check it out, do it!
853 KINGS ROAD
835 Kings Road – an immersive exhibition by Mona Kuhn, curated and organized by the AD&A Museum.
Featuring a spatial soundtrack by Boris Salchow, weaving a textural surround sound experience using instruments as diverse as an ancient Japanese shō flute, multi-positional piano recordings, a chamber string section to the iconic sounds of the legendary Polymoog synthesizer.
Open Jan 19 – May 1, 2022.
REMEMBERING THE SEA
Album out now
Remembering The Sea pulses in slow waves that surround the listener, gestures that start in the distance but detonate out of the speakers with various levels of force, from a sigh to an explosion. At times, pulse forms into beats, moving with measured determination. And as the title hints, the music is never far from the natural world, nor waves themselves.
SPOTIFY, APPLE MUSIC, BANDCAMP
Boris Salchow teamed up with UJAM-Instruments to create a massive, strings-focused virtual instrument: STRIIIINGS.
With the fabric that defined the sound of Hollywood, the plugin uses Hans Zimmer’s legendary library to give music producers the possibility to easily infuse epicness into their music productions.
Out now at: https://www.ujam.com
Album out now
In collaboration with the label Puremagnetik, Boris released his album Stars. Described as “sonic art direction for scenes that the listener fills in, rooms in a memory palace that Salchow has designed”, it is currently the #1 Ambient Album on Bandcamp.
SPOTIFY, APPLE MUSIC, BANDCAMP
Boris Salchow had the honor to help Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe with Ron Howard’s upcoming documentary about the brave people of the City of Paradise.
The film will be screened at Sundance 2020 .. if you are there, make sure to check it out!
RUSSIA FROM ABOVE
Narrated by John Malkovich
The distinctive voice of John Malkovich narrates the English version of Russia From Above. John guides the audience through the aerial adventures in the largest country on earth. Spanning eleven time zones, from Kaliningrad in the west, to the volcanoes of Kamchatka in the east.
It already raked close to a dozen awards on its festival cycle, including best score.
The T-Roc spot just won it’s third award: bronze at ADC for sound/ music. Previously it won bronze at ‘Die Klappe’ in Germany, also for sound/ music.
Director: Marc Schölermann
Agency: Loved/ THJNK
Music/ SFX: Boris Salchow
LIVE SHOWS 2020
FILM PREMIERE AND PLANNED TOUR
Unfortunately all live performances have been cancelled due to Covid-19. Please stay tuned for updates.
HIS DARK MATERIALS
BBC/ HBO TV-SERIES
Boris Salchow is currently helping the music team around composer Lorne Balfe with the score for the HBO/ BBC TV-Series ‘His Dark Materials’.
Music production company: 14th Street Music (Lorne Balfe/ Hans Zimmer)
Live Performance/ Album Release
Please join us for a special immersive surround-audio performance of REIMMERSE at the worlds first fully immersive entertainment park “wisdome.LA” on March 22, 7pm. Hope to see you there!
Boris Salchow’s EP will be available on all major digital outlets on 3/26.
International Ad Campaign
We cranked the amps to eleven for this global ad campaign of the legendary tire brand.
Client: Good Year
Director: Marc Schölermann
Agency: Leo Burnett
Production: E+P Films
THE IMPOSSIBLE JOY
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RELEASE
The beautiful soundtrack for ‘The Impossible Joy’ is finally available on all major stores!
Written and produced by Boris Salchow⠀
Solo Cello: Oliver Kraus ⠀
Solo Violin: Lucas Lechowski⠀
Mixed by Jonathan Feurich⠀
Mastered by GKG Mastering
FROM ABOVE Series
Doc Mini Series + Feature (ZDF, Arte, NatGeo)
Boris Salchow just finished scoring the next installment of the highly successful ‘From Above” series. This time the subject matter is the largest country in the world – Russia.
With unprecedented access, this incredible natural history series features some spectacular scenery including the mysterious Manpupuner Pillars rock formation, the remote Stellar Sea Lions Colony and the stunning glaciers of Caucasus. As well as covering Unesco World Heritage Sites and unseen landscapes we also gain an unparalleled insight into an abundance of indigenous wildlife.
TV Series, NBC
Check out tonight’s Episode of “Taken” (NBC, directed by Tim Matheson, created by Luc Besson) – along side Trevor Morris’ fantastic score, there is lot’s of Boris Salchow’s music in it.
Branding Spaces/ Events/ VR/ Music Technology
Boris Salchow/ musicfor LLC supplies complete linear or interactive music concepts for brand spaces, applications and installations.
Services include: Concept, creative direction, music supervision, rights clearance, music production, interactive music programming.
