Film & TV
One of my pieces was used in a great new show on Animal Planet produced by Indigo Films called Amanda to the Rescue (season 1, episode 9 "Lava Dogs"). In this episode Amanda and her family embark on a mission to help shelters on the Big Island of Hawaii that have been overrun with displaced animals following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano in May 2018.
My music was used in Amanda to the Rescue (season 2, episode 3) Amanda and her kids travel to Hawaii, where they meet dogs perfect for Panda Paws: a deaf mother-daughter Catahoula duo, Loco Moco, a puppy who may be blind, and Super Scootie, a senior in need of a home after years of neglect.
One of my pieces was used in TransMilitary which chronicles the lives of four American transgender troops defending their country’s freedom while fighting for their own. It premiered at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2018 and won the Audience Award. It toured the US appearing at many festivals like AFI DOCS, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, and Frameline. It received excellent reviews from The Hollywood Reporter, Austin Chronicle, and more (view on Rotten Tomatoes). It is distributed by Gravitas Ventures and was made available to over 50 million households during its television debut on the Logo network Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 8PM ET/PT. Check it out on iTunes
My pieces “Lantern” and “Hymn” were part of the soundtrack to "Iceland" an Emmy Award winning episode of a PBS show called Outside with Greg Aiello. “Lantern” starts around 2:40 and “Hymn” starts around 6:00.
My music is featured in several episodes of a PBS show called Outside Beyond the Lens. It's an adventure-travel show that explores America’s national parks and, scenic wonders beyond the crowds and popular tourist stops.
Marmoset placed my music in this SURFER Magazine documentary about pro surfer Noah Cohen’s quest to represent Canada in the 2020 Olympics. Follow the story of Noah Cohen, a professional surfer from a small town on Vancouver Island. When an injury threatens to take away all he’s ever known, he’s forced to consider a life without surfing and find the strength to overcome. The film was screened at the Whistler Film Festival. Directed and Edited by Nate Laverty, Water Cinematography by Kyler Vos, written by Andrea Turner.
My track Mellow Yellow (BMG Production Music) was in an episode of I Comme, a popular long running French language show broadcast in Belgium and Luxembourg every Saturday at 7.45pm on RTL TVI. The hosts roam the world in search of ever more fun and unusual stories than each other.
Ads & Brands
My piece "Read the Sky" was the soundtrack to this Vogue campaign. Korean actress Han Ji Min stars in this Vogue Korea piece directed by Ray J. YI. It’s celebrating 50 years of Parisian jewelry company Van Cleef & Arpels. This campaign appears in the July 2018 issue of Vogue Korea magazine (check it out here). This placement was made possible by my friends at Marmoset.
This Airbnb ad uses my piece "This Time" as the soundtrack. My parents are Airbnb Superhosts so it’s especially fun to have my music in this! This placement was made possible by my friends at Marmoset.
The highly awarded, full-service advertising agency called M/H VCCP discovered my piece "Vignette for Glassware" via a licensing house called Rebel America Inc. They liked the vibe of the music for their AAA Insurance ad campaign and wanted me to custom score it to picture. They sent me the footage, a fantastic creative brief, and I had a blast. Spanning TV, radio, OOH ("Out Of Home" advertising), social, and digital, the “Check” campaign utilizes the simplistic power of just one symbol; the check mark.
For more info about this campaign and to watch the tv commercial visit HERE
I am so honored that my music could be a part of this heartwarming short film called “Resettled!” Dropbox tells Abdullah’s story on behalf of the International Refugee Assistance Project. Thank you Marmoset for helping connect my music to amazing projects like this!
My music is the soundtrack for this Eddie Bauer film featuring whitewater kayaker and Eddie Bauer Athlete Chris Korbulic travels to Peru for an adventure out of the rapids and into the mountains of the High Andes where he immersed himseif in the Peruvian culture and landscape.
I had the privilege of providing music for Dr Jane Goodall's MasterClass. The project was a direct collaboration with the creative team at MasterClass.com. MasterClass discovered my music on Marmoset's catalog and asked if I'd be willing to collaborate. MasterClass premiered the class at a screening/Q&A event in New York City with Dr Goodall. The class was featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the MasterClass app was named App of the Day on the Apple app store.
Radio & Podcasts
In the summer of 2018 I signed a 55 track deal with NPR to help soundtrack their hit show Invisibilia. The show has received rave reviews from The New York Times, The New Yorker, GQ, USA Today, The Guardian, and many more. Each episode reaches an average of 1.5 million listeners and I've contributed music to episodes featured on the front page of NPR.org.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art discovered my piece 'Wonder Wild' and felt it captured the spirit of their rebranding campaign and grand re-openning. I made the piece by banging on wine glasses, djembe, and spinning coins and plates on various surfaces. This film was a Finalist in the International Music+Sound Awards and was produced by Avocados & Coconuts.
If you ever visit the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia you'll hear my music in the orientation exhibit screened in their newly renovated theater! The Marmoset team crafted this custom license with the Emmy-winning firm Bluecadet Interactive who have been integral in the re-brand and renovation project for the visitor center which serves more than 2.5 million guests each year.
The Jewish Museum in New York used my music in this trailer for their "Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich" exhibit. Through some 160 works, this exhibition presents the artistic output of Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky, Kazimir Malevich, and others, exploring a little-known chapter in the history of modernity and the Russian avant-garde.
"a crisp and enlightening exhibition" — The New York Times
"a deeply satisfying introduction to an overlooked moment in art history" — WNYC
“slick instrumental tracks, creative and enjoyable”
“innovative…Barlow has carved a place for himself”
“his music creates a world you want to live inside”
“super-powerful, stunning music”
“his music captures the essence of artfulness, ingenuity and exploration”
“his music has been receiving a lot of praise from the SFMOMA crowd”
“His arrangements are tasteful, impeccably written, and exceptionally enjoyable”
“We applaud Barlow’s musical endeavors”
“A masterful performance”