Alex-Stoloff-CV_18.07.2017

Curriculum Vitae

Alexandre Stoloff (d.o.b: 28th. April 1974)
21 Jubilee Road, Baptist Mills, Bristol BS2 9RS U.K.
+44 (0) 771 851 5651
alex@getgoodmusic.net – www.getgoodmusic.net

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May 2000 – present: Get Good Music / Your Medical Records – Director
Duties: Composition & production of music using hardware samplers, sequencers, effects units, analog and digital synthesisers, and using software such as Acid, Cubase, Dart, Kontakt, Pro Tools, Logic Audio, Reason, VST’s, DirectX plugins and SoundForge.

Television Scores :

June/December 2017 : David Attenborough and the Sea Dragon (1×60 min.) : BBC1
May/July 2017 : The Pretender (1×10 min.) : short film for MA in Natural History student Nardine Groch
September 2016/June 2017 : Extreme Treks 2 (8×50 min.): Ryan Pyle Productions
June/December 2015 : David Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur (1×60 min.) : BBC1
May/September 2015 : Deadly Instincts (6X45 min.) : Plimsoll Productions for National Geographic Channel
April/December 2015 : Tough Rides : Brazil (6X26 min.) : Ryan Pyle Productions for Travel Channel
August/October 2014 : Off The Fence 2014 Showreel (5 min.) : Off The Fence Productions
October 2013/May 2014 : Sacred Mountains (4X47 min.) : Ryan Pyle Productions for Travel Channel
December 2013/January 2014 : Secrets of Bones (6×30 min.) : BBC4
April/November 2013 : Tough Rides : India (6X26 min.) : G219 Productions for Travel Channel
April/December 2012 : Tough Rides : China (6×26 min.) : NHNZ for Travel Channel
February/April 2012 : The Making of Planet Earth – (95 min.) : BBC Earth for BBC America
March/September 2011 : Long March to the Stars (47 min.) : NHNZ for Discovery Asia
June 2010/March 2011 : KPM/Channel 4 – Library music
March/June 2010 : Megastructures : Pearl River Tower (47 min.) : NHNZ for National Geographic
January/March 2010 : Secrets of the Lost Pyramids (47 min.) : NHNZ for National Geographic
November/December 2009 : Greek Seas under threat : Ad for Archipelago charity (www.archipelago.gr)
June 2009/October 2009 : China Quake (47 min.) : NHNZ for National Geographic
May 2009/August 2009 : Man Made Marvels – Giant Buddha (47 min.) : NHNZ for Discovery
April 2009/August 2009 : Man Made Marvels – China’s Forgotten City (47 min.) : NHNZ for Discovery
December 2008/July 2009 : King Tut unwrapped (2×88 min.) : Brando Quilici Productions for Discovery
February 2007/June 2007 : Man Vs. Wild / Born Survivor (2×47 min.) : Diverse Entertainment / Discovery
August 2006/January 2007 : Bug Brother (50 min.) : Parthenon Entertainment / France 5 / Nat Geo
August 2006/September 2006 Lafarge: Leaders in Runway Refurbishment (20 min.) : Corporate promo
April 2006/July 2006 : Living Edens (Namib, Arctic Oasis 2×47 min.) : Parthenon / National Geographic
December 2005/July 2006 : Crash Science series (3×47 min.) : Granada for National Geographic
December 2006/April 2006 : The Science of Food (12×5 min.) : BBC Worldwide
December 2005/February 2006 : Concepts : Promo for BBC USA
November 2005 /January 2006 : The Zodiac (12×5 min.): BBC Worldwide
July 2005/December 2005 : Andaluciencia (13×24 min.) : Canal Sur Television Espana
August 2005 /October 2005 : Weird Science (12×5 min.) : BBC Worldwide
April 2005/September 2005 : The Dark Side (Hippos, Elephants – 2×47 min.) : Granada for Animal Planet
February 2005/March 2005 : The Truth about Killer Squid ( 47 min.) : Granada for Discovery Channel
January 2005/September 2005 : Wild Sex (6×47 min.) : Granada for Discovery Channel
May 2004/January 2005 : Built for the Kill series 4 (3×47 min.): Granada for National Geographic
January 2004/September 2004 : Raw Nature (13×47 min.) : Granada for Discovery Channel
July 2003/February 2004 : Venom ER (11×47 min.) : BBC Natural History Unit for Animal Planet
June 2003/ February 2004: Wildlife on One – Crabs (57 min.): BBC Natural History Unit for BBC1
May/August 2003 : Young Doctors (titles/credits) : Granada for ITV1
May/September 2003 : Built for the Kill series 3 (2×47 min.) : Granada for National Geographic
April/May 2003 : BBC Moving Gallery Stings : BBC Worldwide
February/March 2003 : Pops Safety video (7×7 min.) : Longbow Productions
October 2002/January 2003 : A Wizards Guide to Wildlife (12×5 min.) : BBC Natural History Unit
October 2002 : Promotional sales video : BBC Library Sales
June/September 2002 : Great British Eccentrics (12×5 min.) : BBC Natural History Unit
April/August 2002 : Built for the Kill series 2 (6×47 min.) : Granada for National Geographic
March/June 2001 : Blue Skies (20×3 min.) : BBC Natural History Unit
January/February 2001 : Wildlife on One – Cane Toads (57 min.) : BBC Natural History Unit for BBC1
September/November 2001 : Built for the Kill (7×47 min.) : Granada for National Geographic
June/October 2000 : Channel B idents – Blockbuster Video

