Nicholas Watson

Nicholas Watson

Nicholas Watson


Title
Film & Television Composer
Bio
Award winning composer for film and television. Music Featured on MTV, E4 and Channel 4.
Website
Expertise
music composition
Interests
electronic, ambient, post-rock, downbeat / electro-acoustic
Location
Edinburgh

Recent Submissions

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Edinburgh by Nick Watson

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Exit Music by Nick Watson

Bob Lugowe

I highly enjoyed this song and really like how you perfectly match the artwork of your songs with the overall vibe / feeling of the track.  I believe I reviewed your music before, but I think you should create a name for your project, at least one of the niches of your overall vision as you clearly display a lot of talent.  Right now your soundcloud page may turn some casual fans off because it looks more like a resume for a TV composer than an actual artist sharing his music. 

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Fashion Week by Nick Watson

Sean Adams

Really like this. Can you send me an album when it's ready? Also check out the new Inventions album if you've not heard it, think you'd really get off on it.

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Index by Nick Watson

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Fox Caught by Dogs by Nick Watson

Ryan Chisholm

Hey Nick, Thanks for sending. I checked out the song included here and went to your soundcloud to hear more. I believe UK F+TV works different from the US market in that the synch licensing is more of a blanket license in the UK right? 

How do you currently go about procuring score opportunities? Do you have an agent that represents you? This is a little outside of my box, but Nettwerk (my company) does do a fair amount of work with composers (through our publishing company and new film company).

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Agrius by Nick Watson

Anthony. J Haworth

Excellent quality thought and mix, this would be a great film track congratulations on the quality and  efort put in to this great work.

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Infinite Days by Nick Watson

Bob Lugowe

I enjoyed this song but it sounded a bit too derivative of Explosions in the Sky and similar acts for the majority of the song.  I enjoyed the chaotic section that kicked in around the 2:30 mark and the added effects at the end.   I checked out a few of your other songs on your Soundcloud page and it's exciting to see you explore a diverse range of styles and genres.  It's hard to determine what your goals are as an artist but if you are looking to commercially release music I would suggest creating an alias for your different projects / sounds.  You have a knack for tying appropriate pieces of art with the sounds you create so it would be exciting to see a cohesive release instead of lots of fragmented songs.  Best of luck!

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Beltane by Nick Watson

Lily Kuo

This gave me goosebumps within the first 20 seconds. The track starts with a great otherworldly sound, which I really dig. However, when about 50 seconds have passed, and the notes in the treble range don't seem to have a particular direction, and the bass guitar wavers about the same notes as well, I'm a little thrown. The overall sound is quite pretty, but there is no apparent development that happens within the short track. It would be great as a standalone piece if you were able to chime some melody into that top treble line and write in a simple little counterpoint in the bass so that when the track ends, it feels like there is more finality and that the journey you took with the track has actually made an interesting and lasting impact on your listening experience.

Thank you for the share! Keep up the good work!

Aaron Frank

Having just come back from listening to Black Messiah, this song is a pleasantly grounding transition. Huge fan of ambient and instrumental music, and this is definitely no exception. I don't know if this cut is part of a larger suite or if you're maybe planning an album, but I would definitely consider this as an opener. It has that strange cosmic allure that reels you in but curiously leaves you wanting to know or hear more. 

With regard to production, the levels all seem finely tuned and mixed exceptionally well, though I might bring the volume on the guitar up just a notch. It's actually near perfect as is, but I think lowering the reverb and simply turning up the volume might work out a bit better. Other than that, I really have no other suggestions, and I'm certainly interested in hearing more of your music. You clearly have a deft hand at composing, and having worked in licensing and supervision, I think you could potentially have a very bright future ahead of you. 

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Reunion by Nick Watson

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Villain Theme by Dark / Dramatic / Epic

Ryan Chisholm

I dont want you to get charged for this since i listened on soundcloud (for free!) so i'm skipping