GOLDSTEIN is a music and sound consultancy specialising in advertising, film, sound branding and live events. As a composer-led production house we pride ourselves on providing the most effective and innovative creative solutions.
We are delighted to announce that we have won the International Music & Sound Award for Best Re-record or Adaptation! Read more on the process involved in the making of this track below.
We are delighted to finally share the trailer for Born A Believer, an upcoming documentary telling the story of Carney's Community, who use boxing to help troubled youths. We're very honoured to have scored this powerful doc by the brilliant Darius Norowzian. The original track ‘Born A Believer’ was composed for the film by Jonathan Goldstein and David William Hearn, with lyrics and vocals from UK rapper, Essa.
See us in action recording the music for Very’s latest campaign with a 35-piece orchestra! We worked with creative agency, St Luke’s, and their new production arm, Apostle, at Angel Studios.
In this fun-filled spot for the new Panasonic Lumix camera by creative agency, Brave, we’ve scored an epic track to match. As the young boy begins his ritual preparation on the dive-board, our iconic rock track ramps up as he takes his dive, posing for Mum to capture on her Lumix 4K. Perfect 10’s all round!
Very.co.uk has launched a series of spots to celebrate their end-of-season sale. Set to our orchestral adaptation of Mascagni's 'Cavalleria Rusticana', the spots portray the glorious and celebratory feeling of finding a dream product at an incredible price. We were delighted to work with creative agency, St Luke’s, and their new production arm, Apostle, as we recorded a 35-piece orchestra at Angel Studios for the occasion.
We recently had the pleasure of working with VR production company, Visualise, on a charity project for Vodafone Foundation. Connecting For Good is the celebration of 25 years of giving through the 27 Vodafone Foundations around the world. In a 21m Igloo Dome at Somerset House, guests were taken on an immersive journey as stories of the foundation’s partnerships were projected around them.
The day has finally come for the unveiling of the new £5 note! We’re delighted to share our latest work for the Bank of England by Mullen Lowe. This brand film, set to our timeless and sophisticated music, reveals the new fiver as cleaner, safer and stronger than ever before. The new plastic banknote, featuring Sir Winston Churchill, will be issued in September 2016.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts have evolved their brand proposition to become ‘the glamour of the intercontinental life’. We were commissioned by film production company, Juice, to score the music for their new brand film, created by JWT. Don’t miss it!
Just when you thought you were safe… Idris Elba stars in this funny little spot for Sky Box Sets by Brothers & Sisters, as he tempts David into watching “just one more”. Check out our suspenseful score that builds as he makes the decision to launch into another episode of the exciting new drama, Billions.
We are thrilled to announce our latest work for Samsung Galaxy S7, created by Leo Burnett. In this charming spot, scored by our Disney-esque soundtrack, a little girl has trouble going to sleep in her room because she keeps seeing monsters in the dark. Her big sister reveals, through the use of the Samsung 7's clever ultra low-light facility, that the mysterious shapes are just her toys and clothes, so she can finally go to sleep. Sweet dreams, all...
Set in the idyllic Yorkshire landscape, Margaret and Mabel are back and they’re on a mission. In this fun spot for Aunt Bessie’s, directed by the Oscar nominated Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty), the comic duo are determined to give Wednesday the teatime it deserves. We’ve produced an energetic march track that builds to a celebratory climax as they tuck into their delicious homestyle chips.
In Panasonic’s newest global campaign, creative agency, Brave, were given the task of illustrating through film how Panasonic works with Hollywood professionals to fine tune its televisions. The award-winning cinematographer, Vanja Černjul, was commissioned to create a visually arresting short film. We produced a moving piano and strings score to depict the story of lost love...
We’re delighted to share our latest work for this short film for Forevermark. We were asked to create a suspenseful score around the main theme of the film: time. There is a real sense of discovery and anticipation, as we wait for the main character to cut, polish and perfect the diamond in this cinematic work, directed by Jack Laurence of the Armoury.
For Gumtree’s second instalment, a veteran couple spot a red sports car and imagine the opportunities it would bring; skinny-dipping, eating burgers and reliving their youth. Our feel-good retro track gets them in the mood! This spot was created by Fold7 and directed by Arni Thor Jonsson.
This Valentine’s Day, download the app that beats to your heart… Creative agency, VCCP, have created Send Your Heart, the Valentine’s Day app created for supermarket giants, Asda.
We've produced the music for a charming spot for Gumtree that tells a story of a dad wondering what will happen if he buys a piano for his daughter - fame, fortune, or maybe even just decoration for the lounge. Our emotional soundtrack reflects the happy and more trying times in this heart-warming father-daughter relationship.
Ear Candy is a regular series hosted by D&AD where renowned creatives are invited to choose their favourite snippets of audio – from anywhere. In this edition, Jonathan Goldstein is in the hot seat as he chooses his top five choice cuts of audio inspiration.
We’ve been keeping busy over the holiday season and we’re thrilled to announce our latest work for Virgin Holidays' epic new spot, ‘Dream BIGGER’! For this, we produced a breathtaking orchestral arrangement of Joe Sample & Will Jennings’ song, ‘One Day I’ll Fly Away’, featuring vocals by the amazing English singer-songwriter, Rae Morris. Don't miss it!
Goldstein has produced the music for a stylish, New-Wave-inspired short film for Mr Porter, ‘5 Things To Do In Rome With Tod’s’ to mark the launch of a new collection of menswear by luxury brand, Tod’s. The film explores the source of the label's inspiration, Italy, which is complemented by a track featuring the outstanding harpist, Catrin Finch (the former Official Harpist to the Prince of Wales), playing two stunning works by Pietro Domenico Paradisi and François Couperin. Bellissimo!
Something’s coming…! We’re pleased to share our suspenseful score for BT’s spot promoting the launch of award-winning US channel, AMC. The score features menacing strings and howling brass to accompany footage from some of the world’s best TV series, including Madman, Breaking Bad and Fear the Walking Dead. Be afraid!
GOLDSTEIN has scored the latest spot in the Nescafé Gold Blend ‘Dinosaur’ campaign. The score was recorded with a 25-piece orchestra at Angel Studios in London, conducted by Jonathan Goldstein and engineered by Gary Thomas. To see photos of the recording, check out our Journal.
The theme for last year’s International Expo was ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. We were thrilled to be providing musical goodness to the United Arab Emirates Pavilion designed by London’s wonderful Foster + Partners.