Music Beast

Music Beast Music Beast is an award-winning original music company with locations in NYC and Berlin, Germany. Our team has worked on some of the most memorable commercials, written songs for major label record releases and scored multiple films.

The love of music is what inspires and drives us every day. We pride ourselves in both understanding the savvy, stylish references of rock, urban music and pop as well as in delivering rich orchestral scoring and jazz. Our promise is to give your project the tools to move people by making a strong impact with personality and distinction!

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06/22/2020
Regional Hospice - Not Fred!

We are proud to announce that Music Beast won a silver and a gold Telly Award!

Not the usual hospice campaign, but one that begins to remove the fear of talking about end of life. Here are the credits:

Client: Cynthia Roy, President & CEO, Regional Hospice

Writer/Creative Director: Marvin Waldman, The Shadow Group

Art Director/Illustrator: John Colquhoun

Director: J.J. Sedelmaier, J.J. Sedelmaier Productions, Inc.

Animator: Andy Friz

Editor: Glenn Navia, Sound Distillery NYC Inc.

Original Music: Alfred Hochstrasser, Music Beast

Actor/Voice-Over: Lana Young

Actor/Voice-Over: Stephen Hersh

https://youtu.be/2vAD-FJRte4

“But Not Fred!” is the fourth in a series of animated videos done for Regional Hospice, a wonderful not-for-profit hospice in Danbury, CT, that explores the ...

11/20/2019
All of Me

This is the second song for the movie „House of Gabe“ by Alfred Hochstrasser. Please check it out...

https://youtu.be/F30v368TQeY

Provided to YouTube by Awal Digital Ltd All of Me · Alfred Hochstrasser All of Me ℗ Alfred Hochstrasser Released on: 2019-11-08 Composer Lyricist: Alfred Hoc...

11/15/2019
Take a Chance on Me

We are proud to share this now song. It’s the title track for the motion picture “House of Gabe” written by Alfred Hochstrasser. Please take a listen...

https://youtu.be/sB20MDloHgo

Provided to YouTube by Awal Digital Ltd Take a Chance on Me · Alfred Hochstrasser All of Me ℗ Alfred Hochstrasser Released on: 2019-11-08 Composer Lyricist: ...

Alfred Hochstrasser signs worldwide exclusive deal with AWAL The composer/producer's 'Colorful Lights' project, consisti...
09/14/2018

Alfred Hochstrasser signs worldwide exclusive deal with AWAL

The composer/producer's 'Colorful Lights' project, consisting of 10 new songs, was the first album released this week on AWAL. New music and remixes to be released in the coming months. The deal offers a full range of services including global marketing, campaign coordination and global distribution.

Alfred Hochstrasser is a composer and music producer based in New York City. He has worked with artists including The Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Smokey Robinson, Cyndi Lauper and Celia Cruz. Hochstrasser’s work has been used extensively on television, in advertisements, film, theater and amusement parks amongst other locations.

Musical Youth - Turkey and Cyprus getting along perfectly fine in the studio. Alfred Hochstrasser and the crew jamming o...
05/28/2018

Musical Youth - Turkey and Cyprus getting along perfectly fine in the studio. Alfred Hochstrasser and the crew jamming out ...

Please take a listen to Alfred’s first completed album. It is a collection of personal songs he wrote over the last year...
05/22/2018
Alfred Hochstrasser – composer / song writer / music producer

Please take a listen to Alfred’s first completed album. It is a collection of personal songs he wrote over the last year.

Thank you for listening.

http://alfredhochstrasser.com/

Alfred Hochstrasser I am thrilled to announce the release of my first completed album. As most of you know I came to America when I was 24. I didn’t speak English. My dream was to write phat beats and funky music. Here is the first written chapter of that dream, years later. Thanks to everyone for...

