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Composer, producer, songwriter and recording artist Doug Sxmpson has written and produced songs that has spanned network and cable television, documentaries as well as independent and major motion pictures. Doug Sxmpson’s work has been featured and supported shows like Blue Bloods (CBS), Millionaire Matchmaker (VH1), Cribs, Pimp my Ride, Super Sweet Sixteen, Made, True Life (MTV, MTV2), Ray Donovan (Showtime), First Look: Straight Outta Compton (HBO) and a host of other reality shows, dramas and documentaries. Doug’s catalog has also been featured in independent films and specials such as A River Washes Over Me and Owen Smith’s comedy special. Doug’s first major motion picture placements were two songs in Universal Pictures Fast Five (2011), followed by music in Universal Pictures Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and Despicable Me 2 (2013).
In 2012, Doug Sxmpson became the recipient of the ASCAP Plus Award, an award from the performing rights organization, which recognizes a songwriter’s creative contribution to American music.
Doug continues to compose, write and record music for film and television, most recently having his work featured in Grown-ish (ABC/Free Form) as a performing artist and producer, as a composer and music supervisor for the award-winning indie rom-com One Bedroom, and as a music producer and composer for “House Rules”, a series on iOS/Android App Hooked.
14 years of service, technical expertise and advice. My work builds and supports brands.
As a music producer and songwriter, my goal is to connect with people. The music, the words, the vibe, the feel is all that matters. Capture and share the moment.
As a composer, my goal is to enhance the vision of the content creators through score, cues, stings and music. Authenticity is key. The music completes the picture.
As a music supervisor, my goal is to find the talent whose work compliments the director’s narrative. Choices here can make or break a moment.