Mid Season Update!
We're halfway through 2021 & so grateful to have worked with a number of incredible collaborators & clients! Some highlights: Radio Spots for Duncan Channon's 'Your Story' CTCP campaign; A TVC for BOSE directed by Todd Heyman; Score & sound for 'Reboot Your Reality!' a doco by Elsa Secco; as well as projects for Google, Infinity2 & Disney! There's an EP in the bag for Brendon Hui, as well as forthcoming releases for BMGPM & Linden Furnell. Here's to a safe & productive rest of the year for all!
CTCP TVC for Duncan Channon & Nexus Studios: STEVEN
Jan, 2021 Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided original music and sound design for this Duncan Channon led campaign for California Tobacco Control Program. This is Steven's story. We composed a score to reinforce Steven's rhythmic delivery and embellish his cheeky take on numbers and time. Featuring the brilliant drum and percussive work of Andy Horvath. Composer & Sound Designer: Adam Alexander Directed by Robertino Zambrano for Nexus Studios and Mighty Nice.
CTCP TVC for Duncan Channon & Nexus Studios: RYAN
Jan, 2021 We provided original music and sound design for this Duncan Channon led campaign for California Tobacco Control Program. This is Ryan's story. We explored a lo-fi ambient score with a palette of manipulated harp tones and textures. A soundscape patched together like memory fragments of Ryan's mental climb - from delicate vape scrapes to glacial drones. Composer & Sound Designer: Adam Alexander Harp: Jake Meadows Directed by Robertino Zambrano for Nexus Studios and Mighty Nice.
CTCP TVC for Duncan Channon & Nexus Studios: GEORGE
Jan, 2021 Original music and sound design the Duncan Channon led campaign for California Tobacco Control Program. We aimed to evoke a sense of nostalgia and poignancy around George's story - with a score of abstract Americana-tinged guitar licks and tones, string buzz and hums - even sound design was processed thru vintage amps! Composer & Sound Designer: Adam Alexander Electric Guitars: Marc Malouf Directed by Robertino Zambrano for Nexus Studios and Mighty Nice.
Brawl Stars: Welcome to the Gift Shop
Sept, 2020 Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided Sound Design & Sound Mix for this awesome 1min spot! A collaboration with the mighty award-winning animation production company, Titmouse. Directed by Freddy Cristy for Wieden Kennedy. Brawl Stars is the mega popular freemium mobile video game developed by the Finnish video game company, Supercell. Check out "Welcome to the Gift Shop!" Sluuuuurrrrrp!
JUMP - Short film
June, 2020 Bamm Bamm Wolfgang has completed post sound services for Isaac Brown's 'Jump'. Starring beloved Aussie talents Darren Gilshenan and Steve Le Marquand, 'Jump' is a darkly comedic story about the importance of human interaction, through a conversation that takes place in the most unlikely of places. Adam Alexander provided original score and sound design. Mixed by Academy Award winning sound mixer, Andy Wright. Produced by Jake Speer. COMING SOON!
Latest with TED Ed!
We love working with the wonderful Team at TED Ed! We've had the great pleasure collaborating with a number of talented Animators over the years to bring some amazing lessons to life with original Music and Sound Design! Here's the latest batch of TED Ed lessons we've worked on: 'When Will The Pandemic End?', 'Is Marijuana Bad For Your Brain?', 'Why Cities Need Trees', and 'The Boy Who Tricked The Devil'.
ASSG Award for Best Sound
Nov, 2019 Inside Water has won Best Sound, Live-Action Short Film, at the 2019 Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards. Congratulations to Adam Alexander (Sound Design & Original Score), Andy Wright (Re-recording Mixer) & Piotr Wasilewski (Location Sound Recordist) for their work on Inside Water, & to the film makers! ... as well as all the other winners & nominees! A big Thank You to the Australian Screen Sound Guild for recognising our work. Pic by Stephen Blake photography
Annecy Win for ACCENTS
June, 2019 Congratulations to Kapwa Studioworks and all involved, for taking out the Commissioned Films Cristal at the Annecy International Animation Festival with "TED-Ed: ACCENTS"! ACCENTS was the only non-European production to collect an award at prestigious Festival, and comes on the back of last week's ADC Award win in New York. Sound Design, Music and Sound Mix by Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang.
Adult Swim's THE JELLIES
May, 2019 Adult Swim’s The Jellies: The Prodigal Son Returns. We provided Music and Sound Design for this wicked little Ident for Season 2 of Tyler, the Creator's THE JELLIES, now showing on Adult Swim! Another fun collab with our pals, KAPWA Studioworks! Credits: Producer (Titmouse Inc.): Will Feng Directed, Designed & Animated by KAPWA - Robertino Zambrano Sound & Music: Bamm Bamm Wolfgang - Adam Alexander
DANIEL JOHNS' #FIGHTFORTHEBIGHT
May, 2019 Australian music superstar Daniel Johns (DREAMS, Silverchair) dropped in to our studio to lend his voice to the #fightforthebight Watch this important and most beautiful video to learn more or visit: Great Australian Bight Alliance https://www.fightforthebight.org.au/ https://fightforthebight.wilderness.org.au/ https://twitter.com/fight4thebight/
ST KILDA Film Festival 2019
May, 2019 Inside Water is a part of the official selection for the St Kilda Film Festival in Melbourne! The St Kilda Film Festival is Australia’s oldest and largest publicly owned short film festival. This year the festival will run from the 21st-30th of June. Congratulations to Jake and D'Arby and all the cast and crew. Original Score and Sound Design by Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang.
