Navin Kala

Film & Game Composer

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I have reversed synesthesia, I see sounds on images.

I’m good at creating music for moving images.

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Interview with Navin Kala

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Analog. The result may be the same as with digital, but the process is completely different. I enjoy making music, turning knobs, switching cables, embracing happy accidents.

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: That it is not a job, it's my life

  5. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  6. A: One piano, one chair and a tunning hammer

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: I have a strong empathy and synesthesic feeling for images.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: My inner self

  11. Q: What's your typical work process?

  12. A: I always start in front of my Petrof piano. I sit there and I let the inspiration flow. Once I have a seed for a melody I chose the main instruments. And I structure the rest around it.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: I’m working basically with analog gear. A lot of vintage synths. I also create my own instruments, mainly percussive and strings.

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: Gustavo Santaolalla. Olarfur Arnalds, Junkie XL, Mychael Danna,

  17. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  18. A: Music for podcasts, art installations, video and film

Terms Of Service

As many revisions as needed until the customer is satisfied.
One month for a feature film OST

GenresSounds Like
  • Brian Eno
  • Ólafur Arnalds
  • Navin Kala
Gear Highlights
  • RE201
  • Juno 106
  • Gibson EH150
  • Petrof upright
  • Rodhes
  • Mellotron
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