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Prateek Rajagopal

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Hey, thanks for stopping by! I’m Prateek Rajagopal, and I’m extremely passionate about bringing stories to life using scores, songs and sound design.

I love collaborating with directors, understanding their vision, going deep into the characters' minds, and translating those ideas and emotions into music. I also live for exploration of newer sounds, instruments and analog tools to meet that vision; so allow me to hop onto your story-telling journey and lets create something incredible together!

Quick facts :

Favourite Directors - David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Paul Thomas Anderson, Quentin Tarantino.

Favourite Composers - Jonny Greenwood, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Thom Yorke, Hans Zimmer, Tyler Bates. (To name a few...)

Favourite Genres - Everything from Action, Horror and Thriller to Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance and more.

Bio :

Having started off as a guitarist very early on, Prateek began using his instrument of choice to compose and produce music. As a resident of Oman for 18 years, he eventually moved to India and began touring worldwide, organically giving him a worldview of musical ideas that developed his versatility as a composer.

His passion for heavier music led him to compose and produce critically acclaimed death and progressive metal records, but his foray into the world of progressive rock and Avant-garde eventually led him into the world of film composition. He soon realised that he had the strong ability to connect music with pictures and story-telling, and hence began composing for visual media, eventually navigating the Indian ad film industry.

He is now an award-winning, critically acclaimed composer, producer and guitarist and has been featured on Red Bull Music, Rolling Stone, VICE, Prog Magazine, Rotosound, Metal Injection and a multitude of popular media for his accomplishments as an artist. Having collaborated with some of the brightest musical minds and having written, produced and mixed albums across various genres, Prateek has developed a unique understanding of the distinctive ways to communicate through music. He is now a film-composer in LA, pursuing a MM at USC’s prestigious Screen Scoring program.

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Contact :

prateek.audio4@gmail.com / prateekr@usc.edu
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