Film Scores :

June 2007/October 2007 : Sad Case by Sam Rogers – 12 minute short.
September 2005/December 2005 : Doodled by Sam Rogers – 4 minute short
March 2005/August 2005 : Hercules by Ingrid Kvale, Lost Ticket by Clare Wilmshurst (BBC Film Club)
February 2005/August 2005 : Dos Sombras by Michael Denny – 12 minute short
June 2004 : Communication Silence by Yola Perez Albalat – 10 minute short
May/June 2004 : Hands off my stuff, Bitch! by Yvonne Davies – 6 minute short
March 2004 : Postcode by Lisa Yardley – 3 minute short
August/September 2003 : 2 Sheds by Jerry Cadle – 10 minute short
April/May 2003 : Monkey Project by Sasha Zivkovic – 10 minute animated short
February/March 2001 : Pretend to Sleep by Naruna de Macedo Kaplan – 20 minute short
April/May 2000 : Perspex by Jack Davies – 10 minute short

Frankenstein James Whale (1931) – Stoloff and Hopkinson : The Cube, The Arnolfini, The Big Chill festival 2001/2002
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Robert Wiene (1921) – Oil Experts : Window Arts Centre, The New Vic, The Cube cinema, The Arnolfini 2000/2002

Theatre/Performance Scores :

May/July 2013 : Push Me Pull You (50 mins.) : Apocalyptic Circus : Mirabilia Festival (Savigliano, Italy), Oxford Playhouse (Oxford, UK)
May/August 2012 : Push Me Pull You (35 mins.) : Apocalyptic Circus : Spoffin Festival (Amersfoort, Holland), Circomedia (Bristol, UK)
March/June 2005 : Deeply Felt Sense (20 mins.) : Brenda Waite : The Tobacco Factory, The Cube Cinema, Bristol Old Vic (Bristol, UK)
March/June 2004 : The Magic Garden (30 mins.) : Carnival Arts : Bristol Zoo Summer Performance (Bristol, UK)

Music Productions :

The 2nd World War : (www.myspace.com/2ndworldwar)
2008 – 2009 : ‘Think like your horse’ (Evil Kitty records) – produced by John Parish

Stoloff : (www.myspace.com/stoloff)
2006 : ‘Stoloff EP’ (self produced)

Oil Experts : ( www.myspace.com/oilexperts )
2004 : ‘It’s Amazing what will Kill you’ album (The Rig Vinyl)
2002 : ‘Too Rock’ album (The Rig Vinyl)
2001 : ‘Two-faced’ remix for Sissi (Angel’s Egg Japan)
2000 : ‘Oil Experts EP’ (The Rig Vinyl) with Jim Barr (Portishead)
1999 : ‘Red Adair’s Romantic Solution E.P.’ (Plunge 3 Records)
‘Burn the Mall EP’ (Plunge 3 records) with Jim Barr (Portishead)
‘The Sound of Urban Audio volume 2’ compilation