May, 2019 Imagine a place so unique that over three-quarters of the species living there existed nowhere else on the planet. That's the Bight... Australian pop/rock icon Daniel Johns stopped by our studio to lend his voice to the cause... "Can we put the planet before big oil and save ourselves? Do we not think there are enough holes in the world?" How could we not... #fightforthebight Please watch the beautiful video to learn more...
Crystal Cities - New Single
May, 2019 Crystal Cities have released the first taste of their forthcoming debut album!! The lead single 'Under the Cold Light of the Moon' was recorded between Bamm Bamm Wolfgang in Sydney, and London's iconic Abbey Road Studios. Produced by Adam Alexander, with the band's song-writer Geoff Rana.
"Peggy's Blue Skylight" OUT NOW!
March, 2019 "Peggy's Blue Skylight" is the debut Single from Gavin Dodds' latest studio project, ZAZOUS! Available now via all digital stores and streaming platforms. Recorded, Mixed and co-Produced by Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang. View the Official Lyric Video by James Whaler!
TED-Ed: An Unsung Hero...
March, 2019 "We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers" - Bayard Rustin. Proud to provide Music and Sound Design for this TED-Ed Lesson, Directed and Animated by Anton Bogaty. In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington to nearly a quarter million people. None of it would have been possible without the march’s chief organizer – a man named Bayard Rustin.
TED-Ed: Historic Women’s Suffrage Ma
March, 2019 Ideas, visions and hopes. A pleasure to provide Music & Sound Design for this important TED-Ed Lesson, Directed by WOW-HOW Studios. On March 3, 1913, after months of strategic planning and controversy, thousands of women gathered in Washington D.C. for the Women’s Suffrage Parade, the first mass protest for a woman’s right to vote. Michelle Mehrtens details how the march rejuvenated the fight for the 19th amendment.
NOKIA Fast Mile Gateways Promo
March, 2019 Recent Promo for NOKIA FastMile Gateways. Music composed & produced by Gavin Dodds and Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang. Production Company KAPWA Studioworks
February, 2019 Gavin Dodds' long awaited new studio project and forthcoming release is not far off now! Here's a still from the official Lyric Video shot by the talented James Whaler. Can you guess where this was filmed??
December, 2018 “Accents”, a spoken word piece written and performed by the talented Denice Frohman, is an ode to her mother’s Puerto Rican accent. Kapwa was invited by TED-Ed to turn Denice’s singular poetry performance into animation. Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided Sound Design and Music in a collaboration that tapped into the energy, soul and rhythm of Denice’s performance, and translated it in vibrant and raw frame-by-frame animation work.
August, 2018 A timely and profound Australian short film, Written by and Starring Jake Speer and Directed by D'Arby Deck. Adam Alexander provided the Sound Design & original Score for Inside Water. Theatrical Mix by Academy Award winner, Andy Wright.
Abbey Road Studios
June, 2018 Adam Alexander (Producer) and Geoff Rana (Crystal Cities) at London's iconic Studio Two, Abbey Road Studios. String section recording with some of London's finest session musicians for Crystal Cities' forthcoming debut album.
Red Room Poetry
October, 2017 Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided Sound Design and Music in a collaboration with Kapwa Studioworks for Red Room Poetry and the launch of the ‘Poetry Object’ Digital Exhibition in cinemas around Australia. Young writers were invited to submit poems about special and curious objects! Please Visit: https://redroomcompany.org/
NOKIA Health Promo
December, 2017 Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided original Music for Nokia’s Heath Mate App – Sleep Smarter, Better Body and Pregnancy Tracker programs promo reels… Another collaboration with the fine folks at Kapwa Studioworks.
A New Production Suite
Excited to announce that we’ve taken up residence in Suite 2, within the wonderful Viking Lounge studio complex, on Wattle Street, Ultimo!! We’re thrilled to be able to offer our services from this inspired, world class setting – a little closer to the action, by the heartbeat of beautiful Sydney city! It’s time to get busy, but we’ll always make time (& tea!) for a catch up, so feel free to drop by to check out our new space… we’d love to see you!
Augmented Reality for CommBank
October, 2017 In another fun collaboration with M&C Saatchi, Bamm Bamm Wolfgang created the soundtrack, Music and Sound Design, for The Dollarmites Future Savers App. An Augmented Reality adventure in a futuristic city, with three exciting games that teach kids useful lessons about earning, saving and smart spending. Super cool!
