TOM HODGE IS A COMPOSER, PIANIST, AND CLARINETIST FROM LONDON. through his various collaborations with artists including max cooper, floex, and franz kirmann, he pushes the boundaries of experimental contemporary classical, jazz and electronic crossover.

tom's recent work includes the score for PRIME TIME BBC DRAMA MCMAFIA,  composed alongside Franz Kirmann, and the forthcoming album a portrait of john doe, A COLLABORATION WITH ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN AND PRODUCER FLOEX, to be released by MERCURY KX.

IN ADDITION TO HIS ALBUM RELEASES AND OST WORK, TOM has a wealth of experience in COMPOSING FOR TV COMMERCIALS AND FILM TRAILERS. 

FLOEX & TOM HODGE 'PRELUDE I' 

The third single from A Portrait of John Doe, the forthcoming album from Floex and Tom, 'Prelude I' has been released into the world! Download and stream the single and the Deltawork remix everywhere and, if the spirit moves you, make sure to pre-order the album!

FLOEX & TOM HODGE 'JOHN DOE ARISE'

'John Doe Arise', created with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and featuring Second Moon Of Winter's Kim Sheehan is here. You can download and stream both the original and Max Cooper's excellent remix everywhere through Mercury KX. 

 

FLOEX & TOM HODGE 'WEDNESDAY (IS THE NEW FRIDAY)'

The first single from A Portrait of John Doe, the forthcoming collaborative album between Tom and electronic producer Floex has arrived! In addition to the single release, Hidden Orchestra have taken on remix duties to create an atmospheric version, which premiered on Clash. Both are available to stream and download everywhere now through Mercury KX

 

MCMAFIA (BBC one/Amc) 

Tom recently joined forces with long-time collaborator Franz Kirmann to score the prestige eight-part BBC / AMC drama McMafia. On the music, co-writer Hossein Amini said "Tom and Franz have brought a truly original and distinctive voice to the series, mixing tension, emotion, violence and tenderness in a bold, mesmeric score." The full McMafia soundtrack is available to stream and download everywhere through Mercury KX.

 

SHEKU KANNEH-MASOn 'INSPIRATION' 

The debut album from British cellist and winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year award Sheku Kanneh-Mason includes Tom's arrangement of Camille Saint-Saëns' 'The Swan', Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah', and 'Evening Of Roses'. Inspiration is available to stream and download everywhere now.

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THE AUDIO SPOTLIGHT: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE COMPOSERS TOM HODGE AND FRANZ KIRMANN

Tom and Franz spoke with The Audio Spotlight about how they got involved in the McMafia process, and the challenge of creating a theme that reflected a 'monstrous global world of crime.'

HEADPHONE COMMUTE: INTERVIEW WITH TOM HODGE

Tom caught up with Headphone Commute to talk collaboration, tight TV schedules, and innovative instrumentation.

MUSIC WEEK: McMafia composers discuss their 'violent, industrial' score for the BBC crime dramA

In an interview with Music Week, Tom and Franz discuss their journey to striking the right musical tone, and to nailing the representation of the internal narrative of Alex Godman through their score. 

FLICKERING MYTH: Composers Tom Hodge and Franz Kirmann on scoring McMafia

Tom and Franz spoke with Red Stewart of Flickering Myth about their collaborative process and developing a common language with one another. 

 

Hooked On Score: Confessions of a Film Music Addict

Benjamin Moy and Caleb Hogan invited Tom and Franz onto Hooked On Score to discuss their score for the BBC ONE / AMC drama McMafia, as well as their previous work as the alternative music duo Piano Interrupted. 

 

i NEWS: How we made the ‘tragic, boundary-pushing’ music for McMafia

Tom and Franz had a chat with Mark Butler of i News to discuss their compositional 'dialogue', writing with the London Contemporary Orchestra, and eureka moments. 

MANDY.COM: 'Work hard. Be humble and polite' McMafia composers share their music-making secrets

Mandy News quizzed Tom and Franz about how they compose, the programs and gear they use, and what aspiring musicians can do to make it in the industry.

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