Stoloff and Hopkinson : (www.myspace.com/essenhaitch )
2003 : ‘Documents Enclosed 3’ (Pause_2 Records)
‘Idead_Dual_Woodpecker’ (Pause_2 Records)
2002 : ‘Documents Enclosed 2’ (Cheburec Records Russia)
‘Out to City Two’ Compilation (Cheburec Records Russia)
2001 : ‘Watch this Space’ Compilation (Blue Fusion)
2000 : ‘Documents Enclosed’ album (Your Medical Records)
‘Extravaganza E.P.’ (Angel’s Egg Japan)

The Invisible pair of hands :
2001 : ‘La Brume Jaune’ (Angels’ Egg Japan)

Ski Pimps :
2001 : ‘The guy went missing’ (under construction)

Statik Sound System :
2000 : ‘Lurid’ (Play it again Sam)

The Smooth Hounds :
1998 : ‘Sex Bristols a Go Go’ (Zivkovic)

The Involuntary Movement :
1998 : ‘Live at the Norwegian church, Cardiff’ (Swarffinger)

Live Performance :

2nd World War : 2006 – ongoing : The Hatchet, The Junction, The Blue Lagoon (Bristol)
Stoloff : April 2005 : The Louisiana, Tour of Japan.
Stoloff and Hopkinson : 1998 – 2004 : The Arnolfini, The Trinity, The Louisiana,The Cube cinema, The Tobacco Factory, The Wyndham Theatre, The Thekla (Bristol), The museum of Popular Music ((Sheffield), The Big Chill festival, Tour of Russia (Sept. 2003)
Statik Sound System : Oct./Nov. 1999 : Tour of France.
Oil Experts : 1998 – 2003 : The Arnolfini, The New Vic , The Bath Film Festival, The Bath Fringe Festival, The Trinity, TheThekla, Moles, The Fleece and Firkin, The Louisiana, Sk8 and Ride, Ashton Court 1998 and 1999 (Jazz Big top), 2000 (Ampitheatre Stage), Glastonbury 1999 and 2000 (Jazz Stage), Red Dragon festival 1999 (Sheffield), Eclipse Festival 1999 (Main Stage), Brighton Essential 2000. Sam’s Bar, The Toucan Club, Clwb Ifor Bach (Cardiff). The Spitz, The Dublin Castle, The Water Rats (London).

DJ’ing :

Had Residencies in the past at Sulphuric Placid, Sundays at the Arc and Future Funk and a residency at The Bell, Bristol, every Sunday as DJ Je Ne Sais Quoi. Play regularly at clubs such as The Thekla, The Trinity, The Depot, The Bell, and Jamaica Street Studios. Am very often asked to play at house parties.

Education :

1997 > Royal West of England Academy, Clifton, Bristol > part time course in the concepts of contemporary visual Art in modern culture
1996 > Coach-House/Christchurch Studios, Clifton, Bristol > part time course in sound engineering
1992 – 1994 > Chelsea College of Art & Design > BTEC HND in Fine Art painting [pass]
1989 – 1992 > St. Stephens school, Rome > International Baccalaureate [equivalent to 6 A’ levels, 5 B’s and 1 A]
– Excellency in the Arts medal

Additional Information

Hobbies/Interests
Alex is fluent in Italian, English and French, written and spoken, having lived many years in all three countries. He composes, produces, and performs music on a regular basis, being involved with two bands , both of which have a high profile. In the past he has worked in an afterschool club (for 9 years), organised the street party for his street in Bristol, and travelled Asia to document traditional Asian music and sounds (notice the gap in composing from Oct. ’07 – Spring ’08). Alex has a mind for creating and making situations happen. He lives off music, art, painting, film, literature, people, fresh air, good food and drink.

Character
Alex is a reliable and enthusiastic team player but can also be depended upon to work on his own initiative. He has good communication skills and is able to organise tasks to be done within an allocated time frame. Alex knows the meaning of a clock, and abides by this.

References and DVD’s of past work available upon request