EX SONG ZU GANG MAKE NOISE
What and where is NOISE?
NOISE is a new Sydney based company specialising in music for film, TV & advertising with an unmatched breadth of creativity and experience, based in Pyrmont.
Who are NOISE?
Dan Higson - after achieving moderate success in England playing bass in 80's Jazz Pop band Matt Bianco his attention turned to advertising music. He worked in London for a few years before being noticed by Australian music and advertising legend Les Gock, who brought him out to Sydney to work as Song Zu's Executive Producer. He worked there for the last 10 years and had the pleasure of working on some of Australia's most memorable, successful and expensive ads ever!
Kyls Burtland - Kyls is best know for her ABC Station IDs which include the current ABC Theme on air, 2006/7, which won an American Gold Promax in the 2006 Awards and an Australasian Promax. She won 'Best Score' upon graduation from the AFTRS where she studied Screen Composition with Nigel Westlake, and also has a B mus in Orchestral Composition under Peter Sculthorpe. Subsequently she was nominated Emerging Talent of the Year, '03 by the Film Critics Circle, and became in house composer at Song Zu for three years where she won such TVC campaigns as Sunsilk (America-wide), Visa, Sony, Suncorp, Volvo, etc. With her seminal art-rock band, Trout Fishing in Quebec, and as a solo artists, Kyls has toured with The Beastie Boys, Primus, and The Tea Party, performed at two Big Day Outs, three Byron Bay Festivals and two Livids, and performed on three continents.
Bruce Heald - Bruce has been has been playing music since he started school. Luckily, Bruce is better at music than he was at school. Even though he didn't realise it at the time, his education at the NSW Conservatorium High School, combined with years of playing/recording since has equipped him with a relatively rare set of skills in the applied music sphere. Saved from his day job by Song Zu in 1999, he has been at the forefront of music in advertising, producing some of Australia's best known scores and was one of Song Zu's most prolific composers for over 7 years, having worked on many award winning commercials. For instance Bruce was responsible for the score to Qantas "I Still Call Australia Home" working with an orchestra of over 80 people.
Contact: Dan Higson, Producer
T: 0411 420 884
127 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont
PO Box 470, Pyrmont, NSW 2009