Duotone Gets Serious With Dewar’s

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Duotone has a history of creating spirited music on cutting-edge spots for a variety of liquor brands. This month saw Dewar’s, the world’s most award-winning Scotch, launching its first TV campaign since 2007 with original music from duotone’s Peter Nashel. The campaign, out of agency Opperman Weiss, is set amidst the urban decay of Glasgow’s… Read more »

Longest. Dunk. Ever.

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Foot Locker’s new spot featuring Kyrie Irving’s longest dunk ever with music from duotone composer Aaron Mirman, was Ad Age’s ‘Creativity Pick of the Day’ last week.The spot is simultaneously an homage and a send-up of the classic Michael Jordan “Frozen Moment” commercial. Mirman’s music provides an accompanying satyrical play on the kind of dramatic… Read more »

Peter Nashel Scores “Park Ave”

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On November 12th, PBS documentary Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream, with music by duotone’s Peter Nashel, premiered as part of an installment on PBS’s Independent Lens series called ‘Why Poverty?’, featuring  8 documentaries and 30 online shorts aiming to motivate thought, discussion, and solutions for poverty. Park Avenue is an adaptation of Michael… Read more »

Aaron Mirman Scores “The Discoverers”

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This month also saw duotoner Aaron Mirman’s debut feature film score premier at the Hamptons International Film Festival. The Discoverers, an indie comedy/drama by first-time writer/director Justin Schwartz, follows a washed up history professor (Griffin Dunne) and his disjointed, dysfunctional family, as they are brought together after their matriarch’s death and they (under duress) join… Read more »