MISSION TO MARS
BMW VR Experience
Put on your headset and witness a fun and liberating test drive on planet Mars.
Ad agency Serviceplan successfully launched this immersive, physics-defying experience, and Boris Salchow supplied the score. Enjoy!
Germany from Above 2017/2018
We are happy to announce that the journey will continue, and after a successful 2016, we will bring ‘Deutschland von Oben Live’ to more venues in 2017 and 2018.
Stay tuned for more dates.
DEAD RISING 4
We are ringing in this year’s Holiday season with the release of Capcom’s ‘Dead Rising 4’, which is scheduled to hit the shelves December 6th.
Music enthusiasts will have the chance to grab the 4+ hours soundtrack already on December 2nd.
Enjoy! And happy holidays!
TV Series, ZDF
Wilsberg is one of Germany’s most successful TV film series.
Boris Salchow was hired to write the score for a special Christmas Edition. It’s premiere in December 2017 broke multiple viewership records and the film is scheduled to be broadcasted every year around the Holidays.
Videogame, XBOX ONE, Insomniac
Boris Salchow is finishing up the cinematic score for the upcoming XBOX ONE exclusive game SUNSET OVERDRIVE. The highly anticipated game is expected to hit shelves fall 2014.
Advertisement, LOVED / THJNK
The team from the multi award winning clip ‘Audi Speedwheels’ got together again and created this beautifully powerful film for Audi Sport. Boris Salchow is responsible for music and minimalist soundscapes. Directed by Marc Schoelermann.
Sound/music awards (so far): Art Directors Club Bronze for Sound/Music, Deutscher Werbefilmpreis Silver for Sounddesign, Die Klappe Silver for Sound
Just in time for the coldest time of the year! Inspired by the harsh and icy landscapes of the northern hemisphere, Boris Salchow’s ethereal E.P. “Frost” will hit the shelves in early February.⠀
For AUDI SPEEDWHEELS
Is it music? Is it sound design? This refreshingly radical film, produced by loved and directed by Marc Schoelermann, won in all three categories it was nominated for at the Deutscher Werbefilmpreis – including best composition + sounddesign, by Boris Salchow.
BEST SCORE NOMINATION
The Video Game Awards
Sunset Overdrive is nominated for ‘best score’ at the Video Game Awards in Las Vegas. Keep your fingers crossed!
Hollywood Talks Shop
Please join us at the next incarnation of the ‘Hollywood Talks Shop’ – series at the Goethe Institute Los Angeles. This time it is focusing on music in movies, games and TV. Panelists are Boris Salchow, Reinhold Heil and Matthias Weber.
Boris Salchow will be speaking at the ‘Maestros of the Video Games’ panel at PAX Prime 2014 in Seattle, moderated by Minnesota Public Radio’s ‘Top Score’ host Emily Reese.
The event is followed by an autograph session .. details TBA
GERMANY FROM ABOVE
Documentary Feature, ZDF/ terra-X, colourfield
Boris Salchow recently scored the feature film adaptation of the award-winning documentary series Deutschland Von Oben (Germany From Above). This visually stunning film is comprised of breathtaking aerial shots of Germany. It is now showing in theaters in Europe through Buena Vista International and is scheduled to be broadcast on ZDF German Television.
Electronic Arts, Insomniac
Boris Salchow swaps his baton and orchestra for Moog synthesizers and rare vintage audio processors as he reunites with Insomniac Games to score their new sci-fi video game FUSE published by Electronic Arts. Salchow’s original score blends analog electronic elements, adrenaline infused drums and musical sound design to provide a foreboding and rousing sonic landscape for FUSE’s dark futuristic setting and intense co-op action experience.
Geneva Motor Show
Boris Salchow was commissioned to create this powerful interplay of music and sound design for the unveiling of the 700 horsepower strong Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 at the Geneva Motor Show.
Agency: Philipp & Keuntje
RATCHET & CLANK
A CRACK IN TIME
Sony’s famous space age duo reunite for another comedic romp through the universe. Boris Salchow was signed to write the score, which became the most cinematic sound track of this successful series so far.
AUDI RS5 venice
Audi has licensed Boris’ track ‘Addict’ from the Album ‘Ohrlaub’ for this gritty RS5 film shot in Venice Beach, California. Video coming soon.
Sony, Insomniac Games
Following the critical acclaim of his score for Insomniac Games’Resistance 2, Boris Salchow returns to craft a darker cinematic soundtrack for RESISTANCE 3 – reflecting the struggle of the remaining group of human survivors against an overwhelming force of alien invaders. To capture an authentic and unique sound for this alternate history sci-fi story set in the 1950’s, Salchow and Insomniac recorded the emotionally diverse musical score at the historical Abbey Road Studios in London.
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