11/21/2017
Appleton

Here is a fun one! We had a blast! Brushy is such an amazing singer, he is the real deal! Music co-written by Alfred Hochstrasser.

https://vimeo.com/243874624

Brushy One String and Music Beast were contracted to create the music to this long form video for Appleton Rum. www.musicbeast.com

09/04/2017
Cutex

We are happy to share this song written by Alfred Hochstrasser and Taylor McLam. Although the commercial didn’t air, we are proud of the music we wrote.

original song composed and produced by Music Beast

07/17/2017
Aeropostale

We are thrilled to share our latest work for Aeropostale. Big thanks to Authentic Brands for continuously reaching out to Music Beast for the jamz. Produced by Alfred Hochstrasser.

https://vimeo.com/225891706

This is "Aeropostale" by Music Beast on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

06/27/2017
Juicy Couture

We are proud to have contributed original music to this hot, new Juicy Couture video for our friends at Authentic Brands. It's juicy baby!
Original music by Alfred Hochstrasser.

This is "Juicy Couture" by Music Beast on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

04/10/2016
Music Beast Reel

"Music Beast General Reel” on Vimeo: ://vimeo.com/116772170

By Music Beast and Alfred Hochstrasser

Original music composed, arranged and produced by Music Beast, NYC. Our show reel is the musical equivalent of an artist's portfolio. It is used as a tool…

01/26/2015
#VolvoReality XC90 Behind the Scenes

Music Beast is excited to be part of R/GA's idea to create this most amazing work for Volvo. Yes, it is the first virtual reality test drive!
Do it on your couch! ;-)
Produced by Alfred Hochstrasser.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODTZ709v90k

Experience the all-new Volvo XC90 with Volvo Reality, full virtual reality on your smartphone with Google Cardboard. Volvo is the first automotive brand to b...

Congratulations to Music Beast's assistant Producer and Sound Engineer Stylianos Nicolaou! He was responsible for the so...
12/06/2014

Congratulations to Music Beast's assistant Producer and Sound Engineer Stylianos Nicolaou! He was responsible for the sound at Carnegie Hall with our good friend Tim Janis. His show "The American Christmas Carol" was fabulous and the sound outstanding! (Obviously ;-)

08/26/2014
DURACELL POWER FORWARD

We are proud to showcase our latest musical collaboration with our friends at ACME Idea Company for Duracell.
Music producer: Alfred Hochstrasser.

https://vimeo.com/104442905

Original music composed, arranged and produced by Music Beast, NYC.

P!nk absolutely killed it last night at The GRAMMYs! We are proud that our commercial with her aired right after her per...
01/27/2014

P!nk absolutely killed it last night at The GRAMMYs!
We are proud that our commercial with her aired right after her performance. Definitely check it out in case you missed it:

https://vimeo.com/83623135

Snow Beasties
01/21/2014

Snow Beasties

01/07/2014
COVERGIRL - TruBlend

New Music Beast original for COVERGIRL with Pink, Janelle Monáe & Sofia Vergara. Music producer: Alfred Hochstrasser.

10/03/2013
Smirnoff Heels

new Music Beast original score for Smirnoff !
Music producer: Alfred Hochstrasser.

Home of the Beast! Going into our 10th year, we still love it here like day one !
09/12/2013

Home of the Beast! Going into our 10th year, we still love it here like day one !

09/09/2013
Passionata - Gypsy Pin Up

Dear friends of the Beasties, please check out this new take on the original Music Beast song: "Bada Bing Bada Boom".
Original song written by Alfred Hochstrasser and Robin Batteau.

work environment with hard working musos
08/23/2013

work environment with hard working musos

work environment with hard working musos

Laying down the fat turkish beat!!! Yay!!!
04/20/2013

Laying down the fat turkish beat!!! Yay!!!

04/05/2013
Apr 5, 2013 5:23pm

Please take a look at a new TV spot featuring original music by Music Beast.

Music Beast was contracted to compose 15 original pieces of music for Tokyo Disney Resorts in Japan. A fun marathon sess...
03/21/2013

Music Beast was contracted to compose 15 original pieces of music for Tokyo Disney Resorts in Japan. A fun marathon session which brought together talented artists from all over the globe to create "The Magic".

Music Beast was contracted to compose 15 original pieces of music for Tokyo Disney Resorts in Japan. A fun marathon session which brought together talented artists from all over the globe to create "The Magic".

02/09/2013

Original music by Music Beast written for Post-It.

Music producer: Alfred Hochstrasser.

Music Beast's cover photo
08/18/2012

Music Beast's cover photo

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