Moon Machines Released

Very happy to announce that after many requests, I have finally been able to release the Moon Machines soundtrack. It’s initially available on Bandcamp here. Here’s an extract from the series I have a subscriber system there too – you’ll automatically get a number of my albums as well as new releases the moment they…

Light my Darkness for Trey Ratcliff

Here’s a track from my recent album Somewhere along the edge My friend the photographer Trey Ratcliff is a master of making poetry from light. His images are a constant source of inspiration for me. See his work here. This track is dedicated to him.

Somewhere Along The Edge- track by track – part one

This is a track from my new album – Somewhere Along The Edge. The album was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in September 2016 and is my first studio album away from a specific movies soundtrack for some time. Each track is dedicated to someone who lives fully at the edge of life— whether explorers,…

Keep Quiet at TriBeCa Film Festival

I’ve been working on the soundtrack to an incredible documentary called ‘Keep Quiet’ which has just been selected to premiere at New York’s prestigious TriBeCa Film Festival. The film concerns a passionate anti-Semite, Csanád Szegedi who was a rising star in Hungary’s far-right party – Jobbik – until he discovered his family’s extraordinary secret… His maternal grandparents…

Star Wars Graphic Score

Sending this to JJ Abrams as thanks for using my track for promoting Star Wars. I always write graphic scores for directors I like working with, and to work in some small way on on this franchise was beyond a dream. Hope he likes it…

Philip Sheppard scores Star Wars trailer

I’ve always loved Star Wars, so was rather delighted when Disney & JJ Abrams requested to use some music I’d composed for the new Star Wars Force Awakens trailer/ teaser (behind the scenes) film as revealed at Comic Con in San Diego last night. The piece they used is a reworking of a track I wrote called…

Human Universe Soundtrack

Here’s a preview of my score for Human Universe featuring Professor Brian Cox.
We’re going to release the soundtrack on iTunes, Spotify and many other digital music platforms shortly.
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You’ll get a free download of one of my other film scores by way of thanks.

Human Universe

One of my tracks from the forthcoming series ‘Human Universe’ presented by Brian Cox, Featuring Evelyn Glennie with the ESO & Philip Sheppard. The image is another stunner by my dear friend Trey Ratcliff (who’s probably in the desert at Burning Man right now…).

Petra Theorum

Here’s a new track from my score for Brian Cox’s new series ‘The Human Universe’

Le Grand Départ & The Ride of Your Life

The title track of Le Grand Depart show, launching The 2014 Tour de France at Leeds Arena. Track by Philip Sheppard. Free download here. Image courtesy of Trey Ratcliff. More of Trey’s amazing work here.More news & tracks here… Press release: British conductor and composer Philip Sheppard will lead the orchestra and chorus ofOpera North at the opening…

Voyager’s message in a bottle

The Voyager Golden Discs are gramophone records which were attached to both Voyager spacecrafts, which were launched in 1977. The discs contain a huge array of music and noises from Earth, as well as biometric information and scientific knowledge. Inscribed on the discs are the words; ‘To the makers of music – all worlds, all…

We Are The Giant

I’ve just finished mixing the soundtrack for We Are The Giant, my latest score composed for Greg Barker. The film is premiering at the Sundance Film Festival next week. Our other films together, Sergio and Manhunt also received their first outings in Park City Utah. (Update – there’s a free track to download in this…