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About

West Channel was founded in 2015 by composers Michael Sempert and Peter Bayne.  We love the collaborative process and believe that the most inspired work springs from the genuine cultivation of creative relationships.

From commercial broadcast and web content, to film and television, we are committed to delivering music that elevates storytelling while strategically aligning with brand character.  Our clients include major agencies, production houses, filmmakers, and non-profits.

West Channel’s primary focus is on creating beautiful, three-dimensional custom music.  Our roster of artists and composers reflects the scope of the modern musical landscape, with all of its swagger, elegance, and grit.  In keeping with the pace of digital media, West Channel also offers licensing and curation from our extended catalog.  This flexibility enables us to accommodate a wide range of projects, large or small.

We are creators at heart, devoted to superior quality, authenticity, and precision on each and every project.  Through this passionate and personal approach, great work is made and stories are brought to life – that’s our idea of paradise.

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Founders

MICHAEL SEMPERT

is a distinguished songwriter, producer and performer, crafting six albums of indie rock and pop that have been lauded by Pitchfork and revered by fans around the world.  His songs have been licensed for TV by major networks including CBS, NBC, SyFy, CW, VH1 and Bravo and used in viral videos exceeding 18 million views.  Sempert’s diverse skill set includes orchestral score for film, commissioned works for chamber ensembles, remixes and expert multi-instrumentalism.  His work has been featured in a recent Telly and AVA award-winning spot for Media Temple.

PETER BAYNE

has built a critically acclaimed career as a film, TV, and theatre composer, yielding an expansive body of work in a wide variety of genres.  He established himself as a composer and conductor in the modern classical landscape of New York and Boston, lending him a facility and imagination as an orchestrator and sound artist. His work in the theatre has garnered him numerous awards from, among others, the Ovation Awards, the LA Drama Critics Circle and LA Weekly.  His production work in electronic dance music has been endorsed by tastemakers and DJ’s internationally.

Roster

Akiine
Anton Patzner
BAILE
Bewilderbeast
Birds & Batteries
Blake Henderson
Bleed the Rads
Dan Rosen
Def Sound
Dmitry Koshutin
Dr. Doctor
Eric Sharp
Glassio
Hayes Peebles
isle&fever
Jesse Schuster
Keith Sweaty
Rob Arbelo
Scott Reitherman
Trevor Oswalt
Will Proulx