February, 2018 Imagine Chris Cornell singing about a pseudo-futuristic apocalyptic city over jazz infused Radiohead... Now you're close to the sound of Dissolve - the moniker of Sydney-sider Nathaniel Johnson. Adam Alexander Produced and Recorded Nathaniel's vocals for this stunning debut EP.
A Collaboration in VR
January, 2017 In an out-of-this-world collaboration with M&C Saatchi, Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided the Music and Sound Design for a first of it’s kind Storybook and VR app. ‘The Teleporter Adventures’ is an exciting expansion of CommBank's Start Smart program, designed to teach young students financial lessons through immersive storytelling. The printed storybook is designed with a smartphone app and Google cardboard headset, ‘The Teleporter’, which kids use to teleport into virtual Reality.
Crystal Cities Who's Gonna Save...
We had the pleasure of helping Crystal Cities bring this song and their debut EP to life! Newtown troubadours Crystal Cities want to help reconnect you with your inner child and they’re using their new music video to do it. The Aussie outfit have today unveiled the arresting visuals for their latest single ‘Who’s Gonna Save Us Now’ and in it explore the themes of adventure, innocence and the search for freedom... Recorded, Produced and Mixed by Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang.
BBW Release Baby Roxers!
Bamm Bamm Wolfgang have released an exclusive collection of classic Roxette songs, reimagined as lullaby instrumentals for the next generation of magic friends. Baby Roxers – The Lullaby Hits! (Vol.1) promises to “Rox you like a baby!” and is AVAILABLE NOW for download available from iTunes and Google Play Stores! Limited edition CD is available via the official Roxette website www.roxette.se
Know Your Rights Campaign
VCCP Sydney and Kapwa partnered to create a series of videos educating youth about their rights within the NSW Family & Community Services care system. Bamm Bamm Wolfgang was brought on to provide Sound Design, as well as Music Supervision and Music / VO Editing, and Final Mix.
TED Ed: What Is Power?
After the beautiful, incredibly well received “The Science of Stage Fright”, KAPWA Studioworks has just launched it’s latest TED Ed animation: “What Is Power?” This lesson, written by ex-Clinton speech-writer Eric Liu, deconstructs Power in civic life. Understand it. Harness it. Use it to inspire and create positive change in our own communities! It was our pleasure to provide original Score (Adam Alexander and John Romeo) and Sound Design (Marco Velasco) for this piece.
TED Ed: The Science of Stage Fright
In this lesson for TEDed, Mikael Cho explains the underlying physiological and evolutionary causes of Stage Fright… and how, with a little help from our friends – we might just overcome it! Music by Adam Alexander and John Romeo for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang. Directed and Animated by Robertino Zambrano, Kapwa Studioworks
ASSG Best Sound Award
More good news for “Love In the Time of March Madness” – this time collecting the Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG) award for Best Sound for an Animated Short! Bamm Bamm Wolfgang is proud to have been involved with this project, with Marco Velasco providing Sound Design and Mix, and Adam Alexander in the role of Mix Supervisor.
Lisa Caruso "Take A Walk"
Still one of our favourite projects... “Caruso’s ‘Take A Walk’ is a collection of songs which skip through Spektor-inspired widescreen pop, Greenwich-Village folk that could sit comfortably on playlists between the likes of Feist and Cat Power... Whirling instrumentation and tasteful production complements Caruso’s heart-on-sleeve lyrics. Recorded with producer Adam Alexander for Bamm Bamm Wolfgang and mastered by Grammy award winning Emily Lazar in New York.
Lock, Look & Win!
Bamm Bamm Wolfgang provided Music and Sound Design for the CommBank Credit Card game ‘Lock, Look and Win’ an interactive puzzle game created to promote a new Credit Card lock feature within the CommBank app – in collaboration with M&C Saatchi Sydney. A musical suite inspired by 50’s show tunes and 90’s game show themes. Sound design tipped it’s hat at noises from the era – pinball machines, game wheels, locks and vaults. Launched as arcade style at Westfield centres across Australia!
mPort 3D Pod
The mPod is the world’s first full automated body 3D mapping device. Once in the mPod you are greeted with easy to understand audio visual prompts that guide you through the necessary steps to attain your body measurements and health indexes. Bamm Bamm Wolfgang collaborated with mPort to produce the female persona of the mPod, casting and recording the Voice Talent.
A treat to have attended the 4th annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AATCA) Awards at STAR in Sydney, with king KAWPA himself – Robertino Zambrano and (most of!) the Australian LOVE IN THE TIME OF MARCH MADNESS crew. LOVE IN THE TIME OF MARCH MADNESS was nominated for Best Short Animation, a remarkable achievement! Bamm Bamm Wolfgang are proud to have contributed Sound Design and Mix by Marco Velasco, with Sound Supervision by Adam Alexander.