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    Ultraviolet Update

    AUGUST 2018: Hello, it’s been a while! We’ve been a little too busy to update this site recently. We are currently working on some exciting new projects and will share the news shortly. Meanwhile, our friends at iHeart Design are building us a shiny new Ultraviolet website. Thanks for bearing with us. Standby for the rewind!

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    Burberry SS17 Show

    FEBRUARY 2017: We’ve been putting the music playlists together for Burberry’s fashion show in London this week. In addition to unveiling Christopher Bailey’s latest collection, the show features a live performance by Anna Calvi and the Heritage Orchestra and Choir. The pop-up show space located at Maker’s House in London, becomes a walk-in exhibition paying homage to the life and work of late British sculptor Henry Moore, with over 40 of the artist’s sculptures on display alongside the clothes they inspired. Keep an ear out for the music! https://www.timeout.com/london/blog

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    Friday Night Supper Club

    JANUARY 2017: We recently composed the opening title music for a new show called, Friday Night Supper Club. Six of the UK’s hottest chefs demonstrate their gastronomic skills, going head-to-head in an after-hours cook-off. Using everyday staples from chicken and beef to more unusual ingredients like clams and rhubarb, our chefs create tasty, inventive new dishes that viewers can easily replicate at home.  Friday Night Supper Club is produced by Plum Pictures, for Channel 4.

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    White Island

    OCTOBER 2016: We’re delighted to announce that one of our musical offerings has been included on the soundtrack of the forthcoming British gangster movie, White Island. Ultraviolet’s track, ‘Las Cuevas’, was composed especially for the film and features the Flamenco guitar playing of Boo Scher. White Island is a comedy thriller set in sunny Ibizia starring Billy Zane, Joel Dommet and Billy Boyd, with notable performances from pop star, Example and DJ Carl Cox. The film premieres in London later this week. Click here for the official trailer.

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    Amazing Spaces: Series 6

    AUGUST 2016: He’s back! Architect George Clarke returns with a brand new series of Amazing Spaces this autumn on Channel 4.  As well as the usual ingenious design and build projects showcased from across the UK, George ventures to New Zealand discovering some remarkable structures, including ‘the best man cave in the world’  As ever, the Ultraviolet boys have composed a large selection of tracks for the show, including the opening theme. Listen out for the ukulele skills!

  • The Big Spring Clean

    MAY 2016: With the nation’s houses shrinking in size, we’ve never had more possessions and less space to store them. Phil Spencer dispatches a team of specialists to de-clutter and redesign a disorderly family home in Devon, showing how we can all learn to live better with a little bit less – the only unknown is whether everything the Halls need in their family home will fit back in? Ultraviolet composed the music for this one-hour doc, produced by October Films for broadcast on Channel 4 later this month.

  • The Reassembler

    MARCH 2016: Look out for James May’s new show, The Reassembler.  ’Any idiot can take things to bits, it’s putting them back together again that really counts,’ says James. Over three nightly episodes, May will reassemble everything from a petrol-powered lawn mower to an electric guitar and an old-style telephone. The aim of the show is understanding how these ordinary objects work. Episode One of The Reassembler airs later this month on BBC4, with soulful music from the Ultraviolet boys.

     

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    Secret Eaters

    DECEMBER 2015:  We’ve recently had several tracks synced with the popular TV show, Secret Eaters, courtesy of our friends at Felt Music. Secret Eaters is presented by Anna Richardson and currently in its third series on Channel 4. Each episode features a couple who are filmed whilst in and out of their home for a week. Everything they eat is monitored and recorded. At the end of the week, the couple are confronted by Anna about their eating habits, while shown footage of their food consumption. Dietary advice is dispensed by food expert, Lynne Garton, while outlining the benefits of changing to a healthier diet.

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    Ultraviolet Music… Down Under!

    OCTOBER 2015: As part of our quest to spread the music of Ultraviolet far and wide, we are heartened to tell you our tracks have recently been licensed by a number of high profile TV shows Down Under. Australia’s version of Big Brother has synchronised music tracks composed by Ultraviolet, as well as Dancing With The Stars, The Block Glasshouse and Australia’s Got Talent. Our expanding music library continues to make Ultraviolet an attractive option for programme makers and producers looking for exceptional, yet painless off the shelf music solutions… and long may it continue!

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    New BMW 7 Series – World Premiere Launch

    JUNE 2015: We’ve just finished working with the Urban Soul Orchestra to produce the music and sound design for the launch of the new BMW 7 Series in Munich. The ‘luxurious’ 27 minute score was composed by Stephen Hussey, with additional sound design and production by Malachi Lillitos. Orchestral recordings took place at Angel studios in London, prior to mixing at SoundStar Studios in Munich. Here are some highlights from the live show at BMW Welt: BMW 7 Series Launch Highlights