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.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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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