Category Archives: Production Music

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“Fairytales and Fantasy” – the composer’s view.

Watch John Bartmann and Nic Paton muse about “Fairytales and Fantasy”, their release December 2016 release on Munich-based production music label Minds and Music.

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Fairytales and Fantasy (2016)

Kings and QueensMystical GardenFeast of SamhainWistful MermaidThe Spell   “Fairytales and Fantasy” is a collaboration between Nic Paton and John Bartmann, for unique Munich-based production library DNA Musik (and associated visually rich Minds and Music). Rooted […]

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“Fairytales & Fantasy” on German library DNA/Minds & Music

“Fairytales and Fantasy” is a collaboration between Nic Paton and John Bartmann, for unique Munich-based production library DNA Musik (Minds and Music) Rooted in fantasy, folklore and nature, this collection ranges from regal fanfare to […]

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Action! “Dramatic Themes” now out on Auz library Strange Fruit.

“Dramatic Themes” is the new album with Melbourne-based production library Strange Fruit. It’s been refreshing to produce an internationalist sound, using an orchestral and pianistic backbone with jazz flavours, evocative instrumentation and contemporary sonic palettes. […]

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Heavenly Harmony – Evocative African Voices

“Heavenly Harmony – Evocative African Voices” is an album reinterpreting much of the very best African material from my Mama Dance output. Featuring the sumptuous voice of Ntutu Nyiki, it is both deeply and authentically […]

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“North Africa – Arabic Inflections”

New media music for an inter-related world…

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Our Daily Ukulele – Cheek & Charm

“Our Daily Ukulele – Cheek and Charm” is a fresh new collection of music on Africa’s premier production library, Mama Dance, from composer/multi-instrumentalist Nic Paton. Featuring the hipster’s instrument of choice, these ukulele creations range […]

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“Sun People”: fresh music of a bright, warm, optimistic Africa.

Soulful vocals, scintillating guitars, vivid whistles, warm reeds, and stately African strings: “Sun People” is my 6th collection of media-friendly music for production library Mama Dance. A fresh and optimistic conception of African music and […]

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Mama Dance Composer Interviews – Nic Paton

As part of the Pianism launch, there is a write-up on South African Industry portal Film Contact and a video interview by Mama Dance’s visionary founder, Craig McGahey.

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