library music

Interview: Justine Barker

‘There is a lot of creative freedom in writing library music.' We chat to composer and multi-instrumentalist Justine Barker about the processes and creative rewards of working within the genre.

In print: M70

Nadine Shah // Music Recognition Technology // Library Music // Independent Venues // Erol Alkan // Tanita Tikaram // Shiva Feshareki // Rina Mushonga

Beyond Retro: library music’s unsung heroes

From classic TV themes to slasher movie scores and beyond, library music is all around us but many of its composers remain largely unknown. We fling open its doors to celebrate some of the UK’s most unsung musical heroes…